I am looking at getting my first ever gaming pc soon as I have primarily been a console gamer up until now. I have done research into building a pc but I'm still not confident in being able to choose the right components that will give me the best value for money. I have about $1000 (AUD) to spend on it and I am hoping that someone would be able to give me a build that would suit this budget. However I do not need a monitor, mouse or keyboard as I already have these. So for $1000 (AUD) I need the following:
- Video Card
- Power Supply
- Hard Drive
- CD Drive
(Not sure if there is anything i have missed)
I hope someone can help me out, i would be very grateful if they did.
hey mate what state are you for a little more help?
i recently built my first gaming build. I wasn't confident like you but in the end its pretty easy. Im in Australia, Sydney so it was pretty hard to find bargains here and there but still you can always find something thats cheap and good!
Also a dvd burner: http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=5551 $21 very good, got one for mine! Burns, plays, whatever!
If you want a os you can get linux for free, download windows 8 release preview off microsoft* vailid till early 2013 or you can buy windows 7 *very cheap in early $100s
You probably wouldnt need any heatsink unless your overclocking or doing some intense gaming for ages, but if you really want one, you could get a coolermaster hyper 212 evo. Theyre very cheap and great performance, makes your cpu very cool. Alot of people have them if they dont want the stock cooler. But if you want to you can just stay with your stock cooler, its alright, i run my server 24x7, got a amd fx, use a stock cooler, lowered voltage only alittle bit, saves energy, stops alot of heating and dosent damage your cpu
I will probably go with the build you gave me, a couple of the parts you suggested I was looking at as well on MSY but i wasnt 100% sure so i though i might need some help. Thanks for the help you have given me, hopefully i can get the parts within the next couple of weeks and put it togther.