Final Review For Gaming Rig Tags: Homebuilt Gaming Systems Product Last response: July 7, 2012 12:45 PM in Systems Share zdoggy10 July 7, 2012 7:34:38 AM I'm going Intel and i have a budget of $900 before shipping and tax. I need to bring the cost down about $20 if possible. Here is Newegg link. http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx... If there is another site that is better than Newegg and is in the US I'm willing to check it out. I don't need a keyboard/mouse, sound card, OS, and speakers. All opinions are welcome More about : final review gaming rig nekulturny a c 118 B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming July 7, 2012 7:48:48 AM If this is a gaming machine, you probably should go with a stronger video card. I would suggest this if you can afford it. 7850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... You won't need the SATA cable, the motherboard comes with them. Cheaper power supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Give up on overclocking if this is a gaming system, you really want a stronger video card. CPU and Mobo http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I don't know if that helps you or not. But, for what its worth. zdoggy10 July 7, 2012 7:50:43 AM I plan on upgrading my Graphics card in a few months. I'm buying in 2 weeks. I am not overclocking Related resources Final Review : $1500 Gaming Rig - Forum Please Review Final Build on High End Rig - Forum Final Build - Please review /comment (sub $1,500 gaming rig ) - Forum Review Final Build of Gaming Rig - Forum FINAL CHECK! $1000 rig , please review (Buying in the next 2 hours) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nekulturny a c 118 B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming July 7, 2012 7:52:39 AM Okay, if you're not overclocking, you don't need a CPU with a "K" on the end. You can use the 2400 or the i5-3450 would both be decent choices. The 7770 isn't a terrible card, if you want to upgrade it later on, go ahead, it will hold you over pretty well in the meantime. jerreddredd a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming July 7, 2012 12:45:29 PM I like the build (except the weak GPU which you have already explained) two suggestions: monitor - ASUS has the best warranty going (dead or stuck pixels suck). this is an outstanding monitor with 5 eggs and 1500+ reviews 23" and free shipping too: (Saves $15) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or this 21.5" LED that saves even more$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... both are outstanding gaming monitors. the CPU and MB are currently in a combo deal (saves you $13) http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumCyberPower Gaming Rig : Seeking Advice/ Final Review ForumGaming Rig $1,500 - Need final review of components ForumFINAL Review Ordering Today: $700 Gaming Rig ForumFinal Review -- Gaming Rig ForumAbout to pull the trigger - $1k Rig - Final review ForumExperts, Make a final review of my rig plz ForumFinal review before purchasing--$1200 gaming rig . ForumFinal Review on a Gaming Rig before punching "Buy" Forum~$1500 Gaming Rig - Final Build ForumShould I upgrade my video card or hdd to sdd? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !