Advice on $1200 gaming PC Tags: New Build Systems Last response: July 9, 2012 7:52 PM in Systems Share GoodGuyGreg July 8, 2012 11:13:11 AM This will be my first build. I am working with a friend who has given me some advice and would just like some verification if this setup would be suitable. Any comments/speculations would be greatly appreciated Approximate Purchase Date: 1 week Budget Range: $1000 - $1400 System Usage: Primarily Gaming Parts Required: CPU GPU PSU SSD HD RAM MB CASE Preferred Website(s) for Parts: http://www.staticice.com.au/ Country: Australia Parts Preferences: CPU - i5-3550k http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=8966 GPU - Radeon 7850 http://www.netplus.com.au/product/VDSA7850-04/Sapphire_... PSU - 750 Silverstone http://www.vtechindustries.com.au/750w-silverstone-st75... SSD - Agility 3 http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=9329 HD - 1TB Caviar Green http://www.ple.com.au/ViewItem.aspx?InventoryItemID=609... RAM - 8GB Corsair Vengeance http://www.netplus.com.au/product/MYD316-02008CK/8Gb_DD... MB - AsRock Z77-Extreme4 http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=9040 CASE - Aero Cool Black Hawk http://www.austin.net.au/ProductList/ProductDetail/tabi... DVD - Anything will do Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Crossfire Monitor Resolution: 1920 x 1200 16:10 Additional Comments: This is my first post/build and would just like to know if I am on the right track or not. More about : advice 1200 gaming | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove TheBigTroll July 8, 2012 11:18:44 AM http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/bCd8 heres my take. if you want a 670 in your build, you will have to throw 200 more dollars which i dont think its worth that much given you can get yourself another 7850 in crossfire. enjoy! | Report abuse GoodGuyGreg July 8, 2012 12:03:52 PM I'm sorry but i don't understand what you mean by a 670. | Report abuse TheBigTroll July 8, 2012 12:10:07 PM GTX 670 from nvidia | Report abuse Related ressources $ 1200 -1500 Gaming Pc build- looking for more advice - Forum Gaming PC $ 1200 Budget, 1st build Advice Needed~Texas. - Forum [Homebuilt] $ 1200 -1400 Gaming PC Advice Please - Forum ~$ 1200 Gaming PC Build Advice - Forum Need advice : Budget gaming PC $800- 1200 range - Forum Ask the community Publish TheBigTroll July 8, 2012 12:10:29 PM plays anything maxed out at 1080p | Report abuse GoodGuyGreg July 8, 2012 1:04:53 PM ah ok thanks, so your saying that if i double up my gpu's its just as good as a top card? so this looks all good/compatible? | Report abuse TheBigTroll July 8, 2012 7:16:26 PM you dont need to add another card in just yet. one 7850 already gets you 50 fps in bf3 at ultra | Report abuse GoodGuyGreg July 9, 2012 2:12:23 PM sounds good! thank you for your input | Report abuse TheBigTroll July 9, 2012 7:52:23 PM no problem | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Advice on $1200 gaming PC> Related ressources: Forum$1000- 1200 Gaming PC - Need advice please Forum~ $ 1200 Gaming PC , advice ? ForumCompatibility Check and Advice on $1000- 1200 Gaming PC Forum$ 1200 -$1400 Gaming PC - Need Advice Forum$ 1200 Total Gaming PC + Monitor Advice ForumNew Build-$ 1200 Gaming PC - Need Advice ForumBuild Advice : $ 1200 Gaming PC ForumNeed advice on £800/$ 1200 Gaming PC Forum$ 1200 Gaming PC - Advice Would be Nice ForumIs this gaming PC okay? ForumAdvice on my $1200 gaming build? Forum[Solved] Need advice on $1000- $1200 gaming build !! ForumNeed Advice on $1200 gaming build Forum[Solved] $1200 gaming build + gpu cost advice Forum$1200 gaming build advice needed More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !