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 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! GoodGuyGreg July 8, 2012 12:03:52 PM I'm sorry but i don't understand what you mean by a 670. Related resources $1,000 - $1,200 Gaming PC build advice - Forum Advice for $1200 Gaming PC (First Timer) - Forum ~$1200 Gaming PC Build Advice Needed - Forum Gaming PC $1200 need advice. - Forum $1200 Gaming PC Advice Please? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer TheBigTroll July 8, 2012 12:10:07 PM GTX 670 from nvidia TheBigTroll July 8, 2012 12:10:29 PM plays anything maxed out at 1080p 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? 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 GoodGuyGreg July 9, 2012 2:12:23 PM sounds good! thank you for your input TheBigTroll July 9, 2012 7:52:23 PM no problem Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAdvice on ~1200 Gaming PC Forum SolvedNeed advice on gaming PC build $1000-$1200 Forum SolvedGaming pc build advice 1000-1200$ Forum Solved[Homebuilt] $1200-1400 Gaming PC Advice Please Forum Advice on $1200 Gaming PC (1st Build) Forum Solved~ $1200 Gaming PC, advice? Forum Solved$1200-$1400 Gaming PC - Need Advice Forum Solved$1200 Total Gaming PC + Monitor Advice Forum SolvedBuild Advice: $1200 Gaming PC Forum Solved$1200 Gaming PC. Need advice on composition and case. Forum SolvedI Need help/advice on a 1000-1200$ Budget Gaming PC Forum SolvedNeed Advice Quiet Gaming PC $1200 Forum Getting into PC Gaming; First Build ($1200), Advice Sought Forum First Time Builder, $1000 - $1200 Gaming PC Advice needed Forum advice gaming PC ~USD1200 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !