Htpc/gaming - help w/ build Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Last response: July 9, 2012 7:27 PM in Systems Share jdajjarapu July 9, 2012 12:47:50 AM Approximate Purchase Date: in 1month Budget Range: 500-600 System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, htpc, internet Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, operating system, optical drive, case, monitor - 1080p Preferred Website(s) for Parts: any; (newegg, amazon. Frys electronics is about 21 miles from me; Microcenter is about 5 miles from me) Country: USA Parts Preferences: no preference; honestly whatever is cheapest to run modern games at a decent frame rate at that resolution; Overclocking: no SLI or Crossfire: eventually maybe...not necessary Monitor Resolution: 1080p Additional Comments: mainly for gaming and htpc; does not need to be beast gaming machine. running diablo, LoL, SC2, hopefully have capability of running most modern games here is a my newegg wish list/parts: tell me what you think, what to suggest; the object here is to game/htpc on the cheap, as cheap as possible. https://secure.newegg.com/WishList/MySavedWishDetail.aspx?ID=27621728 More about : htpc gaming build jdajjarapu July 9, 2012 12:53:39 AM ssd is not necessary either, have a spare hdd that i can use as os hard drive. jdajjarapu July 9, 2012 7:02:35 PM was wondering about the price difference between gtx 560 se vs gtx 560 ti? why such a difference? is it worth it to go w/ more expensive ti, or the se would be fine. is there another card in that se price range that is better? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jdajjarapu July 9, 2012 7:27:54 PM is that power supply, 530 w, necessary, or is it overkill? is their a cheaper option, where i can still power the graphics card? it says Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumLatest build HTPC/GAMING ForumXBMC powered HTPC/Gaming Build [Suggestions Needed] ForumLast few parts for a HTPC/Gaming build ForumSub-$500 HTPC/gaming build for living room Forum$600 HTPC/Gaming Build . First build in 5 years. heh ForumHTPC/Gaming CPu Build Problems ForumHTPC/Gaming pc..need some thoughts ForumHtpc/gaming build help ForumHTPC/Gaming Build ForumBitFenix HTPC/Gaming Build ForumHTPC/Gaming build , Need Advice! ForumHTPC/Gaming system suggestions ForumFirst ever build . HTPC/Gaming ~500 Is it possible?! Forum[New System Build ]~$1000 HTPC/Gaming Forum£750 HTPC/Gaming i5 build ForumLooking to build a HTPC/gaming system limit $1,000 ForumIs Piledriver 6300 good for HTPC/Gaming rig? ForumWhich of these computers is better? ForumGaming build for friend budget $1100 Forum[Help] Checking compatibility More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !