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. m 0 l 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? m 0 l 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPlease Help Me With My HTPC/Gaming Build Forum Building HTPC-Gaming Rig, Help Needed! Forum Htpc/gaming build help Forum Please help with my HTPC/Gaming (BF3) build - $400 budget Forum Building a htpc/gaming need help on displays.? Forum SolvedNeeds Second Opinion on This HTPC/Gaming Build Forum SolvedAdvice! Hybrid HTPC/Gaming, First time build! Forum SolvedNeed Some Opinions on These 2 HTPC/Gaming Builds (Budget:$500~$750) Forum SolvedUpgrade options htpc/gaming build Forum SolvedThoughts on this HTPC/Gaming Build... Forum SolvedNeed a second opinion on this HTPC/Gaming build [updated] Forum SolvedHTPC/Gaming Build - Looking for ways to lower costs Forum Solved$800 HTPC/Gaming build Forum SolvedFirst HTPC/Gaming Build Attempt Forum 1st time build, need advice for quiet htpc/gaming build, on compatibility, as well as suggestions for improvement Forum SolvedMotherboard and CPU for HTPC/Gaming Build Forum SolvedHTPC/Gaming Build Forum SolvedBitFenix HTPC/Gaming Build Forum SolvedHTPC/Gaming Build Forum Building budget htpc/gaming pc Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !