Solved Fast, moderate ($$ non-gaming system Tags: New Build Systems Last response: July 18, 2012 5:54 PM in Systems Share sirjoe25 July 11, 2012 1:17:38 PM This is for a non-gamer, but wants fast. I will get this from microcenter. What do you think? Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4GHz LGA 1155 Processor Price Each: $189.99 TP-Link USA TL-WN851ND Wireless N PCI Adapter Price Each: $19.99 ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Z77 ATX Intel Motherboard Price Each: $89.99 Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1 128GB SATA 6.0Gb/s 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) Price Each: $119.99 Zalman Z11 Plus ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Price Each: $62.99 Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) CL9 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit (Two 4GB Memory Modules) Price Each: $44.99 Cooler Master GeminII S524 Universal CPU Cooler Price Each: $39.99 Corsair Builder Series 600 Watt ATX 12V Power Supply Price Each: $72.99 More about : fast moderate gaming system ScrewySqrl July 11, 2012 1:19:33 PM looks good, but you won't need that 600W PSU. without a video card at all, you only need a 300-400W PSU. get the Corsair 430W m 0 l sirjoe25 July 11, 2012 1:28:26 PM yeah, I did think about that. But this will allow for an upgrade to video card if there is a change of mind in future. Plus Microcenter did not have the 430 in stock m 0 l Related resources Help building a fast non-gaming system - Forum Moderate Non-gaming PC for home office - Forum Best case for quiet PC (non-gaming system - for composing/mixing/master music) - Forum Building i3-4130 non-gaming system - Forum Non-gaming machine that's lightning fast and very reliable. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sirjoe25 July 11, 2012 2:14:50 PM ok, you are right, I could save a couple of bucks if I get the Antec Basiq vp450 for 40 ($30 after mail in rebate). m 0 l Best solution ScrewySqrl July 11, 2012 3:22:18 PM that should work fine, and should take up to a 6850/7850 AMD video card, or up to 550ti/560SE from NVidea (maybe the 660?) Share sirjoe25 July 18, 2012 5:53:47 PM My system is complete and I couldn't be happier with the experience. The only thing I would have done differently is install Linux only instead of dual Windows/linux. I never use Windows now that I have Ubuntu installed. m 0 l sirjoe25 July 18, 2012 5:54:10 PM Best answer selected by sirjoe25. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuilding a moderate gaming system: I think I'm finally done asking everyone for help, I hope... Forum Fast, Quiet Non-Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedNon-gaming Ivy Bridge System - RAM/GPU/Hard Drive Questions Forum SolvedNeed help deciding on parts for a non-gaming system. Forum SolvedAVAdirect moderate quiet system: request build review Forum SolvedNeed suggestions on mb and gpu for moderate gaming system Forum SolvedBest Non-Gaming Quad-Monitor System under $500 Forum Solved~$1500 Mostly non-gaming System (again) Forum SolvedIs fast USB3 suitable for home-operation system? Forum SolvedNon-gaming system ~$1500AU Forum your opinion over moderate, 800 USD budget, gaming + 3d rendering system configs, which one is better?? Forum Solved$500 non-gaming household system Forum Solved$800 moderate gaming system Forum SolvedUpgrade Current System for ~$500 (Non-Gaming) Forum Help with a $600-$800 NON-gaming system Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !