1st time build suggestions Tags: Build Gaming Systems Last response: July 22, 2012 1:37 PM in Systems Share axleh93 July 22, 2012 9:28:45 AM Hey guys im going to be doing my first gaming rig build next month or the one after and i was wondering if anyone could take the time to give me some build suggestions. Approximate Purchase Date: next 2 months Budget Range: 1200 AUD after shipping System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Internet, Word Processing Are you buying a monitor: Later Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: megabuy.com.au Location: City, State/Region, Country - Australia, Melbourne Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Intel where applicable but open to suggestion Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Your Monitor Resolution: getting either 1920x1080, 1920x1200 Additional Comments: Id like a really awesome looking case And Most Importantly: Need a new desktop More about : 1st time build suggestions skaggy July 22, 2012 9:41:07 AM ok firstly dont go to megabuy http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum-replies.cfm?t=1691... secondly if you dont go there you can get a cracker of a system for 1200 lol m 0 l axleh93 July 22, 2012 11:30:15 AM wow had no idea about all that, thanks for the tip off, where do you buy from just out of curiosity? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jerreddredd a b 4 Gaming July 22, 2012 1:37:37 PM Try Mwave http://www.mwave.com.au SKU: 16011635 http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PN... Sharkoon T28 Mid Tower Case - 2x 5.25" & 6x 3.5" Drive Bays - Front Panel USB3.0 & HD Audio $69.00 SKU: 17040389 http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PN... LG GH24NS90 Internal SATA 24x Dual Layer Super Multi DVD Burner Black OEM (GH24NS90.AYBU10B) Yes $19.99 SKU: 18020624 http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PN... Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO - 120mm Cooling Fan $39.00 SKU: 19010246 http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PN... Intel Core i5 3570K Unlocked Quad Core 3rd Gen Processor - Socket LGA1155 - 3.4GHz (Turbo Boost @ 3.8GHz) - $239.00 SKU: 22040466 http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PN... Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3.5" 1TB SATA 6.0Gb/s 7200RPM 64MB Hard Drive (HDD) (ST1000DM003) Yes $89.99 SKU: 27140095 http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PN... ASUS VE247H 23.6" Full HD Widescreen LED Backlight Monitor - 1920 x 1080 Resolution 2ms Response $169.00 SKU: 28023712 http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PN... ASRock Z77 Pro3 Motherboard - Intel Z77 Chipset - Socket 1155 - $118.00 SKU: 34040747 http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PN... Corsair Builder Series CX-600 V2 600W Power Supply - ATX / EPS - 120mm Fan - 80 Plus Certified (CMPSU-600CXv2) Yes $89.00 SKU: 37141027 http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PN... G.Skill Ares 8GB (2x 4GB) Dual Channel Memory Kit - PC3-12800/DDR3-1600 - 240pin DIMM - CL9-9-9-2N - 1.5V - Unbuffered - Non-ECC (F3-1600C9D-8GAO) $59.00 SKU: 42060863 http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PN... Gigabyte AMD Radeon HD 7850 Overclock Video Card - GDDR5 2048MB 256-Bit - 975 / 4800MHz Clocks - DVI, HDMI & 2x Mini-DisplayPort - Dual Fan Cooler $269.00 Trans Cover $5.80?? (not sure what this is) ------------------------- $1,166.78 + $$33.16 Delivery Cost to Melbourne Total: $1,199.95 you can chose any case, I selected a flashy one that has good cooling. my normal build case is the NZXT Source 210, but its not flashy. I you aren't going to OC you could save some money ($92) or upgrade the GPU to HD 7870 buy going with this CPU/MB and dropping the Hyper 212 EVO cpu cooler to use the stock intel one CPU http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-19010247-Intel_Core_i5_3550...(Turbo_Boos MB http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-28023719-ASRock_H77M_Mother... HD 7870 http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-42060880-HIS_Radeon_HD_7870... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved1st time build ($800-$900 build), would love some suggestions, also have a few questions... 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