Help with my first build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: July 22, 2012 11:45 PM in Systems Share superguy796 July 22, 2012 9:47:03 PM Hello, I have made a gaming computer build and I would like to get some other people's opinions before ordering the parts. I think they all are compatible but I may have messed up somewhere. Case: Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Wireless: TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 PCI Express x1 Wireless N Dual Band Adapter http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Graphics: EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Power: Rosewill Green Series RG630-S12 630W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Motherboard: ASUS P8H61-M LX PLUS (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Processor: Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.4GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I52400 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Cooling Fans: COOLER MASTER R4-S2S-124K-GP 120mm Case Fan 4 in 1 pack http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : build Maxx_Power July 22, 2012 9:56:30 PM Looks good to me. What will the computer be used for ? m 0 l azeem40 July 22, 2012 9:56:55 PM Budget? m 0 l Related resources Help me build my first system!...please. - Forum PLEASE HELP with my first build!!!!!! - Forum Help with First Build - Forum First build PC help - Forum My first PC build need some help - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer xxevilxp3nrxx July 22, 2012 10:16:36 PM Well, if it's more budget oriented, there's a few things you might want to change. Case: Good case, a backup you could use is the HAF 912. Great case for the price. Hard Drive: Good choice.. Wireless: Hard to go wrong there. Graphics: If you're describing this as a 'budget' computer, the graphics are a little overkill.. Power: No advice here. RAM: You'd be just as good off with 4GB in most cases, or with 8GB DDR3 @1333..1600 DDR3 offers an undetectable, minuscule performance boost, typically not worth the price jump. Motherboard: As long as everything's compatible, no problem.. Processor: I'd recommend an i5 2500k, incredible performance and overclocking ability for the price. Fan: Nothing to do here. Hope this helps. m 0 l superguy796 July 22, 2012 10:16:59 PM Whoops, I plan to use it for playing newer games. My preferred budget is around $900-$1000. m 0 l xxevilxp3nrxx July 22, 2012 10:26:29 PM Get a ATI 6850, one of the best budget graphics cards there are..and an i5 2500k. There's really no better processor for custom drivers and overclocking. And it's just plain old fast. m 0 l superguy796 July 22, 2012 10:29:31 PM Cool, thanks for the responses. So the i5 2500 is worth the $20 increase compared to the i5 2400? m 0 l azeem40 July 22, 2012 10:37:33 PM No. xx, the 560ti is a lot better.. m 0 l dish_moose July 22, 2012 10:37:44 PM If you go with 2500K you need a board that overclocks and a cpu cooler. -Bruce m 0 l xxevilxp3nrxx July 22, 2012 10:40:16 PM The 560 Ti is a lot better, didn't think of that card.. m 0 l Maxx_Power July 22, 2012 10:54:17 PM Well, if your budget is that high, go for a Z77 board with a K series CPU. m 0 l Kamen_BG July 22, 2012 11:45:31 PM Yes the 2500K isnt a lot better than the 2400 at stock.But once overclocked it can be as much as 50% faster!Thats more than enough if you ask me! In my opinion you should change the graphics card to this one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Its provides better performance while consuming less power.It can also be overclocked a LOT. Get a 2500K! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Switch the motherboard to this one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Its the cheapest motherboard that can be used to overclock the CPU. Finally with all those extra fans a bigger case isnt a bad idea.For that kind if money i cant find a case better than the HAF 912. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed Help with my First Build Forum Solvedfirst build please help!!! Forum SolvedHelp with first gaming PC build. Forum SolvedSATA and PSU connectors, please help a beginner build first PC Forum SolvedFirst build, sprogress halted. Please help - case fans and psu/mobo Forum SolvedMy first build guide. Help needed Forum SolvedHelp first build!!!! Forum SolvedFirst build. ASUS M5A97 R2.0 with AMD FX-6300, no boot, no post. Help appreciated. Forum SolvedNeed help on my first PC build Forum SolvedHelp my with my first build. 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