Solved First Time build, how does this look? Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: August 8, 2012 6:16 AM in Systems Share mario390 July 28, 2012 6:53:13 AM PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/deRo Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/deRo/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/deRo/benchmarks/ CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($30.98 @ NCIX US) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($45.99 @ Newegg) Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($77.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 1.25GB Video Card ($227.86 @ Newegg) Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.49 @ SuperBiiz) Power Supply: Cooler Master 650W ATX12V Power Supply ($57.98 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg) Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor ($139.98 @ NCIX US) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($90.65 @ Amazon) Keyboard: Lite-On SK-1788/BS Wired Standard Keyboard ($14.97 @ Newegg) Total: $1058.86 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-07-28 02:50 EDT-0400) More about : time build Best solution azeem40 July 28, 2012 6:55:56 AM Looks good, but the 7850 OCs better and can rival the GTX 580. Share mario390 July 28, 2012 6:59:08 AM azeem40 said:Looks good, but the 7850 OCs better and can rival the GTX 580. I was actually looking at a 7850 but I'm more familiar with nvidia GPUs. Is there a learning curve to the AMDs? m 0 l Related resources First time PC build...how does it look? - Forum first time build how does it look? - Forum Complete Newbie, first time building, how does my set up look? - Forum My first time build. How does it look, guys? - Forum First time building a machine in a while, how does this look? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer azeem40 July 28, 2012 7:01:57 AM The 7xxx series is better bang for buck compared to the 5xx series. m 0 l bigcyco1 July 28, 2012 7:32:43 AM 7850 is overpriced IMO. GTX 560 Ti 448 is old tech. Get a 7870 if you can afford it http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l mario390 August 8, 2012 6:16:41 AM Best answer selected by mario390. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How does this build look? (first time) Forum First time making a build. How does it look? Forum First time PC build - How does it look, what else do I need Forum First time gaming build - £500 - £800 how does this look? UK Forum How Does This First Time Build Look? Forum First Time Build -- how does this look? Forum First time build, how does it look? Forum First time build, how does this look? Forum Building a PC for the first time - how does it look? Forum First Time Build, Does this look good? Forum SolvedFirst PC Build how does it look? Forum SolvedHow does my first gaming desktop build look? Forum SolvedFirst gaming+ build. How does it look? Forum SolvedLooking to build a great computer. How does this look? (first build). Forum SolvedHow Does My First Build Look? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !