Feedback on first build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: August 3, 2012 11:27 PM in Systems Share rayfinkle August 3, 2012 9:54:33 PM Approximate Purchase Date: hopefully within the next few days Budget Range: $800-$900 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, media, surfing internet, PS, and a little video editing Are you buying a monitor: No Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg Parts Preferences: no Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: probably not Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Why Are You Upgrading: I have a pre built computer now and it's out of date Here's the current build. Any feedback on what's wrong with it or what I could improve on is appreciated COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case- $59.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASRock Z75 Pro3 LGA 1155 Intel Z75 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard- $84.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... XFX Double D FX-785A-CDFC Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP- $269.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SeaSonic M12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS 12V v2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply- $79.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K- $229.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL- $45.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive- $89.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... LG DVD Burner 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model GH24NS90 - OEM- $17.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Total: $878.92 More about : feedback build | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove g-unit1111 August 3, 2012 10:16:28 PM That Seasonic is a good PSU but it might be a bit underpowered. This will give you more room for future expansion: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Otherwise everything else looks good. | Report abuse rayfinkle August 3, 2012 11:27:27 PM ok thanks. Also looks like that motherboard is sold out so I'm probably going to use this one: ASRock Z77 Pro3 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Also, am I required to purchase any additional cables? | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Feedback on first build> Related ressources: ForumFirst wicked build ! would love some feedback ForumFirst Time Build - 2nd Iteration - Feedback Please ForumFirst Time Build - Feedback Wanted ForumFirst Time PC Builder - Looking For Feedback On My Build ForumWant feedback on my first build ! Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores ForumFirst Computer Build - Seeking Feedback ForumFirst Water Cooled Build - Feedback Required ForumFeedback first build ForumFirst build looking for feedback ForumFeedback on First Build Parts ForumWould greatly appreciate feedback before my first build ForumFirst Gaming PC Build $1350 Feedback ForumFirst build , would like some feedback ! ForumFirst time Gaming computer build . Is this any good? (Need Feedback !!!) ForumFeedback on my first gameing build ForumFeedback for my first computer build ForumFeedback on my first computer build ForumFirst PC Build Need feedback ! ForumFeedback /Advice Please - Building First Computer More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !