First Ever Build, Help? Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: August 8, 2012 5:49 AM in Systems Share the matias August 8, 2012 3:55:14 AM Hey, Tom's Hardware community. I'm building a gaming PC and am wondering if my pc could run most games out there on High-Ultra settings with good FPS. My Specs: CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor, $229.99 Video: EVGA 01G-P3-1460-KR GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card , $179.99 Mobo: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Item $124.99 Case: NZXT Phantom PHAN-001WT White Steel / Plastic Enthusiast ATX Full Tower Computer Case. $119.99 Fan: COOLER MASTER Hyper TX3 RR-910-HTX3-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" 92mm CPU. $19.99 Moniter: LG EW234T-PN Black 23" 5ms Widescreen LED Monitor Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Ram: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B $53.99 CD drive: LITE-ON Black SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model iHDS118-04 - OEM $19.99 There is a savings bundle with the mobo and processor, $18.00 of savings. If something in here isn't compatible or there is a better deal tell me please. Everything on here is from NewEgg.com More about : build Illumina August 8, 2012 4:06:05 AM Yes, that's a good build. You'll be able to run high or ultra on all current games with that without issue. However, I don't see a power supply unit (PSU) in there. Grab one of these, excellent quality and fully modular (meaning you won't have to deal with a huge mass of cable clutter). Also, I'm not sure what your budget is, but I'd highly recommend a solid state drive as your boot drive. the matias August 8, 2012 4:33:23 AM My, Bad, thanks for pointing that out, PSU: OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandybridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom $89.99 Related resources First Ever Custom Build (NEED HELP ) - Forum First ever build . Really need some help . - Forum Need a lot of help on my FIRST GAMING BUILD ever !!! - Forum First build ever Help ! - Forum Need help with first ever build please! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer the matias August 8, 2012 4:35:49 AM Mmm, nice, nice, a bit pricey but i think I'll settle with that actualy, I just want a reliable power supply. raytseng August 8, 2012 5:49:20 AM the 212plus is a bigger cooler than the tx3 for the same price. unless you purposely needed a smaller cooler. 212evo is $10 for a quieter fan at low speeds Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst Build Ever ForumHelp building first ever gaming desktop ForumHelp with my first ever build ForumFirst Ever Build $2600-2700 Budget ForumFirst ever build (Gaming) ForumFirst Ever Gaming Build $700-800 Need Advice!!! ForumFirst Ever Gaming Build Need Advice!!! $700-800 ForumNeed Help with Budget Build ( First one EVER ) ForumFirst build ever , budget gaming rig help needed Forum600 gaming rig first ever build help ForumHelp on my first ever gaming pc ForumFirst build ever ForumMy First Ever Build , Is It Good? ForumFirst build ever . help me not screw it up. ForumIs this gaming PC okay? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !