Solved I Need Help Making A Custom Build Tags: Homebuilt Gaming Build Software Systems Last response: August 10, 2012 5:27 AM in Systems Share 2mnbars August 8, 2012 6:08:02 AM Hey guys! I need help making a gaming build that also can do capture software and render. Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: Anytime Before Christmas 2013 Budget Range: $500-$1200 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Capture Software, Rendering Videos, Internet, Movies Are you buying a monitor: Yes Parts to Upgrade: (e.g.: CPU, mobo, RAM) No, starting a new build Do you need to buy OS: Yes, Windows 7 64bit Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com Location: Layton, Utah, United States Parts Preferences: None Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: I have no clue what this is :L Your Monitor Resolution: I don't know Additional Comments: I am under a color scheme of Blue/Black/Grey And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: My laptop that I uses is horrible at gaming, can handle capture software and I would like to get a YouTube channel started up. Thanks for the help! 2mnbars More about : making custom build Best solution Illumina August 8, 2012 7:45:36 AM Share I think this build will work perfectly for you. 2mnbars August 8, 2012 8:21:16 AM Any way I could change the proccessor to a AMD Phenom II x4 and get a full tower case? Related resources Need help /advice for first custom rig build . - Forum Need Help With Custom WC System Before I Build - Forum Custom Build ideas? Need help ! - Forum Newbie needs help with a custom build - Forum Need help with parts for custom PC - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Illumina August 8, 2012 8:10:14 PM The fractal design case says "mid tower" but is full size ATX, the same size as other "full towers" really. You should basically choose whichever case you like. You might save $20 or so going with an x4, but your performance will be lower and you'd need an AMD motherboard. The i3 is dual core, but each core operates faster than the amd quad core. 2mnbars August 10, 2012 2:55:39 AM Ok, I am only changing the case (Found a very nice looking one), and the motherboard (Out of stock) Thanks for the help! 2mnbars P.S. Anyone want to add with good Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, Ect., Please do so! 2mnbars August 10, 2012 5:27:55 AM Best answer selected by 2mnbars. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 1st Custom PC build , need advice before purchasing. Forum First Custom Build Need LOTS of Help Forum Theoretical Discussion: Making your own, custom Linux distro Forum Making a custom PC enclosure with Protocase Forum Need feedback on my failed Custom Build ... Forum Need help building a Custom Gaming PC 700 euro Forum Need help with my first custom built pc Forum I5 custom gaming pc, need help . Forum Planning a custom build . Need help Start to Finish! Forum Need Help on Custom Gaming Build Forum First time custom build help ?! Forum Help Building $700 Gaming PC Forum [Solved] Need Help Choosing Computer Case Forum First timer needing help. Forum New i7 3770k Build Freezes Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !