Solved Need a bit of advice first time gaming build Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: August 19, 2012 2:53 PM in Systems Share 3phase32 August 11, 2012 10:05:38 PM what im gaming with now. compaq Presario sr1610nx amd althon 64 4000+ 2.4 ghz 3 gb ram 400 mhz geforce gtx 470 rockfish 500W i think anything i buy will be better than this, but im not too sure on that. thats why im here asking for a bit of advice. going to use my rockfish 500W PSU and the gtx 470 (gtx 470 for now) from hours and hours of reading online i came up with this,, ASRock 970 EXTREME3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $84.99 Athena Power CA-GSB01DA Black 0.8mm SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $19.99 AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $89.99 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $29.99 total $235.79 shipped need MoBo, CPU, RAM, Tower, only hopefully what i picked out is way better than what i have, and will run games at a good pace. Approximate Purchase Date: tonight the rebate on the cpu ends tomorrow Budget Range: $250.00 System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies) Parts Not Required:mouse, keyboard, lcd screen, video card, power supply Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com Parts Preferences: any Overclocking: Maybe (would have to learn about it) SLI or Crossfire: Maybe would have to learn about it) Monitor Resolution:what ever is good for the gtx 470 thank you for taking the time to help me out. More about : bit advice time gaming build 3phase32 August 11, 2012 10:16:28 PM added items so u dont have to click them..should of done that sorry m 0 l Best solution TheBigTroll a b 4 Gaming August 11, 2012 10:19:11 PM unless the power supply was made by super flower, id probably get something else a much better config. the i5 3450 can beat the 965 in pretty much everything. the case i am listing is a very good bang for the buck http://pcpartpicker.com/p/eoPr Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 3phase32 August 19, 2012 2:53:48 PM Best answer selected by 3phase32. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed some advice, first time trying to build my own pc for animation/illustration/gaming Forum SolvedNew Build $2100 or less gaming rig. Need advice, first time builder. Forum SolvedAdvice needed on first-time gaming build Forum SolvedFirst Time Build $800 Gaming PC-Need Advice Forum Solvedgirlfriend and i are building a new gaming computer for the first time. need advice Forum SolvedFirst Time build $800 gaming/multi-tasking, need advice Forum SolvedFirst time Building a Gaming PC. Need advice Forum SolvedFirst Time Gaming Build-need advice Forum (First Time Build) *Mini-ITX* Gaming PC need advice! Forum SolvedFirst time gaming build/ 1200-1500$/ need advice Forum SolvedFather Son $1500 First Time Gaming Build Opinions/Advice Needed Forum SolvedFirst time Gaming PC Build. I need advices, solutions, clarifications, and recommendations. Forum SolvedFirst time Gaming PC Build. I need advices, solutions, clarifications, and recommendations. Forum First time gaming build - Help/Advice needed Forum SolvedFirst Time building a budget Gaming PC [Around $500] Advice needed please! Forum SolvedFirst-time builder needs advice for budget gaming build Forum SolvedNeed Advice building $1000 gaming PC (First Time) Forum Advice Needed On a First Time Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedFirst time build needs advice: $600 budget gaming build Forum Need advice for my new computer please! (first time DIY guy here) gaming/video render build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !