First Custom PC Build ($900 build) Tags: Build Systems Product Last response: August 14, 2012 3:42 AM in Systems Share iwantmyvisionback August 12, 2012 3:56:44 PM I'm going for around a $900 build but have about $700 at the moment. I was thinking of just doing the build and purchasing a graphics card later on. Case(119.99) - NZXT Phantom Full Tower - http://www.amazon.com/Crafted-Series-Tower-Steel-Chassi... Motherboard(104.99) - ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 Intel Z68 ATX DDR3 1066 Intel - LGA 1155 Motherboard - http://www.amazon.com/ASRock-Z68-PRO3-GEN3-Intel/dp/B00... CPU - ($199.99 on Amazon, can get cheaper at MicroCenter) - i5-2500k - http://www.amazon.com/Intel-i5-2500K-Quad-Core-Processo...... Memory - ($50.45) - G.SKILL 8GB (2 x 4GB) Ripjaws X Series DDR3 1333MHz (PC3-10666) 240-Pin. Desktop Memory F3-10666CL9D-8GBXL - http://www.amazon.com/G-SKILL-Ripjaws-PC3-10666-240-Pin... PSU - ($54.99) - LEPA B550-SA 550W SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD - ($89.99) - SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Are these parts good/is this a good build? Any ideas on a graphics card? P.S. I hope to order most if not all of the parts from Amazon versus Newegg as I can get free shipping. Thanks. More about : custom build 900 build iwantmyvisionback August 12, 2012 4:02:04 PM I forgot to add a dvd/cd drive ($16.99) - LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... allanitomwesh August 12, 2012 4:19:15 PM This is what id change psu http://newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681734... mobo http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B007P710G4/ref=mp_s_a_1?p... CPU http://newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681911... case http://newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681135... Related resources Help with my first custom build PC please - Forum ~$ 900 Gaming PC First Build - Forum First time custom build help?! - Forum Planning to build custom pc , need advices ( first time builder) - Forum Best under 900 Priced PC Build ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer allanitomwesh August 12, 2012 8:23:03 PM Right now best performance for price is in the nvidia gtx 670 which keeps up with 680 quite well. Nice motherboard deal verbalizer. iwantmyvisionback August 13, 2012 10:49:12 PM I really want the case that I chose, but I'll consider the other two combos. As for the graphics card.. I'm thinking something around $200. Thanks. allanitomwesh August 14, 2012 3:42:17 AM ^ what he said,or $30 rebate on a 7850 at best. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst Custom Intel Build , Need Help ForumFirst build budget $ 900 gaming, movies, surfing PC . ForumNew Gaming Build ( first time) Under £ 900 ForumHELP NEEDED: £ 900 (Approx. $1250) Gaming PC New Build ForumMy First Custom Build (will be windows 7) any feedback would be nice ForumPICS of my new i7 Rig - Antec 900 - First Time Build ForumNew Gaming System Build : first time custom build Forum$1000-$1300 Custom PC Build ForumFirst time $ 900 -ish build ForumFirst Time Buying Custom Build - Help. ForumNeed Advice on first custom build ForumPCI compatibility question Forum[Solved] New Build for Arma 2? Crysis? Forum[Solved] First Build - need some help and not sure if everything is compatible ForumCouple Questions for mid level gaming build. More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !