[Need advice] Building a gaming pc! Tags: New Build Gaming SLI Systems Last response: August 25, 2012 12:36 AM in Systems Share azeem40 a b 4 Gaming August 19, 2012 6:37:47 PM No need for an OC and CF/SLI capable board. Drop it down to an H77. More about : advice building gaming sgtcook August 19, 2012 6:38:34 PM Approximate Purchase Date: Next 2 weeks Budget Range: $1500-$1800 Parts Preferences: Intel, Corsair, Asus Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: No ------------------------- CPU: NEW INTEL CORE I5 3570K 3.40G/6M/S1155 OLD INTEL CORE I5 3550 3.30G/6M/S1155 CPU Cooler CPU COOLER MASTER HYPER 212 EVO Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard Memory: CORSAIR VENGEANCE 1600MHZ DDR3 8GB KIT C9 LOW PROFILE Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Hard Drive: Crucial M4 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk Video Card: ASUS PCIE GF GTX660TI DC2 2048M BTE DDR5 Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case Power Supply: NEW Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply OLD Corsair 750W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) sgtcook August 19, 2012 11:48:28 PM Update INTEL CORE I5 3570K 3.40G/6M/S1155 CPU COOLER MASTER HYPER 212 EVO Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply Power Supply Modular vs no Modular It is really useful ? CPU Cooler l guess with this cpu cooler.. l need ram with "low profile" ? Related resources Need advice , building a £500 gaming PC - Forum Building a new gaming PC ! Need some advice ! - Forum Building my Gaming PC Soon Need Some Advice ! (Newbie) - Forum Need advice for building gaming pc , $600-700 range - Forum Need advice on building a Gaming PC for $500-$1500 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sgtcook August 25, 2012 12:11:03 AM bump obsama1 a b 4 Gaming August 25, 2012 12:36:03 AM I say geta 128GB SSD, and invest the rest in your GPU. A 7970 or 670 will be good. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need Advice on building my own gaming pc Forum Building New PC ( Gaming ) Need Advice Please Forum I need help/ advice on building a gaming pc Forum Need advice on building /buying a gaming PC for around £800 Forum Building a gaming pc .. need advice .. Forum Building first Gaming PC next week, need advice Forum Need advice on building a $400 - 600 gaming pc . Forum Need advice on building a gaming PC ~ $1,500 - $2,000 Forum $400-$500 Gaming PC [ Need advice building ] Forum First time building a PC , need some advice Forum Need Advice Building an $800 Budget Gaming PC Forum Help Building $700 Gaming PC Forum [Solved] Please review my build before I start ordering items. Forum [Solved] Building 3rd gaming rig, need up-to-date advice Forum [Solved] Need Advice Building an $800 Budget Gaming PC Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !