Building Gaming PC (First time) Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: August 22, 2012 4:38 AM in Systems Share barneysucks August 22, 2012 3:34:04 AM Hey! I'm planning on building my own gaming pc for the first time. I've gotten all my parts off of newegg and I need help to confirm if everything is compatible and if it is even possible to build it. Here are the parts ---------------------------------------------- Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K ASUS P8Z77-V LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Antec Twelve Hundred V3 Black Steel ATX Full Tower Unbeatable Gaming Case MSI N660 Ti PE 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card COOLER MASTER Silent Pro Gold Series RS800-80GAD3-US 800W ATX 12V v2.3 / EPS 12V v2.92 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX SAMSUNG 830 Series MZ-7PC128B/WW 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) LG DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH24NS90 - OEM Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM EnGenius EUB9706 Wireless N Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n, Up to 300Mbps, WPS Button ----------------------------------------- My budget is around $1500 and I aim to play things like Tribes: Ascend, Starcrcaft 2, Blacklight Retribution, Guild Wars 2, and League of Legends. Any help/tips would be appreciated! Approximate Purchase Date: Anytime really. Budget Range: $1000-1500 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, gaming, web, email, movies. Are you buying a monitor: No, unless price fits since I already have one. Do you need to buy OS: Yes Preferred Website(s) for Parts:Newegg Location: City, State/Region, Country - Seattle, Washington. Parts Preferences: by brand or type - Nvidia, Intel Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: no Your Monitor Resolution- 1920 x 1080 More about : building gaming time obsama1 a b 4 Gaming August 22, 2012 4:14:18 AM All compatible, but the 7950 is $320 and beats the 660Ti. I recommend it. Get a Corsair, Antec PSU. barneysucks August 22, 2012 4:34:34 AM Another question? How much watts would I need for the power supply? Like a 750w PSU or something else Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer obsama1 a b 4 Gaming August 22, 2012 4:38:58 AM 650w-700w is enough, and has a a lot of headroom. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources First time building gaming pc Forum Building a gaming pc for the first time for around $2000 - need help Forum Building first time gaming PC . Forum First Time Building Gaming PC /Budget $1000 Forum Building Gaming PC - First Time Forum First time building a Gaming PC Forum First time building gaming /editing pc Forum First time building gaming PC Forum First time building a budget gaming pc around $400-500 Forum First time building a PC ( gaming ) Forum First time building a gaming PC (£550 - i3 rig) Forum First time building a gaming pc Forum First time building a gaming PC ! Forum Building a Gaming PC for the first time Forum First time building a gaming pc need advice Forum First time building : Gaming PC , flexible $1100 Forum $1500 - 2000 Gaming PC - First Time Building a Computer Forum Finally hitting a Microcenter! Should I buy these parts? Forum First time building a gaming PC (£550 - i3 rig) Forum [Solved] First time building gaming machine Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !