Non-OC $1000NZD Gaming PC Tags: New Build Systems Last response: September 1, 2012 5:37 AM in Systems Share crowfm September 1, 2012 4:19:15 AM Okay, here I go. Gaming computer to play Guild Wars 2, Starcraft 2, Dota 2. No Photoshop/Video editing/Streaming etc. Some internet surfing, watching videos. Don't want max-max-crazy-omg quality/resolution when playing games. Mid-High requirement games with Mid-High resolution/graphics quality, as long as there is no lag or frame drops. Parts from www.pricespy.co.nz, all parts in $NZD CPU - Intel Core i3 2120 3.3GHz Socket 1155 Box - $163.79 MOBO - ASRock B75 Pro3 - $102.59 GPU - Gigabyte Radeon HD7850 OC HDMI Dual-DisplayPort 2GB - $351 RAM - G.Skill Ripjaws X DDR3 PC12800/1600MHz, CL9 8GB 2X4GB - $91 CASE - Antec Three Hundred Two (Black) - $91 HDD - Western Digital Caviar Blue 7200RPM 16MB 500GB - $90 CD/DVD Drive - LG GH24NS90 - $30 PSU - Antec High Current Gamer HCG-620M 620W - $119 OR Antec TruePower New Series 550W - $69 SDD- ? TOTAL = $NZD 1038.38 Planning to build in the next two weeks. Any constructive criticisms? More about : 1000nzd gaming arzbhatia September 1, 2012 4:50:54 AM CPU - Go for an i5 3570K (It's the best processor for gaming) Mobo - Go for a Z77 board - ASRock Z77 Extreme4 GPU - Go for the 7850 Sapphire Version - http://pricespy.co.nz/product.php?p=1355665 Everything else looks good to me. crowfm September 1, 2012 5:36:17 AM arzbhatia said:CPU - Go for an i5 3570K (It's the best processor for gaming) Mobo - Go for a Z77 board - ASRock Z77 Extreme4 GPU - Go for the 7850 Sapphire Version - http://pricespy.co.nz/product.php?p=1355665 Everything else looks good to me. Low budget you see... that why I had to choose an i3.... though I may change my mind. And I wont be overclocking so i thought I should go with an H77 or B75.. Why Sapphire? Is it better than the Gigabyte? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer crowfm September 1, 2012 5:37:11 AM Following those facts (No OC, Low budget) Any other suggestions? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNon-OC Ivy Bridge $800-900 Build ForumBest Single Non-OC Graphics Cards for ~$300 ForumAnother n00b AM2 list to critique ( non-OC , gaming PC , ATI) ForumIs this a good low cost build for gaming ? ForumUpgrading from 'Budget' PC ForumHow do you demo your rig to non-OC types? Forumgaming experience with winchester athlon 64 3ghz non-OC ForumFirst build, completely new please help! ForumFirst Gaming PC Build ForumBudget Gaming Pc ForumNew Gaming PC build in 5 years! ForumI need help with a gaming pc ! Forum$700 Gaming PC ForumFinal thought on gaming pc Forum[First Build]Budget Intel Gaming PC ForumIs this an ok build for a gaming pc ? ForumHelp with Gaming PC ForumHTPC Mobo+CPU ~$150 More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !