Solved First Time Build $800 - $900 Budget Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: September 2, 2012 10:48 AM in Systems Share trojan1107 September 2, 2012 6:39:07 AM So I am a nub and I learned how to put everything together and stuff but when it comes to parts I am not exactly sure. This is my budget build list. Please check if any of these parts wont work with each other, or leave suggestions of what I should get instead. NZXT Phantom Black Mid Tower Case - Already bought. http://www.amazon.com/NZXT-Phantom-Tower-Gaming-Case/dp... ASUS P8H67-M PRO/CSM LGA 1155 http://www.amazon.com/P8H67-M-PRO-CSM-REV-3-0/dp/B004Q7... Intel Core i5-2500K Quad-Core Processor 3.3 GHz http://www.amazon.com/Intel-i5-2500K-Quad-Core-Processo... Corsair Builder Series CX600 600 watt 80 Plus Certified Power Supply http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Certified-Compatible-Plat... Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2 GB http://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-DL-DVI-I-SL-DVI-D-PCI-Ex... ie=UTF8&colid=6UA4NSBF4EJB&coliid=I1K6CG7GG5GSI1 -OR- XFX AMD Radeon HD 6870 900M 1 GB http://www.amazon.com/XFX-Radeon-MINIDP-PCI-E-HD687AZHF... Corsair Vengeance Blue 8 GB http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Vengeance-PC3-12800-1600m... Western Digital Caviar Blue 500 GB http://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-Caviar-Cache-Desk... Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Windows-Home-Premium-Up... Probably not gonna get ALL of these parts on Amazon but please leave suggestions. Thanks for your time More about : time build 800 900 budget bigcyco1 September 2, 2012 7:23:34 AM Here my suggestion since you already have the case you mentioned this would preform way better than your build as is reasons why 7850 is better faster than a 6950 CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($34.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($41.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($216.97 @ Newegg) Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling 600W ATX12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg) Total: $883.89 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-09-02 03:20 EDT-0400) m 0 l Best solution g-unit1111 September 2, 2012 7:32:40 AM It's incredibly pointless to pair a 2500K with an H67 because you lose access to the multiplier. Try something like this: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($194.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($97.55 @ Newegg) Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($307.86 @ Newegg) Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.98 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg) Total: $879.34 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) 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