Building a New Gaming PC - First Time - Need some Help Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: September 2, 2012 11:30 PM in Systems Share akbaras September 2, 2012 11:02:26 PM CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge $220 CPU Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU $33 Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $115 RAM: G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAO $39.99 Graphics: XFX Double D HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP $158 Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS 1.5TB $80 Case: Rosewill REDBONE Black SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $35 Power: CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply $25 Optical: None Wireless: WL ADPT ROSEWILL RNX-N300X PCI RETAIL $27 I will be using this for gaming and might overclock it in the future. Trying to stay around $600-700. What about SSD, is it worth it? More about : building gaming time TheBigTroll September 2, 2012 11:17:58 PM id lose overclocking for more gaming power. the card i chose would be able to play your games at ultra/almost max settings smoothly compared to high settings assuming you have windows already http://pcpartpicker.com/p/gn1Q m 0 l aznshinobi September 2, 2012 11:30:11 PM ^+1 Check out my $650 build here: http://www.squidoo.com/electronicandmore#module14669582... Upgrade the 6870 to the 7850 (+$50): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Total: $682 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuilding gaming PC for first time!! Need help and feedback! Forum SolvedBuilding a Gaming PC for my first time. Need help! Forum Solvedbuilding my first time gaming pc need some help Forum SolvedFirst time building a gaming PC, need opinions and help. Forum SolvedFirst time Building Gaming PC need help (Budget: $1,800 - $2,000) Forum SolvedFirst time for building gaming pc, 1400-1500 budget, need help, i have no experience Forum SolvedNew Gaming PC Build: First Time Noob Needs Help Forum SolvedFirst Time Building a New (GAMING) PC (500-600$) Need Input. Forum SolvedNeed help building first time gaming PC. :D Forum Building $1100 gaming PC - first time need help Forum SolvedFirst time building gaming pc help needed please Forum Solvedfirst time gaming pc build need help ! Forum SolvedHELP NEEDED! Building a gaming pc for the first time! Budget of £1500-£1900 Forum Solved$650 AUD Gaming PC Build - First Time - Need Some Help Forum SolvedFirst time build- gaming PC for $1-1.5k. Need help. Forum Building a new PC for the first time. Already got my parts picked out...need help reducing price. Forum SolvedNeed Help!! First Time Gaming PC Build! Forum Building a gaming pc for the first time for around $2000 - need help Forum SolvedI'm gonna build my own gaming pc for the first time, need help. Forum SolvedNew member with a first time building a gaming PC thread. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !