800-900$ gaming system build Tags: New Build Gaming Monitors Systems Product Last response: September 4, 2012 5:04 PM in Systems Share hlong290494 September 4, 2012 3:37:14 PM I think gaming system doesn't need a strong i7, so i5 is enough, right? Approximate Purchase Date: maybe this week Budget Range: 750 - 900 System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, everyday use Are you buying a monitor: No. Will buy later. Please advise me a good 24" monitor Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: your choice, I want a best price/performance ratio Location: Worcester, MA Parts Preferences: Intel CPU Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: quiet PC for campus use. More about : 800 900 gaming system build g-unit1111 a c 280 4 Gaming a b C Monitor September 4, 2012 4:45:10 PM Quote:I think gaming system doesn't need a strong i7, so i5 is enough, right? That is correct. For $900 I'd suggest 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 Z77 Pro4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($117.86 @ 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 ($88.98 @ Newegg) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($307.86 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($21.98 @ Newegg) Total: $928.64 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-09-04 12:59 EDT-0400) TheBigTroll a b 4 Gaming a b C Monitor September 4, 2012 4:54:16 PM thats a pretty expensive h77 board there g-unit performs slightly less than g-units build but is a full hundred dollars cheaper. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/ghTc get this monitor http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005BZNDOO/?tag=pcpapi-20 Related resources [New System Build] $800-900 Gaming PC. Suggestions? - Forum Need Help With an 800-900 $ Gaming Build - Forum New Gaming Build 800-900 - Forum Gaming PC build 800-900 Budget - Forum Looking to build a gaming PC with a budget of $800-$900 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer g-unit1111 a c 280 4 Gaming a b C Monitor September 4, 2012 5:00:06 PM TheBigTroll said:thats a pretty expensive h77 board there g-unit performs slightly less than g-units build but is a full hundred dollars cheaper. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/ghTc get this monitor http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005BZNDOO/?tag=pcpapi-20 Fixed it. Although how does a 7870 perform better than a 7950? TheBigTroll a b 4 Gaming a b C Monitor September 4, 2012 5:04:23 PM i said it performs slightly less. the price difference between a 7870 and a 7950 is probably not worth the extra 80 bucks or so given they are around 10% from each other and he could overclock that 7870 pretty close in this benchmark http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/548?vs=550 idroid September 4, 2012 5:04:26 PM Hello buddy, check out the builds in my signature, i am sure you will find something that will fit your needs there Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuild Me the Best $800-$900 AMD Gaming Pc (Australia) Forum Solved$800-$900 dollar gaming pc build Forum Solved$800-900 Gaming PC build Forum SolvedGaming PC build 800-900 Forum SolvedNeed help building 800-900 USD gaming pc please help! Forum System build 600$ and 800-900$ Forum SolvedNeed help in building a gaming pc (800-900$) CAD-USD Forum SolvedFirst gaming build $800-$900 budget Forum SolvedBest Gaming Computer Build for roughly $800-900? Forum 800-900 gaming PC build amd or intel Forum I need an $800-$900 Gaming Build! Forum Gaming PC Build Help (Budget 800-900$ Canadian *Including Tax*) Forum 800-900$ gaming build Forum SolvedFirst Gaming PC Build: $800-900 Forum SolvedNeed Help w/ $800-$900 Gaming Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !