Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question

[new build] plz help im lost

Last response: in Systems
Share
September 9, 2012 11:55:02 AM

Hello, im looking foward a new computer for some gaming and i got a budget of 1200 to 1400 and im really lost in this but here what i think would be good

motherboard: ASRock Z77 EXTREME6 ATX LGA1155 DDR3 CrossFireX 3PCI-E16 1PCI-E1 2PCI SATA3 DP USB3.0 Motherboard


CPU: Intel Core i7 2600K Quad Core Unlocked Hyperthreading Processor LGA1155 3.4GHZ Sandy Bridge 8MB


GPU ASUS Radeon HD 7950 DirectCU II 900MHZ 3GB 5.0GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI 2XMINIDP PCI-E Vid *IR-$20*

memory:
Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Dual Channel Memory Kit

case:
Corsair Carbide Series 500R Mid-Tower Gaming Case ATX 4X5.25 6X3.5INT USB 1394 No PS White

power suply:
Corsair TX750 V2 750W ATX 12V Single Rail 60A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 80PLUS Bronze

i really dont know what im doing really its been 4 days i spend on tom hardware and im lost thanks

More about : build plz lost

September 9, 2012 12:07:37 PM

Dont worry, everyone is initially overwhelmed with info when they first start learning about computers.

Mobo is good, though the Extreme6 has no real benefit over the Extreme4. Save yourself the $20 and get the Extreme4.
AsRock Z77 Extreme4. $135
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU is overkill for a gaming rig, and is based on the Sandy Bridge architecture. You would be better off with a Core i5 Ivy Bridge.
i5-3570k. $230
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU is very good actually.

Memory is good, but could become a problem if you get a large heatsink or want to upgrade to 16GB later. The heat-fins on Vengeance RAM are largely useless and can conflict with large CPU heatsinks, getting a low profile kit will avoid this problem.
G.Skill Ares 8GB (2x4GB) 1600Mhz CL9 1.5v. $40
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case is good.

PSU is good, though is overkill if Crossfire/SLI isn't an option later.

HDD, SSD, OS and monitor?
m
0
l
September 9, 2012 12:10:22 PM

And i dont know if sli/crossfire worth it like if in 1-2 years its better just to buy a second 7950 or a new card
m
0
l
Related resources
September 9, 2012 12:11:11 PM

i already got a 1tb from my old computer its old but i got enought space for it ssd? operating system i got windows 7 and i got a samsung m22 inch led 1920/1050
m
0
l
September 9, 2012 12:14:16 PM

Firstly, unless you want it for high-end photography, or design work, there's no point to i7, i5 is plenty.
You would be better to use Ivybridge processor, rather than Sandybridge. Better performance, more up to date, minimal extra cost.
Then you need to decide, if you want to overclock processor. It can give a performance boost, more in some games than others, but the equipment cost is higher.
Then you need to decide, if you want to stick with a single monitor, or expand, in the near future, to multi-monitor.
Would be easier to help you make those decision, if we knew the CURRENCY of your budget. Bear in mind the above are "wish list" considerations, it may not be possible to fit to your budget. (obviously a bit easier if it's in UK pounds, than Japanese Yen)
m
0
l
September 9, 2012 12:17:23 PM

im from canada i dont plan on overclocking since i think ill burn all my computer haha i dont plan on multi monitoring its mainly to play the latest game with good fps at high resolution i got 1200-1400 CA dollars
m
0
l
September 9, 2012 12:45:12 PM

Overclocking is not the "risky business", it once was, but if you don't want to overclock, get a "factory overclocked" graphics card, an i5-3450 processor, a H77 motherboard, loose the aftermarket cooler, and save yourself some dollars.
m
0
l
September 9, 2012 2:08:31 PM

elgino said:
Hello, im looking foward a new computer for some gaming and i got a budget of 1200 to 1400 and im really lost in this but here what i think would be good

motherboard: ASRock Z77 EXTREME6 ATX LGA1155 DDR3 CrossFireX 3PCI-E16 1PCI-E1 2PCI SATA3 DP USB3.0 Motherboard


CPU: Intel Core i7 2600K Quad Core Unlocked Hyperthreading Processor LGA1155 3.4GHZ Sandy Bridge 8MB


GPU ASUS Radeon HD 7950 DirectCU II 900MHZ 3GB 5.0GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI 2XMINIDP PCI-E Vid *IR-$20*

memory:
Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Dual Channel Memory Kit

case:
Corsair Carbide Series 500R Mid-Tower Gaming Case ATX 4X5.25 6X3.5INT USB 1394 No PS White

power suply:
Corsair TX750 V2 750W ATX 12V Single Rail 60A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 80PLUS Bronze

i really dont know what im doing really its been 4 days i spend on tom hardware and im lost thanks

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic... <----- what country are you in, do you need an OS (Windows), a monitor, etc...
m
0
l
!