My first gaming PC build 1800$ Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: September 11, 2012 5:34 PM in Systems Share Delta4 September 11, 2012 4:42:56 PM Approximate Purchase Date: November-December 2012 Budget Range: 1800$ System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Surfing. That's It. (Of course i'm also going to do some other stuff. But every computer on earth can run it. So no real reason to say it ) Parts Not Required: Nothing, Parts Preferences by brand or type: Intel and Nvidia. Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: No. I may do it in a future upgrade. Current parts ideas: CPU: Intel Core i5 3570k (230$) GPU: Need help Here... Power Supply: XFX Black Edition P1-750B-NLG9 (138$) RAM: Corsair 16GB DDR3 1600Mhz (87$) Case: Coolermaster HAF X (187$) I know that this case isn't necessary. But in the future uprades it might be handy Hard Drive: Western Digital 1TB Black (110$) SSD: Not sure if this is necessary. If i'm not wrong the only thing it really does is making programs and the os start faster. I can wait... Motherboard: Need help here too Disk reader: Samsing sh222bb (17$) CPU cooler: Corsair H80 Hydro (100$) That's 869$ Not much out of 1800$... My main questions are: 1. Have I forgotten any important parts? 2. Would you suggest changing any of the above parts? Any and all help, suggestions or comments would be greatly appreciated - I've never built a computer before, so it's all helpful. Thanks More about : gaming build 1800 Covaylent September 11, 2012 4:51:03 PM 1. What resolution do you plan to use? Frequency (60 Hz or 120 Hz)? 2. GPU - depends on your intended resolution and games you wish to play 3. SSD - for your budget, I'd recommend at least a ~128 GB SSD for your OS and fav. apps. It makes that much of a difference, believe me. Edit: Since you prefer an Nvidia GPU, and given your budget, I'll go on a limb and recommend a GTX 670. It'll handle most anything at most resolutions and is known to overclock nicely. TheBigTroll September 11, 2012 5:00:15 PM get this http://pcpartpicker.com/p/hagy and this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... that should be more than enough for your usage. add a mouse of your choice. the keyboard is very good for gaming Related resources Gaming PC ($1800-$2000) First build , can go higher if need - Forum First gaming PC build. $1800 Budget - Forum Gaming Pc build $1700-$1800 Usd (First time) - Forum First time Building Gaming PC need help (Budget: $1,800 - $2,000) - Forum First time build: $1300-$1800 Multimedia/Gaming PC - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Delta4 September 11, 2012 5:07:34 PM Covaylent said:1. What resolution do you plan to use? Frequency (60 Hz or 120 Hz)? 2. GPU - depends on your intended resolution and games you wish to play 3. SSD - for your budget, I'd recommend at least a ~128 GB SSD for your OS and fav. apps. It makes that much of a difference, believe me. Edit: Since you prefer an Nvidia GPU, and given your budget, I'll go on a limb and recommend a GTX 670. It'll handle most anything at most resolutions and is known to overclock nicely. 1. My resolution is 1920 x 1080 60 Hz 2. bf3, cod, MINECRAFT 3. Ok i might get one now. Are there a 670 you would recommend me? Asus,Msi,Gigabyte etc. TheBigTroll September 11, 2012 5:11:50 PM look at my build. shows everything the msi power edition gtx670 is the best Covaylent September 11, 2012 5:14:10 PM Delta4 said:1. My resolution is 1920 x 1080 60 Hz 2. bf3, cod, MINECRAFT 3. Ok i might get one now. Are there a 670 you would recommend me? Asus,Msi,Gigabyte etc. Yup, a 670 would do nicely. If you don't plan to manually overclock your graphics card there are several factory overclocked cards available for not that much more. MSI's version is good example. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Also, TheBigTroll has posted an acceptable build for your perusal. a1b2c3 September 11, 2012 5:34:13 PM Delta4 said:1. Have I forgotten any important parts? 1. Monitor 2. Keyboard 3. Mouse 4. Operating System Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources NZD$1800 Gaming PC First Build Forum Intel gaming pc 1800 First build Please Look [ordered] [solved] Forum $500 Gaming PC - First Build Since Athlon 1800XP! Forum Building first gaming PC - $1800 budget [need help] Forum Solvedwhat is the best gaming PC i can build for $1800? Forum SolvedAdvice on first gaming PC, no more than 1,800 USD. 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