Advice on system build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: September 17, 2012 2:11 AM in Systems Share Kontraption September 16, 2012 11:51:36 PM Hi, Here's my outline. I've chosen most parts and wanted some critique What is your budget? $800 What is your resolution? 1920x1080 What are you using it for? Mostly gaming. What is your upgrade cycle? 1-2years When do you plan on building it? next 2 or 3 weeks Do you plan on overclocking? No Do you need an Operating System? No Do you plan to add a second GPU for SLI or Crossfire? No Where are you buying your parts from? Australia, http://www.pccasegear.com --------------------------------------------------------- ASRock H77-PRO4-MVP Motherboard Intel Core i5 3470 Sapphire Radeon HD7870 2GB GHZ G.Skill Ripjaws F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL (2x2G) DDR3 Antec VP550P 550W Power Supply TP-Link TL-WN751ND Wireless PCI Adapter Western Digital WD Blue 500GB WD5000AAKX BitFenix Merc Alpha Mid Tower Case I have monitor/keyboard/mouse/optical drive Thanks in advance for any advice More about : advice system build malbluff September 17, 2012 2:11:20 AM All looks OK. 4GB of ram is adequate for gaming, but RAM is so cheap, now, you just as well put in 2x4GB. Haven't had anything to do with that case, so I'm ASSUMING it's OK. I do note no optical drive? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAdvice on first ever system build. Forum SolvedNew system build for daughter to use Puppy Linux, want advice Forum SolvedNew system build need advice Forum SolvedWater Cooling System + Eyefinity New Build - Looking for advice Forum SolvedAdvice on Gaming System Build Forum SolvedScientific Computation System Build Advice - Motherboard, GPU, etc. Forum SolvedNeed system build advice FX8350. Forum SolvedNew System Build, Any Advice Greatly Appreciated Forum SolvedAdvice: All new system build for office & storage <$400-450 Forum SolvedGaming System Build on budget, need help/advice Forum SolvedI need some advice building my system Forum SolvedAIO System Build Advice for gaming and other Forum Solvedlast minute advice on system build Forum SolvedAdvice on system build Forum Solved[Advice Needed] Would I be better off building a new system? Forum SolvedNew system build advice Forum SolvedLooking to build system, need advice Forum SolvedSystem Build Advice - NEW Office PC - Dual Monitor setup and SSD Forum SolvedNew gaming system build-Advice Forum SolvedAdvice on new system build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !