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? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBad Build Need Advice (Flight Simulator System ) ForumDVR capabilities of system build-advice needed ForumAdvice on New System Build ForumSystem build advice check ForumPlease provide feedback/ advice on my i7 system build .... ForumNew Build System Advice ForumBuilding a system for my dad - Advice Please ForumOffer some advice on a new system build ? ForumBuilding my first system need advice please! ForumNeed advice on an Ivy-Bridge Based system build ForumFirst Time Build .. Need advice for high end system ForumBuild advice on amd system ForumLooking for Advice in building a ~$2000 Gaming System ForumNeed system advice for a $600.00 to $800.00 budget build ForumNew build advice for a gaming, music, video system ForumFirst Gaming Rig Build - Advice on current system ForumNew build advice for system to host HUGE unity models ForumOpinion & Advice on $1,500 system . 1st time gaming build ForumIs this gaming PC okay? Forum[Solved] $1200 Gaming System Build "Need of Advice" PHILIPPINES More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !