New gaming pc build need help Tags: New Build Gaming Monitors Systems Last response: September 24, 2012 9:28 PM in Systems Share miskas September 24, 2012 8:00:10 PM Approximate Purchase Date: 2 months Budget Range:500-550 after rebates,shipping and taxes Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the web, watching videos Are you buying a monitor: no got one Parts to Upgrade: building new pc not upgrading ALREADY HAVE A CASE Do you need to buy OS: no Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.ca or tigerdirect.ca Location: ontario canada i live in a fairly small town with no local electronics or pc stores Overclocking: Yes or Crossfire: Maybe Your Monitor Resolution: my monitor is 1900 by 1200 Additional Comment: IM AM GETTING THE XFX DOUBLE D HD 7870 http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: need a new computer my current build is a 2002 More about : gaming build TheBigTroll a b 4 Gaming a b C Monitor September 24, 2012 8:29:01 PM id say impossible to fit everything under 550 given the video card after taxes is like 250 which just ate half of your budget up. and you say you need overclocking? cool this is the cheapest build you can probably have with decent components http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/iqgE you could go to a amd phenom rig but it would still be around the 700 dollar mark m 0 l miskas September 24, 2012 8:45:48 PM I dont need anything super fancy i only need something that can support the 7870 so like a phenom ii x4 or 4gb or ram or a 500gb hard drive m 0 l Related resources Need help! Upgrade PC, Buy/build new gaming PC, or buy PS4? - Forum New Gaming PC Build - Need Help and Suggestions - Forum New Gaming PC Build Need Help $900 - $950 - Forum New Gaming PC Build Need Help $900 - $950 - Forum new to pc gaming need help on a 800-1000$ build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer miskas September 24, 2012 8:47:16 PM And overclocking also isint a big deal m 0 l miskas September 24, 2012 8:53:03 PM Also i have an optical drive m 0 l TheBigTroll a b 4 Gaming a b C Monitor September 24, 2012 9:27:48 PM having a optical drive doesnt impact your budget at all i3 and h61 motherboard combo http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=76150&vpn=P8H61-... the rest http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/iqCH it could fit under the 550 mark after these adjustments m 0 l TheBigTroll a b 4 Gaming a b C Monitor September 24, 2012 9:28:40 PM the gigabyte 7870 is cheaper try to buy everything from ncix as it only costs 5 bucks to get everything shipped m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew gaming PC, need help on my final build decision Forum SolvedNew to pc gaming, need help with a pc build Forum SolvedNew build gaming PC. I need your help! Forum Solved$800 Gaming PC build- new to building! need help Forum SolvedNeed help with my new gaming PC build Forum SolvedNeed some help with new Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedNew Gaming PC Build, Need Advice/Help Forum SolvedNeed help with a PC build, new to PC gaming. ($700-$800 budget) Forum SolvedBuilding a new Gaming PC: Need help on a Wireless Network Adapter Forum SolvedLooking to build a new gaming pc, need help with parts. Forum SolvedNew Gaming PC - First Build - Need Help Forum SolvedNeed help building new Gaming PC Forum SolvedNeed Help With Building New $1500 Gaming PC Forum New gaming pc build. Need help with picking parts Forum SolvedNew gaming PC - need help building (£700/$1100) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !