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 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 Related resources NEW GAMING P.C BUILD NEED HELP !!!!!!!1 - Forum need help -building a new gaming pc - Forum I need help building a new and powerful gaming PC . - Forum Need help for first PC build ..... im new to PC gaming - Forum New Gaming PC Build - Need Help Trimming Down Cost to sub-£700 - 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 miskas September 24, 2012 8:53:03 PM Also i have an optical drive 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 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed help to build my new gaming pc ForumNeed help build the first gaming pc ForumI'm gonna build my own gaming pc for the first time, need help . ForumNeed help to build good gaming pc ForumNeed a list of parts to build a new Gaming PC ForumNeed help building a new gaming pc Forum$15000 Budget new gaming pc NEED HELP ! ForumHELP NEEDED: £900 (Approx. $1250) Gaming PC New Build ForumMy First Build : Need help on building my new gaming pc . Forum[ New Build ] Need Help With New Gaming PC ! ForumNew to PC Gaming ( Need help on building one) ForumGaming PC for around $500- New Build-Need help ! ForumHTPC Mobo+CPU ~$150 ForumNew Gaming PC Build - Need Help Trimming Down Cost to sub-£700 Forum[Solved] New gaming build, need help, looking for bang for buck! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !