Finalizing Parts To Buy for my 1st Game/school computer Tags: New Build Computer Systems Product Last response: October 4, 2012 10:22 PM in Systems Share meneedhelp October 4, 2012 9:58:19 PM First Off I would like to give special thanks to jrgong and TheBigTroll earlier for helping me with components for my first time build. I just chose parts based on their recommendations. It would be nice if anyone can look at the list to see If anything needs changing before I order the parts! Case: $120 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU + MOBO: $340 http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=76818&vpn=BX8063... PSU: $90 after rebate http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=62224&vpn=P1750B... cooler: $30 http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=64385&vpn=RR-212... SSD: $100 http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=69936&vpn=VTX4-2... HDD: $100 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM: 16GB (2x8) 1600MHz : $60 after rebates http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=76779&vpn=PV316G... GPU: $220 after rebates: http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=69829&vpn=FX787A... Total: $1,100 This is my first time Building a computer and If an extra $100 can make the build much better in the long run then I'm willing to do that. thank you very much all More about : finalizing parts buy 1st game school computer CheesyHotDogPuff October 4, 2012 10:14:35 PM Every thing looks good, but I would scale down to 8 gigs of ram. 8 is more than enough unless you're going to be doing some heavy video editing. m 0 l scottiemedic October 4, 2012 10:17:14 PM What about an optical drive and good cooling fans? m 0 l Related resources Getting ready to buy computer, need help finalizing parts - Forum Building my first Computer. Need final confirmation? Buying all the parts. - Forum When to buy 1st PC build parts - Forum 1st Build for Video Edit - Final List of Parts - Forum Where to buy computer parts? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer iknowhowtofixit October 4, 2012 10:17:53 PM Ditch the OCZ SSD and get something more reliable like Crucial, Intel, or Samsung. They are just as fast and won't keep you guessing at when you will have a failure. m 0 l meneedhelp October 4, 2012 10:20:43 PM scottiemedic said:What about an optical drive and good cooling fans? I have extra optical drives and good cooling fans can be added later. Any suggestions on good cooling fans with maybe Blue LED? m 0 l scottiemedic October 4, 2012 10:22:33 PM Roger that, then hit the "Continue to Checkout" button m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Finalizing my build before I buy the parts Forum 1st Time Computer Build: Will the Parts that I have selected work? Forum Finalizing my rig. Need Opinions before I buy the parts Forum Solvedwhat order to buy computer parts? Forum SolvedShould I build a computer or buy one and which has the best Gaming parts Forum SolvedFinal thoughts before I buy the parts? Forum My 1st Computer Hardware Build w/ Parts List Forum SolvedBuilding computer need help with parts to buy Forum SolvedBuying parts next week. Final thoughts. Forum Need help getting rest of my parts for my 1st computer build. Forum Finalizing the parts to my computer Forum SolvedPlanning on building a computer with these parts, if I buy a better graphics card will it run? Forum SolvedI'm going to buy my first gaming computer, tomorow. Would anyone mind helping me suggest best parts? Forum SolvedBest place to buy computer parts Forum SolvedCheapest Method to Buy Computer Parts Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !