1000$ Gaming PC build, help appreciated. Tags: Homebuilt Systems Product Last response: October 9, 2012 4:18 AM in Systems Share NitrogenPapaya October 9, 2012 12:21:19 AM I know the forums are filled with questions like these so I will try to keep it short... Approximate Purchase Date: Maybe three or so weeks. Budget Range: 900-1100 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Internet, the rest. Are you buying a monitor: Yes (in build) Don't need mouse or keyboard. Here's what I have so far: CPU Intel Core i5-3550 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor $189.99 CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $19.55 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $114.99 Memory: Samsung 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $44.49 Storage: OCZ Agility 3 60GB 2.5" Solid State Disk $65.98 + Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $69.79 Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card $219.99 Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case $54.69 Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply $64.99 Optical Drive: HP 1270i DVD/CD Writer $29.99 Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor $162.68 Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) $96.99 Is this a good gaming PC? More about : 1000 gaming build appreciated lt_dan_zsu a b B Homebuilt system October 9, 2012 4:18:00 AM I would drop the cpu cooler, switch to an i5 3330 or an i5 3570k. I would get this motherboard to have the option of sli/cfx in the future. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I would get this 7850 instead http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or I would get the 660 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... If you want to sli in the future it might be smart to get a 650w psu, but the 600 would work. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved£800 - $1300 - 1000 euro 1st time gaming pc build any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Forum SolvedRendering/Video/Gaming Build for roughly 1000-1200 USD. Any help appreciated. Forum SolvedBuilding my first gaming pc and any help/advice is appreciated. Forum New to PC's. Looking to build my first gaming rig. Help appreciated. Forum building a gaming pc for my son, any advice help appreciated Forum Gaming PC Build Questions Help is appreciated. :) Forum SolvedHelp me build a decent gaming PC for ~1000$ Forum SolvedNeed a gaming pc build for 1000-1200, can anyone help? Forum New PC Build - Gaming etc, etc... help appreciated! Forum Solved1000$ Gaming PC build maybe upgrading? Help! Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Build | Around $1000 | Criticism Appreciated Forum Solvednew to pc gaming need help on a 800-1000$ build Forum Solved**HELP** Gaming PC Build ~$1000 Forum SolvedFirst Gaming PC Build (Canada) - $1,000 Budget - Any Help? Forum SolvedHelp build a Gaming Pc under $1000. Forum SolvedNeed help building gaming pc 800-1000$ Forum Solved~~~1000$ gaming PC build Need help!~~~ Forum Solved$1000 Gaming PC, AMD or Intel/Nvidia Need Help First Build Forum Low Budget Gaming PC build - help appreciated Forum SolvedFirst gaming build. All help and criticism appreciated Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !