$1100 Gaming PC Desktop Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: October 13, 2012 1:42 AM in Systems Share kachus22 October 12, 2012 9:44:54 PM Hi everyone, I need your advice to build my pc. I would like some feedback on the component I chose and if they would work well together. Approximate Purchase Date: Next Month Budget Range: $1100 before rebates System Usage: Gaming, maybe editing Do you need to buy OS: No Parts Not Required: Mouse, Keyboard, Monitor, HDD, Optical Drive, CPU Cooler Parts Preferences: Intel, Asus Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: No Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200 Additional Comments: - The PC should last at least 2-3 years with possible upgrades -I want to play games with high graphics. CPU: Intel Core i5-3570k Mobo: Asus P8Z77-V LK Intel Z77 DDR3 LGA 1155 Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1600 MHz Storage: Kingston HyperX 3K SSD or Mushkin Chronos Deluxe SSD 240GB Graphic: EVGA GeForce GTX670 FTW 2048MB GDDR5 256bit Case: Thermaltake Commander MS-II - Mid Tower - ATX Power Supply: Thermaltake TR2 TRX-650watts Is this a Good PC or is something wrong? I dont know if the SSD is good, so tell me. More about : 1100 gaming desktop g-unit1111 October 12, 2012 9:59:16 PM I think I would change the case and PSU, avoid Sandforce drives, and get low profile RAM. Try this: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U9B SE2 37.9 CFM CPU Cooler ($55.98 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($142.86 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($88.98 @ Newegg) Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($389.99 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($74.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($22.98 @ Newegg) Total: $1215.74 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) A little bit over but I included a better case, SSD, and PSU. Motherboard is about the same, kept the same GPU, and added a 1TB HD. m 0 l ckholt83 October 12, 2012 10:03:58 PM I like G-unit's build, but OP says he already has HDD, ODD, and HSF covered, so I would stick with a 240GB+ SSD and maybe drop the rest into an even nicer case . m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer g-unit1111 October 13, 2012 1:42:39 AM Quote:although g-units build is money it seems he pulled some of his C/P shenanigans again lol so i put something together extremely similar however is much more catered to what you asked for in the OP. What shenanigans? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBest Gaming Desktop for under $1100 Forum Solved$800 - $1100 Gaming Desktop Forum SolvedBuilding a gaming desktop budget $1100 SGD Using fuwell price list Forum Please help me build $1100 gaming desktop - got some ideas already Forum SolvedGaming desktop ~$1100 build Forum SolvedGaming pc setup 1100$/1200$ Forum SolvedCan someone build me a good gaming pc around $1100 Forum Solved1100$ upgrade friendly gaming pc Forum Need a Beast Gaming Desktop ($1000-$1100) Forum SolvedMid-range gaming PC ($900-1100) Forum SolvedGaming/School work PC ~ $1,100 Budget Forum Solved$1100 or under Gaming PC build help Forum SolvedBuilding a $1100 gaming pc with some scrapped parts. Forum SolvedWant To Sell: Antec 1100 Gaming PC R9 280x Forum Solved$1,100 Gaming PC Forum SolvedGaming PC for 1100$ Forum SolvedHelp me build a $1,100 gaming PC Forum SolvedCan anyone build me a gaming pc for about £1100, including the i7 4770k and the GTX780 that can run crisis 3 40fps+ :) thanks Forum SolvedGood £1100 gaming PC build? Forum SolvedNew Gaming and Editing Pc for around 1100 dollars Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !