$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. 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 . 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? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 1100 $ gaming pc Forum 1100 dollar Budget Gaming Desktop ? Forum $ 1100 - $1300 Gaming pc Forum Gaming PC for 1000- 1100 Forum $1000 - $ 1100 Gaming PC Forum http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores Forum http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores Forum 1100 ~1200$ New Gaming PC Forum New gaming pc build [max 1100 usd] Forum $ 1100 Gaming PC - Critique please! :) Forum First Build First Draft (~$ 1,100 Gaming Desktop ) - Please Advise Forum $ 1100 + Gaming PC Build - Need advice. First Build Ever Forum First time building: Gaming PC , flexible $ 1100 Forum $ 1100 to $1300 Gaming PC (First Build) Forum $ 1100 gaming PC Forum $ 1100 below gaming pc Forum Is this gaming PC okay? Forum [Solved] Suggestions for Gaming Rig Forum New Computer Build for Gaming and Designing. Forum Budget Gaming Build for Friend Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !