$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 ~$1100 Gaming PC build (first-timer) Forum First time building: Gaming PC, flexible $1100 Forum $1100 Gaming PC Forum Balanced/Gaming Build - $1100 Forum 1st desktop ($2000-3D gaming) Forum 1100$ Gaming PC advice Forum Parts for my First Gaming Desktop ~$2.5k Forum Best gaming build for £1100 Forum ~$1100 Gaming/HTPC, need advice & opinions please Forum $1100 Gaming Build Forum 1100 euro gaming system, HALP! <3 Forum Intel Gaming PC for 900 to 1100 Budget Forum Enthusiast Gaming PC Forum $2000 Gaming PC w/Monitor Forum $500 Gaming Desktop Forum Gaming Desktop Advice Forum $1100 Mid-Gaming PC, First Build Forum Gaming PC for 1000-1100 Forum Need suggesstions for 2.5k gaming desktop solution 500-600$ Gaming desktop build suggestions Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !