Articles & News
Graphics & Displays
Tom's IT Pro
Login | Sign Up
The authority on tech
I need help building a gaming computer
Mar 4, 2013, 10:09 AM
Recently i decided on building a new computer and i need help getting a PSU that's right for my computer. Here are my specs:
Intel Core i7-3820 3.6Ghz LGA 2011 CPU No Heatsink
Asus SABERTOOTH-X79 LGA 2011pin 8 X DDR3, 3 X PCI-E Motherboard
Kingston KINSV300S37A/120G 120GB SSDNOW V300 SATA3 2.5" SSD HDD
G.Skill Ripjaws-X 16GB Kit (8Gx2) DDR3-2133 F3-2133C9D-16GXH
WD 3.5" Black 1TB WD1002FAEX SATA3 7200rpm HDD
ASUS GTX670-DC2-2GD5 2GB GTX670 PCI-E VGA Card
Thermaltake Contac 30 CL-P0579 Universal CPU Cooler - 3 Heat Pipes, 12cm LED Fan
Thermaltake VO200M1W2N REVO Full Tower USB3.0 Case
I would also appreciate if you guys gave me different suggestions on what i could improve or change
Mar 7, 2013
Mar 4, 2013
building gaming computer
Mar 4, 2013, 10:28 AM
I wouldn't not go with the x79 platform for gaming an i5 3570k and a z77 motherboard would serve you better.
that means different ram as well.
For the PSU I recommend you go with something from seasonic, enermax or corsair.
Mar 7, 2013, 6:55 AM
Best answer selected by iLikeMudkipz.
Can't find your answer ? Ask !
Get the answer
Ask a new question
I am building my first computer and would like some help.
Building i5 2500k Gaming Computer. need Help. First Time
Building a new gaming computer (with a more or less fix budget)
Building a new gaming computer, I need your help!
First time building a computer
Building my first computer dont know if parts are good
Building Computer Need help here!!
Help building an i7 gaming computer
Help with new computer build.
Building my 1st gaming computer
Building a computer
Building a gaming computer
Building a new computer, a lot of questions. (1000-1300€)
Am I building a good gaming computer?
Building a gaming computer, need advice on components!
NEED ADVICE: BUILDING MY GAMING COMPUTER 2011-2012
Building a gaming rig, but need help with PSU
1st time builder, buying and building tomorrow!
First Time Building Computer
Subscribe to our newsletter
icon arrow stem circle
About Tom's Hardware
Licensing and Reprints
Other Shopsavvy sites
© 2018 Purch All Rights Reserved.