New AMD gaming build Tags: Build Gaming Systems Last response: October 27, 2012 4:32 PM in Systems Share tomprior6 October 26, 2012 11:08:00 PM Hi guys, just planning a new gaming build and would just like to see any recommendations. Thanks. Approximate Purchase Date: Within two weeks Budget Range: £900-1000 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, movies/videos, surfing Are you buying a monitor: Yes Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Ebuyer.com Location: England, Wiltshire Parts Preferences: AMD and RADEON Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: Would like to have the option in the future Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 More about : amd gaming build excella1221 a b 4 Gaming October 27, 2012 7:58:16 AM Sorry hun, Ebuyer doesn't have the latest AMD CPUs that were released a few days ago, and they have great performance compared to BD; and some of the other parts. Here you go. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor (£142.33 @ Scan.co.uk) Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard (£83.98 @ Amazon UK) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£29.76 @ Scan.co.uk) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£52.98 @ Ebuyer) Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£80.00 @ Ebuyer) Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (£316.55 @ Scan.co.uk) Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case (£50.13 @ Amazon UK) Power Supply: XFX 850W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£83.99 @ Novatech) Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer (£13.98 @ Novatech) Monitor: LG E2360V-PN 23.0" Monitor (£142.51 @ CCL Computers) Total: £996.21 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) Just click the "Price breakdown" link to see which ones you can get from Ebuyer. This is Crossfire ready as well, you won't have to upgrade anything like PSU wattage when you decide to add a 2nd GPU. Outlander_04 a b 4 Gaming October 27, 2012 8:18:17 AM Nice build excella The only thing I'd change is probably the power supply . A 600 watt unit will be fine for a single graphics card Related resources New Gaming Build, a few qestions - Forum Build for 750 British Pounds? - Forum Budget Gaming build suggestions - Forum 1200-1350Euros Gaming Build - Forum Advice and thoughts on new gaming build - Tech Support Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer excella1221 a b 4 Gaming October 27, 2012 8:28:35 AM Oh, I gave 750w 'cause he mentioned he wanted SLI/CF as an option in the future. Outlander_04 a b 4 Gaming October 27, 2012 8:54:24 AM excella1221 said:Oh, I gave 750w 'cause he mentioned he wanted SLI/CF as an option in the future. I missed that . The 750 watt unit makes sense if he crossfires Someone Somewhere a b 4 Gaming October 27, 2012 11:44:23 AM 750W might be a bit small for 2x7970 and a 125W CPU. I'd be looking at 850W excella1221 a b 4 Gaming October 27, 2012 12:51:00 PM ^good point. Post edited. tomprior6 October 27, 2012 4:32:34 PM Thanks for the fast feedback and build! I will defiantly be looking at the build from excella. Sorry I couldn't reply faster. Thanks again. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources NEW GAMING BUILD HELP Forum First Gaming Build ~900$ solution My AMD Budget Build Forum Looking for some help with my £650-700 Gaming Build Forum ~£500 gaming build Forum Build to AMD? Forum Advice on video card for gaming build. Forum New build £1100 gaming system - advice sought over mobo, PSU and memory. solution £650 Gaming/Video Editing Build Forum New Build Forum A good build for gaming (@ $1000~$1500) solution First build - £750ish budget Forum 425$ apu build Forum First New Build High-Gaming+ - advice please Forum $800 BF3 Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !