Solved New Build Parts list Tags: New Build New Build Systems Product Last response: October 28, 2012 9:41 PM in Systems Share Blue0ak October 28, 2012 3:38:11 AM Approximate Purchase Date: Before November 18, 2012 Budget Range: Less than $1,000 after rebates/ after shipping System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming Are you buying a monitor: Yes Parts to Upgrade: (I am building a new PC, First time) Do you need to buy OS: Yes Preferred Website(s) for Parts: No Prefs Location: Sacramento, CA USA Parts Preferences: I know nothing, am unbiased. Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: I already have some parts I just need to finish the list, and maybe have some suggestions And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I am building a PC for the first time. Currently using a laptop that doesn't have the power I want for gaming. More about : build parts list malbluff October 28, 2012 2:49:37 PM Without knowing, of course, what parts you already have (which may make the excercise pointless, if not compatible), given $1000, to include monitor, and OS, would probable do something, like this. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter) Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ NCIX US) Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($244.99 @ Newegg) Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US) Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer ($22.98 @ Newegg) Monitor: Asus VE247H 23.6" Monitor ($159.99 @ NCIX US) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.99 @ Amazon) Total: $993.89 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) Would be nice to include an SSD, but as that's something that can be added, later, better to get best GPU possible, with budget. m 0 l Best solution willyroc October 28, 2012 3:07:06 PM You can save a few bucks if you buy the SSD from Fry's: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg) Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($25.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.86 @ Compuvest) Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($237.55 @ Newegg) Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Amazon) Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg) Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor ($139.99 @ NCIX US) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.99 @ Amazon) Total: $1013.88 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) SSD Link: http://www.frys.com/search?plusearch=6848016%206847996 Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Blue0ak October 28, 2012 9:41:58 PM Best answer selected by Blue0ak. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHi, I'm new here. First build parts list feedback? Forum SolvedBuilding new gaming desktop - please check over my parts list? :D Forum SolvedUpgrade or new build? with parts list Forum SolvedBuilding a new gaming PC need parts list and prices Forum SolvedNeed new build advice, come judge me and my part list Forum SolvedBuilding a New HTPC - Parts List (Suggestions/Improvements?) Forum Need a list of parts to build a new Gaming PC Forum New build parts list (first Build) Forum New system build. List of parts Forum Critique on New Build parts list Forum SolvedNew Build Part List Compatibility Test! Forum SolvedNeed help looking over my part list for new build. Forum New System Build. Have parts list. Need advice. Forum New build. $1028.93 Please help to verify parts list. Forum New Build slightly overwhelmed, please advise on parts list. Forum SolvedNew Build, Replacing 10+ year old system for my dad. need adviced on part list for budget PC Forum SolvedNew Build for 850 Help: FINAL PART LIST Forum SolvedNew Build - Part list set to order Forum Planing on building a new Gaming Pc, Part List inquiry. Forum Building New Computer(Near complete parts list) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !