First Gaming pc build? any good Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: October 28, 2012 10:09 PM in Systems Share buddenbmx October 28, 2012 6:34:52 AM Hello, i was wondering how this build was case: Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case prosser: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K cd drive: ASUS DVD Burner Black SATA Model DRW-24B3ST/BLK/G/AS hard drive: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive video card: SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 power supply: CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W ATX12V v2.3 ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Will all this stuff work together, i need help? More about : gaming build good monstersti October 28, 2012 7:20:46 AM id say everything is good here other then the gpu u should really look at something in the 7000 series of amd gpu's like a 7870 there olny about 30-60$ more and will be ALOT better buddenbmx October 28, 2012 7:47:49 AM thanks, ill look into that Related resources Is my first PC gaming build a good build ? - Forum First Build Good Gaming PC ? - Forum First Gaming PC Build , Does Everything Look Good ? - Forum Is my pc gaming setup good ? first build - Forum First build . Are these good and compatible parts for a gaming pc ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer buddenbmx October 28, 2012 7:52:47 AM so this http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... will be alot better? thejanitar October 28, 2012 7:59:40 AM no no.. check the reviews. this, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... would be wayy better and its a good version of the hd 7850's. not too expensive either. hope i helped. angaddev October 28, 2012 8:03:21 AM Honestly the 6870 is very capable for running high settings on 1080p. There is about a 5fps defference between 6870 and 7850, you'd have to upograde to the 7870 to see some major margins. buddenbmx October 28, 2012 8:05:10 AM thanks, yah it helped, i never built a pc before so i need as much help as i can get buddenbmx October 28, 2012 8:07:28 AM soo is it worth going from a 6870 to a 7850? monstersti October 28, 2012 8:11:22 AM id personaly go with a 7870 but its not my choice if u really need some proof there is benchmarks at http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/549?vs=540 i just think u might wanna spend a little bit over to get a better deal buddenbmx October 28, 2012 8:16:11 AM im going to go with the 7870, got anymore advice? angaddev October 28, 2012 8:18:25 AM What games are you gonna be playing at what res? If you're playing under 1080p you won't need the 7870. buddenbmx October 28, 2012 8:25:17 AM im not sure, but thanks i think about it buddenbmx October 28, 2012 8:39:04 AM should get the 6870 and a coolent fan or just the 7870 monstersti October 28, 2012 8:42:26 AM PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/lG5c Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/lG5c/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/lG5c/benchmarks/ CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($127.86 @ Newegg) Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($41.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($234.99 @ Newegg) Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Antec Basiq Plus 550W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($55.99 @ SuperBiiz) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg) Total: $766.79 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) Is ur full build also the cpu has the wrong price it will be at 215$ for a total of 811.79$ also id really hope u are using a 1080p monitor buddenbmx October 28, 2012 3:21:39 PM So that is abetter cheaper build? buddenbmx October 28, 2012 3:24:19 PM i heard the western digital were kinda slow, is this true? monstersti October 28, 2012 10:09:12 PM u can get the 7200 rpm version for like 20$ more so its really your choice there like this 1: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/samsung-internal-hard-driv... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIs my pc gaming setup good ? first build $1500 ForumMy first Gaming PC - Good or Bad Build ? ForumMy first ever attempt at building a gaming PC , is this any good ? ForumRecommend me a good gaming PC build ( first time) ForumBuild my first Gaming Pc . Will these work good together ForumIs this a good and compatible build ( FIRST TIME PC GAMER) HELP! 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