Solved First time building a gaming pc Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 15, 2012 10:31 AM in Systems Share wawapiko November 15, 2012 8:04:17 AM Hi I'm trying to build my first gaming pc and I was wondering if there will a bottleneck somewhere on this setup. Also is it possible get a stable OC of 4.2ghz on this? Processor: i7-3770k Mobo: Asus Sabertooth x79 Ram: Corsair Dominator Platinum 16gb Video Card: EVGA GTX 680 SC Signature HDD: Western Digital 2tb Caviar Black SSD: OCZ Vertex 4 256gb PSU: Seasonic 1000w Platinum Fan/Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO OS: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Note: Monitor resolution is at 1920x1080p 120hz More about : time building gaming cutebeans November 15, 2012 9:28:37 AM It's not even compatible. O-o Bad build BAD!! Best solution cutebeans November 15, 2012 9:33:03 AM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($26.29 @ NCIX US) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($127.98 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Samsung 830 Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($189.00 @ B&H) Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($289.99 @ NCIX US) Case: NZXT Phantom (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($114.99 @ NCIX US) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg) Total: $1212.20 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-15 06:32 EST-0500) This should be the one you want. Related resources First time building gaming pc - Forum Building a gaming PC for the first time . $1500-2000 budget - Forum Building a gaming pc for the first time for around $2000 - need help - Forum Building first time gaming PC . - Forum First Time Building Gaming PC /Budget $1000 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mysteryos November 15, 2012 10:19:33 AM What's your budget? wawapiko November 15, 2012 10:31:09 AM Best answer selected by wawapiko. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBuilding Gaming PC ( First time ) ForumBuilding Gaming PC - First Time ForumFirst time building a Gaming PC ForumFirst time building gaming /editing pc ForumFirst time building gaming PC ForumFirst time building a budget gaming pc around $400-500 ForumFirst time building a PC ( gaming ) ForumFirst time building a gaming PC (£550 - i3 rig) ForumFirst time building a gaming PC ! ForumBuilding a Gaming PC for the first time ForumFirst time building a gaming pc need advice ForumFirst time building : Gaming PC , flexible $1100 ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC ForumBuilding Gaming PC - First Time ForumCheap gaming PC (First time building a PC) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !