Budget gaming help Tags: New Build Gaming CPUs Systems Last response: November 18, 2012 8:18 PM in Systems Share Sret43rg November 18, 2012 2:29:49 PM Which system would be better for gaming on a 1920x1080 single monitor? I would like it to last atleast around 5 years of decent gaming. This: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£169.37 @ Amazon UK) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£26.65 @ Scan.co.uk) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£95.97 @ Amazon UK) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£30.96 @ Scan.co.uk) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£41.98 @ Scan.co.uk) Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card (£180.94 @ Scan.co.uk) Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case (£34.99 @ Dabs) Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£77.70 @ Scan.co.uk) Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer (£13.98 @ Novatech) Total: £672.54 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-18 16:26 GMT+0000) Or this: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£169.37 @ Amazon UK) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£26.65 @ Scan.co.uk) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£77.69 @ Amazon UK) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£30.96 @ Scan.co.uk) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£45.48 @ CCL Computers) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (£216.98 @ Dabs) Case: XClio Nighthawk ATX Mid Tower Case (£28.79 @ Scan.co.uk) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£49.98 @ Novatech) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer (£11.96 @ Scan.co.uk) Total: £657.86 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-18 16:28 GMT+0000) I would go for the second build but i heard the XFX Double D 7950 has serious temperature issues and i can't afford any other 7950's which leads to the first build. Feel free to post any suggestions or even a new build for £675 maximum. Thanks in advance. More about : budget gaming Sret43rg November 18, 2012 4:06:55 PM Any suggestions/improvements? Sret43rg November 18, 2012 8:18:58 PM Please which one should i get D: im really not sure... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst time PC builder, need major help . ( budget gaming ) Forum$500 budget gaming pc help ForumLooking to build budget gaming PC Please help me!! ForumHelp on budget for a Gaming PC of 1.1k Forum$500-$600 First Time Budget Gaming Build Help ForumNeed help with budget Gaming build ForumNeed help building a budget gaming pc ForumNeed help ! Planning to buy a budget gaming PC ForumProcessor help for a budget gaming rig ForumHELP !! High End Gaming PC Build $1800-$1950 Budget ForumNeed help building a Gaming PC, Budget : 750-900 Euro ForumHelp with Budget Gaming Build ForumHelp on my budget gaming pc ForumHelp with choosing parts for first gaming build; budget ~$650 ForumHelp with $700 budget micro-atx gaming build ForumBuilding new gaming rig, $1800 budget , Help ! Forum750 dollar budget gaming pc help ForumHelp on a 2500$ budget gaming /video editing build ForumNoob flavored first gaming build on a budget - HELP Forum$500 Budget Gaming ..finalizing build please help More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !