Opinions & Advice on my first build Tags: Homebuilt Build Systems Last response: November 21, 2012 9:35 PM in Systems Share squigglez November 21, 2012 8:48:44 PM Hello, I am looking to build my first computer with the following in mind: Budget: ~$700 Purpose: word processing, web browsing, some gaming Below is what I have picked out so far: CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme3 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 PSU: CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 600W Case: Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Hard Drive: Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) Video Card: HIS iCooler H777F1G2M Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) (comes free w/ mobo) Advice on how I could better this build would be greatly appreciated EDIT: No immediate plans on overclocking, but this computer needs to last as long as possible and I may wish to overclock in the future. More about : opinions advice build Deemo13 a b B Homebuilt system November 21, 2012 9:35:04 PM Well, are you actually going to overclock the processor? If not, then you don't need a "K" processor or a Z77 motherboard. You can go with a regular i5 and a H77. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedOpinions and Advice on My First Gaming Build! Forum SolvedMy first build OPINIONS/ADVICE? Forum SolvedOpinions / Advice on my first build Forum SolvedThis is my first build and I would like opinions and advice Forum SolvedOpinions/thought/advice on my first build (Missing motherboard) Forum SolvedFirst build, advice/ opinions needed. Forum SolvedWould like opinions/advice on first build Forum SolvedFather Son $1500 First Time Gaming Build Opinions/Advice Needed Forum SolvedFirst Build - Opinions and advice welcomed! Forum first time build, want 2nd opinions and advice Forum SolvedBuilding my First PC-Looking for Opinions/Advice Forum SolvedBuilding My New (and First!) Gaming Rig :: Need advice/ opinions. $1600 budget Forum SolvedNeed opinions and advice for building my first computer Forum SolvedFirst build, ~$300, need opinions & advice Forum Solved[First Build] Established Components List - Opinions and Advice Desire Forum First gaming PC build, opinions and advice please. Forum SolvedAdvice and opinions on first build Forum First High End PC Build List...Opinions? Alternatives? Advice? Forum SolvedFirst Build - Advice/Opinions/Answers Needed Forum SolvedNeed advice, opinions and recommendation on building my first gaming rig. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !