Asking for opinions/Improvements on Gaming Build - ~$1300 budget Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 24, 2012 5:59 AM in Systems Share Gameboi_SS November 23, 2012 7:34:25 PM My Build Processor: Intel Core i5-3570K Processor [ http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0087EVHTE/ref=asc_df_B0087EVH... ] 215.00 Cooling: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO Sleeve CPU Cooler [ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ] 30.00 Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 [ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ] 105.00 RAM: G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM [ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ] 45.00 Graphics Card: GIGABYTE Windforce GV-N670OC-2GD GeForce GTX 670 2GB [ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=14-125-... ] 350.00 Hard Drive: Western Digital 500 GB WD Black SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Bulk/OEM Desktop Hard Drive [ http://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-WD5003AZEX-Frustr... ] 80.00 SSD: Crucial 128 GB m4 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive [ http://www.amazon.com/Crucial-2-5-Inch-Solid-State-CT12... ] 105.00 Case: LIAN LI PC-7B plus II Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case [ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=11-112-... ] 100.00 Power Supply: CORSAIR Professional Series HX650 650W Modular Active PFC Power Supply [ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ] 120.00 Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer [ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ] 20.00 Total: 1170.00 More about : opinions improvements gaming build 1300 budget butremor November 23, 2012 7:55:41 PM Hi, Maybe swap ssd to samsung 830 series, as they are know to be reliable at ~115$ Change PSU to 550W at least 80 plus bronze. Lian li cases are bad, choose nzxt or cooler master or azza Gameboi_SS November 23, 2012 9:24:29 PM Alright, awesome. Ill check out that SSD, but the PSU is 80+gold. Why not keep that? Also are there any bottlenecks in this system or is it well-rounded? Related resources $800 new build (downsize from $ 1300 build ) budget/gaming upgradeable - Forum Noob asking for help!!! ' Gaming ' desktop < 1300 - Forum New gaming build --- about 1300 $ budget . - Forum Need Advice on $ 1300 or under budget/gaming pc - Forum $ 1300 Budget Gaming Computer - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer butremor November 23, 2012 9:39:35 PM Oh, right, gold is good. Bottlenecks? Not that i see. Gameboi_SS November 24, 2012 5:59:50 AM Bump Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 1st Build 1300 -1500 Budget Forum $1000- 1300 Budget Gaming First Built Computer (FFXIV) Forum First Time Gaming Build ! $ 1300 -$1400 Forum $1200-$ 1300 First Gaming Computer Build Forum 1300 gaming computer, first build ever, need help thx Forum First Build , Need major advice :) budget 1300 Forum Gaming Budget of 1300 -1800$$ Forum My First Build on a $ 1300 budget Forum Newb First Build $1200-$ 1300 Gaming /Photoshop Forum Help finding the notebook for me $ 1300 -2000 Budget Forum First time builder - Budget $ 1300 Forum Building a new computer [ Budget : 1300 ] Forum 1300 $ Gaming PC, help still needed. Forum PCI compatibility question Forum First Build Help Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !