New build (need to stay under $500) Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 24, 2012 3:03 PM in Systems Share Phoenix91357 November 24, 2012 2:13:37 PM Hi, I was wondering if this all looked ok and works together. Thanks for any help On a budget and this stayed under where i needed it to be. (under 500). It all came out to 479$. This is mostly for gaming, wow, skyrim etc Approximate Purchase Date: nowish Budget Range: 500$ total System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming Are you buying a monitor: no Parts to Upgrade: Everything Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg Location: City, State/Region, Country - NYC area Parts Preferences: by brand or type : Intel Cpu Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Not currently Your Monitor Resolution: 1280X1024 And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Because current PC is http://reviews.cnet.com/desktops/dell-xps-420/4505-3118... with a new graphics card. What i have picked out: Motherboard : ASRock Z77 Extreme6 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... power supply: Rosewill Stallion Series RD500-2DB 500W ATX12V Power Supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... cpu: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU (already have it) XFX Double D HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity case: Rosewill Blackbone Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Hard drive: (cant get ssd need extra space) Western Digital WD VelociRaptor WD5000HHTZ 500GB 10000 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : build stay 500 cutebeans November 24, 2012 2:19:27 PM Do you already have the CPU? The build can be better if you follow the Build advice thread http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/353572-31-build-upgra... Hope you revise your thread so we can help you better. m 0 l Phoenix91357 November 24, 2012 2:42:57 PM cutebeans said:Do you already have the CPU? The build can be better if you follow the Build advice thread http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/353572-31-build-upgra... Hope you revise your thread so we can help you better. Fixed it, hope that helps. Thanks! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer cutebeans November 24, 2012 3:03:14 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Amazon) Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G41 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($59.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($24.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg) Case: NZXT Tempest 210 ATX Mid Tower Case ($43.99 @ Amazon) Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg) Total: $434.93 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-24 12:02 EST-0500) Basically, I got you a 650w power supply because it would be better if you plan to make a new build in the next 3 years and also it's on sale and better than the rest by a mile. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! 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