GAMING RIG!@!@ HELP BUYING TONIGH!!!!!! Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: November 25, 2012 7:40 PM in Systems Share nyak1 November 25, 2012 7:18:57 PM Ok purchasing everything tonight. Want to double check everything is ok!! purpose = gaming, editing,music,movies,porn Dont plan on running crossfire anytime soon, possibly overclock Whatever that can possibly add to performance without spending too much money or possibly saving me money without a performance cut, plz chime in OK Lets start CASE = $130 COOLER MASTER HAF XM RC-922XM-KKN1 Black Mesh, Plastic, Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case CPU = $220 Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K CPU COOLER = $30 COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/FM2/AM3+ VIDEO CARD = $380 EVGA 02G-P4-2678-KR GeForce GTX 670 FTW 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card STORAGE $160 OCZ Technology 256GB Vertex 4 Series SATA 6.0 GB/s 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive (SSD) With Industry's Highest 120K IOPS And 5-Year Warranty - VTX4-25SAT3-256G HDD = $80 Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive RAM = $40 G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAB MOTHERBOARD = $80 ASRock Z75 Pro3 LGA 1155 Intel Z75 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard PSU = $100 SeaSonic X750 Gold 750W ATX12V V2.3/EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply CD = $20 ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM MONITOR = $180 Asus VS247H-P 24-Inch Full-HD LED Monitor Total adds up to around More about : gaming rig buying tonigh nyak1 November 25, 2012 7:30:59 PM oh and i plan on using a burnt copy of windows 7 provided by a friend NV88 November 25, 2012 7:36:58 PM Nothing to say really. Good solid build ticks all the boxes. You can upgrade that Win 7 to 8 for $15 which is what I'd consider, even if Microsoft has tightened the offer up. Related resources Buying a gaming rig , need help !!? - Forum Gaming Rig Upgrade - Buying In An Hour Help ! :D - Forum Building a Gaming Rig while buying pieces incrementally - Forum £900 gaming rig . Final opinions and advice before I start buying . - Forum Need help before buying this rig . - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer DarkSable a b B Homebuilt system November 25, 2012 7:38:12 PM It looks good, except for the z75 chipset motherboard. Get the Extreme 4, instead. NV88 November 25, 2012 7:40:10 PM DarkSable said:It looks good, except for the z75 chipset motherboard. Get the Extreme 4, instead. No point. Apart from the feature differences, there is no speed difference. I went with a B75 board for my non-OC build and its fine. Z75 and Z77 should overclock to around the same anyway. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum1300$ Gaming Rig Buying Today ForumBuying a new Rig ForumHelp buying stuff for my rig ForumBuilding a gaming rig . Need help ! ForumBuying an OC'ed gaming rig . ForumLooking for a new gaming rig ! 800-850 Help please! ForumBuying a prebuilt gaming rig ForumBuying a new RIG !!! help ForumWhat mobo should I buy for gaming rig with OC ForumNeed help with a gaming machine!!!! BUYING TOMORROW!!!!!! ForumPlz help in gaming rig ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC ForumBest minecraft gaming computer Forum[Solved] ~$950 Gaming PC Build, Any Suggestions ForumNew Keyboard Help More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !