VM and Gaming Workstation Tags: New Build Workstations Systems Last response: November 27, 2012 4:44 AM in Systems Share adam_09 November 27, 2012 2:18:48 AM Hi Guys, I would like to build a workstation with the below spec: Casing - Fractal Design Node 304 MotherBoard - P8Z77-I DELUXE CPU - i7 3770 Ram - G.Skill Ripjaws-x 1600Mhz (8Gb x 2pcs) CL9 HDD - 2 x WD Blue 1TB Graphic - Gigabyte GTX 670 2GB WINFORCE Power Supply - Cooler Master 850W M2 Any comments on bottleneck, overkill or ..... Thanks. More about : gaming workstation | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to adam_09 Register or log in to remove excella1221 November 27, 2012 2:42:12 AM Everything should fit, though a few suggestions. - Cheaper board = http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - You're getting a z77 board, might as well get the unlocked(K) version of the i7. - Might want low profile RAM, but the RipjawsX should be fine. - Scrap out the PSU completely. CM PSUs are known to have high failure rates and arguably mediocre performance. 850w is also overkill especially for a single GPU unit. Get 500-550w instead. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... | Report abuse Reply to excella1221 adam_09 November 27, 2012 4:44:30 AM Hi excella1221, Thanks for the advice.. may consider your suggestion. | Report abuse Reply to adam_09 Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>VM and Gaming Workstation> Related ressources: ForumNeed Advice: ~$2000+ VM / Photo & Video Editting / Gaming Rig ForumIntel vt-d for home vm use ForumVM Ware Monster Build Help Needed ForumCentOS, Fedora or RHEL for Workstation PC ForumHome Lab/ VM Server $900-$1200 ForumA powerful workstation design looking for a few good man! ForumVM Ware lab machine for Oracle enviornment... ForumBuilding a boss workstation/gaming rig. twin xeons or i7? ForumM2A- VM system upgrade? ForumCan't get CD drive to work ( VM ) ForumVM Workstation setup ForumVMware Workstation - Athlon, Phenom ? ForumI7 Build for a home workstation - Help ForumNeed advice: building a new workstation , workhorse for next 4-6 years ForumIs this gaming PC okay? ForumBest Gaming/Workstation for £500/$800 ForumAdvice On Budget Workstation/Gaming Build ForumBuilding a Gaming / Art workstation machine Forum[Solved] Audio Workstation/Light Gaming build Forum[Solved] Revised gaming/workstation custom build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !