Custom build help Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: December 11, 2012 9:39 PM in Systems Share tomthumb_22 December 11, 2012 8:38:18 PM For my son - any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. CPU Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Quad-Core $179.99 @ NCIX US Motherboard Biostar TZ77XE3 ATX LGA1155 $129.99 @ Amazon Memory Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 $51.51 @ Amazon Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM $64.99 @ NCIX US Video Card MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB $179.99 @ Newegg Case NZXT Phantom 410 (Black) ATX Mid Tower $99.99 @ Amazon Power Supply Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V $79.99 @ Newegg Optical Drive LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer $22.49 @ Amazon More about : custom build tomthumb_22 December 11, 2012 8:48:17 PM Me again - is there any way I could shave $100 off this build? m 0 l Deemo13 December 11, 2012 8:51:57 PM You could go for the H77 Pro4/MVP motherboard from ASRock. That should save you some money. Also, you can go for a cheaper power supply if you are only going to run one card. Something like the Antec NEO ECO 520W should do. m 0 l Related resources Looking to build my first custom computer! I need some help! - Forum Need Help With Custom Build PC Desktop within $1,500 Budget - Forum 1st custom build...pls help review! - Forum Custom Build Parts Help - Forum Custom Build Problem, Help!! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tomthumb_22 December 11, 2012 9:02:18 PM Thanks. Is the processor and videocard a good combination? Also, can I save money on a case? m 0 l Deemo13 December 11, 2012 9:24:12 PM Very good combo. And the case is expensive, but its a matter of whether you like it or not. You are going to be the one looking at it every day, so I don't like to recommend cases. m 0 l tomthumb_22 December 11, 2012 9:36:06 PM This is for my son - just looking for a decent case. m 0 l Deemo13 December 11, 2012 9:39:05 PM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... This is a pretty good case with great airflow. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help with Custom Build Forum SolvedIs this build good for 1850? custom water-cooling loop help?!! Forum Solved1866 vs. 2133MHz Need Help Custom Build Forum SolvedLooking for someone to help with custom PC build Forum SolvedCustom Gaming PC Build (Help Needed) Forum SolvedPlease help 1st custom build: Photography, editing, and business mutli-tasking for my real job. Forum SolvedHelp with Pc Custom build please Forum SolvedCustom Video Editing / Multi Business Task Build Help Forum SolvedCustom PC Build!!! (SGD1000) I need Help I'm a noob in PC stuff Forum SolvedCustom loop help. What fittings do i need for this build? Forum SolvedNeed Help With Custom Build! Forum SolvedNeed help with choosing a site for a gaming PC custom build Forum Solvedhelp with custom build please Forum SolvedCustom Build Help Forum SolvedCustom PC Build Help Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !