How is this build? Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: December 20, 2012 2:04 AM in Systems Share tman160 December 20, 2012 1:39:52 AM Uses will be gaming and audio editing, just wanted to see what everyone thought of this and if you would change anything. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.99 @ Amazon) Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($41.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Newegg) Case: Cooler Master HAF XM (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($109.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ NCIX US) Total: $926.92 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-19 22:39 EST-0500) More about : build johnsonjohnson December 20, 2012 1:43:28 AM If you're happy with the choices, it looks great to me. tman160 December 20, 2012 1:46:30 AM thanks. Do you think that power supply would handle crossfire 7950s? Related resources How much FPS would I get if I have this Build - Forum Last built a rig in 2004,new build in~ $1000 range, how 's this setup? - Forum How important is the motherboard in my build ? - Forum How good is this build ? - Forum How would you make my build better? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Nedyahiske December 20, 2012 1:54:56 AM Not sure about the psu, but do you not want an ssd? tman160 December 20, 2012 2:04:46 AM Would it be worth the extra $100? I still have never used a computer with one, but if it will make my audio/daw programs work faster im all for it. what would be a good one to get? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNVIDIA GeForce gt 630m Forum[Solved] How is this gaming build ForumHow successful will this PC build be? ForumHow long will this build last me? ForumHow's this for a 1st ever build? ForumHow is this build? ForumHow does this look for a build? ForumHow's this $1000 build? Forum[Solved] How's this build? ForumHow is this how would you shave off $ for this build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !