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. m 0 l tman160 December 20, 2012 1:46:30 AM thanks. Do you think that power supply would handle crossfire 7950s? m 0 l Related resources How to configure a newly build PC and how to use an SSD and HDD together? - Forum How good is this build - Forum How to improve my build? - Forum Are all the parts in this build compatible with each other and how will it peform when playing games? - Forum How's my build? - 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? m 0 l 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? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs this fan good for my build and how many are there? Forum SolvedHow's this build? Forum SolvedHow good of a build will this be? Forum Solvedhow is this build for gaming? Forum SolvedHow is this build? Forum SolvedHow good is this build for gaming? Forum SolvedHow is my build for gaming on ULTRA quality on latest games? Forum SolvedHow do I install Windows 8.1 (digital vr) to my first pc build? Forum SolvedIs this a good first build? Anything to swap out or change? How many fps will I get on league of legends with this? Forum SolvedHow much power do I need for this build? Forum SolvedHow is this $1000 Computer Build? Forum SolvedHow is this $600 mini-ITX build? Forum SolvedHow many watts is enough to run this build? Forum SolvedHow much could I sell this build for? Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Build ~ How am I doing? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !