First build Tags: Build Systems Last response: December 25, 2012 10:31 AM in Systems Share Dangt85 December 24, 2012 11:41:04 AM Hi, pretty new to all this but will be getting some help on my first build. Got a $1500 budget and am looking to get the following; Case: BitFenix Merc Alpha Mid Tower Case CPU: i5 3570K Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 Motherboard RAM: Corsair Vengeance CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PSU: OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular DVD Drive: LG GH24NS90 24x SATA DVD-RW Drive OEM HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB SSD: Intel 520 Series 120GB SSD Graphics Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 Ti WF2 2GB OS: Windows 7 Home Prem 64bit $1189 + $103 postage Total $1292 Just want to make sure its all compatible and isn't too much of a challenge for a first build. Thanks More about : build AMD Radeon December 24, 2012 11:53:24 AM perfect build i cant say anything except for PSU, you may want certified PSU from corsair, xfx, or antec brand certified silver is enough Dangt85 December 25, 2012 9:14:23 AM Yeah that and the case were the 2 things I wasn't sure about... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer AMD Radeon December 25, 2012 10:31:00 AM for case, antec three hundres two is popular but absolutely case is about your taste. and i will recommend getting PSU xfx 750 silver for about 90ish Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My First Custom Build ...Hoping For Confirmation and Suggestions Forum First Build Suggestions Forum Making a first time build , any last advice? Forum First Time Gaming Rig Build Advice Forum First Build Compatibility Check Please Forum First Build - $550 Forum First computer build Forum First Gaming Build Forum First Build - Budget $2500 - Thoughts? Forum First ever build , advice needed please Forum Need some advice on first time build Forum My First Build Forum My new ( first ) build . Approve Forum First -time build : AM3+ or FM2 based processor? Forum First Gaming Build Under 1000$ Forum First Build (criticism appreciated) Forum First wicked build ! would love some feedback Forum First Build - Downgrade anything? Forum First system build - no display Forum Building a budget PC. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !