2000$ for gaming computer Tags: Homebuilt Gaming Computer Systems Product Last response: December 25, 2012 4:52 PM in Systems Share Torgrim96 December 25, 2012 2:51:58 PM hi everybody i need to build myself a new computer. if anyone of you can help me, i would be really happy. Budget Range: about 2000$ System Usage: Gaming, video editing Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, monitor, speekers Overclocking: yes SLI or Crossfire: maybe plz reply thank you for your time and attention More about : 2000 gaming computer mrdowntownkiller a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming December 25, 2012 4:32:44 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($299.99 @ NCIX US) CPU Cooler: NZXT HAVIK 140 90.3 CFM CPU Cooler ($58.98 @ Outlet PC) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($180.98 @ Amazon) Memory: G.Skill Sniper Gaming Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.98 @ Outlet PC) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($67.99 @ NCIX US) Storage: Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($183.77 @ Amazon) Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 680 2GB Video Card ($469.99 @ Amazon) Case: NZXT Phantom (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: SeaSonic 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.89 @ Outlet PC) Total: $1559.55 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-25 13:32 EST-0500) jmsellars1 a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming December 25, 2012 4:52:21 PM That all looks fine. No real need to spend any more than that. There are a few places you could save money if you want: - i5-3570k would be fine for the CPU. The i7 will only be better in video editing, it won't affect the gaming performance much. - 8GB RAM would probably be fine as well, you have the budget for more though so personally I'd just get 16GB. - The ASRock Z77 Extreme4 is a decent board with similar features for less cash. Depends which brand you prefer I suppose. - The Kingston SSD is fine but brands like Intel seem to have a better reputation for reliability. - The GTX 670 doesn't perform much worse than the GTX 680 for a lot less cash. The HD 7970 Ghz edition performs a bit better than the GTX 680 for the same price. - Strictly speaking, you only need 550W+, no harm in 650W though. Just thought i'd point it out. The only change I would recommend is the HD 7970 Ghz edition, I'd keep the i7/16GB RAM since you can easily afford it. EDIT: If you don't already have a decent monitor though, I'd be tempted to get the GTX 670/i5/8GB RAM/ASRock mobo and get a 2560x1440 IPS monitor or something. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedneed help with a new work and gaming computer -- 2000ish budget Forum SolvedGaming/Editing/Streaming Computer for 1600-2000$  Forum SolvedComputer for Gaming/Editing 2000-2500$  Forum SolvedGetting a $2000-2200 AMD processor gaming computer. Forum SolvedGaming/Overall Computer build $2000 Forum SolvedBuilding first gaming computer HELP approx 2000 dollars. Parts advise needed. Forum SolvedGaming computer £2000 budget Forum SolvedPlease help with 1st gaming computer build for $2000 or under Forum SolvedBuilding a $2000 gaming computer, need ideas Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming computer for around $2000 Forum Solved2000$ gaming/work computer (first build, any opinions) Forum Solved~$2000 Gaming Computer Build Forum Solvedbuilding a $2000 gaming computer Forum Solvedhigh end gaming computer 2000 dollar budget [[Help fast]] Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Computer for ARMA 3 -budget ~$2000 Forum SolvedBuilding a $1500 - $2000 gaming computer - Seeking assistance Forum SolvedLooking for a gaming computer 1500-2000 USD Forum SolvedHelp on a gaming computer build $1500-$2000 Forum SolvedBest 2000-2500 dollar gaming computer? Please fast answer Forum SolvedHelp finding Parts for a $2000 Gaming Computer Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !