Finally completely finished Gaming PC. Thoughts? ($1500) Tags: Homebuilt Systems Product Last response: December 29, 2012 4:29 AM in Systems Share nolanb13 December 27, 2012 12:29:59 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($79.98 @ Outlet PC) Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($104.99 @ NCIX US) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($89.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ NCIX US) Storage: Samsung 830 Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($189.90 @ B&H) Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($389.99 @ Amazon) Case: Antec Eleven Hundred ATX Full Tower Case ($79.99 @ NCIX US) Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ NCIX US) Optical Drive: LG BH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($89.99 @ Newegg) Monitor: Asus VE228H 21.5" Monitor ($124.99 @ NCIX US) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($136.45 @ B&H) Total: $1646.24 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-27 09:27 EST-0500) Tell me anything you think is wrong, or just tell me its perfect! More about : finally completely finished gaming thoughts 1500 butremor a b B Homebuilt system December 27, 2012 12:51:42 PM perfect but i'd swap for samsung 840pro ssd maybe cooler for cooler masster 212 EVO mrdowntownkiller a b B Homebuilt system December 27, 2012 2:45:51 PM the build is nearly perfect , but i would get a ( 2 x 4 ) and cheaper Blu-ray drive like this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and cut this $70 to 2 better parts : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer camohanna a b B Homebuilt system December 29, 2012 4:29:35 AM Looks good, probably dont need the 16GB of ram, 8GB is plenty. And CM 212 EVO for cooler Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources $ 1500 Video/ Gaming Rig Am I Finished Let me know PLEASE! Forum Final Build thoughts ? 1500 -2000 Forum Finished KOTOR2: Final Thoughts (Spoilers) Forum Finally Finished ....i think :/ Forum Final thoughts on gaming pc , 1500 $ Forum http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ade-advice Forum Final Review: $ 1500 Gaming Rig Forum $1400 - $ 1500 Mid-Range Gaming PC Forum Thoughts on final $ 1500 first gaming build Forum [New Build] Gaming PC ~$ 1500 -1800 Forum Finally built a system for me! Been 4+ Years! [Done Finally ] Forum $ 1500 Gaming PC - Criticisms Needed. Forum $ 1500 Gaming PC Suggestions/ Thoughts Forum First build - $ 1500 quad core gaming rig Forum 1500 Gaming PC - Need review and advice Forum First-time build: ~$ 1500 gaming /surfing PC Forum $ 1500 Home Theater Setup? Forum PCI compatibility question Forum New Build - MoBo impact on gaming? worth high end Z77/Z79? Forum Budget gaming pc Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !