Solved $1000 gaming PC build Tags: Homebuilt Overclocking Gaming Build Systems Last response: January 10, 2013 2:50 AM in Systems Share bf3fan January 10, 2013 12:53:48 AM http://pcpartpicker.com/p/wLFX Wanted to know if this is a good setup for casual gaming and I am not overclocking. More about : 1000 gaming build EzioAs a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming January 10, 2013 1:34:03 AM The PC is good. I would however change the HDD to a WD blue. I don't know how good the monitor & mouse is though Emelth a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming January 10, 2013 1:35:03 AM its a good build but why not get the 3570K it will last you longer than your current choice and you will also be able to OC it in the future to make it last even longer Related resources A good (under $ 1000 ) gaming pc build ? - Forum First Time Gaming PC Build $ 1000 -$1200 - Forum Gaming PC Build $ 1000 budget - Forum [New Build ] Gaming and Digital art pc $ 1000 -1500 - Forum New Build Gaming PC Advice (Budget £ 1000 ) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer camohanna a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming January 10, 2013 1:35:38 AM That computer you built can run about any game, but you could do a bit better. A 7870 GHz is about equal to a 660ti, surprassing it in some areas. This setup will run any game on high-max settings PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/wNdr Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/wNdr/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/wNdr/benchmarks/ CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ NCIX US) Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($239.99 @ Newegg) Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($51.52 @ NCIX US) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC) Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor ($149.99 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC) Mouse: Logitech M500 Wired Laser Mouse ($29.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $970.39 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-09 22:35 EST-0500) Best solution deadmangaming January 10, 2013 2:49:55 AM All good bf3fan January 10, 2013 2:50:33 AM Best answer selected by bf3fan. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst Gaming PC Build Under $ 1000 Forum$ 1000 Gaming PC Build Australia ForumGaming PC Build $ 1000 -1300 Forum£900 - £ 1000 (~$1400-$1600) Gaming PC new build ForumFirst Gaming PC Build Under $ 1000 ForumLooking to build a gaming pc for under 1000 Forum[SOLVED]2nd gaming pc build ~$ 1000 +100 ForumFirst Gaming PC Build around $ 1000 ForumNew home build gaming PC for £ 1000 ForumAdvise on build a gaming pc with between £ 1000 -£1500 Forum[Solved] ~$ 1000 Gaming PC (My first build ) ForumFirst Gaming PC Build $800-$ 1000 ish Forum$ 1000 Gaming PC Build Forum1,000 Gaming PC Build Check. ForumWindows won't boot after Motherboard/CPU/RAM change More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !