Upon further research for my build. Tags: Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: January 14, 2013 7:31 AM in Systems Share Triscuitcraker January 14, 2013 6:15:29 AM So, i'm building my gaming pc soon, and have been posting build specs on here, and talking to techies I know, and have come up with this final-ish build...suggestions and advice are more than welcome http://pcpartpicker.com/p/xwQI More about : research build AMD Radeon a c 352 4 Gaming January 14, 2013 7:31:09 AM fix case, psu, and cooler PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ NCIX US) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.98 @ Outlet PC) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US) Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($94.99 @ Microcenter) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($234.99 @ Amazon) Case: Zalman ZM-Z9 U3 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($47.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Newegg) Monitor: Asus VS239H-P 23.0" Monitor ($174.99 @ Best Buy) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $1111.86 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-14 04:30 EST-0500) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat is better for gaming (building computer for further upgrades later) Forum SolvedLooking to build a computer for 1440p gaming with potential to use 4k monitor(s) when prices drop further Forum Solved$1500-$2000 Build for Photoshop, WoW, and image research. Forum SolvedNew build crashes upon full load Forum SolvedBudget gaming build. Need opinions and further insight :) Forum SolvedAfter much research I'm still unsure. Will this PSU power my build safely and effectively? Forum SolvedImprove upon this build and tell me what to change. Forum SolvedImprove upon this build and tell me what to change Forum Building a PC, updated build, thoughts or further changes? Forum SolvedI have Started Building Myself, My first time Building a PC, Everything is down on Paper,and Im doing Research. I ha Forum SolvedWhat knowledge can you give upon my build? Forum Build Ready, Research Done Forum SolvedDeciding upon a final build Forum New Build--Research and Writing with Some Gaming Forum Would I be better off building a new computer if I wanted to upgrade further? Forum SolvedRed CPU_LED upon boot up Z87-A motherboard upgrade build Forum Feedback on First Build? ($2000 budget for gaming + academic research) Forum SolvedBuilding my own computer for the first time. Did some research and came up with this list. Forum Solved$1500 PC build (Is my research right?) Forum First custom build with research from this site, need help looking over costs, effeciency, and compatability. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !