Need a advice Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: January 14, 2013 1:02 PM in Systems Share pchioccola January 14, 2013 12:34:00 PM Hey guys, I already have a GTX 660 - 8gb Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 - Seagate Barracuda 1TR Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: this month System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, watching movies Are you buying a monitor: No Parts to Upgrade: CPU - Mobo - Power Supply - Cooler (?) Do you need to buy OS: No Parts Preferences: Inter, Corsair, Asus, Gigabyte, Asrock Overclocking: no SLI or Crossfire: no Your Monitor Resolution: 1280x1024, but I will play on 40" TV Additional Comments: Do I need a new cooler ? More about : advice AMD Radeon January 14, 2013 12:41:28 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / 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: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.57 @ NCIX US) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US) Storage: Intel 330 Series 180GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($149.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: PNY GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($299.99 @ NCIX US) Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($67.41 @ Mac Connection) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ 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: $1167.89 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-14 09:38 EST-0500) pick cpu, mobo, powersupplly, case from this build mikerockett January 14, 2013 12:41:50 PM Have a look at the 'how to ask for newbuild advice' sticky at the top of the page and fill in the template there, that way we will be in a better position to help you. Related resources Need some advice on first time build - Forum Need advice for upgrading my computer to play games like MW3 and BF3 - Forum Future Proofed Budget Build - Need some Advice ! - Forum Need advice for wireless on desktop - Forum $1200 Build. Finally saved up. Need advice . TY - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer pchioccola January 14, 2013 12:59:50 PM mikerockett said:Have a look at the 'how to ask for newbuild advice' sticky at the top of the page and fill in the template there, that way we will be in a better position to help you. I haven't seen it before, now it's ok. Sorry bout that! mikerockett January 14, 2013 1:02:49 PM pchioccola said:I haven't seen it before, now it's ok. Sorry bout that! No problem, it just helps us understand what you're after a little better that way we can give you better advice. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUpgrading Build, Need Advice : GTX 680 vs. ??? ForumNeed advice on which sdd to buy ForumNew Gaming PC ~$1000, need SSD/PSU Advice ForumE6400 need advice ForumNeed advice on a UPS ForumNeed advice on a mobile cpu ForumNeed advice on first prebuilt gaming desktop ForumNeed some advice ForumFirst PC build need advice ! ForumWanting to upgrade; need advice ForumNeed Advice - Gaming PC ForumTorn between 2 cards need advice ForumNeed advice ForumNeed large storage solution advice ForumChecking for PC Upgrade More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !