Is this good gaming build 800 Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: January 22, 2013 1:59 AM in Systems Share tech illiterate January 22, 2013 1:31:33 AM Hello, i'm considering building an around 800 dollar gaming PC (no keyboard, mouse, OS, monitor, optical-drive) never built a pc before but can plug an play components and install drivers need help picking components im not knowledgeable about these there are so many options is this a good build (suggested by a friend) CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Micro-center) Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.99 @ New-egg) Memory: Kingston ValueRAM 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($41.03 @ NCIX US) Storage: Western Digital Scorpio Black 250GB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($209.99 @ Micro-center) Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ NCIX US) Power Supply: CoolMax 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.98 @ Newegg) Total: $795 More about : good gaming build 800 djangoringo January 22, 2013 1:36:54 AM That psu, just ditch that rubbish psu for a decent one like : http://pcpartpicker.com/part/rosewill-power-supply-hive... http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb... Get proper ram : http://pcpartpicker.com/part/mushkin-memory-996995 And hdd : http://pcpartpicker.com/part/seagate-internal-hard-driv... If you don't plan to oc drop that cpu, get an i5-3470 and a h77m asrock from newegg. If you plan to pick the i5-3570k on microcenter, then it's a good choice getting it + that mobo. m 0 l cball1311 January 22, 2013 1:59:35 AM Here is what I suggest. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.98 @ SuperBiiz) Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg) Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.57 @ NCIX US) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($292.55 @ Newegg) Case: Cougar Volant (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.98 @ Outlet PC) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg) Total: $780.61 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-21 23:00 EST-0500) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs this a good under 800$ gaming build? Forum SolvedI want to build a good 600-800 gaming pc need help Forum SolvedIs this 800$ gaming pc build good? Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming pc build for 800$ Forum SolvedGood $800 gaming rig build? Forum Is this a good gaming pc build for $800 Forum Solvedis this a good $800 gaming build Forum Looking for a good gaming pc build under 800 U.S. Dollars Forum First time build a gaming computer, whats a good build for $500-$800 with good cooling options Forum SolvedGood gaming build for $800-$850 Forum SolvedNeed help building/buying a good gaming pc! (Around $800 would be perfect) Forum a good £800 gaming build? Forum Solved[New Build] Good Gaming/Everything Rig Around 800-1K Forum SolvedIs this a good build for around $800 gaming pc? Forum Any advice? I need a good gaming build for about $1100-$1350 (€800-€1000) Forum Good gaming build from 650-800 Forum Looking for a good $800 Gaming Computer Build Forum Good build for gaming? $800 Gaming PC AMD Build. Forum What is a good gaming pc build for $800? Forum Good 800 dollar build for a gaming PC? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !