$750 first gaming build Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: January 25, 2013 2:54 PM in Systems Share CIce90 January 25, 2013 3:09:52 AM Approximate Purchase Date: sometime in the month of February Budget Range: Nothing over $750 total System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming (Minecraft, Skyrim, AC3, COD), Browsing internet, listening to music Are you buying a monitor: Yes Do you need to buy OS: Yes Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com or amazon.com Location: City, State/Region, Country - Maryland Parts Preferences: just the best parts I can get for the money Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Additional Comments: I would like a quiet computer Why Are You Upgrading: Current computer is too old More about : 750 gaming build tiny voices a c 391 4 Gaming January 25, 2013 3:15:55 AM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($121.98 @ SuperBiiz) Motherboard: ASRock B75M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($58.98 @ SuperBiiz) Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.50 @ NCIX US) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Newegg) Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($40.98 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC) Monitor: Acer G236HLBbd 60Hz 23.0" Monitor ($109.99 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $746.35 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-25 00:15 EST-0500) This will meet your needs just fine. m 0 l Onus a b 4 Gaming January 25, 2013 3:26:29 AM If you're anywhere near Towson, MD, a new Microcenter just opened there (November I believe). You may find some good in-store deals. m 0 l Related resources first gaming pc build for £750 - Forum Budget 750 Dollar First Build Gaming Pc - Forum My first PC build £750 gaming pc. - Forum First Timer Looking To Build Gaming PC For $500 to $750 - Forum First build Gaming PC Between €750-€800 ($1000-$1100) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tiny voices a c 391 4 Gaming January 25, 2013 3:26:55 AM Or rockville. That's the one I go to. I wonder how local you are to me. m 0 l CIce90 January 25, 2013 3:35:08 AM i live in baltimore. i might head on down there, i just want to know what parts to get that will be good for me. depends if it's cheaper at the store or online m 0 l tiny voices a c 391 4 Gaming January 25, 2013 3:36:42 AM In the store, they have deals where with certain CPU's you get $40 off a motherboard. I recently bought my i3 and motherboard there. FWIW I live in Ellicott City. Kinda neat to see someone close to home on here. m 0 l CIce90 January 25, 2013 3:39:33 AM haha yeah it is pretty neat. i'm new to all of this, i've been researching a good bit and watching videos. i don't want to go in there and not knowing what to get and all m 0 l tiny voices a c 391 4 Gaming January 25, 2013 3:41:27 AM They are usually very helpful at microcenter. If you have a general idea of what you want when you go in, you should come out just fine. m 0 l CIce90 January 25, 2013 3:44:51 AM alright, thanks man!! m 0 l tiny voices a c 391 4 Gaming January 25, 2013 3:49:52 AM Anytime! m 0 l CIce90 January 25, 2013 2:54:59 PM i still want to know what other people recommend, i also have a birthday coming shortly so i can ask for parts i need. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help, $750-900 gaming build - first time building! Forum SolvedFirst Game PC build in 16 years, budget 750-1000€, looking for some advise. Forum SolvedGaming Rig 1,000-1,750 (First build, more info inside) Forum SolvedChecking for compatibility of my first gaming pc build ($750) Forum SolvedFirst Build, hybrid HTPC / Medium duty gaming; $500-$750 Forum SolvedFirst Time, Low coast Gaming Build ~$750 Forum SolvedFirst build: $750 gaming build Forum Help me build my First build Gaming PC ~$700-750 Forum SolvedNeed help building first gaming PC budget $600-$750 Forum First time build, Gaming/CAD rig, £700-750 budget. HELP Forum Gaming PC Build ~$750-$1000 (first timer) Forum First time build, gaming oriented, $750-$900 price range Forum First Time New Build for Gaming (£600 - £750) Forum First Time Budget Gaming Build ($750) Forum First Time Gaming Build $500-$750 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !