New Build First Timer Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: January 25, 2013 8:25 PM in Systems Share kash55 January 25, 2013 8:02:46 PM Hello, I used pcpartspicker to put these pc components together. I would like a gaming pc that can run current game and future games on high. Would this build last me a few years? Any advice on other components instead of the ones I have selected? My budget is around $1200 CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Amazon) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Microcenter) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($51.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($368.98 @ Newegg) Sound Card: Creative Labs Audigy SE 24-bit 96 KHz Sound Card ($28.45 @ Amazon) Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC) Monitor: Acer S201HLbd 60Hz 20.0" Monitor ($99.90 @ Amazon) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $1210.21 More about : build timer gussrtk January 25, 2013 8:07:59 PM you could get G.skill Ripjaws ram 2x8gb i think it's like 10$ cheaper and an SSD would make this build complete g-unit1111 a c 91 B Homebuilt system January 25, 2013 8:21:10 PM gussrtk said:you could get G.skill Ripjaws ram 2x8gb i think it's like 10$ cheaper and an SSD would make this build complete You don't need it for a gaming rig though, and you also don't need the sound card. Otherwise everything looks good. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kash55 January 25, 2013 8:25:41 PM Awesome, thank you both for the quick responses. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New gaming PC build ( first timer ) - $600 Forum First timer build feedback Forum Gaming Build - ~$1000 - first timer Forum Critique build - first timer Forum First timer noob questions Forum http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores Forum First Timer New Build Suggestions Budget $800 Forum First timer , wanting a decent gaming PC Forum First-timer here. Need help on building a new PC. Forum 1st Timer - Any general tips before putting this new build together? Forum Please advise on new build * first timer * Forum New Build ( First Timer ) Forum New Gaming build , first timer $1,500 Forum New build , first timer , and having HDD recognition problem Forum First Timer : New $800 PC Build Forum First Timer : Budget Gaming System ( Forum How do i know that all my computer components will fit together? Forum [Solved] New Build for a first timer Forum New Gaming build, new to forums also. first timer Forum New Build (First Timer) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !