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 m 0 l g-unit1111 a c 93 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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFirst timer, new build for MMO gaming Forum Solvedfirst timer new build question Forum Solved[SOLVED] MEMOK solid red -- help with a first timer's new build Forum SolvedFirst Timer, New Build for University also Laptop vs. Desktop thanks Forum New Build/Upgrading a gifted PC - First Timer Forum SolvedNew Build for a first timer Forum SolvedFirst timer here. Advice for building new PC without a PC monitor. Forum SolvedNew build review first timer Forum Solved[New Build]First Timer/Bottleneck and Compatibility Check Forum SolvedNew build, first timer. Forum SolvedBuilding a new pc( First timer) Forum SolvedFirst-timer here. Need help on building a new PC. Forum Sub-$700 new build for Multimedia and Casual Gaming Feedback (First Timer) Forum Troubleshooting - New PC build (first timer) wont boot / no display - Asus p8zz7 i deluxe/wd Forum Need advice on new PC build (first timer) Forum First Timer New Build Suggestions Budget $800 Forum New Gaming build, new to forums also. first timer Forum Please advise on new build *first timer* Forum New Build (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 !