Advice on gaming pc build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: January 28, 2013 4:40 AM in Systems Share buildingpcs123 January 28, 2013 3:48:24 AM I'm planning on building a custom pc for gaming and such, any advice or suggestions, here are the parts I'm currently planning on using: Motherboard: ASUS P8Z77-V LK Intel Z77 CPU: Intel Core i5-3570k Quad Core GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 700 Watts SSD: Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR3 1600Mhz Case: CoolerMaster HAF X Optical Drive: Asus DRW More about : advice gaming build tiny voices January 28, 2013 3:53:34 AM Only get 8gb of RAM Get a psu from Antec, XFX, Corsair, or Seasonic. 500-600 watts will be plenty. Get a WAY cheaper case. ($50-$80) Get a 7870 or 7950 with the saved money. m 0 l buildingpcs123 January 28, 2013 4:06:08 AM Would a CoolerMaster HAF 912 work well, and would I need to buy extra fans? Corsair Vengeance 2x4GB DDR3 1600Mhz RAM PSU: Corsair Builder Master 600W And what would you recommend, a 7950 or a GeForce GTX 670, and why? Thanks m 0 l Related resources Looking for advice on 1st gaming pc build - Forum Need Advice for my 1st build gaming and entertain PC - Forum Need final advice on a gaming PC build - Forum First gaming PC build, thoughts? Advice? - Forum Gaming pc build wanting advice incase i've missed anything. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tiny voices January 28, 2013 4:08:43 AM The coolermaster HAF 912 is a great case. The corsair cx600 is a good PSU. I have one myself. I would get the 7950 because I prefer AMD. They are comparable cards and you will be very happy with either one. m 0 l buildingpcs123 January 28, 2013 4:11:34 AM Thanks, oh and if I was going to overclock my CPU, would a CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO work well for the extra cooling? m 0 l tiny voices January 28, 2013 4:13:18 AM Its a great cooler. it will perform very well. m 0 l buildingpcs123 January 28, 2013 4:24:53 AM Thanks for all your help, so something like this would work well? Motherboard: ASUS P8Z77-V LK Intel Z77 CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Quad Core CPU Cooler: CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB PCU: Corsair Builder Master 600W RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB DDR3) 1600Mhz SSD: Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB HHD: Seagate Barracuda 1 TB, 64MB Cache Optical Drive: Asus DRW Case: CoolerMaster HAF 912 And everything will fit in the smaller case well right? m 0 l tiny voices January 28, 2013 4:36:24 AM Make sure the RAM is low profile Everything will fit without issue. m 0 l buildingpcs123 January 28, 2013 4:38:00 AM It is thanks. Again, thanks for all of your help, back to my linear algebra proofs... m 0 l tiny voices January 28, 2013 4:40:12 AM I hate that crap. lol. And no problem. Glad to be able to help! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAdvice Needed for My Budget Gaming Pc build Forum SolvedAdvice needed: First Build - Budget Gaming PC (inc. FX-8320 + MSI GTX760 - OR - R9 280) Forum SolvedLooking for advice for a ~$1500 new gaming pc build Forum SolvedNeed advice on a NOT gaming PC build :) Forum SolvedGaming PC Build - Advice Please Forum SolvedGaming PC Build Advice Forum SolvedGaming PC build Advice Forum SolvedGaming PC Noob, Need Build Advice Please Forum SolvedGaming PC Build Advice! Forum SolvedOpinions and Advice on $750 Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedGaming PC Build Advice/Guide Forum SolvedGaming PC Build Help/Opinions/Advice Forum Solved$1,000 - $1,200 Gaming PC build advice Forum SolvedMy 1st Gaming PC build inside, looking for opinions/advice Forum SolvedAdvice for First Gaming PC Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !