Opinions on this build? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: January 31, 2013 8:06 PM in Systems Share nunchuck January 31, 2013 7:25:36 PM I'm planning on building a computer with these specs but I'm not sure if these are good specs for the price. Any opinions or advice greatly accepted to improve this build. Thanks! Patriot Viper 3 8GB 2X4GB PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 9-9-9-24 1.5V Dual Channel Memory Kit - Black Mamba $49.99 Bitfenix Shinobi Window ATX Mid Tower Case White 3X5.25EXT 8X3.5INT No PS Top USB3.0 Audio $69.99 Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5in Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM $89.99 Intel Core i5 3570K Unlocked Quad Core Processor LGA1155 3.4GHZ Ivy Bridge 6MB Retail $219.99 EVGA GeForce GTX 660 Ti Superclocked 980MHZ 2GB 6.0GHZ GDDR5 SLI 2xDVI HDMI DP PCI-E DX11 Video Card $299.99 ASRock Z77 EXTREME4 ATX LGA1155 DDR3 2PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 2PCI SATA3 DVI HDMI USB3.0 Moth *IR-$20* $169.99 Corsair CX Series CX600 600W ATX 12V 80 Plus Bronze Power Supply 140mm Fan $54.99 D-LINK DWA-552 Xtreme N Desktop Adapter 802.11B/G/N Triple Antenna PCI Adapter $34.99 Total $989.92 I'm planning to buy all these parts from NCIX.com I'm planning to use it for gaming, photoshop, and some 3D modelling. Games I play are battlefield, skyrim, crysis 2 etc. Do you think that I will be able to run the latest games at 50-60 fps at ultra settings and 1080p with this build? More about : opinions build | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to nunchuck Register or log in to remove Ubrales January 31, 2013 7:33:04 PM Nice system! EVGA has a GTX 660Ti 3GB with backplate for about the same price (with rebate) as the 2 GBs that you are considering. | Report abuse Reply to Ubrales g-unit1111 January 31, 2013 7:36:40 PM A 660TI will definitely get those frame rates. Here's something I would suggest: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks 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 ($32.60 @ Amazon) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($54.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card ($313.98 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ Microcenter) Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($75.98 @ SuperBiiz) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $944.48 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-31 16:36 EST-0500) | Report abuse Reply to g-unit1111 nunchuck January 31, 2013 7:44:24 PM Ubrales said:Nice system! EVGA has a GTX 660Ti 3GB with backplate for about the same price (with rebate) as the 2 GBs that you are considering. Thanks for the heads up. I'll definitely go for the 3gb then. | Report abuse Reply to nunchuck Ubrales January 31, 2013 8:06:54 PM nunchuck said:Thanks for the heads up. I'll definitely go for the 3gb then. Catch it on sale, promo, rebate. I paid something like $288 4 weeks ago and I am expecting a $20 rebate on top of it. (net $268) | Report abuse Reply to Ubrales Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Opinions on this build?> Related ressources: ForumOpinions of this build ? ForumFirst New Build . I need your opinions and help Forum$800 AMD Build - Opinions Wanted ForumOpinions on Budget AMD Build ForumQuestion and opinions about a new build Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores ForumFirst build in 5 years, opinions .. ForumOpinions on New Build and other questions ForumOpinions about this gaming pc build ? ForumOpinions on Shuttle systems for itx build ? ForumFirst time builder my budget is 1400 check out the build.Opinions Pls ForumOpinions on build ? ForumWould appreciate some opinions and help on new build . ForumOpinions on new build (ASRock MB and Intel i5) ForumFirst build ! Full list of components AND peripherals. Opinions /Advice? ForumOpinions on a gaming build ForumFirst Build !!! Any advice or opinions ? ForumFirst PC Build , Opinions /Suggestions? ForumMy Build (need Opinions and suggestions!) ForumOpinions on build ? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !