Need help building a >1500 gaming computer Tags: New Build Gaming Computers Systems Product Last response: February 7, 2013 4:19 AM in Systems Share chernie February 7, 2013 3:48:57 AM I am looking to build my first gaming computer under $1500. I want it to be able to run games high-utra settings with a stable framerate. Also, I would want the best bang for the buck components. More about : building 1500 gaming computer cutebeans a b 4 Gaming February 7, 2013 4:03:02 AM 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 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.98 @ Outlet PC) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($75.00 @ Amazon) Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($91.32 @ Amazon) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($295.66 @ Newegg) Case: NZXT Source 220 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon) Power Supply: SeaSonic 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($77.98 @ SuperBiiz) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg) Monitor: Asus VS239H-P 23.0" Monitor ($174.99 @ Best Buy) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $1242.86 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-07 01:02 EST-0500) m 0 l djangoringo a b 4 Gaming February 7, 2013 4:19:51 AM My suggestion : PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($214.99 @ Amazon) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($80.76 @ Amazon) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($180.98 @ SuperBiiz) Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($75.00 @ Amazon) Storage: Plextor M5S Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($169.99 @ Microcenter) Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($379.99 @ Newegg) Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $1443.65 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help, building a gaming computer for the first time, 1,500 dollar budget Forum SolvedNeed help for building a computer for 3D animation/rendering/gaming under $1,500 Forum Need Help for building a gaming computer under 1500 Forum Need Help Building A Gaming Computer $1500-1800 Budget. Forum SolvedPlanning on building a $1500 gaming system for my friend. Need help. Forum SolvedNeed Help building a Computer $1200- $1500 Doller budget am willing to go over a bit First time build hardcore gamer Forum SolvedFirst time for building gaming pc, 1400-1500 budget, need help, i have no experience Forum SolvedNeed Help Building a nice gaming rig $1500 Forum Need help building a ~$1500 computer Forum SolvedMax $1500 gaming build, need graphics help Forum Need Help With Building New $1500 Gaming PC Forum SolvedBuying online and building game rig need help !($1000-$1500) Forum Solved2014 Gaming Computer build help - $1500 budget (including Monitor) Forum SolvedBUILD - Need help with a ~$1,500 Gaming PC. [My First Build] Forum Noob building his first gaming build for under $1500. Need help and suggestions! Forum SolvedI need help to build a computer $1500 - $2000 Budget Forum SolvedHELP NEEDED! Building a gaming pc for the first time! Budget of £1500-£1900 Forum Solvedgaming pc build need help 1500-2000$ ( no specific budget) Forum SolvedFine, I'll Build a $1500 - $2000 Gaming Desktop, But I'll Need Lots of Help Forum SolvedNeed help building gaming computer that can max any game for 2-3 years... Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !