Is this pc good for gaming? Tags: Homebuilt Cooler Master Systems Product Last response: February 10, 2013 11:54 AM in Systems Share abhanan93 February 10, 2013 7:29:16 AM Motherboard ASUS Sabertooth Z77 Intel Series 7 ($245) CPU Intel Core i7-3770K Quad Core ($320) CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO ($35) RAM Corsair Vengeance 16GB (DDR3 1600MHz) ($95) Video Cards 2 X XFX Radeon HD 7970 (3GB) ($700) Sound Card ASUS Xonar Essence STX ($190) System Drive OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS Solid State Drive 240GB ($140) Storage Drive Seagate Barracuda 3TB (7200rpm, 64MB cache) ($150) Optical Drive ASUS 14X Internal Blu Ray Burner ($100) Case Cooler Master HAF 932 Full Tower ($150) Power Supply Cooler Master Silent Pro 850 Watt ($130) Total Cost: $2255 (USD) More about : good gaming FrederikH February 10, 2013 8:12:11 AM Very simple answer, yes. TheN00bBuilder a b B Homebuilt system February 10, 2013 10:55:51 AM You do not need a sound card, or 16 GB of RAM. Thats overkill. Related resources A good (under $1000) gaming pc build? - Forum Need a good router for gaming (Xbox and PC ) - Forum I Need a Good PC for Gaming And Rendering - Forum Is this good for a Mid range gaming Pc ? - Forum Is my first PC gaming build a good build? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bigdaddyboy1 February 10, 2013 11:15:49 AM I should sure hope it is for $2255 TheN00bBuilder a b B Homebuilt system February 10, 2013 11:23:58 AM bigdaddyboy1 said:I should sure hope it is for $2255 LOL; thats what I thought too! EzioAs a b B Homebuilt system February 10, 2013 11:25:52 AM You can do better but those parts are good for gaming. timarp000 February 10, 2013 11:47:13 AM 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 ($80.58 @ Amazon) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($239.99 @ SuperBiiz) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.98 @ Outlet PC) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Crucial M4 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($189.98 @ Outlet PC) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($379.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($379.99 @ Newegg) Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.99 @ Microcenter) Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 850W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($124.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $1866.45 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-10 08:47 EST-0500) EzioAs a b B Homebuilt system February 10, 2013 11:51:58 AM @timarp000 Nice parts but I don't think he needs any thunderbolt ports. It significantly adds to the cost. The Z77X-UD3H/UD4H/UD5H will be more than enough. timarp000 February 10, 2013 11:54:21 AM true... UD5H would be enough... but thunderbolt may be useful in the future... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need help to build good gaming pc Forum I need a custom built pc that is good for gaming and rendering Forum Is This a Good gaming Pc For £1000 + Need u to answer question Forum Is this a good budget Gaming PC ? Forum Is this Good build for a gaming pc ? Forum Is This a Good gaming Pc For £1000 + Need u to answer question Forum Is this pc good for gaming ? Forum Seeking a Minimal Gaming , Yet Good Video and Mic Recording PC Build Forum Is this a good pc gaming build with 1100$ budget Forum Good enough for a gaming pc ? Forum Sound like a good pc for gaming ? Forum Is this a good $1300 Gaming PC ? :D Forum Is this budget gaming PC good ? Forum Good gaming and editing PC suggestions. Forum Should I upgrade my video card or hdd to sdd? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !