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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Related resources Is my pc good enough for gaming - Forum I want a good gaming pc build. - Forum Is this a good case for My gaming pc - Forum is this a good gaming pc? - Forum Is this config good got gaming pc? - 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 m 0 l 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! m 0 l EzioAs a b B Homebuilt system February 10, 2013 11:25:52 AM You can do better but those parts are good for gaming. m 0 l 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) m 0 l 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. m 0 l timarp000 February 10, 2013 11:54:21 AM true... UD5H would be enough... but thunderbolt may be useful in the future... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs the NZXT S340 case good for cooling a gaming PC with an R9 295X2 and a Core i7 2850K? Forum SolvedReally good gaming pc but still gets high fps drops. Can you help? Forum SolvedAre these Gaming PC specs good? Forum Solvedis this pc good for gaming Forum SolvedIs this a good pc for gaming? Forum SolvedIs This PC Good Enough for Gaming? Forum Solvedwill this be good for a gaming pc? Forum Solvedi5 3470s 2.90ghz good enough for pc gaming 2014/15 Forum SolvedGood Power Supply for my Gaming PC Build? Forum Solvedapc br1500g ups is it good for my gaming pc? Forum SolvedIs this a good PC for gaming? Forum SolvedPlease Read! Building a gaming PC, I need some opinions if it will work and How good it will be. Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming pc build for my first build? Forum SolvedGaming PC Plan... Is it Any good? Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming pc? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !