Gaming rig help Tags: New Build Systems Last response: February 11, 2013 12:17 AM in Systems Share bannjaxx February 10, 2013 11:42:46 PM Hello, help would really be appreciated. are these compatable asrock 970 extreme 4 motherboard amd fx 8350 cpu radeon hd 7850 patriot viper 4x4gb 1866 also is it better to get 2 lower graphics cards for the price of the 7850, then use them on cross fire i've got just over £500 to spend on these. i've been saving for ages, so i want to get it right. £700 total buget including tower, psu ect. so any of you guys have a good rig you can suggest for this kind of money would also be a real help thanks More about : gaming rig tiny voices February 10, 2013 11:50:54 PM Always better to get one better card. Get normal 1600mhz RAM Get a cheaper CPU and MOBO and get a better GPU. (fx-6300/$75 board) bodeen2012 February 10, 2013 11:59:36 PM PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/CJDv Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/CJDv/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/CJDv/benchmarks/ CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor (£145.99 @ Aria PC) Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£72.93 @ Amazon UK) Memory: Patriot Gamer 2 Series, Division 4 Editi 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£70.99 @ Amazon UK) Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive (£60.96 @ Dabs) Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card (£186.53 @ Amazon UK) Case: Silverstone SST-RL01B-USB 3.0 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£35.16 @ Scan.co.uk) Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£48.47 @ Amazon UK) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£11.40 @ Aria PC) Total: £632.43 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-11 01:59 GMT+0000) Related resources Need help for a £800 gaming rig! - Forum Buying a new high end gaming rig : help pls - Forum Need help picking PC parts for an arma gaming rig! - Forum New Build Help $2000ish budget Gaming rig - Forum [Help] New Rig - Crashes and BOD's while gaming - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer cutebeans February 11, 2013 12:09:40 AM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (£99.95 @ Overclockers.co.uk) Motherboard: ASRock 970DE3/U3S3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£52.45 @ Amazon UK) Memory: GeIL Enhance CORSA 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£30.23 @ CCL Computers) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£49.14 @ Aria PC) Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card (£179.74 @ Scan.co.uk) Case: Silverstone SST-RL01B-USB 3.0 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£35.16 @ Scan.co.uk) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£47.99 @ Aria PC) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£11.40 @ Aria PC) Total: £506.06 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-11 02:09 GMT+0000) Hi, this is more than enough for you. No need for 8 cores. ARICH5 February 11, 2013 12:17:30 AM i heard there was reliability problems with the spinpoint hdd Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved$800 Gaming Rig Help Forum SolvedHelp with compatibility on gaming rig. Forum SolvedNeed help choosing a motherboard for my first gaming rig Forum SolvedPlease help!! Kindly check if below gaming rig needs any modification. Forum SolvedNeed monitor suggestion help, new gaming rig. Forum SolvedNoob looking for help to put a gaming rig together Forum SolvedHelp needed in building a Gaming rig Forum Solvedbuilding low end gaming rig ,help me pick a psu Forum Solvedhelp me build my gaming rig im newbie about reso,fps and monitor Forum Solvedhelp with choosing mobo for my i5 gaming rig Forum SolvedNew Gaming "Rig" help suggestions? Forum SolvedHelp me build a rig for 3d rendering, video editing and digital painting and light gaming Forum SolvedNeed help with deciding what PSU to get for gaming rig! Forum SolvedHelp in Building a Gaming Rig [Philippines] Forum SolvedComplete NOOB building boyfriend gaming rig for gift, and I need HELP !!! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !