My build proper for gaming and video recording? Tags: Build Systems Product Last response: February 12, 2013 6:28 PM in Systems Share Gameownz February 12, 2013 3:17:11 AM Hello,I'm am a first time builder and I want to know if my build has any issue I'm at a budget of at most $850. Intel i7 3570k 189.99 ASrock z77 pro3 motherboard 94.99 ASUS AMD Radeon HD 7850 1024 GDDR5 199.99 Toshiba 1tb 7200RPM Sara 6.0 3.5" labeled wrong hitachi 0em 59.99 Cooler master cm storm enforcer mid tower atx gaming case 77.99 Crucial sport 16gb ddr3 1660 ram 77.99 Hyper 212+ CPU cooler 29.99 Ocz modxstream pro 600w modular 74.99 Lg24 SATA internal DVD burner 15.99 819.99 More about : build proper gaming video recording djangoringo February 12, 2013 3:30:51 AM It seems that you will pick the i5-3570k on microcenter (189.99$ only at microcenter store), so pick up the asus P8Z77-V LK board for just 60$ : http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e055b2fc#/e055b2fc/... For a card, i recommend the 7870 tahiti le : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... It's basically a 7930. For a psu : http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb... timarp000 February 12, 2013 8:04:41 AM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Microcenter) Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($79.98 @ Outlet PC) Memory: Patriot Gamer 2 Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($73.79 @ Amazon) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC) Storage: Kingston HyperX 3K 90GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($87.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($194.99 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($52.99 @ Microcenter) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $840.68 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-12 05:01 EST-0500) If you want a more powerful graphics card, drop the SSD and get a GTX 660 Ti You cant overclock but that 3770 is worth it if you are video editing... Related resources ~$1000 Gaming /Audio Recording Build - Forum 1st time gaming / music recording build - Forum Seeking a Minimal Gaming , Yet Good Video and Mic Recording PC Build - Forum $2500 Gaming/Recording /Editing /w peripherals - Forum [Help] New Gaming/Video Recording Build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Gameownz February 12, 2013 10:01:25 AM I'm sorry but I forgot to mention that I could only go to micro center due to me not having a credit card timarp000 February 12, 2013 10:40:35 AM does you dad/mom have one? Mousemonkey February 12, 2013 12:25:31 PM This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey Gameownz February 12, 2013 5:53:49 PM Sadly they will not allow me to use theirs Gameownz February 12, 2013 6:28:39 PM I have updated my build it is now the ASUS P8Z77-V LK LGA mobo and intel i7 3770k updated price 824.99 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumNew Build : Gaming -Audio Creation- Video Recording /Editing ForumBest Possible PC Build for HD Video Streaming & Audio Recording ? ForumNeed Help with a music recording/video editing build ! ForumGaming/Rendering/Recording $500 Build ForumGaming/Recording Build ... Pretty Nervous... Please help me check! ForumHomebuilt system for internet marketing, audio recording , & gaming ForumGaming/Recording /Commentating build . $1500 Budget. Forum[Help] New Gaming/Video Recording Build ForumNeed advice PC build for HD video editing and digital music recording Forum900 dollar pc build for recording and gaming ForumBuilding New PC Gaming Rig For Streaming/ Recording - $2000 Budget ForumI Need a Video Editing Beast (no gaming , just filmmaking) Forum*£1300* Gaming PC for Recording Streaming and Video Editing ForumNew gaming PC. Thoughts? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !