Help building a rig Tags: New Build Intel Systems Last response: February 14, 2013 2:08 AM in Systems Share mr moya February 13, 2013 2:57:42 AM hi there i just need an opinion for building a new rig im building a budged gaming pc, already got from my old one the hdd, optical drive, psu, and video card im upgrading the procesor, motherboard, ram and heatsink im considering this deal for $500 Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K $229.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $134.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/FM2/AM3+ $34.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model F3-1866C9D-16GXM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... what do you think is ok or should i swap something for the same value i got $550 max budget More about : building rig | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to mr moya Register or log in to remove buwish February 14, 2013 1:19:22 AM This topic has been moved from the section Opinions and Experiences to section Systems by Buwish | Report abuse Reply to buwish cutebeans February 14, 2013 1:27:45 AM What is your video card? | Report abuse Reply to cutebeans mr moya February 14, 2013 1:33:13 AM got a evga geforce gtx 660 2gb gddr5 bought it on october last year | Report abuse Reply to mr moya Related ressources Need some help building my rig :) - Forum Help in Building A Gaming Rig under $3000 - Forum Help building a multiboxing rig for eve. 10+accounts - Forum Building a gaming rig . Need help ! - Forum I need help building a gaming rig ! - Forum Ask the community Publish cutebeans February 14, 2013 1:37:19 AM Ok you're good. As long as you have a 1920 x 1080 monitor. oh yeah 16gb is overkill for gaming but if you don't really care hey. 8gb more RAM! | Report abuse Reply to cutebeans mr moya February 14, 2013 1:49:32 AM i use a 1920x1080 monitor for gaming and a 1440x900 monitor to browse the web while gaming, i'm considering the 16 gb because i use software like solidworks and matlab so i feel o dont want to keep short | Report abuse Reply to mr moya cutebeans February 14, 2013 1:57:39 AM Okay, you know what you are doing! | Report abuse Reply to cutebeans mr moya February 14, 2013 2:08:29 AM thank you, then i'll go with that build, hopefully it last some years lol | Report abuse Reply to mr moya Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Help building a rig> Related ressources: ForumHelp building $20000 no monitor Adobe CS6 rig ForumBuilding my first gaming rig . Budget £1800-£2000. Little help ? ForumHelp building $2000 no monitor Adobe CS6 rig ForumBuilding new gaming rig , $1800 budget, Help ! ForumBuilding a new rig , in need of help with the PSU ForumFirst time building a gaming rig and would like help ForumBuilding a gaming rig , but need help with PSU ForumNewbie alert - Need your help in building my new rig guys ! ForumFirst Time 500$ Rig Building (NEED EXTREME HELP ) ForumNeed Help for building my gaming rig . ForumBuilding Rig NEED Help ! ForumI would like some "professional" help building a gaming rig ForumNVIDIA GeForce gt 630m More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !