Help building a rig Tags: New Build Intel Systems Product 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 buwish February 14, 2013 1:19:22 AM This topic has been moved from the section Opinions and Experiences to section Systems by Buwish m 0 l cutebeans February 14, 2013 1:27:45 AM What is your video card? m 0 l Related resources Help building first rig. - Forum Help needed in building a Gaming rig - Forum building low end gaming rig ,help me pick a psu - Forum [Build Help] Beginner Buying and Building Rig - Forum Help in Building a Gaming Rig [Philippines] - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mr moya February 14, 2013 1:33:13 AM got a evga geforce gtx 660 2gb gddr5 bought it on october last year m 0 l 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! m 0 l 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 m 0 l cutebeans February 14, 2013 1:57:39 AM Okay, you know what you are doing! m 0 l mr moya February 14, 2013 2:08:29 AM thank you, then i'll go with that build, hopefully it last some years lol m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedComplete NOOB building boyfriend gaming rig for gift, and I need HELP !!! Forum SolvedOculus Rift Gaming Rig. First time building. Help is appreciated! Forum SolvedNeed Help In Building A New Rig Forum SolvedNeed Help Building A Gaming Rig ! ($1000) Forum Solved[New Build] Beginner building a school and gaming rig (Please help) Forum SolvedNeed help building my first gaming rig Forum Solvedneed help in building gaming rig please Forum SolvedNeed help building gaming rig please help Forum SolvedHelp , building a new rig.? Forum SolvedHello all ,I'm building a new rig soon and have a list of what I'm buying though I need some help with what else I will ne Forum SolvedBuilding a new rig, need help making sure everything is fine and choosing the correct PSU Forum SolvedNeed help with building a rig for Gaming and Video editing Forum SolvedBuilding a rig around a GPU (Help) Forum SolvedHelp on building first gaming rig! Forum SolvedNeed help building new gaming/streaming/editing rig. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !