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 Building A Gaming Rig ! ($1000) Forum Solved[New Build] Beginner building a school and gaming rig (Please help) Forum Solvedneed help in building gaming rig please Forum SolvedNeed help building gaming rig please help 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 Solvedneeding help building a new rig! Forum SolvedHelp Building First Gaming Rig Forum SolvedPlease, I need help! Building a mid-high performance gaming rig and I have questions. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !