New Build Opinions Tags: New Build Intel Systems Product Last response: February 18, 2013 1:08 AM in Systems Share tmohney1221 February 18, 2013 12:45:19 AM will be general home use, internet, watching movies, light gaming ASUS P8Z77-V LK LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive MSI R7770-PMD1GD5 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply this is at $755 right now. i also have a dvd drive and bluray drive, case and moitor from previous system. does this seem like a good price and mix of components? More about : build opinions cutebeans February 18, 2013 12:54:45 AM This is not a good PC for the buck. What PC games do you plan to game? tmohney1221 February 18, 2013 1:00:59 AM sniper elite, sim city, civilization any ideas to make it better? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer stickmansam February 18, 2013 1:08:02 AM This would be a lot better for gaming for the same price You can OC the 3470 to 4ghz using the turbo method if you want The HDD is $10 cheaper if you use this code from newegg EMCXVWR23 PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($183.79 @ Amazon) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($104.98 @ Amazon) Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($99.99 @ Mac Mall) Storage: Plextor M5S Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($94.99 @ Microcenter) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($214.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg) Total: $788.72 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-17 22:06 EST-0500) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst New Build . I need your opinions and help ForumQuestion and opinions about a new build ForumOpinions on New Build and other questions ForumWould appreciate some opinions and help on new build . ForumOpinions on new build (ASRock MB and Intel i5) ForumNeed Opinions on New Build ForumNew Gaming/CAD Build : Opinions /Advice ForumNew Build ($1200 - 1300) Opinions ForumNew build - Opinions ? Forum[ New Build ] First Home Build , Opinions ? ForumNew build in planning, need help and outside opinions ForumOpinions on my new build please. :) ForumNew Build Opinions /Suggestions ForumNew system build opinions ForumNew Build Opinions ? ForumOpinions and recommendations for my new build . ForumNew Gaming PC Build , Opinions Please ForumNew custom PC Build - Recommendations/ Opinions wanted! ForumBuilding a new desktop, need some opinions for my choices ForumBuilding new PC, need CPU opinions . More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !