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? m 0 l tmohney1221 February 18, 2013 1:00:59 AM sniper elite, sim city, civilization any ideas to make it better? m 0 l 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) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedOpinions for my new build Forum SolvedNew build looking for opinions. Forum SolvedNew Build Opinions, Help Forum SolvedNeed expert opinions on new build. Forum SolvedNeed Opinions on new build. Forum Solvednew build and need opinions Forum SolvedNeed help picking parts for new build! Professional opinions appreciated! Forum SolvedNew build opinions Forum Solvednew build opinions Forum SolvedOpinions on my new build + Open Loop Cooling Help Forum SolvedNew Pc Build (Opinions please?) Forum SolvedNew System Build - opinions on system balance? Forum SolvedNew build Meant for recording Hardcore games max settings. Your Opinions? Forum SolvedNeed opinions for a new build Forum SolvedOpinions on this processor with new build Forum SolvedNew Build, I want yall's opinions Forum SolvedNew Build Need Opinions ! Forum SolvedPossible new build, opinions welcomed Forum SolvedNew Build, need opinions Forum SolvedNew Gaming Build. Opinions? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !