Is this a good build for around $1300? Tags: Build Systems Product Last response: February 18, 2013 10:37 PM in Systems Share danieltn123 February 18, 2013 4:41:50 PM parts: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/DJcG is this a good build for around $1300 More about : good build 1300 SHORYUKEN February 18, 2013 4:46:03 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($32.98 @ Amazon) Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Microcenter) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Crucial M4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($104.99 @ Microcenter) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($73.98 @ Outlet PC) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($390.04 @ Newegg) Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (Red) ATX Mid Tower Case ($107.98 @ SuperBiiz) Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $1258.89 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-18 13:45 EST-0500) Better card + cheaper PSU, but still awesome + cheaper MoBo, but identical. m 0 l danieltn123 February 18, 2013 4:52:11 PM is 550w enough? sorry i'm new to computer building and am a complete noob so don't be harsh and if you could just continue to post more builds for around $1300 mainly for gaming m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer danieltn123 February 18, 2013 10:23:40 PM bump m 0 l SHORYUKEN February 18, 2013 10:30:18 PM danieltn123 said:is 550w enough? sorry i'm new to computer building and am a complete noob so don't be harsh and if you could just continue to post more builds for around $1300 mainly for gaming Yes it's enough even if you OC. I don't really have any " backup " builds. This is the one I recommend. m 0 l danieltn123 February 18, 2013 10:37:09 PM i was just seeing if anyone else would post a build and i could see which i liked m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !