New to the forum , need some help please

before i post i am very sorry if this is the wrong place to post this i wasnt sure or not.
By the way i am new to the forum ^_^ ive been looking on it for the past week or so. i have been out of the PC world for about 4 years or so due to having macs ( in b4 all the mac hate ) i am trying to build my own gaming PC , my budget is around id say 1600 , i have never built one before , i will want to use it for MMO's and FPs ( i play online games ) can anyone help me out here . also due to the fact that i have NEVER built one before how long do you think it will take? do i need special tools or anything like that? is it pretty simple like the componets only go in one way? when i first started to look at building my own i was very confused / immitated -.- just looking for some help here it will be Very appreciated ^_^.
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  1. Quote:
    before i post i am very sorry if this is the wrong place to post this i wasnt sure or not.
    By the way i am new to the forum ^_^ ive been looking on it for the past week or so. i have been out of the PC world for about 4 years or so due to having macs ( in b4 all the mac hate ) i am trying to build my own gaming PC , my budget is around id say 1600 , i have never built one before , i will want to use it for MMO's and FPs ( i play online games ) can anyone help me out here . also due to the fact that i have NEVER built one before how long do you think it will take? do i need special tools or anything like that? is it pretty simple like the componets only go in one way? when i first started to look at building my own i was very confused / immitated -.- just looking for some help here it will be Very appreciated ^_^.


    Best to do 1st - print & read 2-3 of the tutorials & maybe look
    at a youtube video:

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&ved=0CEQQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Felectronics.howstuffworks.com%2Fhow-to-tech%2Fbuild-a-computer.htm&ei=bHcvUezOOfG10AGpqIHwDA&usg=AFQjCNGAQf_ZpXLdNIYK8jOHzHJR14Baww&sig2=mlAoegOXmjLfB-iBN-QoKg&bvm=bv.43148975,d.dmQ

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=6&cad=rja&ved=0CGsQFjAF&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tomshardware.com%2Freviews%2Fbuild-your-own-pc%2C2601.html&ei=bHcvUezOOfG10AGpqIHwDA&usg=AFQjCNFycMVVZmoGbo3NZCl3zeyTk4CjSw&sig2=QpBPkLGUKj_7pWpAJA_oOQ&bvm=bv.43148975,d.dmQ

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=12&cad=rja&ved=0CGAQFjABOAo&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kitchentablecomputers.com%2F&ei=8XcvUerJLpOg0gGJmYGYDQ&usg=AFQjCNFmUSyL-yyxQVP227B11tgagLRZLA&sig2=58MdfMKLKEcPUlURwWvmlA&bvm=bv.43148975,d.dmQ

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&ved=0CEQQtwIwAg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DlPIXAtNGGCw&ei=HHgvUcerHeTz0gG70YCgDA&usg=AFQjCNGS0-yxpHj9p-gwC7F13XVkyTFEkQ&sig2=Lemi_gQw0bdv1E4Mml8PeQ&bvm=bv.43148975,d.dmQ

    then use this to initially select components fors your build:

    http://pcpartpicker.com/
    then come back here for specific advice on components of your build

    Tom
  2. well .... i really know Nothing at all about PC parts -.- as soon as i started to look at choosing a CPU i instantly got confused what one was good for gaming -.-
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    well .... i really know Nothing at all about PC parts -.- as soon as i started to look at choosing a CPU i instantly got confused what one was good for gaming -.-


    If your $$ permit - start with Intel i-3570k as a cpu, there other good ones
    less expensive, tho.

    Here - use this as a starting point only, adjust to fit your budget $

    http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/

    Some things to consider when looking at that very roughly put
    together partpicker build:

    A couple areas to upgrade if your $$ allow, motherboard, & GPU.

    Case is an area you should def check out further, as there are
    good ones in all price ranges, and lots od diff looks as well. I do
    recommend at least an ATX mid-tower if you have the space, as
    it or a full tower will generally make the cooling and cable mgt
    a lot easier.

    I figured you alread had a monitor, so didn't include.
  4. http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/
    i left out memory and storage didnt know what one to pick ,
    thoughts on the build so far?

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/GAny this was the permalink
  5. i dont know if you had a list on ur partlist but it just brought what ever i had in my cart back up -.-
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    http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/
    i left out memory and storage didnt know what one to pick ,
    thoughts on the build so far?

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/GAny this was the permalink


    The top link looks like the suggested build I linked you earlier, storage & memory
    are included.

    Lookin at the other link now.
  7. This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey
  8. for some reason the link when i click on urs just sends me back to mine , i tried to clear it then click on ur link and then it just send me to pick out everythign agin .
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