Are these parts a good deal for a first build? Tags: Motherboards RAM CPUs Seagate Build Corsair Sapphire Cases Graphics Cards Systems Last response: April 2, 2013 1:32 PM in Systems Share rezowno April 2, 2013 1:07:57 PM Hi, so I'm ready to do my first build and I'm going for the high end part of the market. my budget has been under £1000 ($1500) and so I've picked out these parts: Zalman Z11 Case - http://goo.gl/n1DXG Asus Motherboard - http://goo.gl/7eC4J Seagate 3TB Hard drive - http://goo.gl/Fet17 Intel i5 3570K CPU - http://goo.gl/ATwZd Sapphire HD7950 3GB Vapox-X Graphics Card - http://goo.gl/lHxh9 Corsair 8GB Ram - http://goo.gl/xBWEZ CPU cooler - http://goo.gl/HfFFV TOTAL: £745.54 ($1126.10) Reusing (2 years old): DVD Drive which was rarely used Corsair TX650 (650W) - http://goo.gl/SCyG7 Sound Card 1TB Hard drive with Windows 8 am i missing anything? will the parts fit together? are there cheaper alternatives? More about : parts good deal build SHORYUKEN April 2, 2013 1:25:02 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£173.17 @ Amazon UK) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£24.99 @ Amazon UK) Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£97.05 @ Ebuyer) Memory: Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£34.20 @ Amazon UK) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£89.94 @ Aria PC) Storage: Sandisk 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£72.98 @ Novatech) Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (£240.98 @ Dabs) Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case (£82.45 @ Aria PC) Total: £815.76 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-02 21:24 BST+0100) I'm assuming you have a copy of an OS. g-unit1111 a b V Motherboard a b à CPUs a b U Graphics card April 2, 2013 1:32:35 PM You don't really need to use your sound card for the new system. The onboard audio will work fine. I personally would get something like a Corsair 200R or an Antec 302 over the Zalman Z11 but case choice is a lot of personal preference. Otherwise the original build looks good. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuilding my own, is this a good deal on the parts? Forum SolvedIs this combo pack a good deal? (first build, $900.00) Forum SolvedFirst gaming build. Do I have all the proper parts and is it a good build? Forum SolvedBuilding my own PC for the first time, please help me decide good parts. Forum SolvedCan someone tell me if My Parts list is a good one? My First Build Forum SolvedFirst Build, Parts Check, Any Good? Forum SolvedFirst build. Are the parts good to use out of the box? Forum SolvedFirst Pc build, good parts picked? Forum SolvedThinking about my first build. Are these parts good? Forum Solvedfirst pc build and want a little guidance on if the parts i picked out are good Forum First Time Building Pc Is This a good deal from Newegg? Forum First build ( i got a good deal) Forum (FIRST BUILD) So im gonna build a pc setup, Are these Parts good for the budget, do I need adjustments? Forum [Build help] first build, do the parts look like a good machine? Forum First pc build is this good http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/ Forum SolvedBuilding first computer: Is this a good selection of parts Forum My first build parts - good compatibility? Forum Very first build...need help picking good parts in $1000-$1200 price range Forum Solvedbuying first gaming PC is this good deal? Forum Trying to build my first computer, and need help if parts are good Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !