£1500 Gaming PC Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Last response: March 4, 2012 5:17 PM in Systems Share EchoFahrenheit March 4, 2012 3:07:33 PM Hey this is going to be my first build I have a £1500 but stretching to £1700 isn't that much of a deal, what is the best possible set-up I will list my preferences below. Approximate Purchase Date: A little later this year 8 months maximum Budget Range: £1500 - £1700 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Watching Movies, Surfing the internet Parts Not Required: Keyboard and RAM Preferred Website(s) for Parts: novatech.co.uk, aria.co.uk, overclockers.co.uk Country: United Kingdom, England Parts Preferences: Preferably Intel CPU but AMD is fine to Overclocking: Maybe some minor overclocking SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in the future Monitor Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Additional Comments: I would prefer a windowed case, also must have rather good airflow. Thanks in advanced More about : 1500 gaming EchoFahrenheit March 4, 2012 3:33:12 PM Also seeing as I have to wait a few months for the money should I get a Sandy Bridge or wait for Ivy Bridge. Same with Kepler should I get that instead of an 5xx series? EchoFahrenheit March 4, 2012 3:39:45 PM If absolutely necesary the max I can stretch my budget to is £2000 Related resources $1500 gaming pc for friend - Forum $1500 gaming pc, first build - Forum Gaming pc $1500 - Forum Gaming PC for $1500 - Please Help - Forum ~$1500 gaming PC - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sinthoras March 4, 2012 3:41:32 PM EchoFahrenheit said:Also seeing as I have to wait a few months for the money should I get a Sandy Bridge or wait for Ivy Bridge. Same with Kepler should I get that instead of an 5xx series? this is the million dollar question imo. I am also struggling if I should buy my system now or wait. ;P EchoFahrenheit March 4, 2012 3:47:47 PM Yeah I know, I've read that Ivy will run a lot cooler than sandy and they will have an i5 3570k for around the same price and keplar... well its nvidia its bound to be good to some extent unless you prefer amd GPU's Marshall63 March 4, 2012 4:45:05 PM At the minute, amd have better gpus. EchoFahrenheit March 4, 2012 5:17:55 PM Marshall63 said:At the minute, amd have better gpus. True but that could change with Kepler Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWant to build a gaming pc for somewhere around $1500 Forum SolvedNeed New Gaming PC Build (~1500$ budget) Forum SolvedLooking for advice for a ~$1500 new gaming pc build Forum SolvedBest prebuilt gaming pc for £1500 Forum Solved1500 Gaming Pc Forum SolvedBUILD - Need help with a ~$1,500 Gaming PC. [My First Build] Forum SolvedHardcore gaming pc 1200-1500 Forum Solved<$1,500 Gaming PC - Focus on Star Citizen & Gaming Forum SolvedMy First Gaming PC Build. Budget: $1400-$1500 Help! Forum Solved$1500 gaming pc with i5 and gtx 780? Forum Solved$1500 Gaming PC Forum Solved1080p Gaming PC(1500$). Forum SolvedHelp $1500 Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedNew Gaming PC - $1,500 Budget Forum SolvedA gaming pc for 1500$ Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !