£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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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? | Report abuse EchoFahrenheit March 4, 2012 3:39:45 PM If absolutely necesary the max I can stretch my budget to is £2000 | Report abuse 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 | Report abuse Related ressources Need advice for building new ~1500$ Gaming PC - Forum Looking for suggestions for a killer gaming pc for 1500 dollars - Forum Is this a good $1500 Gaming PC Build? - Forum Building My Gaming PC 1000 - 1500 ( first time ) - Forum $1500 for a New Gaming PC - Forum Ask the community Publish 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 | Report abuse Marshall63 March 4, 2012 4:45:05 PM At the minute, amd have better gpus. | Report abuse EchoFahrenheit March 4, 2012 5:17:55 PM Marshall63 said:At the minute, amd have better gpus. True but that could change with Kepler | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>£1500 Gaming PC> Related ressources: ForumSolvedWould like to request quite a bit of assistance with building a gaming PC! ~$1500 ForumSolvedGaming pc build $1000-$1500 ForumSolvedGaming pc build 1500 NZD ForumSolvedIs this a good $1,500 gaming PC build? ForumSolved[New Build] Gaming and Digital art pc $1000-1500 ForumSolved$1500 Gaming PC build (maybe more). First Timer ForumSolved$1500 gaming/production PC ForumSolved$1500 Gaming PC Build HELP! ForumSolved$1500 Gaming PC ForumSolvedHelp building a gaming PC for around 1500 dollars ForumSolvedGaming PC Final check $1500, PSU Help! ForumSolvedFirst Gaming PC, 1500 USD Budget ForumSolved1500 dollar gaming pc ForumSolvedNew gaming PC for $1500 to $1700 ForumSolved$1200-$1500 Gaming PC More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !