£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 First time for building gaming pc, 1400-1500 budget, need help, i have no experience - Forum Best Custom gaming PC Parts for $1500 - Forum Best Custom gaming PC Parts for $1500 - Forum First Time Gaming PC Build $1500 max budget with monitor and OS - Forum gaming Pc below $1500 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sinthoras March 4, 2012 3:41:32 PM EchoFahrenheit said:Also seeing as I have to wait a few months for the money should I get a Sandy Bridge or wait for Ivy Bridge. Same with Kepler should I get that instead of an 5xx series? this is the million dollar question imo. I am also struggling if I should buy my system now or wait. ;P EchoFahrenheit March 4, 2012 3:47:47 PM Yeah I know, I've read that Ivy will run a lot cooler than sandy and they will have an i5 3570k for around the same price and keplar... well its nvidia its bound to be good to some extent unless you prefer amd GPU's Marshall63 March 4, 2012 4:45:05 PM At the minute, amd have better gpus. EchoFahrenheit March 4, 2012 5:17:55 PM Marshall63 said:At the minute, amd have better gpus. True but that could change with Kepler Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSolvedNeed to upgrade my pc for better gaming performance, have 1300-1500$ to spend ForumSolved1,500$ to spend on a gaming PC, help me pick parts ForumSolvedFirst Gaming PC Around $1500 - Improvements? ForumSolvedHelp me build my first Gaming PC $1500-$2000 ForumSolvedLooking to build a gaming PC with a $1200 - 1500 budget (monitor and OS required) ForumSolvedGaming PC build suggestion (Budget 1500-2000$) ForumSolved1500 Budget Gaming PC ForumSolvedHelp with a 1500-1600$ gaming PC ! ForumSolved$1500 Gaming PC ForumSolved$1500 gaming pc build help ForumSolvedHigh End Gaming PC, around 1500~ Is this good? ForumSolvedlooking for some help on building a gaming PC for 1400 to 1500 ForumSolved$1500-$2000 gaming pc ForumSolvedGaming and work PC - Wife gave me a new limit (1500) ForumSolved$1500 Gaming PC Help More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !