£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 A gaming pc for 1500$ - Forum 1500$ gaming PC build? - Forum Best gaming PC for $1200-$1500 - Forum New 1500$-1600$ gaming/rendering/school pc - Forum 1500£ Gaming PC, feedback requested. (solved) - 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 SolvedBest Posibble 1500 $ Gaming PC Build Forum Solved$1500 - $2000 first gaming pc Forum Solved$1500 gaming pc with i7 and gtx 780? Forum Solved1500$ gaming pc build Forum SolvedGaming PC ~1500$ help Forum Solved$1500-$1600 Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedIs this a good $1500-$1600 gaming pc build? Forum Solved$1500 Editing/Gaming PC build Forum Solved1000$-1500$ gaming pc? Forum Solved$1500 Gaming PC build for next-gen? Forum Solved$1500 budget first pc for gaming Forum Solved$1500 Gaming PC STARTING FROM SCRATCH Forum Solved$1500 Gaming PC? Need some help. Forum SolvedGood First Gaming PC for around $1500? Forum Solved$1500 Gaming PC Build using Corsair Obsidian 350D? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !