This will be my first computer build, so I am pretty much lost on where to start even. I want to build a PC that is set up for some mild gaming, I'm not talking about running huge games just something like garry's mod. I also want it to be something I can use for music and movies, something that I can hook up to surround sound and will have good sound and something that isnt going to be sluggish while I'm using it. I feel like it would be pretty simple, and I also have a custom built computer that my motherboard just went out on (I did not build it) so I will be able to use some parts from that. So, any suggestions on what parts would suit me the best and what I need?
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Can you post an amount you would like to spend on the machine?http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/wanting-to-build-media-pc-and-slight-gaming.196460/
I already have a graphics card and power supply. My budget would be about $1000 and would like to buy the parts at best buy.
Which GPU and PSU do you already have?
Do you require peripherals (Monitor, keyboard, mouse)?
Do you already have a copy of Windows or will you need to buy it?
I started to look and had problems choosing a MOTHERBOARD AND CPU im so pissed off i read the reviews at newegg for the motherboards and most than less pc $700 HELP a MEDIA build gaming) (not were DOA wont post died after couple days and HELP build a MEDIA pc (not gaming) less than $700 other issues The cpu should be fast enough as long as it fit in the budget and can handle media entertainment movies music not much gaming HELP build a MEDIA pc (not gaming) less than $700 I m HELP build a MEDIA pc (not gaming) less than $700 looking to spend not more than Anyone got any ideas on a great setup for that price I only need some major components p and your suggestions are greatly appreciated Or just give me some very very reliable motherboards and cpu and no they dont have to be a combo Motherboard- what would be a good board to go with the cpu chip CPU- what would be a good cpu chip for my needs power supply- SeaSonic SS- EShttp www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E hard drive- Western Digital Caviar SE WD AAJS GB RPM MB Cache SATA Gb s Hard Drivehttp www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E graphic card- XFX GeForce GT XXX Edition maybe http www pcworld com product specs id xfx geforce gt xxx edition html sound card- would only use a setup or for music not gaming thanks soo much for you help nbsp
what do you want this to do
media ,what you mean ,watch or make or edit.
is this just the box or the monitor and speakers/keyboard/mouse
I saw a deal on a Emachine pretty good
if you like to build them
you must start with cpu work your way back
any top end video editing would use a dual cpu or at least dual core
nothing under 2ghz 1mb cache 800fsb
with ddr2 533 or abouts 2gb memory
sound card ok make sure board takes pci-e 16x
watch out for olde sound card like sb090 audigy can be hard to install drivers
go with Sound Blaster X-Fi
wd is ok but I use seagate I don't use any over 200gb eggs i none basket so to speak
dvd burner 20x nec sata
and a good 600 watt PSU
I think you'll find it fast enough
ASUS is a good maker of boards
I am thinking of building a computer for gaming, etc. I am new to this, yet know my way around computers. (After owning a Compaq, you have to know something about computers to keep it running!!). What I need is some advice on what motherboard, CPU, etc. would give me the best performance. I am looking to build for about $2000. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
it hurts me to say it, but if you wanna make the best system you're gonna have to get an AMD athlon FX-55 "clawhammer" core. Get a gigabyte board, like the GA-K8NXP-SLI (nForce4 SLI Chipset) or something else with that Nforce 4 northbridge. yeah, this will run you quite a few bucks, but if you've got 2 grand then why not? a hot scsi or 10k RPM sata drive, some name brand ram, and an ati x850 card. i wish that there was an intel option, but the 700 dollar+ FX-55 is currently the best choice for said use.
Hey guys some of you probably remember a topic I made several weeks ago about a build I was making Some situations have put me in a corner and tightened my budget So I came up with New Build, need help slight a new build and being my first build Im not an expert Could you check this build recommend what to change or if anything is not compatible with something else and why Thank you so much in advance Motherboard EVGA -M -E AM AM Processor AMD Phenom GHz W - Quad Hard New Build, need slight help Drive TB SATA Gb s quot CD-Drive LITE-ON Note I am getting two so I can have two CD's in Yes I'm too lazy to change them Power Supply Corsair W Graphics EVGA GB -bit NVIDIA GeForce GTS Case Sunbeam Silent Storm Adapter url http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E V pin to V pin Motherboard has an pin CPU Power connector and power supply has only a pin Thanks Guys
its looking pretty good, might i suggest THIS motherboard & THIS chip to bundle with the rest of your list.....the ''intel'' setup will out perform the ''AMD'' by a fair bit
i see you listed no RAM so i would suggest THIS , its very cheap so if you wanted to push the boat out you could buy 2 sets & run 8GB..
Just finished building my new computer, and I went into the device manager to see if all looks good.
to my dismay, there is a compponent with a question mark on it, says no drivers were installed.
its listed under Other Devices
and named SM Bus Controller
does that sound like anythink you guys might know what it is??
I'm having slight problems with Build Nothing that was not worked around or fixable but still problems I might find harder ones later though When I installed and used the RC everything went fine downloading FF b was fine getting add-on's for my FireFox was fine getting adobe flash player Java getting Woot watcher in my browser All the things Build with 7201 problems Slight listed above would not work because they didn't recognize my version of windows I could not even install the Yahoo Toolbar into my FireFox because it was not compatible Slight problems with Build 7201 with My current OS I was able to manually go to Yahoo and Java and Adobe Flash and all the above but the Woot thing And download either Win versions or Vista x ones and run them anyways They are all working So basically I'm wondering if they made Slight problems with Build 7201 the RC seem like Vista or read to other programs differently because all the installs to it were a BREEZE and very easy and I'm having to do a lot of extra searching for Build anyone else have these issues
I haven't had those problems but I always carried my addons and so from previous installs and initially from Vista so I have not had to install any from scratch yet.http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/13026-slight-problems-build-7201-a.html
I'm considering building a PC,partially to save money, and partially to satisfy my curiosity.
Do any of you have any advice? I need to know everything; from what case to use, motherboard, processor etc....
The machine will be used mainly for games (flight simulators) so it has to be rather powerful and fast. I'm not aiming for the top of the line here (money, you know?) but a solid decent machine that will run the majority of sims out there.
I'll be very grateful for your input.
There's a lot of great stuff out there. I'd recommend a good AMD machine in order to really save money.. Newegg.com is probably the best on the net, or close too it. Check in the refurbished stuff, 80% of the time, the cables and everything comes with the refurbished boards. Buy the monitor and the hard drive off any deals you find here...
My cases come from newegg as well.
I buy cables and fans from www.svc.com
In my person opinion, stay away from compgeeks, the shipping is high, and what they sell is generally low end. The only real deal I found there is they have a Geforce 440SE 128MB DDR for $50, other than that, nada.
i am thinking about building a new pc from scratch and am about to start saving for what i might need. I have ordered building pcs for dummys and wanted to start looking around for different parts to buy. I am thinking of buying a case from maplings which has dials to tell you the speed, power and temperature.
It will be a home pc mainly used for internet, work and music and maybe some games. Could somebody tell me a list of things i need,
i.e which tools and components.
As i will start looking to find the cheapest ones and which i need and so i will know how much to save and what equipment i need i.ee screwdriver e.t.c.
Hi, heres a little list!
Heatsink and Fan
Sound Card (If not included with Motherboard)
120mm & 80mm Fans
Power Cables (You may run out if you put more in the system)
i have had a few pc's in the past and none really do what i want them to so i was thinking of building my own here is a list off all the things i need it to do :
fast perfprmance in gaming and for multitasking
wide moniter 20 in or bigger
lazer printer ,copier,fax,photo (with pictbridge)
surround sound system
the windows media player
windows media center
high speed prossesser
good video card for online games
xbox 360 compatible
at least 5.000 MB of ram or higher
The pc will be running at a cabel high speed connection over 800 Kbps
ny suggestions will be greatly aprecaited
Ok well I have a job now so I want to build a computer Well I sorta already am right now it s mostly upgrading my old computer I ve been checking things out and this is what I ve looked at so far Processor AMD Phenom Agena GHz x KB L Cache MB L Cache Socket AM W Quad-Core Black Edition Processor http www build a to Wanting computer.... newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E Motherboard ASUS M A -MVP Deluxe WiFi AM AM AMD FX ATX AMD Motherboard http www newegg com Wanting to build a computer.... Product Product aspx Item N E RAM I still don Wanting to build a computer.... t know exactly what I need I have gigs with this crappy mobo that came with my computer Wanting to build a computer.... I was wanting gigs but from I ve been reading you can t run more then gigs if you only have vista bit I m not really sure about how that all goes if someone can explain that a little bit better to me I have a Cooler Master Stacker and this graphics card http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E I wanted to get a second graphics card like that one for the crossfire stuff I also have this sound card http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E and this power supply http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E I have a total of fans in my case right now This post isn t very organized but my main questions are do you see any major conflicts with this set up or do you have a recommendation for another part Also I m not really sure about what all I need to do about cooling and I don t want to mess with liquid cooling If you need anymore info tell me I m not too concerned about price I would like to get a nice mobo processor and RAM before I got really nice graphics cards Comments or anything would help here thanks nbsp
I have Windows 7 x64. I use Media Player Classic x32 as my default video player. Usually after I put together a new avi file, I like to play it back to check in in MPC. I also like to check the video ahead in parts for correct audio syncing etc. In the past when I did this, there was no pause or freeze in the video when I did it, but lately, I will move the slider ahead some, then I will see the video temporarily freeze, then jump a few seconds. It does not do this when I check a video in WMP. I don't believe it's a codec problem, but then again, you never know, but all I have is AC3, XviD and DivX installed. I have toyed with the idea of running the x64 MPC, but when I tried it a few months ago I had some problems.
I'm looking at building a Mini-ITX system from scratch but am looking for a few things in particular.
I'm looking for a mini-itx motherboard with PCI-express x16 & core 2 duo 775 socket support...
Does anyone have any ideas or good links?
In addition - All the mini-itx cases all seem to come with 80W built in PSU's, are these going to pose a problem running a core 2 duo processor etc? I calculated that I would need around 130-150W for mobo with core2duo 775 socket processor, 2 sticks of RAM.
I ve done a lot of research and come up with this Motherboard CPU http www newegg ca Product for build? this How a is gaming ComboDe t Combo RAM http www newegg ca Product Product E GPU http www newegg ca Product Product E Case http www newegg ca Product Product E PSU http www newegg ca Product Product E Windows Home Premium bit I ll combo the motherboard and CPU and rebate the PSU to stay within my budget Canadian Few questions Is my PSU enough I m pretty sure I have more than enough but I m not completely sure It looks like everything is compatible Have I made some glaring flaw in this category Thoughts and opinions before I go through with the purchase As a side note I have my own optical drives and How is this for a gaming build? have How is this for a gaming build? decided not to purchase a new hard drive and will use the GB one I have I don t see How is this for a gaming build? any deals on hard drives at the moment nbsp
Hey everyone, I'm unsure which of the three HDD's below to go for. This is what my build will be:
MOBO: Asus P8P67
CPU: Inter Core i7 2600
GPU: Asus Radeon HD 6950
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600MHz
PSU: Corsair HX-750W
CASE: Cooler Master HAF-922
DVD: ASUS DRW 24B1LT
And here are the three HDD's:
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 SATA 3Gb/s 1TB Hard Drive (NZ$88.41)
Western Digital AV-GP 1TB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200RPM 64MB Cache (NZ$103.17)
Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB, SATA 6 Gb/s, 64 MB Cache, 7200 RPM (NZ$130.92)
I'm quite keen on saving a bit of cash as I am spending more than I originally planned, but will there be a noticeable performance difference by going for the WD Black?
Thanks in advance!
Ah sorry, I meant Corsair HX-650 for the PSU
The best to get would be a 1TB Samsung SpinPoint F3, if you can get one in NZ?
Hey everyone I need some help with my newest build What are you going PC build Gaming to use the PC for Gaming video editing How much is your budget about Are you going to buy online or from a retail store newegg com Are you going to re-use anything from your current rig No Do you need peripherals like a monitor keyboard and mouse amongst others No Have you already bought any components Nope All new parts Do you already have an Operating System OS or Gaming PC build will you be buying one I ve got Windows Will you need any aftermarket cooling such as a CPU GPU cooler or a watercooling setup If you think I need more cooling or recommend water cooling I would like to know Part list so far- Corsair Obsidian Series D CC DW Black Aluminum Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case Seagate Barracuda ST DM TB RPM MB Cache SATA Gb s quot Internal Hard Drive EVGA ACX Cooler G-P - -KR GeForce GTX GB -bit GDDR PCI Express SLI Support Video Card CORSAIR HX Series HX W ATX V EPS V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC G SKILL Ripjaws X Series GB x GB -Pin DDR SDRAM DDR PC Desktop Memory Model F - C Q- GXM Intel Core i - Haswell GHz LGA W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX I MSI Z -G LGA Intel Z HDMI SATA Gb s USB ATX High Performance CF Gaming Intel Motherboard If I should replace add remove something from this please let me know Thanks nbsp
Hey everyone, I need some help with my newest build.
What are you going to use the PC for? Gaming, video editing.
How much is your budget? about $3000
Are you going to buy online or from a retail store? newegg.com
Are you going to re-use anything from your current rig?No.
Do you need peripherals like a monitor, keyboard and mouse, amongst others?No.
Have you already bought any components?Nope. All new parts.
Do you already have an Operating System (OS) or will you be buying one? I've got Windows 7.
Will you need any aftermarket cooling, such as a CPU\GPU cooler or a watercooling setup? If you think I need more cooling or recommend water cooling, I would like to know.
Part list so far-
Corsair Obsidian Series 800D CC800DW Black Aluminum / Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
EVGA ACX Cooler 03G-P4-2784-KR GeForce GTX 780 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Card
CORSAIR HX Series HX850 850W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC ...
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2400 (PC3 19200) Desktop Memory Model F3-2400C11Q-32GXM
Intel Core i7-4770 Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I74770
MSI Z87-G43 LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX High Performance CF Gaming Intel Motherboard
If I should replace/add/remove something from this, please let me know.
Firstly its good to be back And as always I need help I m looking to get a new PC soon as my frankly shocking dell is useless My nan just got one that is better than mine made me realised how much I desperately need a new PC build First gaming one First gaming PC build Basically I need a computer that can play the latest games with some eyecandy I don t want a computer that can only just do games it needs to be able to handle them nicely on at least medium settings if possible for my budget My budget is around I have seen a good computer here that seems to be able to do the job but wondering If i can either get something cheaper nearer or improve it I definitely need a new wireless card wireless N I am all right for Mouse and will be getting a decent keyboard soonish I m going to be honest I have a slightly dodgy copy of Windows until I get a new computer so looking for cheap copy of ultimate So thanks for looking and hope you can help Thanks Harry nbsp
And this is why I left... Any help?
Hey guys Im building my first gaming pc and I would appreciate if you could tell me if these pieces can hold togheter and if im missing some like I PC build gaming First said its my first build so I dont know if that piece is too powerfull or that other one is too weak etc I plan to First gaming PC build play games like Skyrim Battlefield MMOs etc ASUS Z -A LGA Intel Z HDMI SATA Gb s USB ATX Intel Motherboard ASUS GTX -DC OC- GD GeForce GTX GB -bit GDDR PCI Express HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX M W ATX V v EPS V v PLUS BRONZE Certified Semi Modular High Performance Power Supply New th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready Intel Core First gaming PC build i - K Ivy Bridge GHz GHz Turbo LGA W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX I K Kingston HyperX GB x GB -Pin DDR SDRAM DDR PC Desktop Memory Model KHX C D K GX Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MKNSSDCR GB-DX quot GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive SSD Cooler Master Hyper EVO - CPU Cooler with mm PWM Fan Western Digital WD Blue WD AAKX GB RPM MB Cache SATA Gb s quot Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive - OEM Note At first I had plan to use a W power supply but I dont know if it would be good enough or not so please give me your opinion about it Thanks for helping a noob nbsp
Depending on the price of that TX650 I'd recommend the Rosewill Capstone 550/m or Seasonic g series 550.
Also it'd be nice to find a kit of 1866 RAM, which you can probably find at a similar price if you're lucky and there's some sales.
Also depending on the price you can probably get a Samsung EVO 250gb for a little cheaper.
I used the advices from :
and modified just a little bit.
I feel a bit hesitant about the motherboard because some reviews say that they come dead out of the box. However, the motherboard and CPU combo saves me a few so I chose that motherboard.
Also, do you guys think it is wise to wait til cybermonday/blackfriday to order these or do you think those really won't go on sale?
Friends in the UK wants to build a Gaming PC and would like to know the best place to get parts if anybody knows.......online stores are fine.
He doesn't want to spend a fortune but would like it to play most games
He's looking at
ASUS M2N32 WS Professional - mainboard - ATX - nForce 590 SL (Motherboard)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+ Dual Core Processor
Sapphire Radeon X1950 Pro Video Card
ABIT AB9, P965, Socket-775, GbLAN, ATX, 6xSATAII, DDR2, Firewire, PCI-Ex16 (Motherboard)
Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 2.13GHz Socket LGA775, 2MB, BOXED
XFX GeForce 7600GT 256MB GDDR3 XXX, PCI-Express,
Okay, I really want to build a gaming PC.
BUT I DON'T KNOW WHERE TO START.
So, I basically want to build a gaming computer for the experience of putting one together.
I'd rather have intel or AMD, whichever is fine.
My budget is anything, but $650-700 MAX.
Now, I know 650-700 is minimum for a GAMING computer (at least I think I know), but all I want to do on the computer is normal gaming. Like, not hardcore 4k thing or whatever, but just ONE monitor playing a simple game. I don't need ULTRA graphic settings on the game, low-medium but still high dps is absolutely fine. I just want to be able to play modern games smoothly.
I have an idea of some stuff I want, BUT I have NO CLUE with compatibility with these things. I don't know how to tell this stuff.
So could someone give me the parts of a good computer for a gamer such as I? I play WoW, D3, MC, L4D2, SMITE, etc.
I shoulda asked this earlier....today's Cyber Monday.. I NEED TO SQUEEZE IN SOME PURCHASES!
Thanks!! Please help me out
Well, since nobody else replied, here is a start: http://www.techspot.com/guides/buying/page3.html
Hello everyone, I'm interested in building a gaming PC from scratch and really have no idea where to start. I've never built a computer before and the whole process is pretty intimidating to me. I'd also like to keep it fairly cheap. My budget is about $700. I don't need something top of the line, just something that can play games at decent settings. I'd like to use Windows 7 as the OS and I want to play games like Fallout 3, Fallout New Vegas, Left 4 Dead 1 and 2, Garry's Mod, etc. If you guys could recommend parts or even recommend an entire build that would be great. Let me know what you think, thanks.
hi I want to build a pc gaming that would run games at gaming with build $800 to PC Want a maximum setting with less Want to build a gaming PC with $800 than I have the following thing in mind -Processor AMD Phenom Want to build a gaming PC with $800 II X T Thuban GHz x KB L Cache Socket AM W Six-Core Processor - Retail HDT TFBGRBOX Want to build a gaming PC with $800 -Motherboard Gigabyte Socket AM AMD G DDR A amp V amp GbE MATX Motherboard GA-MA GM-S -PCI-Express Video Card Sapphire Radeon HD Vapor-X GB DDR DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-Express Video Card VX- L -PCI-Express Video Card EVGA nVidia GeForce GT GB DDR DVI HDMI PCI-Express Video Card G-P - -LR -CPU Cooler Cooler Master RR-B - P-G Hyper Plus AMD AM AM Universal Direct Contact Heat-Pipe mm Fan CPU Cooler -Internal Hard Drive Seagate Barracuda GB RPM SATA Gb s MB Cache Inch Internal Hard Drive ST AS-Bare Drive -Dvd Driver Samsung Internal Half Height DVD-W Supermulti SATA X Lightscribe Black -Power Supply Cooler Master eXtreme Power Series W ATX Form Factor V V Power Supply - RS -PMSRA -US -Case Cooler Master Elite ATX MATX Mid Tower Case with Window RC- -SWN -GP Black Silver thats what all please tell me if it is good or not cause this is the first time i build a PC nbsp
Why an AM2+ board? Because of costs?
I am new to building pc I have some experience though I just wanted some help I want to build I own my rig build to want gaming my pc and I want it to have the following specifications i processor latest some good motherboard with SLI PCI and all that stuff so I can upgrade it later geforce gtx I m planning later to get another one so I want some help with that too is it wise to put two gtx or should I just wait for the new series to come out also I want the SSD HDD gb ram also idk about the cooling should I get liquid cooling or I m also planning to overclock my CPU when I get the I want to build my own gaming rig second graphic card I will get a descent PSU so what do you think is it a good configuration also should I build it my self or go to the local store and get them to help me with it also what way is the best to get the parts since I m not from the states I want to build my own gaming rig I live in macedonia a small country next to greece so what advice can you give me thanks nbsp
I am new to building pc I have some experience though I just wanted some help I want to build my pc and I want it to have the following specifications... i7 processor latest... some good motherboard with SLI ,Click to expand...
The i7 is a good choice and I personally think it is the best way to go. As for motherboard, I'd stick to ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, or possibly ASRock.
PCI 3Click to expand...
I'm assuming you mean PCIe 3.0, PCI is an older card slot design.
and all that stuff so I can upgrade it later geforce gtx 590 I'm planning later to get another one so I want some help with that too is it wise to put two gtx 590 or should I just wait for the new series to come out....Click to expand...
As long as you can manage the heat issues that will arise from installing two GPU's.
also I want the SSD HDD ,Click to expand...
I'm assuming you know SSD and HDD are two different drives. You would want the SSD for a OS drive and the HDD for a storage drive.
32 gb ram...Click to expand...
8GB would be plenty for most cases. 16GB would probably be all you need. It's my opinion that 32GB would be massive over-kill for the general population.
also idk about the cooling should I get liquid cooling or ? I'm also planning to overclock my CPU when I get the second graphic card....Click to expand...
If you are planning on over-clocking and using two GPU's, water cooling is a safer way to go. You would need to speak with someone else though, as I have no experience with water cooling.
I will get a descent PSU so what do you think is it a good configuration ? also should I build it my self or go to the local store and get them to help me with it ...Click to expand...
I would say you are ready for your own build experience. Even if you make a mistake, you will still be happy after you have completed your objective. And after it is all said and done, you will never need someone else to build your PC's again.
also what way is the best to get the parts ? since I'm not from the states I live in macedonia a small country next to greece ...Click to expand...
unfortunately I don't know the answer to that question.
Hello I'm planning on building my PC during the winter and I was just wondering if there is any advice you guys could give me? Some dos or donts. I'm not to educated on computer parts so if you could help me decide which graphics card to get, nvidia or Radeon or any other ones.
My budget is $400-$600 so if there are any builds that are out there now that you recommend please let me know. (Ones that include mouse,monitor, and keyboard would be nice too)
And how often do computer parts come out? Would I find myself buying parts in a few months just to upgrade? I'm not looking to have 4k settings just be able to play upcoming games like the division fallout4 at pretty decent graphics and frames.
Thanks ahead of time!
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I've been updating it. Here's the updated list.
Total Computer Power Volts: 100-127 Volts
OS: Windows XP Home Edition SP2 2002
Processor: AMD Sempron
Memory/RAM: 512 MB
Monitor: HP Pavilion MX75 w/ Microphone Hub
SPECS AS OF 7/20/12-7/27/12 ESTIMATED
[[This was just to get started.]]
OS: Windows XP Home Edition SP2 2002
Graphics CARD: NVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400
Graphics CARD Display Mode: 32 bit 60Hz
Graphics CARD Total Memory: 64 MB
Memory/RAM: 640 MB
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Hi I want to build a new gaming need Build PC, help Gaming Want To pc I ve a Want To Build Gaming PC, need help little knowledge about hardware that s why I am looking for your help to build that to play high end games like NFS Most wanted unreal tournament max Payne and many more Well my budget is INR approx including processor I ve decided to go with AMD Athlon II x GHz socket a I won t buy any Intel stuff because they are twice in price and similar in performance against AMD in India I want to know which chip set is best for AMD mobos NVIDIA GeForce or AMD G For AMD G chip set I ve listed two motherboards available in India are - Biostar A GE Biostar TA GE M And for NVIDIA GeForce - MSI K N GM-FIH Motherboard I m also confused with Want To Build Gaming PC, need help which graphic card should I buy ATI or NVIDIA As I know a little bit about processor and mobos but when it comes to graphic cards I run out of words Because I m not experienced with any graphic card So I need your suggestions to choose right product to match the minimum requirement for high end games I ve seen some video cards and listed the best meets to my budget are - XFX ATI Radeon HD GB DDR HD- X-ZAHC Graphics card Sapphire ATI Radeon HD - GB DDR Graphics Card Palit NVIDIA GeForce GT GB DDR Super Graphics Card one more thing I want to know that can am processor run on mobo with am socket or will it affect on performance I ve bought gb DDR Ram MHz gb seggate hdd AOC quot lcd monitor and creative speaker I m currently using xp pro sp and will continue with it Waiting for your response THANKS And sorry for my poor English nbsp
Nvidia is better, and can easily play all those games.
Whats up guys So in continuation with my Rig New Build Gaming other thread Im building a new PC On wed im having someone come and buy my current desktop for With that money i will be building another PC which costs exactly the same with shipping to my address As far as my laptop i was going to give it to New Gaming Rig Build my mother but its WAY WAY over powered for her use so i am going to try and sell it for and with that money im going to be buddying up with my brother to buy my mother a decent laptop that suits her needs We got an quot estimate quot on how much it would be to ship my desktop and it was close to but then i would receive it and would want to replace the GPU at a minimum so then i would have trouble selling the current GPU in it and on top of that its way to big and i cant lock it up when i leave So this new one is a mini ITX build that i can just put back in the box that it came in and send it where ever without too much concern hopefully i will end up walking away with a few extra bucks in my pocket and some spare parts for the new rig So with that here are the new parts Windows Home Intel i K Gigabyte G Gaming GA-Z N Corsair Carbide Air G Skill Ripjaws DDR GB MHz EVGA GTX FTW Corsair H i V EVGA Supernova W GS Gold GB SanDisk SSD-OS TB WD Blue- Storage GB Intel SSD GB WD Black Intel Core i - K M Skylake Quad-Core GHz LGA W BX I K Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics - Newegg com GIGABYTE G Gaming GA-Z N-Gaming s USB USB Mini ITX Intel Motherboard - Newegg com Corsair Carbide Series CC- -WW Black Steel Plastic MicroATX Mid Tower Air High Airflow MicroATX and Mini-ITX PC Case - Newegg com G SKILL Ripjaws V Series GB Intel Z Platform Desktop Memory Model F - C D- GVK - Newegg com EVGA GeForce GTX FTW GAMING ACX G-P - -KR GB GDDR RGB LED CM FAN Power Phases Double BIOS DX OSD Support -Newegg com Corsair Hydro Series H i V Extreme Performance Water Liquid CPU Cooler mm-Newegg com EVGA SuperNOVA GS -GS- -V GOLD W Fully Modular EVGA ECO Mode Includes FREE Power On Self Tester Power Supply-Newegg com The HDDs and SSDs are left overs from previous builds so the only thing extra ill have to buy is a monitor which i can get anywhere here I think these components will last me a good years i should only have to upgrade the GPU a little further down the linehttp://www.tenforums.com/pc-custom-builds-overclocking/68345-new-gaming-rig-build.html
Hi everyone I m really new to forums and Techspot seems like a good place to start I ve decided to build my own gaming computer and I need some advices from other people Since it build! first gaming My s my first time building a pc I don t want to mess things up So if you have any advices for me or if you My first gaming build! think my build is not that great or if some components don t match I d be more than happy to know So here s the thing CPU - Intel Core i - Bloomfield GHz x KB L Cache MB L Cache LGA W Quad-Core Processor BX Item on newegg N E MotherBoard- ASUS P P D Deluxe LGA Intel P ATX Intel Motherboard Item on newegg N E RAM - CORSAIR XMS GB x GB -Pin DDR SDRAM DDR PC Desktop Memory Model TW X G C A G Item on newegg N E Video Card - EVGA G-P - -AR GeForce GTX Fermi GB -bit GDDR PCI Express x HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card Item on newegg N E Hard Drive - Seagate Barracuda ST AS TB RPM MB Cache SATA Gb s quot Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Item on newegg N E Power Supply - Antec EarthWatts EA W Continuous Power ATX V Ver EPS V version SLI Certified CrossFire Ready PLUS Certified Active PFC quot compatible with Core i Core i quot Power Supply Item on newegg N E Case - COOLER MASTER HAF RC- M-KKN -GP Black Steel Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Item on newegg N E Monitor First choice - ASUS VW H Glossy Black quot ms GTG HDMI Widescreen LCD Monitor cd m ASCR Built-in Speakers Item on newegg N E Monitor Second choice - I-inc iH- HPB quot Widescreen LCD Monitor - p x Dynamic Native ms Item on tigerdirect H - By the way I m planning to spend around on my Pc I think it should be enough for a decent gaming computer I live in Montreal Canada and newegg ca seems to be a good place to shop prices and shipping looks great But if you have any suggestion on where should I buy my stuff let me know p s I can t post links to the components since it s my first post sorry for that S Thanks for your time Looking forward to hear from you guys nbsp
The CPU and motherboard are not compatible. The CPU is socket 1366 and the motherboard is 1156.
Hello, I'm building my first gaming rig. Any suggestions on better parts or missing parts would be greatly appreciated. My budget is aroudn 650. Im trying to get as much performance as i can.
list the part with the link
what psu it will need to up here
80% quality 750w or better
corsair tx.hx.ax models only
always buy case and psu as separate items
AMD FX 6100
SMPS 460 W Cooler Master
Corsair XMS 1600 DDR3 4 GB
HDD Segate 1TB Sata
Asus M5A88 MEVO Motherboard
Cabinet IBall 1161 Case
Logitech G400 & G400s Gaming Mouse
Logitech Normal Keyboard
Microsoft Wired Controller for Windows
Steelseries Siberia V1 Gaming Headset
Zebronics 7.1 Iron Head Gaming Headset
F&D A111u Speakers
Logitech C110 Webcam
Samsung 22" LED Monitor
Windows 7 Home 64 Bit
Please guys help me in building a new rig as my motherboard died last night
So I am in dilemma whether to update my current rig or build up a total new PC which will atleast last for more 4-5 years ?
Please suggest me what to do and help me guys and let me know if the old rig has some useful parts left over.
Thanks & Cheers
Going to bought from Newegg. Just would like your guys' thoughts and advice. Thanks
I currently have a PCI-E BFG 7900gt 256mb
I currently have a PSU that I know can support this build.
Grand Total 1,254.00
Qty. Product Description Savings Total Price
EVGA SuperClocked GeForce GTX 660 02G-P4-2662-KR Video Card
Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy
AMD FX-4170 4.2GHz (4.3GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ Quad-Core Desktop Processor
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
Kingston HyperX Beast 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy
Rosewill LINE GLOW Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Western Digital WD Blue 500GB 3.5" SATA 6.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Rosewill RX850-S-B 850W "Compatible with Core i7, i5" Power Supply
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
ASUS M5A97 R2.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Grand Total: $769.93
What games are you looking to play? This looks sort of like my build.
Hi I really hate Build PC Gaming my computer because I have a ton of games which I can t even play on it cus it s SO CRAP Soooo I decided to build my own PC I m just a beginner so I picked some stuff that seemed good and I was wondering if you glorious experts could tell me if it s all compatible and if it s all good kthx Case Chassis AYWUN A - Power Supply ANTEC W Antec Basiq ATX Power Supply CPU It s my current CPU Intel Pentium R CPU GHz Motherboard INTEL G FSB mATX PCI-Ex GRAPHIC GIGA-LAN DDR HDD HITACHI TB Full-speed Deskstar K B HDD Video Card ASUS GF GT Sound Card CREATIVE Sound Blaster VX DVD Drive SAMSUNG PATA Samsung SH-S A Please Gaming PC Build give me some advice I really don t wanna go and buy all Gaming PC Build these to later find out they don t work together - - BTW Don t worry about Keyboard Mouse or Monitor Thank you very much nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/gaming-pc-build.860399/
The Nvidia site has a recent blog post suggesting parts gaming or for Build $4,200 PC a $450 for a gaming pc They are not selling the parts well except for the video card but are just quoting current average prices for parts available elsewhere Build A GeForce GTX Micro ATX PC For Under GeForce Graphics Card - EVGA GeForce GTX Superclocked - Chassis - Cooler Master N Micro ATX Mini Tower - CPU - Intel Pentium G GHz Dual-Core Processor - Motherboard - MSI H M-P Micro ATX LGA - RAM - Crucial Ballistix Sport XT GB x GB DDR - Memory - Storage - Seagate Barracuda TB quot RPM Internal Hard Drive - PSU - EVGA W Certified ATX - Total Price - They didn't include a cost for the operating system Well Linux is free or maybe you have a retail copy of Windows to transfer The Intel Pentium G GHz cpu has a Passmark benchmark of PassMark - Intel Pentium G GHz - Price performance comparison
Or Ars Technica suggests parts for a $4,200 ultimate X99 gaming pc.
Ars Technica builds one and displays pictures and info in their article linked below:
They also suggest using Windows 10 as the operating system.
Building the ultimate X99 gaming and benchmarking PC | Ars Technica
OS - Windows 10- ~$119 to $199**
CPU - Intel Core i7-5930K, Haswell-E, 6-Core, 3.5 GHz, LGA 2011 - ~$590**
RAM - 32GB Corsair DDR4 at 3000MHz - ~$500**
SSD - 512GB Samsung SM951 M.2 PCI-e 3.0 - ~$200**
SSD - 500GB Samsung Evo - ~$200**
HDD - Seagate 3TB HD- ~$90**
Motherboard - ASUS X99 Deluxe USB 3.1 - ~$400**
Power Supply - Corsair HX1200i - ~$260**
Cooling - Corsair H110i GT liquid cooler - ~$130**
Graphics - Nvidia GTX 980 Ti - ~$670**
Video Capture Card - Blackmagic 4K video capture card- ~$190**
Optical Drive - LG Blu-ray drive - ~$50 to $100**
Chassis - Corsair's Graphite Series 760T, a full-size tower - ~$200**
Monitor - LG 34UC97‑S ‑ 34" IPS QHD LED‑Backlit LCD Monitor - ~$900**
**(I have added prices I obtained through Google searches)
Ars Technica cost $4,200 (UK prices?)?not including the monitor.
The Intel Core i7-5930K, Haswell-E, 6-Core, 3.5 GHz cpu has a Passmark benchmark of 13695.
PassMark - Intel Core i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz - Price performance comparison
Hi there. I'm looking for a very good gaming PC that I will be able to run big games at decent quality and framerate. It'd also be nice to have a computer that can record these games without lag. I also would want a computer that would be performing well for at least 2 years.
Now after researching it was pretty obvious to me that the best way to go was build a computer. So could you guys tell me which parts I should use? Here is what I'm looking for:
- Great for gaming
- Will be able to let me record whilst playing
- I have no budget, but don't go over $2500
Thanks for reading
Case: Antec Nine Hundred ? 99,98
PSU: Zalman ZM600-HP 600W (ATX, Heatpipe)) ? 99,58
Motherboard: GigaByte GA-P35-DS3P ? 124,59
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 ? 250,28
GPU: Asus EN8800GT,1024MB, GDDR3, PCI Express x16 ? 243,02
Ram: 2 x Corsair 2GB (4x1GB) PC6400, CL4 ? 95,68
CPU Fan: Scythe Infinity SCINF-1000 ? 39,76
HDD: 2 x Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500YD, 250GB (7200rpm, SATA, 16MB) ? 111,82
DVD-burner: Samsung DVD-Writer 20x Super-WriteMaster, Black + Software ? 25,50
Cooling Paste: Arctic Silver 5 Premium Silver Compound 3,5g ? 4,11
Total: ? 1170,02
Any comments on this at all?
Hello everyone Just looking for advice on a build for another friend Budget CAD Needs Monitor Keyboard Mouse Speakers OS Tweaking none oc unlocking etc Online purchasing OK Purpose basic games at moderate high settings SC Diablo III eventually The approach I m taking right now is to start with CPU GPU and just budget everything around it The platform i m thinking is Athlon II X Radeon which comes to PC build Gaming $700 a total of which includes ballpark rebates I m seeing at newegg ca on the I m looking at a monitor with at least x resolution in these parts if I m patient Windows is I $700 Gaming PC build assume perhaps incorrectly that my friend will buy this This leaves almost for the rest of the parts Case PSU MB RAM Speakers Keyboard Mouse Disc drive which is kind of difficult Here are some estimates Ram HDD Speakers K M Disc Drive Case MB some MSI boards PSU I don t want $700 Gaming PC build to get a no-name PSU But there s not much budget left Suggestions on the case PSU CPU GPU It d be much appreciated Thanks nbsp
my suggestion save a little more and go from there $900 to $1000 will net you a much better computer.
Is it possible to build a $300 gaming build that can run games like TF2, WoW, SCII, Guild Wars 2 etc, and slightly older games on 15'' monitor?
I have Win xp, optical drive and hard drive already. Thanks in advance.
A 15" monitor? If the monitor is that old, the optical drive and hard drive probably are too which means they're IDE drives. New motherboards use SATA ports. You probably also can't find Windows XP chipset drivers for new boards and graphics cards.
If u can help plaz do so i am trying to building a gaming pc & i need some assistance on what types of parts i need & how to go about building it :[/SIZE]
Refer to www.Alienware.com. Select any PC that you like under their Gaming Desktop section. Configure that PC to see some typical specs a gaming computer has.
Hi, I am looking to build a good gaming pc. Now here are the parts i have currently selected. please can you tell me if the would all go together or not and make any suggestions if possible.
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/175769 - motherboard
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/190673 - processor
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/114941 - psu
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/115480 - case
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-3x2...?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1263770153&sr=1-14 - RAM
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Zalman-Ultr...1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1263761027&sr=1-1 - ram cooler
please any suggestions must be made on sites from which i can order in GB rather than the US, thank you.
I don't think that you have any need for 6GB RAM as the Phenom II X4 955 does not have a triple channel memory controller. It would have been useful only with an i7 build.
A RAM cooler is also useless unless you're looking for extreme overclocks.
For the motherboard you'll be better off buying the Gigabyte GA-MA790FXT-UD5P. You may also look into the MSI GD 70.
The 955BE is a brilliant overclocker. You should look into getting a good aftermarket CPU cooler.
For PSU, I would suggest the Corsair 650TX unless you absolutely require a modular one. The case could have been better. However, that's a question of personal tastes.
What GPU are you purchasing for this system?
Is this a good build to play newer shooter games and games like the witcher 3
Any recommendations for better parts this will cost $473 is budget is 500
Compatibility Check: No issues/incompatibilities found
AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor
$96.93 $96.93 OutletPC
Cooler Master RR-HT2-28PK-R1 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
$15.99 $15.99 SuperBiiz
MSI 760GMA-P34(FX) Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard
$54.99 -$10.00 $44.99 Micro Center
$10.00 mail-in rebate
Mushkin Essentials 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory
$50.99 FREE $50.99 Newegg
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Western Digital RE3 750GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
$28.01 $3.99 $32.00 Amazon
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Gigabyte Radeon R9 280 3GB WINDFORCE Video Card
$179.99 -$20.00 $2.99 $162.98 Newegg
$20.00 mail-in rebate
Thermaltake Commander MS-I ID ATX Mid Tower Case
$47.99 -$15.00 $32.99 Micro Center
$15.00 mail-in rebate
EVGA 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply
$36.99 $36.99 SuperBiiz
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CPU: AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor ($72.89 @ OutletPC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($17.22 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A88X Extreme4+ ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($76.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($60.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.75 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 285 2GB WINDFORCE 2X Video Card ($162.98 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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Hello I Need * Help Gaming * With Build will be buying computer parts in the next couple of days from Newegg ca This will be the first computer I will have attempted to build Before actually buying anything I d like to get some feedback on the computer I ve put together so I can rectify mistakes and consider suggestions * Need Help With Gaming Build * I basically only want a system that can run WoW Diablo and Guild Wars on high to * Need Help With Gaming Build * ultra max settings I game for several hours each day Please take a look at my build bellow and tell me what you think Thanks for the feedback - LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS - - OEM - COOLER MASTER Hyper Plus RR-B * Need Help With Gaming Build * - P-G quot Heatpipe Direct Contact quot Long Life Sleeve mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i amp Intel Core i - Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Seagate Barracuda ST AS TB RPM SATA Gb s quot Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive - HANNspree By Hanns-G HF DPB Black quot Full HD WideScreen LCD Monitor w Speakers - ASUS M A AM AMD SATA Gb s USB ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS - XFX HD- A-ZHFC Radeon HD GB -bit GDDR PCI Express x HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE Channels PCI Interface Sound Card - OEM - hec HP D RETAIL W ATX V Power Supply - G SKILL Ripjaws Series GB x GB -Pin DDR SDRAM DDR PC Desktop Memory Model F - CL D- GBRL - AMD Phenom II X Black Edition Deneb GHz Socket AM W Quad-Core Processor HDZ FBGMBOX nbsp
hey all am having trouble building a gaming pc via a website i know a few bits about computers n stuff
but i cnt deside what to buy etc so can anyone with experience build me a gaming pc via
http://www.cougar-extreme.co.uk/ i have a budget of £600-700
must have software
I had a custom built pc made for me about a month-month and a half ago I love it It gaming it do build New pc. I Did right? is so nice to have a hardcore gaming pc something which I have always wanted and something I have worked very hard to pay for New build gaming pc. Did I do it right? Let me break down the specs ViewSonic quot Flat LCD with ms response Antec P case AMD Athlon X Dual Core Processor ASUS A N - SLI Deluxe GB MHz RAM PNY MB GeForce GT SLI enabled Sound Blaster Audigy ZS Audio Creative Inspire T -Speaker System GB HDD SATA RAID Vantec Stealth -Watt ATX Power Supply Samsung TS-H U DVD RW DVD-RW DVD R DL Let me say once again how much I love this rig I seriously kiss it once a week It is my prize possession I know I m sick but I don t care My questions is this I know I don t have the absolute best computer out there But I want to make sure I have close to that New build gaming pc. Did I do it right? Most important to me are the GPU s New build gaming pc. Did I do it right? and the CPU I have been reading a lot lately about GPU s and I have heard that they are coming out with one that is SLI on one card instead of So does that mean I can get -Single Dual cards for a total of GPU s LOL That would be sweet Also with the money I spent on the GT s would I have been better off with just - GTX KO If so why Aren t - GT s way better then any card on the market today If not why Then there is the processor The gentleman who built this for me said that I was way better off with my particular processor for gaming purposes He said it was dual core and the that the AMD FX was not I had heard the FX was the absolute best out there but he said no Also I would like to know if I have made a good decision with regard to the ability to upgrade this system I plan to sell the - GT s within months to get the newest and best and probably sell my processor for something better as well Are the Socket motherboards new or is there something better out now or in the future This particular motherboard only allows for DDR at a max of MHz Isn t that low I am looking to have the best computer around and I know I don t have that now so I am looking to find out what I would need to make it so But my biggest question for right now is are - GT s better than - GTX KO nbsp
You have an awesome system, pretty much at the top, no worries there. Probably your biggest hangup at the moment is your ram, actually. Up that to 2gb and you'll be flying. You'll want two sticks of 1Gb, not 4 sticks of 512, and you should look at getting a high performance make if you really are wanting to get performance.
What make is that ram you have now? Do you know what the timings are set at?
As for your CPU, not many games are using dual core at the moment (in fact, are there any?). The single core CPUs in general are performing better gamewise with their higher clockrates. BUT, hopefully the games that start coming out now will start taking advantage of dual core technology.
I am curious about the 433Mhz memory. I thought that 400mhz was the max. Need someone with more knowledge than I have to answer that.
As for your future upgrade options, at the moment the sky is your limit. Socket 939 is still the best for AMD, and PCI-e is still the best for graphics. That board should keep you at the top of the heap for a while to come.
Finally, just a warning for you (I have the same mobo). Your chipset fan may fail on you sometime in the near future. If you hear a freakishly loud noise all of the sudden, that's what it is.
Actually, take a look at your motherboard now. Is the chipset fan mounted parallel to the motherboard? I.e., square? (as opposed to being diagonally installed - a diamond shape)? The square mounted fan is the older type, and have a high percent chance of dying. Easily replaced, just a pain in the.....
Hello I was wondering what people think of this DIY gaming pc from new egg.
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Hello I ve been trying to build a high-end gaming computer and after around a week and a half reading reviews and checking up on stores I build Gaming thought I kind of had what I wanted more or less outlined Yet somehow I m still confused when I start thinking in the possible alternatives Since many of the reviews I most liked are on this site I thought this Gaming build could be a good place to start looking for help So here I am This is the machine I m considering right now updated as the thread goes on I will really appreciate all advice Motherboard Asus P T Deluxe - Official Site CPU Intel Core i - Official Site Comparison RAM G Skill x GB DDR - F - CL T- GBPI-B - - - V Black last kit - Official Site Graphics Card BFG GTX Overclocked II -way SLI - Newegg Sound Card Asus Sonar D PM - Official Site Hard Disk Drive WD Velociraptor WD HLFS MASTER GB RPM SATA second to last HDD - Official Site Samsung Spinpoint T GB SATA Series RPM - Official Site Optical Drive LG GH LP - Official Site Power Supply PSU Corsair CMPSU- HX - Official Site UPS APC Back-UPS RS VA - Official Site Case Cooler Master HAF - Official Site Monitor Samsung SyncMaster T - Official Site nbsp
Everything looks good, but if I were you, I would go with an AMD capable motherboard and processor. Intel i7's are great little processors, but AMD has been coming out with some processors that oust them completely. Especially if you are looking for a great gaming rig. That or maybe spend 1000 bucks and go for an Intel Extreme
Hello everyone I am tiring to build a decent gaming computer for my son for graduating college Problem a pc gaming me Help build is that I don t know jack about computer hardware and the people i ask say go buy retail which is pretty pricey So a friend of mine suggested that i build form ground up So if you guys could help me fulfill my promise I made to my son I would really appreciate it If you could send me links to parts or a shopping list kind of thing Help me build a gaming pc that will all come together to make Help me build a gaming pc such a machine I am sure I could find someone to put it all together once I have all the parts My son only has these simple requests that it is black case and has green lights and can handle playing crysis and supreme commander Help me build a gaming pc at a good frame rate with room for upgrades I am also willing to send some money through paypal for some assistance in this matter So to anyone reading this please be my savior and help me build this machine nbsp
Please look at the sticky in the General Hardware forum and give us the required information.
I second Matthew's build as a great suggestion if it's within your budget.
After much herpin and derpin on my part I m going to do what I should have done from the get go What are you going to use the PC New (gaming) build PC for Gaming How much is your budget Are you willing to buy online Only from Newegg Have you already bought any parts Yes but will cancel order due to mistake Do you have an Operating System OS No Will you need any aftermarket cooling such as a CPU GPU cooler or a watercooling setup No maybe a CPU heatsink if budget allows and is necessary I d also like it if it was Intel Nvidia based ORIGINAL POST I ve already bought it and on hindsight I should have done this before hand Anyways if some of you hardware gurus could New PC build (gaming) rate my build I d greatly appreciated Case - Antec Three Hundred Illusion Power Supply - COOLER MASTER Silent Pro W DVD Reader - LITEON RAM - OCZ Gold gb x gb MOBO - MSI H M-ED Hard Drive - Seagate Barracuda TB Video Cards - N GTX CPU - i GHz Total Click to expand nbsp
dang only 1230 bucks...not bad
ps...im not a pc guru lol
I am planning on building a gaming PC with a budget of around $900 Australian dollars and this is the list of components I have come up with.
Graphics card: $225.15
Leadtek WinFast GTX 560 Ti 1GB GDDR5
Xigmatek Asgard II
Power supply unit: $85
OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply
MSI P67A-GD55 (B3)
Intel Core i5-2500K
Hard drive: $90
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB
Optical drive: $20
LG GH22NS50 DVD Burner
Network card: $13
TP-Link TL-WN350GD 54M Wireless
G.Skill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL 4GB (2x 2GB)
I Have done quite a bit of research on these components but would like to clarify a few questions.
Are all of these components completely compatible with each other?
Will all of the components fit into the case?
Am I getting the best price and value for all of the components?
Do you have any suggestions to change a component?
I'm building myself a new computer, and I'm looking for someone to help me find some good parts. I'm a serious gamer, and the parts must reflect that. Anything goes, just 3 limitations:
1. AMD only
2. Asus mobo
3. Keep it under $1,200
I didn't know where else to post this, I'm new here.
I'm building a new PC for Christmas, and was wondering if anyone here would be able to tell me how it would run for games like L4D2, WoW, Borderlands, etc.
Intel Core i5
nVidia GTX 275
6 GB of G.SKILL RAM
550 Watt PSU
Those are the 'main' factors for the PC as far as I know.
If you need the rest of the specs let me know and I can post.
You might be cutting it close with a 550 watt PSU. What model of powersupply is it?
Well this pc is for a friend i made a build couple months ago or was it month i dont know xD but Rage helped me a lot and yesh it runs fiiine Thx a lot btw Well he wants a cheap pc for Gaming and some photoshop video editting fraps and some other stuff Everything Well the budget is around I bought some parts in december people here helped me and i made my lil monster hehe Ok so He wants CPU Intel Core Quad Q GHz LGA W GPU XFX HD- A-ZDDC Radeon HD XXX GB -bit GDDR PCI Express RAM G SKILL GB x GB -Pin DDR SDRAM DDR PC HDD Seagate Barracuda GB RPM SATA Gb s mb Cache CASE Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower build-up Gaming PC Computer Case Dvd burner included Now the probs is what MoBo and what PSU and Gaming PC build-up what CPU coolig he shud get for them i was checking the same i have an Asus P Q but im not sure im kida nooby still I have a P Q board the fan i have is a OCZ vendetta and a corsair w PSU Maybe those works for him as well Thx in advance nbsp
With that much going on and if you play on eventually upgrading, I'd suggest 800+ Watts PSU and for the PCU cooler a Tuniq tower could be nice.
When it comes down to mobo you should know EXACTLY what you need for you to choose the right one.
I've decided that I want to build myself a gaming PC for the first time in my life and my budget is around around eight hundred dollars. To those who has experience on building gaming PCs, how would you budget on what to spend more of on the parts and less on other parts?
Mainly I need to get:
I want to build a gaming pc and I have choose these parts plz suggest me something if better than this and plz tell me all the parts are compatible with each other or not plz help me regarding this tx.
Component = Model & Specification Price (Rs.)
Cabinet = Cooler Master HAF 912 = 7,000
Monitor = Dell S2415H 24 inch Monitor = 14,800
Ram = 8 GB Corsair Vengance 2*4GB 1600 Mhz = 6,000
Hard Disk = Weston Digital 2 TB Desktop Internal Hard
Drive 7200 RPM = 5,200
Power Supply = Corsair RM Series RM750 750W = 7,500
Processor = Intel i7 4790k Processor = 19,200
Graphics Card = Asus Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Strix DirectCU
DirectCU II Graphics Card (4 GB, GDDR5) = 20,000
Mother Board = Asus Maximus VII Hero = 22,000
SSD = ADATA Premier PRO SP 900 256 GB SSD = 8,000
CPU Cooler = Cooler master Hyper 212X = 3,200
Pcpartpicker.com is popular here for building lists and it checks compatibility too
As for your build, what are you building it for? Gaming, office, digital editing?
If games, which top 3 games
O.k. folks.I've read the posts about building a P.C. and I agree that not buying one from a box store. I am from canada and want to spend roughly 1500 U.S. for a decent gaming system. If I understand correctly there are three components NOT to scrimp on: 1) the cpu 2) the memory and 3) the video card.
There are so many choices.even within the cpu.p4 3.2 ht fsb or amd 64; and then memory.. ddr, ddr2, 3200, 4200; motherboards??? socket 370, 478,; video card. for gaming like doom 3 (XFX GeForce FX 5700 LE,ATI Radeon 9800XT???
I really want to get the biggest bang/value for the beaver
I'm planning on building my first ever gaming pc and need some help with the components, making sure they are compatible and also need help selecting a video card. Here's what I have so far:
Case: Thermaltake Level 10 GT
Motherboard: ASUS MAXIMUS VI EXTREME
Processor: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5 GHz LGA1150
Hard Drive: Seagate NAS ST2000VN000 2TB
SSD: Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB
RAM: G.Skill Trident X Series 16GB (2 x 8gb)
Power Supply: SeaSonic X Series X-850 850W
OS: Windows 7 Premium 64-bit
Any help would be appreciated. Thank you all in advance!
Ok few questions first.
What kind of games are you looking to play?
What type of monitor and how big are you going to use?
How MANY monitors?
What kind of graphics settings are you wanting to run these games on? Max, high?
These questions will basically help us determine if your system is correct or maybe possibly overkill or whatnot.
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Hey all I m thinking of building a new PC I bought an Nvidia GTX to get New Programs for PC 3D Build & Gaming my graphics up to date along with a Watt power supply from Corsair but now I m looking for a motherboard with a decent amount of RAM and a good processor I don t need a new hard drive as I already have a TB internal hard drive and New PC Build for Gaming & 3D Programs a New PC Build for Gaming & 3D Programs TB external hard drive so I should be good in that department I also have the biggest case possible for a PC I was just wondering what motherboard processor and RAM I should go for I m wanting it to last at least years before I have to upgrade again I m using a quad core AMD processor with GHz but even though New PC Build for Gaming & 3D Programs it s good I feel like it suffers a lot particularly in MMOs and processing videos I m studying video game design as well so I have access to UDK and Unity and often use Sony Vegas as well as Photoshop CS Obviously I don t have them all up at the same time but I have about tabs on Chrome open as well as iTunes and a D software package So my questions are what should I buy And will the new equipment be powerful enough for the things I want to run Obviously gaming-wise I want everything to be on max graphics The real issue I have at the moment is that rendering for D packages takes an age I made a small wave motion on Realflow the other day and it took hours to process a -second clip Granted the thing had about a million particles but it shouldn t take that long I m also considering buying a motherboard bundle just so that I don t have to worry too much about compatibility etc I just want to plug it in and play nbsp
Hi guys I m hoping I could get some advice on a new build I m doing soon It will primarily £1200 Build for MMO Gaming focus on MMOs and Wildstar and WoW absolutely must work on it although it should beast through them Would be nice if other stuff did too though please point out any incompatibilities or things you would do differently Thanks in advance Specs here Case PCS MAELSTROM T BLACK GAMING CASE Processor CPU Intel MMO Gaming Build for £1200 Core i Quad Core Processor i - k MMO Gaming Build for £1200 GHz MB Cache Motherboard Gigabyte Z X Gaming ATX LG USB SATA GBs XFIRE SLI Memory RAM GB KINGSTON HYPER-X BEAST DUAL-DDR MHz X M P x GB Graphics Card GB NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX - DVI HDMI DP - D Vision Ready st Hard Disk GB KINGSTON V SSD SATA Gb MB R MB W nd Hard Disk TB WD CAVIAR BLACK WD FZEX SATA Gb s MB CACHE rpm st DVD BLU-RAY Drive x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER R RW RAM Memory Card Reader INTERNAL IN CARD READER XD MS CF SD etc x USB PORT Power Supply CORSAIR W RM SERIES MODULAR PLUS GOLD ULTRA QUIET Processor Cooling CoolerMaster Seidon M High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler Sound Card ONBOARD CHANNEL HIGH DEF AUDIO AS STANDARD Wireless Wired Networking WIRELESS N Mbps PCI CARD USB Options MIN x USB amp x USB PORTS BACK PANEL MIN FRONT PORTS Operating System Genuine Windows Bit - inc DVD amp Licence nbsp
A better ssd, use an air cooler like Noctua D14 or 15, phanteks,stronger psu for future sli or crossfire 750 or 850,something like a 450mbp dual band for wireless or something in the ac wireless class, 8gigs would serve you well but 16 is nice to have. Last but not least I7 for just gaming is really just paying far to much for just gaming. One of the newer I5s would serve just aswell and save you a dollar. While the build would run okay, Its price to performance is grossly off. You are building a overclocker that cant overclock.
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Freaksamcker/saved/BTwkcf As far as ram wise, the fastest ram within your budget.( 8gigs) Make sure the air cooler will fit in your case.
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I do not plan on overclocking anything myself, unless it came overclocked.Click to expand...
Then why buy a overclocker's CPU? The 'K' versions of i7s are multiplier unlocked, meant for overclocking. Of course if price is the same as normal 2600 then by all means go for it
Figure out how to install a SSDClick to expand...
The same way you install any hdd.
Figure out how to install Windows 7 from a CDClick to expand...
It's a DVD and you set the PC to boot from it.
Should I buy better thermal compound? Any suggestions?Click to expand...
It doesn't make any difference as you're not overclocking.
Difference between DDR3 1066 and 1600?Click to expand...
You won't see any. A few percentage in most applications.
Should I upgrade to 8GB?Click to expand...
The more the better if you ask me
Just make sure you install 64-bit OS.
Is 750W enough for my system now? Is it enough if I wanted to have two GTX 560s?Click to expand...
It should be enough for both.
Do NZXT cases only support NZXT case fans? I've read that NZXT fans aren't all that great, should I get some other fans?Click to expand...
As long as the fan holes are standard 80/120/something mm, you shouldn't have any problems with other fans. I don't know about NZXT fan quality.
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Bump, thought i read somewhere to Bump after 72 hrs but now i cant find it, lol. Is it ok?
EDITED omg, just realized im not at 72 hrs. Sorry gonna wait 24 hrs.
well first off i wanted to build a computer but with all these new stuff Me Help Gaming Build Computer... A coming out and hardware now being obselete i need advice on what to buy well first off i have a limit on about - dollars under would be great i Help Me Build A Gaming Computer... want a computer that can play f e a r mtw II company of heroes and all those other high end games i usually like playing rts games and fps games i also like to multi task oh yeah i just only need a cpu ram video card motherboard and a computer case i also had some in mind but not sure if its good Intel Core Duo E Conroe GHz M sharing L Cache LGA Processor http www newegg com Product Product asp Item N E Intel BOXDG SSCK Socket T LGA Intel G Express Micro ATX Intel Motherboard http www newegg com Product Product asp Item N E VIKING GB x GB -Pin DDR SDRAM DDR PC Dual Channel Kit System Memory http www newegg com Product Product asp Item N E eVGA -P -N -AX Geforce GT MB -bit GDDR PCI Express x Video Card http www newegg com Product Product asp Item N E now i need a case unless you guys have a better suggestion in mind nbsp
I have assembled the following hardware to build my first gaming rig and would like to know if this is a good choice of items.
XFX Radeon R7770 1GB DDR5
Thermaltake Black Widow TR2 RX 850W 80 plus Bronze Cert.
Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad Core
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing
Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H-MVP mATX LGA 1155
Corsair Vengeance 4GB (2x 4GB) DDR3-1600
Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200 RPM
(plan on adding a 120 or 240 GB OCZ Vertex 4 SSD later)
Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower
Asus BC-12B1ST-BLK/B/AS Blue-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer
Thanks in Advance for your feed back!
A few suggestions
I think you should go with an ATX sized motherboard, the case that you have has more than enough room for one, and the extra expansion slots might come in handy one day. The Asrock extreme 4 is a good choice.
You definitely don't need a 850W PSU, a 650W will supply more than enough juice to run your rig, and will leave plenty of room to install a second graphics card if needed. The other advantage is that you can get a better quality one for the same price, such as this one.
If your budget allows it, you may want to consider upgrading your graphics card. Something like HD 7850 will give you bucket-loads more performance, and make the build more gaming oriented. If your strapped for cash, you could always downgrade your HDD and purchase more storage later if needed.
A friend of mine is wanting to build a computer for himself,
he wants to find the best possible system he can make for £600.
He's planning to play a lot of games on it as well as the usual e-mails,movies,music etc.
Whats the best combination you can come up with,
Just to start him off with the Motherboard and Processor combo would be very useful.
Good-told, cool cheap case: http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Comp...+Cool+and+Quiet++Gaming+Case+?productId=31087
DVD(1 or 2):http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Comp...-215DBK+20x+DVDRW+Black+SATA+?productId=30278
GFX(1 or 2): http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Comp...adeon+HD+4850+512MB+PCI-E2.0+?productId=32374
RAM(1 kit for 32-bit OS, maybe 2 for 64-bit):http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Comp...+Extreme+Performance+(2x2GB)+?productId=29822
Or a bigger one:http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Comp...+F1+SATA2+7200RPM+32MB+cache+?productId=30998
VGA cooler: http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Comp...VF1000+LED+Silent+VGA+Cooler+?productId=32961
CPU cooler: Didn't actually find a CPU cooler I expected to find, so you'll ned to figure thisout yourselves.
Price with MB, CPU, 4 G of RAM, 750 G HDD, 1 Radeon 4850, Antec 300 case, 1 Pioneer DVD-RW, 650W Corsair PSU:
£583.36 + ~£7.64 shipping. minus limited time discounts, that don't show up in the shopping cart.
I m building a new system completely from scratch and I have two main questions I want to make sure that I don t have any hardware compatibility issues Also it would be good to know if everything will fit in the case I picked out It will be a family computer but I also like to game a lot Laptop has hard time with Dishonored I want a powerful yet quiet system Also my wife isn t too into flashy or huge cases which is why I picked out the one I did My soft budget is about but I m willing to go a little above that if needs be In the past we ve been using laptops I have a Dell XPS -L x for all our computing needs but our kids are getting old enough to need to use the computer as well as me and my wife so it s time to get a desktop The only component I already have is the OS Other than that will need to buy everything I chose to not get a liquid cooling system as I m not very savvy when it comes to those If you guys have any upgrade suggestions please let me know Here are the specs all pricing from Amazon com--free shipping and slightly cheaper than Newegg Motherboard ASUS Sabertooth X LGA Intel X SATA Gb s build advice PC Gaming USB ATX Processor Intel Core i - K Quad-Core Processor Gaming PC build advice GHz MB Cache LGA CPU Heatsink Fan Cooler Master Hyper Plus Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX FTW GB GDDR Thermal Paste Arctic Cooling Arctic MX- Thermal Compound Optical Drive LG BLACK Internal SATA x Super Multi DVD Blu Memory Corsair Vengeance GB x GB DDR MHZ PC Network Card Intel PWLA GT PRO GT PCI Network Adapter Wireless Network Card TP-Link TL-WN N Mbps Wireless N PCI Adapter SSD Crucial m GB -Inch Solid State Drive SATA Gb s HDD Western Digital Caviar Green TB SATA III MB Cache Bare OEM HDD Fan VANTEC HDC- A Aluminum Hard Drive Cooling System Sound Card ASUS XONAR D - Channel PCI Audio Card Sound Card Case Corsair Carbide Series Black R Mid-Tower Computer Case Case Fans Arctic Cooling ARCTIC F PWM mm Fans x for max cooling Anti-Vibr Gaming PC build advice Fan Mounts Any Anti-Vibration Fan Mounts enough for all fans Power Supply Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold SPG Watts Modular Power Supply Power Supply Gasket Any Power Supply Anti-Vibration Rubber Fan Gasket Speakers Creative Inspire T Multimedia Speaker System Monitor Asus VS H-P -Inch Full-HD LED Monitor x p Camera Creative Live Cam Chat HD P MP Webcam Black USB Expansion NZXT IU Internal USB Expansion Mouse and Keyboard Logitech Wireless Combo Mk With Keyboard and Laser Mouse Total nbsp
A couple things:
Firstly, you have a MOBO & CPU incompatibility. Your MOBO is for socket 2011 CPU's while your processor is LGA 1155
Here is a compatible motherboard for your build.
Asus Sabertooth Z77 LGA 1155 ($239.)
Secondly, I wouldn't waste my money on the: Network card, extra case fans,HDD fan,PSU gasket, and fan mounts. I would put all that money in your CASE budget and look for a more solid case. All those fans would do the exact opposite of what you'd like to achieve. You want a quiet machine, you do not put 9+ fans inside of it.
Thirdly, Id recommend buying something like the Corsair H100i for your cooling needs. I did notice you said you're not "Savy" enough for liquid cooling. However, these closed loop solutions require no real experience to install. Furthermore, they require zero maintenance.
Also, I wouldn't grab the 4GB 670. You will not need all of that VRAM. Instead, go with the 2GB version it's much cheaper.
Your power supply is also overkill. Unless you plan on running 3 GPU's 1000 watts is not necessary. I would go with aCorsair HX Series 850W. This will give you some room for future upgrades.
Even then, If you want. Id grab the 650 or 750w variation of that PSU. It will save you some money.
EDIT: Added GPU recommendation & PSU recommendation
Okay so I am looking to build a desktop PC mostly for gaming Please! Gaming Advice Build purposes My brother who is also putting together his build did not check on compatibility and such Due to this and my current state of knowledge of the topic Basic knowledge about what to look for and what parts do I would like to ask for help and recommendations for my parts list and if anything would be incompatible The parts list is as follows CPU Intel Core i Gaming Build Advice Please! - GHz Quad-Core Processor Cooling Cooler Master RR-HT - PK-R CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler Motherboard Asus Z -A ATX LGA Motherboard Memory RAM Corsair Vengeance LP GB x GB DDR - Memory Corsair Vengeance GB x GB DDR - Memory Hard Drive Western Digital Caviar Blue TB quot RPM Internal Hard Drive Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX Ti GB Superclocked Video Card Power EVGA W ATX Power Supply I am also going to be running Windows Home Premium Sp bit All suggestions feedback mistake-point outs are welcome Thanks
Hello and welcome to the forums!!
Memory[RAM]: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory, Corsair Vengeance 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory
I am a little confused with this line. Are you going to get two 4gb sticks of ram for a total of 8gb or are you getting both 4gb sticks and 1 8gb stick for a total of 16gb?
Hello all I was looking up basically building a completely new PC for gaming with Crysis coming out and realizing my PC wasn t up to optimal standards I though it would be a good time to upgrade My computers motherboard and CPU are fairly old and I think it would be good to upgrade them so basically I though I might as well build a new PC I have about to spend on the upgrade This is my current build Intel i Ghz Turbo Ghz ASUS P H D-M EVO Motherboard Gb DDR Kingston Mhz Nvidia GeForce GTX GB WD SSD TB WD Black HDD Thermaltake MK-I Chaser Case This was a build I Solved: PC Gaming Build came up with I m not sure on everthing like what size power supply I need this is what I ve come up with so something similar to this would be great or even if i could get abit more performance for the same price ASRock X -EXTREME Socket G Skill Gb Kit Cooler Solved: Gaming PC Build Master Gold W Silent Pro LG Blu-Ray Burner Figured i d take the DVD drive out of my current system and use that as well Intel i Processor I will also need a FAN which I haven t added Thermaltake Overseer Full Tower Case x Seagate TB barracuda HDD I will use the SSD out of my current rig x eVGA Geforce GTX Graphics Card I was also wondering maybe taking off one of the hard drives and using the to purchase extra fans or something similar Thanks for any help Flyer nbsp
Hello guys I have been thinking about building a new gaming desktop for a while now but my old idea pad finally died so it is time to do this I guess I really just need a place to start as well as some advice on specific parts my time gaming Build First budget is about - dollars Processor I was thinking I or I though I could use advice Motherboard Im really not sure what to use But I do know I would like quite a few USB ports plenty of room for ram and room for improvements graphics card I First time gaming Build like the nvidia Geforce GTX series though which one im not sure I Do know that I will be using monitors so outputs is a must The games I plan to play are starcraft Skyrim Fallout battlefield and the like I dont really care to play everything on max all the time but I would like to be ABLE to go to max but be able to play normally First time gaming Build on high settings Power I really have no idea what kind of power source I would use so this is one place I need a lot of advice other This is the area where I feel im just going to forget something like what kind of heat sink should I buy to put in the processor Things like that would be very helpful In the end anything you guys can help me with is greatly appreciated Thanks in advance guys Also just saying im not locked into the Nvidia graphics card as I have heard great things about other cards as well nbsp
Something like this is a good base. You can get a slightly lower motherboard, leave out the sound card, and put more money into GPU and PSU. Other people can help with that.
Do you need to purchase a Windows license, monitors, kb/mouse?
hey for gaming! new build trying computer, a to some im trying to build a new computer, for some gaming! new to the whole building a new computer thing but i would really like to build a new computer that can run the latest games from around or less not including the operating system i Already have a windows vista Also i already have a case keyboard mouse and speakers but everything else im not quite sure to get Im more of the quot know nothing quot but quot play everything quot type of guy i need some major help here If you need any more information i d be happy to give I can build the computer my self with the help of some guides but its choosing the right parts that is the challenge for me Im also not sure of what the difference between an AMD processor and a Intel processor is but im leaning intel because that is what i here is good Also i want a dual core processor I m thinking a MB video card would be good Need some help please nbsp
AMD FX-4130 3.8GHz Quad-Core AM3+ Processor
AMD STANDARD COOLING FAN
ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 AM3+ AMD 760G HDMI USB 3.0 uATX AMD
8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600MHz (PC3 12800)
1TB 7200 RPM 64MB CACHE SATA 6.0Gb/s
24X DUAL LAYER DVD-RW
nVidia GeForce GTX650 Ti 2GB DDR5 DVI/VGA/HDMI PCI-EXP
ENTERPRISE MID-TOWER ATX CASE
ENTERPRISE COOLING PACKAGE
hec X ORION 585 WATT PSU
This is what I created was wondering any suggestions. First build all parts are incomming, build was 420$ after shipping ect. Just wondering if I did decent in a first build I was on a budget for 450$ thankfully I had a windows 7 disk/key.
Are my hopes to high or am I going to be able to play modern games at mid setting decent resolutions.
Only other questions is about Network Card, Sound Card suggestions. Something cheaper but worthy.
Hello everyone i have been playing games on my laptop and its just My first for gaming build computer not good enough at all anymore I have always wanted a nice gaming computer I have recently been trying to learn about it all and build my own gaming computer to save some money I did have a plan that My first computer build for gaming was including the i intel GPU but after learning a little more i am kinda leaning towards AMD x Since i mostly plan to play games on it i read that AMD is good for gaming and it could save me money some use of other things maybe college work but i also got this laptop so mostly strictly gaming maybe So now im confused and starting over trying to think what to combine for good rig I want a rig that can be very fast and handle games with graphics all the way up right now graphics at minimal low and still laggin especially starcraft and to handle furture games like possibly the new mmo blizzard will release My first computer build for gaming in the next years or whatever So with all that said I came across the ASUS Crosshair IV Formula ATX Motherboard MHz Socket AM I thought this would be a good start I was going to use corsair memory but now idk if it will go with ASUS since it says to go with intel junts So idk about that for one and im just getting frustrated trying to study for this lol I am trying to come on with a good build idea so what would be best with this mobo for jaw dropping graphics i want I dont want an expensive rig over is getting way too much but i dont have to buy it all now meaning i could spend close up to at the end of this project maybe i was definetly wanting AMD x and was thinking the AMD - Black Edition Phenom II X Processor T but do i need that could i get another X I was looking at the radeon graphic cards but not sure which one to get Doesnt have to be radeon tho SO if anyone is an expert or any experience could help me out i would greatly appeciate it I am completely new to all this so plz explain anything to me as to why i should get a certain part rather than other parts If i should get a different mobo and AMD or go back to the intel i idea then tell me i dont mind if i can save more money and have the gaming experience i want thats great i could put future money into sound and great monitor and such Or if there is a good gaming computer to just buy that has what i want for the good price THanks for the help and sorry for such a looooong post but i felt i needed to get most of my thoughts down so that you could understand what it is im looking for BTW i do not plan to overclock i don t want to ruin anything i put so much money into and feel i don t need to overclock intil maybe in the distant future and i know more about how to do all that safely Also i was looking at the PSI cyclone case cuz it looked awesome tell me ur ideas on that to and if i should get that or get sumthin more durable nbsp
My first suggestion is that you need a TL; DR.
I read some (IMO) poor choices, and I also happened to notice that you say that you're pretty clueless.
Therefore I went over your plans briskly.
So lets get started, first thing we need to know is a budget, and what that'll include, i.e. will that include a monitor? Mouse? Keyboard? OS? ect...
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Hi this is my first time attempting to build my own gaming PC from scratch with a budget hopefully falling within a total of USD - After researching a few of the parts for the past few days I ve Gaming PC build please advise come up with a rough idea of what I want in the PC as listed below PCPartPicker part list http pcpartpicker com p bzk Price breakdown by merchant http pcpartpicker com p bzk by merchant Benchmarks http pcpartpicker com p Gaming PC build please advise bzk benchmarks CPU Intel Core i - K GHz Quad-Core Processor Newegg CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper EVO CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler Newegg Motherboard ASRock Z Extreme ATX LGA Motherboard Newegg Memory Corsair Vengeance Pro GB x GB DDR - Memory Newegg Storage Samsung EVO GB quot Solid State Disk Newegg Storage Western Digital Caviar Black TB quot RPM Internal Hard Drive Newegg Video Card Asus Radeon R X GB Video Card Newegg Wireless Network Adapter Rosewill RNX-N UBE b g n USB Wi-Fi Adapter Newegg Case Corsair R ATX Mid Tower Case Newegg Power Supply Corsair Professional W Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply Newegg Optical Drive Asus DRW- B ST BLK B AS DVD CD Writer Newegg Operating System Microsoft Windows Home Premium SP OEM -bit Newegg Total Prices include shipping taxes and discounts when available COMMENTS ON PART LISTNG CPU I chose the K as I am open to overclocking However still deciding if I should just go with the new Haswell since I ve read that overclocking doesn t really show results for a gaming rig not sure if I m confident enough of overclocking Motherboard Many builds I ve seen that use the K utilize this motherboard so I guess it goes pretty well with the Ivy Bridge Storage SSD for installing of the Windows OS and the HDD for installation of games and the like Video Card My nd choice as of the moment Open to possible SLI Crossfire configurations but unsure of which graphic cards are worth dual-pairing right now VERY open to suggestions and opinions on this Main Gaming PC build please advise choice is the new SAPPHIRE R X GB TOXIC Edition but currently not available in my country Hopefully it ll be released over the course of this month Case Read good reviews about this case Ideally a Mid Tower other considerations are -NZXT Phantom Black ATX Mid Tower Case Newegg -Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case Newegg Power Supply Enough for possible overclocking Any feedback and suggestions greatly appreciated Like I ve said I m new to building a gaming rig so I am willing to put careful thought into any opinions put forward nbsp
Hi, this is my first time attempting to build my own gaming PC from scratch with a budget hopefully falling within a total of USD$1200-$1500. After researching a few of the parts for the past few days, I've come up with a rough idea of what I want in the PC as listed below.
PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/22bzk
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/22bzk/by_merchant/
CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($35.98 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($92.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($316.13 @ Newegg)
Wireless Network Adapter: Rosewill RNX-N180UBE 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($24.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1283.00 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
COMMENTS ON PART LISTNG
I chose the 3570K as I am open to overclocking. However, still deciding if I should just go with the new Haswell 4670 since I've read that overclocking doesn't really show results for a gaming rig + not sure if I'm confident enough of overclocking.
Many builds I've seen that use the 3570K utilize this motherboard so I guess it goes pretty well with the Ivy Bridge.
SSD for installing of the Windows 7 OS and the HDD for installation of games and the like.
My 2nd choice as of the moment. Open to possible SLI/Crossfire configurations but unsure of which graphic cards are worth dual-pairing right now. VERY open to suggestions and opinions on this. Main choice is the new SAPPHIRE R9 280X 3GB TOXIC Edition but currently not available in my country. Hopefully it'll be released over the course of this month.
Read good reviews about this case. Ideally a Mid Tower, other considerations are :
-NZXT Phantom 410 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($105.98 @ Newegg)
-Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Enough for possible overclocking?
Any feedback and suggestions greatly appreciated. Like I've said I'm new to building a gaming rig so I am willing to put careful thought into any opinions put forward.
Well, I am looking to build a gaming pc that runs fairly demanding games like Grand Theft Auto IV and BattleField 4 on high settings with at least 60 FPS.
What do you recommend for parts?
Hi son cheap my First gaming for build, guys have been reading a few of the help First build, cheap gaming for my son me find the best build threads and as my son wants a pc that will play bf at moderate settings First build, cheap gaming for my son for xmas I ve decided to have a go at building one My budget is pounds sterling This is what I ve priced up so far x - quot Primo a quot AMD A DDR Ready Barebones Socket FM This includes a case a watt power supply and an asrock fm m b x - Kingston GB SSDNow V Drive SATA Gb s x - Arctic Silver Thermal Compound x - AMD Athlon X K Black Edition GHz x - GeIL Black Dragon GB x GB DDR x - Arctic Silver Thermal Compound x - His HD mb graphics card All of the above have been sourced from overclockers co uk baring in my mind I ve never built a machine before I suppose what I want to know is will the components I ve picked compliment each other and could you guys point me in the right direction if I ve missed anything crucial out Or for that matter if you could put together a better build for the same sort of money I have been advised to go for the best graphics card I can afford so this is the reason the build looks so graphics heavy Anyway thanks in advance guys just from looking at some of the other threads on this site I can tell there s a lot of you who really know what you are doing nbsp
If you are not planning on overclocking the CPU, then you can drop off the Arctic Shield 5 Thermal Compound (which you have listed twice by the way). Thermal compound comes with most CPU's, and it works just fine as long as you are not overclocking too much.
You will need to up the RAM to 8GB (4GB is just meeting the minimum requirements on most newer games). Having 8GB of ram will give you that "Buffer" zone to be able to play all the games for at least a couple years.
You only put in a 120GB SSD drive. You will have that filled with the Operating System and maybe a couple games and not have enough room for anything else. I would suggest for now, dumping the SSD drive and getting at least a 500GB to 1TB 7200rpm hard drive.
Should also get a DVD/Bluray drive.
You will also have to factor in the cost of an Operating System.
Those are my few suggestions, I know other people will be adding in theirs too. Hope this helps you out some.
I am looking for suggestions on what to get for my next comp It will be used for gaming multimedia and I will be overclocking it What I don t need -Peripherals including monitor -Operating System I will use XP Home -Hard drives I will use the new VelociRaptor as my primary drive and a Seagate for my secondary drive -GPU s I will use two Evga GTS build overclocking me / Help gaming rig! a G s in SLI What I do need -RAM -CPU Core Two Duo Quad Extreme -Case I think I would like to try an acrylic case -PSU -Cooling I think liquid cooling for at least the CPU and northbridge would be a good option if the budget favors it -Optical and floppy drive I Help me build a overclocking / gaming rig! dont need a Blue-Ray writer reader -Anything else that I may be forgetting Requirements The motherboard must have at least two PCI-e x slots so I can run my cards in SLI Budget Approximately I prefer to buy from NewEgg because they have good shipping charges Help me build a overclocking / gaming rig! to Hawaii nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-me-build-a-overclocking-gaming-rig.716674/
I want to build the new gaming computer with average specification to play the games like GTA, Battelfield, Warcraft etc. my buget is around 1000$.. all suggetions are welcomed.....
Do you have a machine or configuration, that you are currently looking at?
Hey Everyone I am planning on building a nice gaming rig It s just a matter of when I do build it I thought about buying off of ebay at first but then decided that I will buy from other online stores due to the fact that if you order off of ebay and it comes to you defective I would have to pay to ship it back So anyways here it goes Computer Case build. computer think would I the what I like to to gaming about want know you C BKT from casedepot com Asus A N X Socket NVIDIA nForce ATX AMD Motherboard from newegg com AMD Athlon San Diego MHz HT MB L Cache Socket Processor I would like to know what you think about the gaming computer I want to build. Lite-on SHM- P S x x x DVD RW I would like to know what you think about the gaming computer I want to build. EVGA Geforce GT KO MB GDDR SLI PCI Express Dual DVI HDTV Video card from tigerdirect com GB kit MBx PC DDR RAM from crucial com Seagate GB RPM Hard Drive from tigerdirect com Sub Total Sales Tax at I would like to know what you think about the gaming computer I want to build. Grand Total I don t know if newegg or tiger direct charges sales tax These prices also do not include shipping costs as well I want this computer to last me a long time as well If you can find really good parts at cheaper prices then I would also go that direction as well Just let me know what you think and if you find cheaper parts let me know about that as well I can also provide links to items if needbe I m also considering adding a sound card which would bring the grand total to slightly over Oh and if I am going -bit I would need to add a -bit OS as well nbsp
Hello there I am looking into buying a gaming PC regarding questions gaming build Few PC and since I am not very PC hardware savy I figured id post and check with you guys I have looked around since I found a lot of threads with similar questions but I would still need some Few questions regarding gaming PC build more answers My budget is around max pounds I am currently using a laptop which runs like crap at the moment and I am just sick of playing on low settings I would like to be able to play games like skyrim on max even ultra with a few addons if possible and then BF when it comes out and so on hoping that my budget is able to do that I have all the needed peripherals already I am playing on a inch LED screen which has been working fabulous with my laptop On low graphics - - So far I have been looking around on a website named www pcspecialist co uk since I live in UK and it seems like ok prices I have no idea tbh First I went to the AMD custom build section on http www pcspecialist co uk computers amd-fm -richland and set myself up with this build Processor AMD A - K Quad Core APU GHz amp Radeon HD D Graphics Motherboard ASUS F A -M M-ATX DDR USB Gb s Memory RAM GB KINGSTON HYPERX BEAST DUAL-DDR MHz X M P x GB KIT Graphics Card GB AMD RADEON HD - DVI HDMI mDP - DX Eyefinity Memory - st Hard Disk GB quot SATA-III GB s HDD RPM MB CACHE Power Supply W FSP RAIDER SERIES RA- PLUS BRONZE Processor Cooling Super Quiet dBA Cooler TITAN This roughly ended up on When I grew up it was always said AMD is the best for gaming As you might figure out that was quite some time ago SIZE FONT Arial SIZE FONT Arial I read around and apparently Intel is the stuff you want right now so said and done I headed over to the Intel custom PC builder on url http www pcspecialist co uk computers intel-haswell-pc url FONT SIZE FONT SIZE I tried building it and it basically blew my budget away I have no idea what parts are good and if they are overpriced So first off Is the AMD build I made solid for gaming or is Intel actually the you want today and if so can you go to the site and build me an awesome computer within the budget Any tips or recommendations are very welcome for example if there is a better site I should use of if I should just browse amazon for the single parts and order them and build it myself I can build it np I think Thanks for taking your time with this SIZE FONT Arial SIZE FONT Arial SIZE FONT Arial SIZE FONT Arial Best regards FONT SIZE FONT SIZE FONT SIZE FONT SIZE SIZE FONT Arial SIZE FONT Arial SIZE FONT Arial SIZE FONT Arial SIZE FONT Arial SIZE FONT Arial SIZE FONT Arial SIZE FONT Arial Obzoleet FONT SIZE FONT SIZE FONT SIZE FONT SIZE FONT SIZE FONT SIZE FONT SIZE FONT SIZE Oh and I forgot I am gaming at x nbsp
With that budget, you can easily get an Intel based system. I think AMD is a better choice though since it leaves room for a better GPU. This is what I recommend: http://goo.gl/JW4Tt6. If you need Windows 7, I will need to downgrade some components.
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If you're looking at the best possible single card solution, price no bar, then the Radeon HD 5970 is the one I would choose.
Else the GTX 480 is definitely worth considering. It does provide better performance, albeit at a higher price point, than the HD 5870. You'll be paying a 20% premium for approximately a 15 - 20% performance boost.
As for cons, the GTX 480 is slightly inefficient having high power consumption and temperatures.
So I just decided to become a PC gamer I ve always been a console gamer and I hear that it is cheaper better than one you can buy online so anyways I ve watched tons of tuts on how to build one and I m pretty confident in myself so I went on Amazon com a website I use all the time and looked up all of the essential parts for my budget and here are the specs keep in mind that this is for Battlefield GTA V ETC is a Think this PC gaming good build? Rosewill Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case CHALLENGER Seagate TB Desktop HDD SATA Gb s MB Cache -Inch Internal Bare Drive ST DM Asus x DVD-RW Serial-ATA Internal OEM Optical Drive DRW- B ST Black Gigabyte AM AMD DDR G HDMI USB Micro ATX Motherboard GA- LMT-USB EVGA GeForce GTX Ti FTW Corsair CX CP- -US W Power Supply G SKILL Ripjaws X Series GB x GB -Pin DDR SDRAM DDR PC Desktop Memory Model F - CL D AMD FD WMHKBOX FX- -Core Processor Black Edition Windows System Builder OEM DVD -Bit Also will this build give me - FPS on BF and Think this is a good gaming PC build? GTA V I m new to TechSpot idk what happened to font sorry Mod note fixed nbsp
Question: What is your budget? This info will go a long way in helping us help you. If you are going hard drive I suggest the Western Digital Black Series over the Seagate.
Also, consider NewEgg.com's site as you research.
I had posted a long time back that I was looking to build a new PC http www techspot com vb really do I buy some advice Build PC? could Gaming or with topic html However I put the whole idea off due to finance and other priorities I wish to now do this for real but I have little knowledge I m an amateur And I m not sure how much Build or buy Gaming PC? I could really do with some advice I should spend My budget is and I d prefer to buy the parts separately and put it all together But how much money will this save me Realistically Is the learning curve steep I m also aware that the following companies websites sell pre-built machines but there s so much choice it kills my brain My last PC had a Pentium GHz Tech has developed so much since then I just don t know where to start alienware co uk meshcomputers com scan co uk overclockers co uk novatech co uk microdirect co uk cyberpowersystem co uk cclonline com pcspecialist co uk slayerpc com kobaltcomputers co uk easypc-uk com arbico co uk advancetec co uk yoyotech co uk nbsp
Realistically. Is the learning curve steep?Click to expand...
Realistically, it would save you very much money at that price point, well worth it.
Since everything plugs right in, if it doesn't fit in that slot you're doing it wrong, so its fairly easy to build a computer now...it shouldn't take more than a couple hours at most. Again, well worth it.
Hi I am just wondering if these specs are compatible and are decent for the budget I have. I have a budget of about 1500 or 1000 it will depend what the total cost is. I am going to try to over clock in the future so I am also wondering if this stuff if decent enough to over clock and everything is compatible. I am also going with amd.
Graphics Card- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130809
Power Supply- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182133
Heat sink- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065
The biggest problem I see here is your motherboard choice. I think you should get a much less expensive motherboard, as you are not likely to use enough of its features to justify that enormous price-tag.(I wouldn't dream of spending nearly 3 times as much on my motherboard than my CPU). Something like THIS or THIS is much more reasonable. I would put that extra money towards buying a better CPU.
Although I don't mind you going with AMD, I would like to know why you elected to go with them.
I would swap that power supply out for a better one. I've heard some bad Rosewill stories in the past, and although they're better now, I still wouldn't trust them to power my rig. Go with something from Seasonic, XFX or Corsair. You could probably safely downgrade to 650W as well, unless you plan to SLI in the future.
The 660 Ti is a good choice, and so is EVGA. However, you might want to consider a HD 7950, which gives generally better performance for around the same price. Plus, AMD is giving out free games with the 7900 series, so I'd choose it over the 660 Ti.
I'd also go with the newer Hyper 212 EVO over the Hyper 212 PLUS.
Hey everybody, at the moment my computer is just not cutting it gaming wise. My question is, would it be cheaper to build my own gaming computer or to buy one.
When I say gaming computer I mean something that can run Crysis decently. It doesn't have to be top of the line. Just capable of running it on a decent level. I don't really know much about computers so any advice on what items i would need to purchase to suit my needs is welcome.
Thanks in advance.
Hey could use a little help on this I had both my computers stolen from my place while I was away for the weekend so I m forced to put together a somewhat budget PC which won t be running anything intense aside from the occasional game With that in mind I was looking at something along these lines I d appreciate any input you may have Intel DP SG Board Intel Core Quad Q processor GB DDR RAM Dual Radeon HD DDR Crossfired Basically I m looking to build something that I can add to or change around once I free up a little cash but PC help Gaming Solved: build it has to be relatively hassle-free in the meanwhile I m not sure if this is important but I ll be using a quot widescreen My questions are - -What sort of power supply will I need The Wattage Amperage thing gets a little confusing haven t touched physics since high school the only advice I ve gotten from a fellow doctor so I m a little skeptical is to make sure it s a W one I thought that might be insufficient -Will cooling be an issue and do I need to look for a casing with special features beyond fans Any input you guys might be able to offer on the build itself as well as the questions would be really appreciated nbsp
If you're going to dish out some money on a nice graphics card like that, and you want to leave your options open for the future, I'd go for a 600W power supply which should cost you at least $60. Don't buy bad quality PSUs.
Your graphics card can more than handle a 20" monitor.
Cooling shouldn't be an issue providing you install the CPU fan correctly and have a 120mm fan or 2 80mm fans in the case
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Those specs are solid for a Gaming PC. However, I'm positive you will save money if you just built it yourself. Also, that list doesn't include a PSU. So, you will need to pick a PSU for your build. The PSU is one of the most important parts. Thus, you always want to pick something with good build quality.
Is your budget $1275ish?
If you're open to building the machine yourself. I am sure myself or someone here could help you build a machine best for your budget.
I am currently looking at building a new PC for gaming and perhaps also as a HD Blu-ray player for my TV I Gaming Build PC Home will not be needing any peripherals but i might add things such as more USB ports and a soundcard later I have already got a blueprint for my PC I may at a later date SLi enable the PC with another graphics card My Budget is around maybe slightly more Located in Lancashire but have good contacts all over England and i am willing Home Build Gaming PC buy online I am not re-using any parts from a previous build apart from my second hard drive which i might place in the machine as a slave drive I do not need a monitor because in the beginning i will use my TV As for keyboard and mouse i will use cordless and will chose them nearer to the build time I have not bought any parts yet this is the blueprint stage Here are my Blueprints intel core quad q ghz lga socket inc vat gb Ballistix -pin DIMM DDR PC - ASUS P N-D nForce i SLI Socket PCI-Express DDR Motherboard Hard Drive does not need to be bigger than gb though due to i have a slave gb but i would like it to be at least rpm MB GEFORCE GT PCI Express OCZ Technology EliteXStream W Power Supply My calculations say this will be enough correct me if i am wrong This puts my build at including VAT without the PC case or other extras Your pessimism optimism is welcomed thank you in advance nbsp
Looks good to me. All reliable, and all will work together. I might quibble over the Q8200 vs 8400, but only if the prices are decent. You are overdoing it on the Power Supply, but I am a strong believer that the power supply deserves all the quality that you put into the motherboard.
Please let us know how it all works together when finished.
ok he thinks that we should get an athlon system which turned out to be like dollars on newegg so i reasoned with him and suggested an athlon xp system now im having trouble on what board i should get im almost certain that im gonna get the DFI lanparty NFII ultra B board almost every site ive gone to has considered this to be the best socket A motherboard but a few think that the abit nf is better what do you guys think oh here are the specs RAIDMAX Black -bay Case with W Power Supply Sony Black x x x Combo Drive Thermaltake SILENT BOOST Samsung Black MB inch Floppy Disk Drive Western Digital GB RPM IDE Hard Drive Corsair XMS Extreme Memory Speed Series Pin MB DDR PC- DFI quot LANPARTY NFII ULTRA B quot nForce Ultra Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket A CPU -RETAIL AMD Athlon XP quot Barton quot FSB K Cache Processor - OEM i would have gotten the but the OEM was sold out SAPPHIRE ATI RADEON XT Video Card MB DDR -bit DVI TV-Out friends gaming build for my X AGP -BULK nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-friends-build-for-gaming.15659/
Hello, my name is Brandon. I'm looking to build a new computer. I would like a computer that is decent enough to handle most new games with decent quality. ie. (COD MW2, Couterstrike Source) and games such as those. My budget is about 700, or slightly over. (up for debate)
I've been looking at the processors and I'm unsure how good of one I'm going to need.
the graphcis card is also a open end....
anyone have any cheap effective computers they would recomment... any help would be great appreciated.
Remember 750ish budget. Gaming computer.
Thanks for your time
Hi, does $750 (USD right?) include monitor/mouse/keyboard/OS...? Harddrive size?
I'm just going to assume that you'll be willing to build because that makes it more interesting for me. Actually, I've recently been using nearly the same parts...oh well it makes me happy because they're good.
ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
OCZ Reaper HPC Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3RPR1600C8LV4GK
GIGABYTE GA-870A-UD3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX 550W ATX12V V2.2 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply
AMD Phenom II X4 925 Deneb 2.8GHz Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Processor HDX925WFGIBOX
Total: $650 USD. That leave you some money for the case.
I’m hoping to spend around $1800 with a monitor and other accessories, which I’ll have in a month so hopefully some prices will go down a little by then. I need this PC for Dynagen (a very CPU intensive Cisco router emulator), gaming , and encoding HD video. I’m not sure about my processor choice because I have always built computers using AMD but I’ve heard better things about the new Intel processors. Any suggestions?
Here is everything in my wishlist:
Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 Conroe 2.66GHz $318.00
G.SKILL 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 $239.99
EVGA 640-P2-N821-AR GeForce 8800GTS 640MB $379.99
MSI P6N SLI Platinum LGA 775 NVIDIA $144.99
Thermaltake SHARK VA7000SWA Silver 1.0 mm All aluminum ATX Full Tower $159.00
OCZ GameXStream OCZ700GXSSLI ATX12V 700W Power Supply $149.99
ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro $34.99