New Gaming PC
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September 21, 2012, 12:13 AM
Join Date: Sep 2012
New Gaming PC
I'm fairly experienced at selecting parts and building PC's, I have built my previous computers and a few for friends and family.
I was just wondering if you could go over this build and recommend any improvements or changes.
What YOUR PC will be
. That means what types of
you'll be performing.
2. What YOUR
is acceptable as long as it's not more than a 20% spread
around $2000AUD. I donít necessarily want to spend that much, but I will if required.
YOU will be buying YOUR parts from.
4. Brand Preference.
Have done a bit of research, I am pretty set on getting Intel/Nvidia but if someone can provide reason to go AMD/ATI Iím all ears.
5. If YOU intend on
any of YOUR
, and if so, what those parts are.
- Will use my current mouse/keyboard
-Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD + Headphones
-Audioengine D1 + Audioengine 5 speakers
-CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Plus
-WD Black 1TB
-Windows 7 Pro
6. IF YOU have
I have done a bit of research and have come up with a rough idea of what I want:
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 Motherboard $249
Intel Core i5 3570K $235
G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-12800CL10D-16GBXL 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 $85
ASUS GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II $479
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB SSD $219
Samsung SH-224BB/BEBS SATA DVDRW Drive OEM $25
Corsair TX-850M Modular Power Supply $175
NZXT Switch 810 $215
(prices sourced from
7. I do not wish to overclock
do you plan to build it?
I would like to build in the next few weeks.
and settings do you use?
-I will be running two monitors at 1920x1080, but only gaming on one. I use the other for internet browsing/Uni work etc. Would like to game on max settings.
10. Are there any specific
I want a 256GB SSD for Windows/Games.
Front USB 3.0 headers on the mobo + Case that has USB 3.0 ports at the front.
The ability to upgrade to SLI in the future
My System Specs
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