Future Gaming PC Need Help!

Discussion in 'Desktop Computers' started by Knut, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. Knut

    Knut New Member

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    I am thinking of building a pc with these specs:

    Intel Core i7 2600k
    Gigabyte GA-H77-D3H
    16gbs of corsair vengaence RAM
    OCZ Agility 3 90GB
    Western Digital Caviar Black 1tb
    Cooler Master CPU cooler, although I will not be overclocking like a maniac
    Club 3D Radeon HD 7850

    I dont have a Power Supply in mind yet, what would I need? I have a 100 dollar budget for the power supply, Am I missing anything and is there anything which I could change? Thanks
     
  2. spirit

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    Go for an i5 3570K and 8GB of RAM, spend the money on a Vertex 4 128GB SSD and a better Z77 board.

    PSU wise, a Corsair CX 600 would be fine. Any quality 500-650W PSU will do.
     
  3. Ankur

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    Z77 Mobo required for Overclocking, get 3570K and the SSD which spirit recommended. Don't forget DVD RW, OS, Monitor.
     
  4. Knut

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    Monitor and Keyboard I already have oh and I am getting a HAfF 912 plus as a case, I dont think I can get a vortex however because the retailer I am buying from does not offer the brand and as I live in switzerland shipping is really expensive, will I be getting some serious performance out of the 3570k and what Mobo should I get, will everything fit in my case and will everything work, I have an os however not sure if it will work. It says windows 7 Home Premium But then it says Replacement Disk, would this work as a new OS? I already have a monitor which I might upgrade at a later time as it already has a 60 hz refreshrate and I think it does fine. Then I am getting a LG GH22NS Dvd Burner for 27 dollars, and I dont think I need 16 gigs your right, do you think the computer would be cheaper to get of a brand like acer or would I have a money benefit by making it? Then I am getting the Corsair 600 cx v2 as a power supply, would this build work well for gaming? Ill calculate the total cost of everything and then get back. I dont need that much SSD storage since I only have a couple of programs but I guess the extra space could be handy.Thankyou so much for the help really appreciate it.
     
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  5. SuperDuperMe

    SuperDuperMe New Member

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    How much of a future build is this? Pointless asking if your going to be building next year or the year after. :p
     
  6. spirit

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    You'll definitely be betting off building it yourself. Acer and people like that like to rip off customers off with their 'gaming PCs', If you don't believe me, look how much an Acer Predator costs, then go and spec a rig yourself and see how much you can save.

    The 3570K is just about the best gaming chip out there now (no point getting a 3770K for gaming, there is a tiny tiny difference between the two in gaming, not worth the extra cost) and I'd recommend a Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H. They're awesome boards. Get one of those, an i5 3570K, 8GB of 1600MHz RAM and a 7850 or a 7870 if you can afford it from the money saved on the CPU and board and you'll be happy.

    I think you should go with a Vertex 4 128GB drive. Newer, faster and larger than the Vertex 3.
     
  7. Knut

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    Its going to be built after christmas.
     
  8. Knut

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    Are there any other alternatives to the vortex SSD? as the retailer in my country does not offer vertex products. Will all the fans on the case work with the motherboard you suggested, I think the HAF 912 plus has 3 fans. THanks
     
  9. spirit

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    Yeah there are loads of alternatives. Crucial M4, SanDisk Extreme, Samsung 830/840, Kingston Hyper-X. Owned the M4 and the Extreme myself, both awesome drives!
     
  10. Knut

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    Is the Gigabyte worth the 150 dollars which it costs where I can buy it? thanks
     
  11. spirit

    spirit Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah it is. How much do lower-end Z77 boards cost over there?
     
  12. Knut

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    Oh and finally anybody now about the OS question, ill repeat it, I have a disk with windows 7 home premium on it and came with a product key, however it says replacement disk on it, will this work as a completely new os on a new computer thanks, here is an image

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  13. Knut

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    I think Ill go for the Crucial m4 SSD 128GB. I know how to build a computer however when I install my os will I need to plug out the hdd so that it does not install on that drive? thanks.
     
  14. Knut

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    About the CPU, I know amd are a lot cheaper but will I get a lot of performance out of the 3570k compared to something like the 8150, its only 200 dollars, thanks.
     
  15. spirit

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    You should get the i5 3570K.

    Plug the SSD into SATA 6GB/s with no other hard drives plugged in. Enable AHCI in the BIOS. Install Windows.

    So long as the key hasn't ever been used before I think you should be fine.
     
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  16. ShrunkThatGUY

    ShrunkThatGUY New Member

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    i paid 152 for my gigabyte z77 D3H
    deffs worth it
     
  17. Knut

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    Ok thanks for the help. I will be building the thing after christmas really appreciate the help!
     
  18. Knut

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    Do I plug in the 1tb hard drive after I have installed windows?
     
  19. spirit

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    Yes, plug it into a SATA 3GB/s port once you have installed Windows.
     
  20. Knut

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    How do I know which one is 6bs and which one is a 3bs port? Will all the fans work? I need three system fans and one cpu fan?
     

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