new gaming build - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-17-2011, 09:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 1
Default new gaming build

Hello everyone ! This is my first time building my own computer and i need a little help with it !

I am willing to spend around 750-800 euro on it.
I dont need new monitor, mouse, keyboard and speakers.
everything else I am buying...
I would use my computer mostly for gaming but also would like to run all latest adobe products with no problem

I already have an idea how would my computer look like and i will post prices in my country (Croatia) 'cuz I wont buy online so here it is:
(I haven't bought anything yet)

Motherboard: MB ASRock 890GX EXTREME3, AM3, ATX, AMD 890GX+SB850, HD4290, PS2, DVI, VGA, HDMI, FW, spdif - 110 euro ( I rly dont know much about Motherboards and I have no idea if this is a good choice, i heard this MOBO is very good for x6 CPUs - maybe you have better sollution for same/cheaper price...

CPU: AMD Phenom II X6 1090T, Socket AM3, 3.2GHz - 170 euro (should I save some money on CPU and buy cheaper ?)

GPU: XFX Radeon HD 6950 1GB DDR5 800M, HDMI, DVIx2, DPx2, PciEx, Exefinity, DX.11, HDMI 1.4a, DP1.2 - 220 euro ( i heard this is one of best graphics for this price... is it ? ) (or mby i should buy a cheaper CPU (some quad core or idk) and buy better GPU ? )

Power Supply: Seasonic SS-620GB, 620 W, 120 mm, Active PFC - 80 euro (I think this should be enough for this CPU, right ?)

Memory: Kingmax RAM 4GB, DDR3, (2x2GB), 1333MHz - 30 euro

Hard drive: 1000.0 GB SAMSUNG SpinPoint F3, SATA, 32MB cache, 7200 RPM - 60 euro ( or maybe take 500 GB and save 20 euro ?)

CD/DVD: Samsung SH-S223L, DVDRW, serial ATA, dual layer, lightscribe - 25 euro ( i guess it should do its job )

Case: have no idea... would like to spend around 50 euro on it, more or less... and I'd like a cool looking case with LED light if there is a good and not expensive one out there...

Cooling: no idea what CPU cooler should i take ? should I buy a case cooler too ? 50-70 euro will be enough for good cooling i guess, am I right ? (... good temperature and air flow is very important to me 'and i dont have much experience nor knowlege in that area and thats why i need you to help me choose it... anyway i dont want my GPU/CPU to damage after several years of use )

These components are not my final decision... they are just here to give a a closer look on what i want and I would like your advice if they are good choice and do i need to change anything...

with this setup i am slightly over my budget but I dont know where should i save some money... do you know ?

Thank you for reading this ! all help is greatly appreciated !
akevilj is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
First Build (Parts include decent gaming material and going to be used 1/2 gaming 1/2daily use[ceck email, etc]) T_Yamamoto New Systems | Building and Buying 19 06-12-2011 03:18 PM
Help, My first gaming pc Build.. Sky Hornet New Systems | Building and Buying 6 05-16-2008 05:21 PM
Buddies thinking new build for Video Editing... Would a gaming build work ? Rakie New Systems | Building and Buying 6 01-04-2008 01:30 PM
Build a Gaming PC joelminns New Systems | Building and Buying 3 11-24-2006 05:24 PM
another build for gaming only 500-600 compgeekwanabe System Upgrades 5 10-29-2006 11:11 AM

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.