Building 2 new Gaming Computers, Newbie with a Plan
by Tenken667 - 9/12/10 10:02 AM
Hello, Im looking to build a pair of new computers, one for me and one for my wife. We typically play MMOs, looking forward to FFXIV, would love it at max settings. Im running a 24" monitor, (1280x1024, looks good to me lol). I havent built a computer before, but Ive done my homework and put together the following.
What Im hoping for is criticism/feedback as to making sure its all compatible, that I havent missed anything, like better deals for the $, and overall views.
MOTHERBOARD: Asus P7P55 Deluxe Motherboard $160
CPU: INTEL i5 760 - $210 (am i already outdated with this?)
RAM: Corsair XM53 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 $170
VIDEO CARD: Diamond Radeon HD 5850 1GB $320
POWER SUPPLY: Corsair 850TX 850W (Future proof it a bit, i hope)
CASE: Cooler Master HAF 922M ATX Black Mid-Tower Case - 5 External 5.25" Drive Bays, 5 Internal 3.5" Drive Bays, 2 200mm Fans, 1 120mm Fan - $100
Planning to use our previous CD ROMs and Hard Drives. Also going to look into overclocking and see if liquid cooling may be necessary/advised.