Building a gaming rig, what else do I need?

1st of March 2014 2

Building a gaming rig, what else do I need?

Question by Tanner Castro: Building a gaming rig, what else do I need?
Here are the specs so far, buying the parts form newegg:
1. Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5″ Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

2. MSI 970A-G46 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

3. SAPPHIRE 100355-1GOCL Radeon HD 7850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card OC Version

4. Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE 7.1 Channels PCI Interface Sound Card

5. COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS500-PCARD3-US 500W ATX12V v2.3 Power Supply

6. G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-16GXM

7. AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor FD8350FRHKBOX

8. Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit – OEM

I am going to buy a case elsewhere.

Best answer:

Answer by George Dimitriou
All good just need cAse

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2 great comment(s) for this post

  1. Gili INC. 7:23 am 1/03 of 2014

    you need intel cpu, amd is the wrong road. amd is crap, trust me bro

  2. Danny 8:19 am 1/03 of 2014

    Good build, there is no problem with amd CPU’s. If you want to change to intel, an i5 3470 will work just as well.


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