Hello everyone, and welcome to the new year 2011. I have updated the tier four and tier five of the gaming builds sections. The greatest improvements were the additions of the new Intel Sandy Bridge processors the Intel Core i5-2500, Intel Core i5-2500K, Intel Core i7-2600, and Intel Core i7-2600K.
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Whenever the end of the year is coming to a close, I always get a feeling of contempt to the year that has passed. I stand proud at what has happened, but know that no matter what the next year will be even better; makes sense doesn’t it? The computer hardware industry must be one… Read more »
The ultimate gaming pc build that provides hardware specifications similar to high end pre-built gaming pcs on the market. Building your own high end gaming PC can provide a more individualized computer, at a fraction of the cost, but at an equal or greater quality.
I changed a few things in the Fourth Tier Gaming Build which include the addition of the SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5″ Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive allowing more hard drive space while using a quality hard drive. As well I have changed the Radeon HD 5770 for a MSI… Read more »
The $530 Second Tier gaming build has been updates with a few minor (but exciting!)upgrades and is also price $20 cheaper than before. I swapped the older Western Digital 320 GB hard drive for a better SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5″ Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive which gives you a… Read more »
$950: Fifth Tier Gaming Build The Intel Core i7-950 processor at around $295 and can quite possibly be a great choice for any hardcore gamer. The Intel i7 is currently the most powerful gaming processors available. The only downfall about using the Intel Core i7-950 is that it must use a X58 based motherboard, which… Read more »
$700: Fourth Tier Gaming Build I changed a few things in the Fourth Tier Gaming Build which include the addition of the SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5″ Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive allowing more hard drive space while using a quality hard drive. As well I have changed the Radeon HD… Read more »
$600: Third Tier Gaming Build The AMDPhenom II X4 955 Black Edition is probably the best bang for your buck processor for gaming. The Phenom II X4 955 is a true quad core processor, with a 6 MB L3 cache, and has an unlocked multiplier. This processor can be very easy to overclock and can run… Read more »
Check out the $530: Second Tier Gaming Build! With the Intel Core i3-540 costing roughly $105, it can be a great processor for a solid gaming build. This processor beats out the Athlon II X3 445. If you want a higher clock rate for about $15 dollars more, then I would suggest going with the… Read more »
Check out the $400: Entry Level Gaming Build! With the Athlon X3 450 3.2GHZ costing roughly $89.00, you cannot go wrong with this triple core, high clock rate (lot’s of room for overclocking) processor. This processor should allow most modern games to play well, at decent settings. The Radeon HD 4650 graphics card at its… Read more »
Here I will lay out a simple gaming build utilizing the Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz Quad-Core Processor and as the NVidia GeForce GTX 460 graphics cards are cheaper now, I will be using these as well. Build 1: $750 @ Amazon 1. Processor: Intel Core i5 750 Processor 2.66 GHz 8 MB LGA1156 CPU… Read more »
So you want to play your games on ultra high resolution/quality, but don’t have a ton of cash? Games like Starcraft 2, World of Warcraft, the new Fallout new Vegas etc. will all play great at 1080p resolutions on ultra graphics with these builds. When looking into a gaming PC you want to look for… Read more »