The $530 Second Tier Gaming Build Now $510 – With Upgrades!

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 much bigger hard drive, and …

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Has Been Released

About a month ago NVIDIA had released the GeForce GTX 580 and had tremendous success with it as a high end graphics card, and now they have released the GeForce GTX 570 at rough price bracket of $349. This is exciting news for anyone looking for a higher end card for cheap, and as the GeForce GTX 570 is pretty …

Call of Duty: Black OPS – PC System Requirements

Call of Duty Black ops was released November 9, 2010 and since has had mixed reviews, such as the critics hailing the game as a “…very well executed game” where the users tend to claim the game has some graphical and gameplay issues according to PR – Product Reviews. Regardless, the game managed to sell 5.6 million units in the …

AMD's New Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition Processors: Fastest to Date

The new  Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition Processor from AMD is officially the fastest AMD processor to date (released today). The 1100T has an unlocked chip allowing it to have flexible overclocking potential: Hence “Black Edition”. Below I have included the AMD Phenom II X6 Processors and how they compare to one another: AMD Phenom™ II X6 Processor Model# …

World of Warcraft Cataclysm: Hardware To Play Cataclysm on Ultra Settings

Want to run Cataclysm on Ultra Settings? If you are wanting a gaming build that will run Cataclysm on Ultra Settings come check out the Gaming PC Builds of the Month Page  to check out the latest gaming PC builds here at Newb Computer Build. In Blizzards most recent release in the World of Warcraft series we see that an ancient …

Custom HTPC: Starting at $400

Custom HTPC: Starting at $400 The Athlon II X2 250 Regor 3.0GHz processor is the perfect pick for your HTPC costing roughly $58.99, youcannot go wrong with this Dual-Core 2 x 1MB [email protected] Cache Socket AM3 65W processor. This processor should be all the power you need to run your HTPC to its full extent. The Asus M4A88T-M HDMI Micro …

Welcome the New Forums!

Hello everyone. I have just created the beta stage of the new Newbcomputerbuild forums. I hope to create a solid PC build and informational community to share and help one another out. Please stop by and sign up, say hi, and ask any questions you may have in relation to your custom PC build needs or any news you may …

$950: Fifth Tier Gaming Build

$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 means overall you pay will …

Radeon HD 6850: Asus vs MSI vs PowerColor vs Sapphire

The Radeon HD 6850 is an awesome mid price range graphics card, and performs/is priced very similar to that of NVidia’s GeForce GTX 460 1 GB card. Recently, TomsHardware reviewed three modified vendor cards: Asus, MSI, PowerColor, and Sapphire versions of the Radeon HD 6850 and here I’ll summarize their findings. Sometimes when sorting through the assortment of card brands can …

$700: Fourth Tier Gaming Build

$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 5770 for a MSI N460GTX Twin …

$600: Third Tier Gaming Build

$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 as fast as the Phenom …

$530: Second Tier Gaming Build

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 Intel core i3 – 550. …