Building a Gaming PC. Advice??


Mar 9, 2009
im looking to build a gaming pc. this build would be the first i do and i have a list of parts that im looking forward to using.. i also want to run SLI. i need some advice.

-G.SKILL PI Black 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) $44.99

-CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified $119.99

-EVGA 512-P3-N884-AR GeForce 9800 GTX+ Superclocked Edition 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 $154.99

-EVGA 132-CK-NF78-TR LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard $169.99

-Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor $164.99

-ZALMAN CNPS9700 LED 110mm 2 Ball CPU Cooler $54.99

-Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD7500AAKS 750GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive $79.99

This is what i have planned out. will this be good enough to run games like Crysis or COD4-5? i also want to buy a 2nd 9800GTX in the future for SLi. Thanx


Feb 5, 2009
If you want to SLI you need an i7, well more specifically an x58 mobo as they are the only mobos that have reliable/stable SLI. If you want to crossfire then you can go with a 790fx or gx.

I do not recommend SLI with that build.