First Build Casual Gaming


Sep 24, 2011
Approximate Purchase Date: Assembling at Christmas Time

Budget Range: <800 Before Rebates (Don't count on them working)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Watching Videos, Surfing

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor, Speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Country of Origin: US

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: Yes, once I learn more about it.

SLI or Crossfire: Don't know what this is

Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050

Additional Comments: I'm a casual gamer, not expecting to run games at max settings. Want dual screen capability. I'm hoping that you guys can cut costs as much as possible, list any compatibility issues, or tell me to hold off for better upcoming products. Thank you.

My build on newegg:

rosewill R102 case + Win 7: $125
i5-2400: $190
8 GB DDR3-1333: $40
ASRock H61M U3/S3: $70
Seagate 1 TB Drive: $55
DVD burner: $20
Corsair 430W PSU: $45
HD 6850: $145
Cruciam M4 64GB SSD: $107

$794. included windows and an SSD, and can do two scrren readily