Future gaming computer for 2011 Nov.


Jul 14, 2011
Approximate Purchase Date: (November, 2011 when BF3 comes out)

Budget Range: ($1,500) Before / After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (Gaming)

Parts Not Required: (Need everything..)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (newegg.com)

Country of Origin: (USA)

Parts Preferences: by brand or type (None particular..)

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Yes (Not when I buy it but after few years later)

Monitor Resolution: (at least 23 inch monitor?)

Here is the list of my build for my upcoming computer for games like battlefield 3, Diablo 3, Blade & Soul. (I want absolute max setting)

My questions:

1. Are these parts compatible with each other?
2. Right now total price is over $2,100, Do you think by the time when
November comes, total price will go down to $1,500?
3. Will everything fit into that case with CPU fan and everything?

Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146067
MB: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157250
CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072
SSD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148348
HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185
PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171056
GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130587
RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428
DVD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151222
FAN: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065

Monitor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236049

Keyboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126087

Mouse: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104318

OS: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986

Subtotal: $2,112.73

I added that 1000 PSU so I can SLI another 580 later without worries.

Please any comments will be great!



May 12, 2009
Everything is great about this build, very nice. I'd suggest a different case and monitor though.
For like 20$ more, you can get the HAF 932 (new version with USB 3.0 ports) that's a better choice than that NZXT case, the 932 comes with a 230mm fan upfront, whereas the NZXT doesn't. It should also be quieter, since it includes only 1 120mm fan (at the back) everything else are 230/200mm fans (side, top, front).
And the monitor. For 60$ more you can get the Dell U2311H, that's an IPS panel, a lot better choice than any TN monitior, even though it's a low end IPS. And it's 23 inch one. I mean, it has more accurate collors, better black, less stresfull on the eyes, and the stand is really great, you can pivot, tilt, get into portrait mode, and swiveling. What's not to like here, for 60-70 more bucks? :)
The monitor is the most important part of any PC, and a lot of people underestimate that and get cheap TN monitors with a beast PC like yours. So think twice before you get that Asus TN montior.


Jun 29, 2011
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.674899 this would save you a few bucks and I don't think you would lose much.

there may be a price drop when the bulldozer comes out but I wouldn't hold my breath. You can downgrade on parts if you want to cut the budget. The gpu may go down as well. I might look at the shell shocker deals and see if any parts are on there and just keep an eye out for good deals. Do you really need a $450 gpu or can you settle for a $300 gpu like http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130593 or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150517. You can trim down on stuff or you can but I would either downgrade or look for deals.


Jul 14, 2011
Thanks for the replies guys.

I will look into Dell monitors now, they seem really nice :)

And I really want to keep 580 GPU so I can SLI with another one later in the future.