|I am looking to Build a New Gaming System. I have a budget of about 850. 800 would be ideal. I had a few questions hoping someone would be kind enough to answer them for me. To give you background I have built many PC's in the past. |
Intel or AMD performance differences?
I am considering the Intel Q9400
DDR 2 or DDR3?
Something I notice is the timings are higher with DDR3 Anyone know the reason for this? Looking at possibly GSkills for my ram as I had good luck in the past.
Video Card Nvidia or ATI?
Looking at a Nvidia GTX 260 or ATI HD5770 but am open to suggestions
Directx 10 vs Directx 11?
Looking at Asus or Gigabyte not planning on doing sli so this may be something to consider. I do want to do at least 8 gigs of ram.
Seagate or Western digital? It seems Western digital has pulled ahead in the race. Probably a 750 gig.
Any suggestions power supply wise? I will probably do an 800 watt BFG. I like to have a little breathing room.
Thanks for all who contribute...I really appreciate it.