“We cleverly side-stepped Intel’s Core i7 offensive in our previous guide by focusing on cheaper systems. Now that Intel’s latest CPU is out alongside matching motherboards and triple-channel memory kits, we’ve revised our guide with higher-end configs that take advantage of this new bounty of hardware. And, of course, price fluctuations have given us an opportunity to freshen up our other builds.”
Here are some more Systems articles from around the web:
- CyberPower Gamer Infinity GTX System Review @ Legit Reviews
- Pacify Your PC – Part 5 : The final assembly @ HEXUS
- Build Your Own Intel Gaming Rig – A HardwareZone DIY Special
- HP Compaq Presario SR5610F Review @ TechReviewSource
Source: The Tech Report
The Tech Report has five different builds, not including the alternate they offer, to get up and running on a new system. There are even a few Core i7 systems like the Crushinator to keep you at the top of your game. At the very end they also offer ideas on cooling, displays and even keyboards and mice. If you don’t want to go quite that far, remember that Ryan has recently updated our Hardware Leaderboard, which you can use to help assemble a new Core i7 based system as well.