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Budget Gaming PC?

Last response: in Systems
July 10, 2013 2:52:56 AM

Will this when paired with a 500Gig hard drive and regular DVD reader play battlefield 3 well?

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a b 4 Gaming
July 10, 2013 2:58:39 AM

Nah those suck. You're much better off getting a proper CPU and graphics card.
July 10, 2013 3:01:02 AM

you really need a dedicated graphics card to play BF3 properly,
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a b 4 Gaming
July 10, 2013 3:20:53 AM

Depending on your budget, I'd look for something like this:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($68.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($37.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $500.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-10 06:20 EDT-0400)