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July 17, 2013 3:05:28 PM

Hi, I'm looking for a good budget pc build. I'm new to pc so I would like to know how well my setup would run games like BF3/4, Crysis 3, Far cry 3, ect.. Will I be able to run BF3/4 on at least high at 1080p with this setup? If I can Improve my build and still stay within budget please let me know. Sorry if I sound like a noob or anything but like I said I'm new to this whole pc thing. I did some research and the best build that I came up with for my budget is this.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($90.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: MSI 760GM-P34(FX) Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($49.97 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Corsair XMS 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.49 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($189.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Thermaltake VL80001W2Z ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $600.37
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-17 18:04 EDT-0400)
a c 397 4 Gaming
July 17, 2013 3:20:37 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.13 @ TigerDirect)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($71.98 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Cougar Volant (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.98 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $642.01
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-17 18:20 EDT-0400)
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July 17, 2013 5:59:58 PM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.13 @ TigerDirect)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($71.98 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Cougar Volant (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.98 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $642.01
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-17 18:20 EDT-0400)

Hi, I probably should have mentioned this in the post but the $650 budget is including the OS. Your build would put me a little too much over my budget. Anyways since I'm assuming you have a good amount of knowledge on this stuff, if I add the GPU and CPU the other person above stated have well would I be able to run graphically demanding games i.e. BF3/4? Low, medium, high, ultra? Like I said I'm fairly new to this any help would be great.
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a c 397 4 Gaming
July 17, 2013 6:10:20 PM

Here you go: :D 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($78.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.13 @ TigerDirect)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.49 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Cougar Solution (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($87.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $637.53
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-17 21:10 EDT-0400)
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July 17, 2013 6:10:59 PM

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