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Looking for some input on a budget gaming build

I have been doing lots of research for my second budget gaming rig and I would like some input on it. Here is my build. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1nUeB

The first thing is in my searching I have read some posts when people get bottlenecks in their system. Will I have any bottlenecks?

The second thing is am I making any bad choices in my hardware picks? Now I know I may not have the BEST stuff, but I'm trying to keep it under $700.

That's it. If I missed anything please let me know.
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  1. Jmsully said:
    I have been doing lots of research for my second budget gaming rig and I would like some input on it. Here is my build. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1nUeB

    The first thing is in my searching I have read some posts when people get bottlenecks in their system. Will I have any bottlenecks?

    The second thing is am I making any bad choices in my hardware picks? Now I know I may not have the BEST stuff, but I'm trying to keep it under $700.

    That's it. If I missed anything please let me know.



    That PSU Price is too cheap.. Don't ever go on the cheap if you want a well working pc.
  2. loc chuong said:
    Jmsully said:
    I have been doing lots of research for my second budget gaming rig and I would like some input on it. Here is my build. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1nUeB

    The first thing is in my searching I have read some posts when people get bottlenecks in their system. Will I have any bottlenecks?

    The second thing is am I making any bad choices in my hardware picks? Now I know I may not have the BEST stuff, but I'm trying to keep it under $700.

    That's it. If I missed anything please let me know.



    That PSU Price is too cheap.. Don't ever go on the cheap if you want a well working pc.


    I posted about that same thing here and many of the experts said it would do just fine.
  3. Jmsully said:
    loc chuong said:
    Jmsully said:
    I have been doing lots of research for my second budget gaming rig and I would like some input on it. Here is my build. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1nUeB

    The first thing is in my searching I have read some posts when people get bottlenecks in their system. Will I have any bottlenecks?

    The second thing is am I making any bad choices in my hardware picks? Now I know I may not have the BEST stuff, but I'm trying to keep it under $700.

    That's it. If I missed anything please let me know.



    That PSU Price is too cheap.. Don't ever go on the cheap if you want a well working pc.


    I posted about that same thing here and many of the experts said it would do just fine.



    Okay then, cuz i myself didn't read every single spec of it so yea ;)
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    Jmsully said:
    I have been doing lots of research for my second budget gaming rig and I would like some input on it. Here is my build. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1nUeB

    The first thing is in my searching I have read some posts when people get bottlenecks in their system. Will I have any bottlenecks?

    The second thing is am I making any bad choices in my hardware picks? Now I know I may not have the BEST stuff, but I'm trying to keep it under $700.

    That's it. If I missed anything please let me know.



    All the parts seem to be compatible ^.^
    EDIT: NOPE... i was wrong. The PSU and Mobo arent compatible. The PSU has a 8 pin CPU Power Connector BUT the Mobo only has a 4 Pin Power Connector Slot. Lemme try to find you one that works ^.^
  5. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182066
    Heres a PSU thats compatible with your mobo.
  6. Heres another system, the 7870 Ghz edition is a much better GPU than the 660 :)
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4430 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock B85M Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($78.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Pareema 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($34.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($87.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($194.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Case Fan: Cooler Master SickleFlow 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan ($4.99 @ Newegg)
    Case Fan: Cooler Master SickleFlow 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan ($4.99 @ Newegg)
    Case Fan: Cooler Master SickleFlow 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan ($4.99 @ Newegg)
    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: $651.88
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-03 21:25 EDT-0400)
  7. I was just going to change the motherboard until I realzed my card need a minimum of 450w. So I changed my PSU too. Here is the new build. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1nVXF
  8. Jmsully said:
    I was just going to change the motherboard until I realzed my card need a minimum of 450w. So I changed my PSU too. Here is the new build. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1nVXF



    For the price thats a good pc
  9. This setup is cheaper but can play at 1980 x 1080 maxed out most games. But it is amd based. The mobo is am3+ so you can upgrade the CPU when new one comes out. You don't need an ssd unless you can't wait loading time.
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1o2mo
  10. I guess I'm kinda a Intel/Nvidia fanboy. I would like to stick with my build. Thanks for all the great replies, but my only question is will I ever bottleneck with this build?
  11. The gtx 760 is better then the 660 and you would have better performance overall...But your build wouldnt bottleneck.
  12. Yeah, it looks like a nice card, but i dont have the money to put into it. Thanks for all the great replies!
  13. Jmsully said:
    I guess I'm kinda a Intel/Nvidia fanboy. I would like to stick with my build. Thanks for all the great replies, but my only question is will I ever bottleneck with this build?


    With a 2nd, 3rd or 4th gen i5, you cant even bottleneck 2 780s in SLI by a lot, so you should be fine for quite a while.
  14. If you plan on getting alot of games, you'll run out of space really fast.
  15. If you plan on getting alot of games, you'll run out of space really fast.
  16. I'm going to have a 2nd drive that I have at the house already. The SSD just came in and its killing me cause I have no PC to put it in right now.
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