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August 24, 2013 8:34:24 AM

Hi, im trying to build myself a 500 dollar gaming pc, with windows included. i have made a couple builds, but i really jeed a cheap cpu that wont bottleneck my gpu of choice---sapphire radeon 7850 =P . I NEED SOME HALP! I Also want to be able to run battlefield on ultran720p with 40+ fps. Here are my builds.http://pcpartpicker.com/user/arkger/saved/2ePd http://pcpartpicker.com/user/arkger/saved/2evP Please Help...

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a b 4 Gaming
August 24, 2013 8:44:21 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A55M-DGS Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($56.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($158.57 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master RC-430-KWN6 ATX Mid Tower Case ($35.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $475.48
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-24 11:44 EDT-0400)
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August 24, 2013 8:53:39 AM

aatje92 said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A55M-DGS Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($56.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($158.57 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master RC-430-KWN6 ATX Mid Tower Case ($35.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $475.48
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-24 11:44 EDT-0400)


While this looks amazing, im sure tacking WINDOWS will push it well over 550... right?
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a b 4 Gaming
August 24, 2013 9:02:57 AM

Well maybe, you could look for a cheap VUP windows 8 they're still around.
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August 24, 2013 9:17:35 AM

aatje92 said:
Well maybe, you could look for a cheap VUP windows 8 they're still around.


VUP? xD Sorry just got into serious pc gaming...
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a c 378 4 Gaming
August 24, 2013 7:12:49 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($52.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($120.80 @ Newegg)
Case: Zalman Z5 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($32.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Enermax 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($43.97 @ Outlet PC)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $524.67
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-24 22:12 EDT-0400)
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August 24, 2013 7:17:09 PM

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

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($52.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($120.80 @ Newegg)
Case: Zalman Z5 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($32.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Enermax 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($43.97 @ Outlet PC)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $524.67
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-24 22:12 EDT-0400)


the ending of my budget is 500, and this doesnt even have an os...
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a b 4 Gaming
August 25, 2013 5:30:50 AM

arkger said:
http://www.missionsofts.com/microsoft-windows-7-home-pr... DOES this seem legit?
anyone?


No, sorry, but that one is only for dell computers from the looks of it. VUP means Version Upgrade Package those were the licenses you could buy for $15 when win8 first came out, some stores here still have them in stock and sell them for cheap.
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August 25, 2013 5:39:04 AM

aatje92 said:
arkger said:
http://www.missionsofts.com/microsoft-windows-7-home-pr... DOES this seem legit?
anyone?


No, sorry, but that one is only for dell computers from the looks of it. VUP means Version Upgrade Package those were the licenses you could buy for $15 when win8 first came out, some stores here still have them in stock and sell them for cheap.


Mmk, ill try to find one
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August 25, 2013 5:51:03 AM

It says to use a vup, i have to have an older version...?
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