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September 30, 2013 7:42:16 AM

Can anybody give their opinions on my budget build?
I have 2 builds so you can help me by: choosing the better build, comment on a build, etc.
Also, I'm planning to build the computer itself first, then when I have enough money I will buy the GPU.
Remember: $1 = Php 43.00

BUILD #1
Intel Core i3-3210 Processor CPU Php 4900
MSI B75MA-P45 Motherboard Php 2900
CORSAIR XMS3 4GB 1333MHZ RAM Php 1700
HITACHI 500GB 7200RPM 3.5" SATA Hard Disk Drive Php 2300
GIGABYTE GZ-ZE2 Case Php 950
AEROCOOL VP PRO 500W Power Supply Php 1750
TOTAL
Php12,800.00

OS:
Windows 8 64-bit

Upgrades planned:
EVGA GTX560 Ti 1gb Graphics Card Php 6950
or
Radeon HD 7770 1gb Graphics Card Php 5300
Intel Core i5 Processor (3rd Generation)

BUILD #2

INTEL CORE I3-4130 Processor CPU Php 5900
ASROCK H81M-DGS Motherboard Php 2500
CORSAIR XMS3 4GB 1333MHZ RAM Php 1700
HITACHI 500GB 7200RPM 3.5" SATA Hard Disk Drive Php 2300
GIGABYTE GZ-ZE2 Case Php 950
AEROCOOL VP PRO 500W Power Supply Php 1750
TOTAL
P13,400.00 estimated

OS:
Windows 8 64-bit

Upgrades planned:
EVGA GTX560 Ti Graphics Card Php 6950
or
Radeon HD 7770 1gb Graphics Card Php 5300
Intel Core i5 (4th Generation)

Reasons for this build:
I got an i3-4130 and H81 Motherboard to future-proof myself, so I can just upgrade my processor to any 4th Generation Processor out there without buying another Motherboard.

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I'm not a hardcore gamer, I choose my games well but most of them are graphically intensive. So would I able to play games like BF3, Farcry 3, Crysis 3 at above average settings? I'm gonna be playing on a 1366 x 768 monitor, yes I know the resolution is not good but I'm not planning to buy a new monitor because it works fine for me.
a c 462 4 Gaming
September 30, 2013 9:16:05 AM

Of the two - Build #2
October 1, 2013 2:06:00 AM

Do you think it will work well? Especially the motherboard?
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a c 462 4 Gaming
October 1, 2013 3:16:36 PM

Should be good to go
October 1, 2013 4:48:22 PM

Build #2, good picks and for future proof the processor.

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October 19, 2013 2:07:45 AM
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siguro yung budget mo sa #2 kaya mabili to :) ) mas ok ata to :) ) http://www.easypc.com.ph/index.php/site/prod_info/b.635...
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