Solved Buidling a Gaming PC on a Medium Budget Tags: Video Games Gaming Amazon Build Last response: October 9, 2013 3:52 PM in Video Games Share roynohra October 9, 2013 11:31:00 AM I'm trying to build a gaming PC, and I want to pay around 800$ for Board, CPU, VGA and Ram, I chose those 4 parts, I need help to know if I did the right choice or I should look for different parts: Board: ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard, Price on Amazon: 215$ CPU: AMD FD8350FRHKBOX FX-8350 FX-Series 8-Core Black Edition, Price on Amazon: 200$ RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory (CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10), Price on Amazon: 145$ VGA: ASUS GTX760-DC2OC-2GD5 GeForce GTX760 2GB GDDR5 256-bit, DVI-I/DVI-D/ HDMI/DP PCI-Express 3.0 SLI ready Graphic Card OC-selected 1072 MHz core, Price on Amazon: 278$ Total if i buy from Amazon: 838$ More about : buidling gaming medium budget lowriderflow a b 4 Gaming October 9, 2013 11:41:02 AM that's way too much for the 8350... cross check everything on newegg! 8350 is a waste for you anyway... 8320 will do the same thing for $125 Also, there is no reason you need a $215 motherbard... an m5a99x for $120 will do the same thing for your build. m 0 l Best solution John Bong October 9, 2013 11:45:06 AM personally i would get a cheaper mobo and only 8GB of RAM (you can always add another 8GB down the road) and get a cheaper mobo to bump up the GPU up to a GTX770 ... PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1MMxN CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($194.99 @ NCIX US) Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Kingston HyperX Grey 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($67.01 @ NCIX US) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.98 @ Amazon) Total: $766.97 you will notice a gaming performance boost with the bigger GPU Share Related resources Medium-Budget Gaming PC - Forum Looking for a medium-high budget headset for PC gaming. - Forum Help with a Low/Medium Budget Gaming PC - Forum Need help building a low/medium budget PC for gaming - Forum Low-medium end gaming pc w/ $400-500 budget, suggestions please! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer roynohra October 9, 2013 12:08:33 PM John Bong said:personally i would get a cheaper mobo and only 8GB of RAM (you can always add another 8GB down the road) and get a cheaper mobo to bump up the GPU up to a GTX770 ... I chose the expensive mobo for future upgrades or do you think the one you suggested is enough to do the same thing for a cheaper price? m 0 l o0LuNeStA0o October 9, 2013 3:52:39 PM http://pcpartpicker.com/user/o0LuNeStA0o/saved/2y1T or http://pcpartpicker.com/user/o0LuNeStA0o/saved/#savedbu... Personally I would go with a 7970 instead of the 770. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Is this PC good enough gaming? (medium-high budget) Forum 500- 650$ budget for low- medium gaming pc Forum Can this be a Good Low Budget Home PC + Medium Gaming ? Forum 400-500$ budget for low-medium gaming pc Forum New build - medium budget gaming PC Forum Buidling a Good gaming pc (need to see if its good) :) Forum New gaming pc | Medium budget+ | DDR3 motherboard support? Forum SolvedHelp with gaming build, medium budget (in around 1300 euro) Forum SolvedBuilding a medium budget gaming machine 600$or less Forum SolvedBuilding A Low End Gaming PC To Run Arma 2 DayZ Well On Medium To High Settings Forum SolvedGaming headset for medium budget, need recommendations? Forum SolvedTight Budget <$300 for low-medium gaming Forum SolvedMedium Budget Gaming System Forum Solvedis this a good gaming pc for medium-high settings? Forum Solvedlooking to buy a new graphic card on tight budget to play latest games at medium to high settings Forum More resources Read discussions in other Video Games categories Console Gaming PC Gaming Handheld Gaming Nintendo Playstation Servers Sims World of Warcraft Xbox 360 !