Solved Casual gaming rig Tags: Gaming Processors Systems Last response: December 25, 2013 10:48 PM in Systems Share Vadamo December 25, 2013 10:03:53 PM So I have a small budget 250 and came up with this list just for now until i get money for a new processor. [PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2q6dg) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2q6dg/by_merchant/) / [Benchmarks](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2q6dg/benchmarks/) Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- **CPU** | [AMD A4-3300 2.5GHz Dual-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/amd-cpu-ad3300ojhxbox) | $39.97 @ OutletPC **CPU Cooler** | [Arctic Cooling ACALP64-GT 25.6 CFM CPU Cooler](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/arctic-cooling-cpu-cooler-...) | $6.99 @ Newegg **Motherboard** | [Biostar TA75M+ Micro ATX FM1 Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/biostar-motherboard-ta75m) | $45.99 @ SuperBiiz **Memory** | [Crucial Ballistix Sport 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls4g3d1339...) | $37.99 @ NCIX US **Storage** | [Seagate Pipeline HD 320GB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/seagate-internal-hard-driv...) | $40.94 @ Amazon **Case** | [Diablotek CPA-0170 ATX Mid Tower Case w/400W Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/diablotek-case-cpa0170) | $27.99 @ Microcenter **Optical Drive** | [LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/lg-optical-drive-gh24nsb0) | $15.98 @ OutletPC | | **Total** | Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $215.85 | Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-26 01:02 EST-0500 | Is this good for Garry's mod on max settings? More about : casual gaming rig Reply to Vadamo Abscent a b 4 Gaming December 25, 2013 10:18:21 PM Made some minor changes up'd your cpu and changed the board. Checked on garry mod requirements and this setup will allow you to play on Ultra at 1280 x 1024. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD A6-6400K 3.9GHz Dual-Core Processor ($74.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($59.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($37.99 @ NCIX US) Storage: Seagate Pipeline HD 320GB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive ($40.94 @ Amazon) Case: Diablotek CPA-0170 ATX Mid Tower Case w/400W Power Supply ($27.99 @ Microcenter) Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC) Total: $241.88 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-26 01:16 EST-0500) Reply to Abscent m 0 l Best solution realchaos a c 275 4 Gaming December 25, 2013 10:48:47 PM If you can stretch your budget by $10, you can get this: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD A6-5400K 3.6GHz Dual-Core Processor ($59.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($59.99 @ Newegg) Memory: A-Data XPG Gaming Series 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($33.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.94 @ Amazon) Case: Cougar Spike MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($24.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC) Total: $261.87 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-26 01:48 EST-0500) It has a much better quality psu and case along with a bigger and faster HDD. Reply to realchaos Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedTweak my $1200 CPU-focused casual gaming rig Forum SolvedGood Casual-Medium gaming rig? Forum SolvedWhich rig for music production + casual gaming? (AMD vs Intel) Forum SolvedCasual Gaming rig? Forum SolvedCheap/Low End "Casual Gaming" Rig Forum Looking for entry level gaming(casual) rig Forum SolvedCasual Gaming Rig ($900 max). Mix of old/new parts Forum Does this looks like a decent gaming rig for casual games? Forum New Casual Gaming Rig - Please Rate Forum Rig for casual gaming and heavy photoshop/illustrator use Forum Help me build a casual gaming rig under $1000! Forum Components for $750 casual gaming and photo editing rig Forum Casual gaming rig Forum Casual gaming rig help(wow user) Forum SolvedWich is the best upgrade for my rig if I am a web developer and a casual gamer? Forum SolvedLooking for a new casual current gen gaming laptop Forum SolvedHP ENVY J162SS - 740M enough for casual gaming? Forum SolvedIs this okay for a casual gaming laptop? Forum SolvedChoosing laptop casual gaming Forum SolvedGaming PC for casual/hardcore gaming Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !