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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-acalp64gt) | $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-bls4g3d1339ds1s00) | $37.99 @ NCIX US
**Storage** | [Seagate Pipeline HD 320GB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/seagate-internal-hard-drive-st3320311cs) | $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?
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  1. 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)
  2. Best answer
    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.
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