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Custom $600 Gaming PC, Need an Experts Opinion

Hi Tom's Hardware, I'm New to the "Gaming PC" trend and was looking to make one. On PCpartpicker I compiled this part list, could anyone tell me any disadvantages of it?

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Ostrich_kicks_ass/saved/#savedbuild_794239

Thanks

BTW my max budget is $650
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    seems like a pretty solid budget build to me, you made sure there is a lot of room to upgrde.
    if you plan on doing overclocking and/or SLI you may want to get a bigger power supply
  2. I dunno about that GPU though, GT 640 isn't very tough, but on that monitor I suppose it'd work. You'd probably be better off with the 1GB version though, if it's cheaper by a large margin.
  3. I'm fairly new myself but i thought i might as well share a little bit of my opinion with ya, the first thing I noticed is that the Hanspree monitor is tiny as hell not the best option for a gaming PC in my opinion. I know because i bought the same monitor about a week ago for my second build and i hated it, so i returned within just a couple of days of using it.
    for the motherboard i think you should go with a mirco atx to save a little more money for a bigger monitor

    how about this build:
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2yh9W
  4. Konnefke said:
    seems like a pretty solid budget build to me, you made sure there is a lot of room to upgrde.
    if you plan on doing overclocking and/or SLI you may want to get a bigger power supply


    Thanks for the advice I had a $20 left from all the other mods other people suggested and spent it on the "Kingwin 650W BTX Power Supply".

    Thanks for the Help!
  5. peanutreaper486 said:
    I dunno about that GPU though, GT 640 isn't very tough, but on that monitor I suppose it'd work. You'd probably be better off with the 1GB version though, if it's cheaper by a large margin.


    Thank you, I changed the Monitor to an "Samsung E1920X 18.5" one and changed the GPU to a high quality PNY GeForce GTX 650 1GB Video Card, I just wanted to know was that the right choice?
  6. Thanks for your help, I modified my part selection to this, http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Ostrich_kicks_ass/saved/#savedbuild_794239 , keeping in mind my budget. Would this have any other issues? And would this be able to play Battlefield 4 1080p on Medium, Thanks.
  7. Havik IV said:
    I'm fairly new myself but i thought i might as well share a little bit of my opinion with ya, the first thing I noticed is that the Hanspree monitor is tiny as hell not the best option for a gaming PC in my opinion. I know because i bought the same monitor about a week ago for my second build and i hated it, so i returned within just a couple of days of using it.
    for the motherboard i think you should go with a mirco atx to save a little more money for a bigger monitor

    how about this build:
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2yh9W


    Thanks, you're suggestion on the monitor probably saved me a lot of time and effort!!! I am now going towards a
    Samsung E1920X 18.5". Thanks for your advice and suggestion, but I want to have that the feeling that I constructed and planned the computer.
  8. I forgot to mention that you could save that $82.99 if you choose to torrent windows 7 instead of buying it like i did, and put that towards buying maybe bigger HHD or better monitor, and speaking of monitors, the Samsung monitor I mention in my earlier post, you won't be able to play Battlefield 4 at 1920x1080 since that monitor can only handle a maximum resolution of 1360x768. If you're dead set on playing at 1920x1080 how about this monitor instead http://pcpartpicker.com/part/aoc-monitor-e2251swdn
  9. u_gonna_squeal_b4_we_cookya said:
    Havik IV said:
    I forgot to mention that you could save that $82.99 if you choose to torrent windows 7 instead of buying it like i did, and put that towards buying maybe bigger HHD or better monitor, and speaking of monitors, the Samsung monitor I mention in my earlier post, you won't be able to play Battlefield 4 at 1920x1080 since that monitor can only handle a maximum resolution of 1360x768. If you're dead set on playing at 1920x1080 how about this monitor instead http://pcpartpicker.com/part/aoc-monitor-e2251swdn

    :no:


    Sorry :(
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