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January 20, 2014 4:56:01 PM

Hey hows it going i really want o get my own gaming computer already and ive looked some up but they are crazy expensive the lowest i found was 700 and thats too much, so i was wondering if anyone could help me and with building oe but i have no idea what peices to use or anything, my price range is around 500 to 530 and i want one thats cheap, reliable, and upgradeable and able to play intense games like battlefield and planet side 2, thank you!

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a b 4 Gaming
January 21, 2014 1:52:47 PM

Here's a pretty good prebuild if you don't want to get your hands dirty:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

It won't be able to play games at max settings, but you will be able to get at least medium, and for the price this is unbeatable. Keep in mind that you can also upgrade your graphics should you ever need to.
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a b 4 Gaming
January 21, 2014 3:19:31 PM

ChanceBro16 said:
Ok and i also wanted to build or get one for my little brother thats why im on a budget and i found this one what do you think? whats it capable of cause he likes skyrim and dead space

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


The pc you listed here is pretty slow CPU wise, and also you wont get very far with just intel integrated graphics. Sorry, but there is just no high end gaming to be done with this pc.

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January 21, 2014 5:02:40 PM

ok Well thank you i think ill just use the build you listed
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a b 4 Gaming
January 21, 2014 5:16:24 PM

WAIT! Don't get the prebuilt one that was recommended! It isn't "unbeatable" for the price. You can get a much better GPU and CPU (the GPU is pretty bad and the CPU is old) if you build it yourself! It's quite easy, and there are tons of tutorials here and all over the web.

Here's a quick parts list I put together:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: ASRock 880GM-LE FX Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($64.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Line-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $506.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:12 EST-0500)


If you need an OS, this build will still do it:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M-HD+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($66.97 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $509.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:15 EST-0500)


Keep in mind that neither of these builds will max out either of the games you asked about. However, they will perform much better than the prebuilt recommended earlier.




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a b 4 Gaming
January 21, 2014 5:20:55 PM

Sylvanriv said:
WAIT! Don't get the prebuilt one that was recommended! It isn't "unbeatable" for the price. You can get a much better GPU and CPU (the GPU is pretty bad and the CPU is old) if you build it yourself! It's quite easy, and there are tons of tutorials here and all over the web.

Here's a quick parts list I put together:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: ASRock 880GM-LE FX Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($64.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Line-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $506.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:12 EST-0500)


If you need an OS, this build will still do it:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M-HD+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($66.97 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $509.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:15 EST-0500)


Keep in mind that neither of these builds will max out either of the games you asked about. However, they will perform much better than the prebuilt recommended earlier.






I have to agree with this. You would be able to make a much better build if you built it yourself. I was only saying that for a prebuilt computer where the price is raised from its actual value so the company can make a profit, the one I listed was in your price range, and that's about as good as it gets for that price as far as prebuilt pc's go.
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a b 4 Gaming
January 21, 2014 5:24:58 PM

DonnyTechMaster said:
Sylvanriv said:
WAIT! Don't get the prebuilt one that was recommended! It isn't "unbeatable" for the price. You can get a much better GPU and CPU (the GPU is pretty bad and the CPU is old) if you build it yourself! It's quite easy, and there are tons of tutorials here and all over the web.

Here's a quick parts list I put together:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: ASRock 880GM-LE FX Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($64.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Line-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $506.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:12 EST-0500)


If you need an OS, this build will still do it:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M-HD+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($66.97 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $509.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:15 EST-0500)


Keep in mind that neither of these builds will max out either of the games you asked about. However, they will perform much better than the prebuilt recommended earlier.






I have to agree with this. You would be able to make a much better build if you built it yourself. I was only saying that for a prebuilt computer where the price is raised from its actual value so the company can make a profit, the one I listed was in your price range, and that's about as good as it gets for that price as far as prebuilt pc's go.


What he said. Sorry for confusion, I had no intent to insult your choices there. Prebuilts just aren't really viable options for budget gaming builds.
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January 21, 2014 5:29:14 PM

Sylvanriv said:
DonnyTechMaster said:
Sylvanriv said:
WAIT! Don't get the prebuilt one that was recommended! It isn't "unbeatable" for the price. You can get a much better GPU and CPU (the GPU is pretty bad and the CPU is old) if you build it yourself! It's quite easy, and there are tons of tutorials here and all over the web.

Here's a quick parts list I put together:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: ASRock 880GM-LE FX Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($64.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Line-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $506.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:12 EST-0500)


If you need an OS, this build will still do it:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M-HD+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($66.97 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $509.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:15 EST-0500)


Keep in mind that neither of these builds will max out either of the games you asked about. However, they will perform much better than the prebuilt recommended earlier.






I have to agree with this. You would be able to make a much better build if you built it yourself. I was only saying that for a prebuilt computer where the price is raised from its actual value so the company can make a profit, the one I listed was in your price range, and that's about as good as it gets for that price as far as prebuilt pc's go.


What he said. Sorry for confusion, I had no intent to insult your choices there. Prebuilts just aren't really viable options for budget gaming builds.


No prob. And also just as a side note, building your own computer is one of the most satisfying and rewarding things you can do. It's a great learning experience, and when it's all said and done you get the satisfaction of knowing that you created something with your own two hands. At least that's what it felt like when I built my PC.
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a b 4 Gaming
January 21, 2014 5:45:47 PM

DonnyTechMaster said:
Sylvanriv said:
DonnyTechMaster said:
Sylvanriv said:
WAIT! Don't get the prebuilt one that was recommended! It isn't "unbeatable" for the price. You can get a much better GPU and CPU (the GPU is pretty bad and the CPU is old) if you build it yourself! It's quite easy, and there are tons of tutorials here and all over the web.

Here's a quick parts list I put together:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: ASRock 880GM-LE FX Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($64.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Line-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $506.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:12 EST-0500)


If you need an OS, this build will still do it:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M-HD+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($66.97 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $509.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:15 EST-0500)


Keep in mind that neither of these builds will max out either of the games you asked about. However, they will perform much better than the prebuilt recommended earlier.






I have to agree with this. You would be able to make a much better build if you built it yourself. I was only saying that for a prebuilt computer where the price is raised from its actual value so the company can make a profit, the one I listed was in your price range, and that's about as good as it gets for that price as far as prebuilt pc's go.


What he said. Sorry for confusion, I had no intent to insult your choices there. Prebuilts just aren't really viable options for budget gaming builds.


No prob. And also just as a side note, building your own computer is one of the most satisfying and rewarding things you can do. It's a great learning experience, and when it's all said and done you get the satisfaction of knowing that you created something with your own two hands. At least that's what it felt like when I built my PC.


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January 22, 2014 4:13:34 PM

Aha well thank you very much, the both of you for all the advice i really am looking forward to this now!! Thanks for all the help, i love this site.
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January 26, 2014 12:41:14 PM

Sylvanriv said:
DonnyTechMaster said:
Sylvanriv said:
DonnyTechMaster said:
Sylvanriv said:
WAIT! Don't get the prebuilt one that was recommended! It isn't "unbeatable" for the price. You can get a much better GPU and CPU (the GPU is pretty bad and the CPU is old) if you build it yourself! It's quite easy, and there are tons of tutorials here and all over the web.

Here's a quick parts list I put together:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: ASRock 880GM-LE FX Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($64.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Line-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $506.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:12 EST-0500)


If you need an OS, this build will still do it:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M-HD+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($66.97 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $509.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:15 EST-0500)


Keep in mind that neither of these builds will max out either of the games you asked about. However, they will perform much better than the prebuilt recommended earlier.






I have to agree with this. You would be able to make a much better build if you built it yourself. I was only saying that for a prebuilt computer where the price is raised from its actual value so the company can make a profit, the one I listed was in your price range, and that's about as good as it gets for that price as far as prebuilt pc's go.


What he said. Sorry for confusion, I had no intent to insult your choices there. Prebuilts just aren't really viable options for budget gaming builds.


No prob. And also just as a side note, building your own computer is one of the most satisfying and rewarding things you can do. It's a great learning experience, and when it's all said and done you get the satisfaction of knowing that you created something with your own two hands. At least that's what it felt like when I built my PC.


^^^^^^^^^^^^^
This.


OH and one more thing im going to be recording my gaming footage on this computer as well so it would need to be able to play the games i want and record while still putting out good performance. AND i could actually move my price range from 530 to 630 or maybe even a bit higher.

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a b 4 Gaming
January 26, 2014 3:23:20 PM

ChanceBro16 said:
Sylvanriv said:
DonnyTechMaster said:
Sylvanriv said:
DonnyTechMaster said:
Sylvanriv said:
WAIT! Don't get the prebuilt one that was recommended! It isn't "unbeatable" for the price. You can get a much better GPU and CPU (the GPU is pretty bad and the CPU is old) if you build it yourself! It's quite easy, and there are tons of tutorials here and all over the web.

Here's a quick parts list I put together:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: ASRock 880GM-LE FX Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($64.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Line-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $506.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:12 EST-0500)


If you need an OS, this build will still do it:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M-HD+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($66.97 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $509.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 20:15 EST-0500)


Keep in mind that neither of these builds will max out either of the games you asked about. However, they will perform much better than the prebuilt recommended earlier.






I have to agree with this. You would be able to make a much better build if you built it yourself. I was only saying that for a prebuilt computer where the price is raised from its actual value so the company can make a profit, the one I listed was in your price range, and that's about as good as it gets for that price as far as prebuilt pc's go.


What he said. Sorry for confusion, I had no intent to insult your choices there. Prebuilts just aren't really viable options for budget gaming builds.


No prob. And also just as a side note, building your own computer is one of the most satisfying and rewarding things you can do. It's a great learning experience, and when it's all said and done you get the satisfaction of knowing that you created something with your own two hands. At least that's what it felt like when I built my PC.


^^^^^^^^^^^^^
This.


OH and one more thing im going to be recording my gaming footage on this computer as well so it would need to be able to play the games i want and record while still putting out good performance. AND i could actually move my price range from 530 to 630 or maybe even a bit higher.



For ~$630, this will do much better, as the GPU is much more powerful:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($114.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($75.97 @ OutletPC)
Memory: Mushkin Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.97 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.66 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 270X 2GB Video Card ($219.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.99 @ Mwave)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($37.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ TigerDirect)
Total: $632.53
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-26 18:22 EST-0500)
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January 26, 2014 4:28:01 PM

For someone who is going to be recording game footage you will need to have a CPU with at least 4 cores. Just keep that in mind. The only reason I say this is because you are running two powerful programs together at the same time, so multiple cores will lighten the work load.
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January 26, 2014 4:39:19 PM

ok thank you, so i can still use the build you gave me but i just switch the CPU to four?
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a b 4 Gaming
January 26, 2014 5:12:22 PM

4 or more. Dual core probably won't be enough though.
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January 26, 2014 6:07:35 PM

what would you suggest
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a b 4 Gaming
January 26, 2014 6:30:17 PM

If you can afford it, an i5. I doubt you'll be able to fit it in your budget though...the FX-6300 should suit you fine IMO.
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January 26, 2014 6:47:48 PM

Yea i was worried about that one too, but ive also heard something about playing on one computer and recording on another now i have no idea what this meant or even how to do it, if its possible than that would take alot of stress of my shoulders
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