I'm looking for some advice on building a cheap PC for gaming and college work. Tags: Asus AMD Components Last response: January 21, 2014 5:05 AM in Components Share crjm January 21, 2014 4:19:04 AM This is what I've come up with so far - AMD Athlon II X4, Asus F2A55-M AMD FM2 A55 DDR3 mATX and Asus ATI Radeon HD 6670 2GB PCI-Express HDMI. Any advice on what hardware I should get would be appreciated. Cheer's More about : advice building cheap gaming college work Reply to crjm X79 January 21, 2014 4:20:17 AM What's your budget, your monitor resolution, games you intend to play and do you need any extras such as an OS? Reply to X79 crjm January 21, 2014 4:27:35 AM The budget is $300 - 400+, the resolution is 1280 -1024, Yeah I do want to play games but I'm not to bothered by the visual quality as soon as I can play and No Extra's needed. Reply to crjm Related resources I'm looking for a cheap gaming PC. - Forum Looking for an opinion on a new gaming PC I'm building. - Forum I'm building my first gaming PC in two months and need advice - Forum Looking for Advice on Building/Buying a Gaming PC - Forum Building a Gaming PC ($1000-1500), looking for advice - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Scremin34Egl January 21, 2014 4:48:17 AM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ TigerDirect) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($49.99 @ Microcenter) Memory: A-Data XPG V1.0 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($37.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC) Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7750 1GB Video Card ($78.45 @ NCIX US) Case: Thermaltake VL80001W2Z ATX Mid Tower Case ($24.99 @ Microcenter) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ TigerDirect) Total: $402.37 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 07:48 EST-0500) Reply to Scremin34Egl X79 January 21, 2014 5:05:10 AM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ TigerDirect) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master DK9-7E52A-0L-GP CPU Cooler ($8.98 @ OutletPC) Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($44.99 @ Microcenter) Memory: G.Skill 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($43.43 @ NCIX US) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 320GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($43.70 @ Amazon) Video Card: Asus Radeon R7 240 2GB Video Card ($69.99 @ Microcenter) Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Microcenter) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-118BB DVD/CD Drive ($13.99 @ Newegg) Total: $410.05 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-21 08:04 EST-0500) Do you really need an optical drive though? This build is 401$ - it's only the CPU cooler that adds to it. Reply to X79 Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedI'm looking for a good custom gaming pc build, for around $1500-$1800 Forum SolvedBuilding a gaming and entertainment PC. Looking for advice :D Forum SolvedAUS - Looking to build a cheap gaming PC. Roughly $1200 (Intel / AMD) Forum SolvedLooking for cheap 27 inch gaming monitor(some FPS) in the $200-$250 range. Im lost on all the new types. Forum Help! I'm trying to build a decent quality gaming PC for AS CHEAP AS POSSIBLE. Forum I'm building a $600 gaming pc. (Looking for a good rig) Forum SolvedLooking for advice on building a ~£1000 gaming pc Forum I'm building my first gaming PC and I need some advice? Forum I'm looking to build a cheap gaming system..Help? Forum Looking to build a [strike]$1200[/strike] ~$2000 PC for school and gaming and get a cheap Laptop Forum Solvedhi im planning to build a budget gaming pc and was wondering if this motherboard would work Forum Solved2014 gaming PC please check if there are no erros with the build and i'm open to advices Forum SolvedLooking for advice with gaming pc build. Forum SolvedIm looking for a good cheap gaming laptop for 900$ from dell Forum SolvedCurrent Build for a New Gaming PC, $2000-2400, looking for review and advice Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !