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First Time Building a Gaming PC

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May 7, 2014 5:36:24 PM

hi guys i was hoping you could check out my build and see if there are any problems any tips for parts are welcomed!
my build: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/shankingcow/saved/4nRg

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May 7, 2014 5:48:40 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Pentium G3220 3.0GHz Dual-Core Processor ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-H Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: A-Data XPG V1.0 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 1GB Vapor-X Video Card ($105.38 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $340.32
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-07 20:48 EDT-0400)

This would be much better for gaming. If you can increase the budget $15 more you can get a R7 260x.
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May 7, 2014 6:04:08 PM

What type of gaming are you thinking about doing? Battlefield 4 and similar games or casual web-based games? Also, what is your maximum budget?

If you can stretch your budget to about $520, then I suggest getting this combo: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core CPU
Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 MB
8GB DDR3 1600 Patriot Viper Xtreme Memory
1TB WD Blue SATA HDD
Cougar Solution Steel Gamer Case w/750W PSU Barebones

It's definitely a gaming rig, check it out.
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May 7, 2014 6:58:07 PM

thanks for the suggestions, your builds look a lot more solid!
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