Building cheap gaming computer, need suggestions Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: August 22, 2008 6:26 AM in Systems Share DailySupernova August 22, 2008 4:38:18 AM CP1-AM2-4600 :: AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ Processor ADO4600DOBOX - 2.40GHz, 1MB Cache, 1000MHz (2000 MT/s) FSB, Brisbane, Dual-Core, Retail, Socket AM2, Processor with Fan In Stock $59.99 A455-2352 :: Asus M2A-VM-HDMI Motherboard - AMD 690G, Socket AM2, mATX, Audio, Video, DVI, HDMI, PCI Express, Gigabit LAN, USB 2.0, Firewire, Serial ATA, RAID (2.6 lbs) In Stock $79.99 C13-6082 :: Corsair Dual Channel TWINX 4096MB PC6400 DDR2 800MHz Memory (2 x 2048MB) (0.1 lbs) In Stock $86.99 TSD-500H3 :: Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB Hard Drive - 7200, 16MB, SATA-300, OEM (1.55 lbs) In Stock $64.99 D15-9060 :: Diablotek 7.1 Tremor Digital Optical Sound Card (0.3 lbs) In Stock $24.99 L12-1162 OEM :: Lite-On IHAS120-08 Internal Super AllWrite SATA DVD Writer - OEM, 20x DVD±R, 8x, DVD+RW, 6x DVD-RW, 12x DVD-RAM, 48x CD-R, 32x CD-RW (1.9 lbs) In Stock $24.99 L23-6636 :: Logitech G5 Laser Gaming Mouse (1.05 lbs) In Stock $49.99 L23-7236 :: Logitech G11 Gaming Keyboard (4.05 lbs) In Stock $59.99 P56-8810 :: PNY XLR8 GeForce 8800 GT Video Card - Performance Edition, 512MB GDDR3, PCI Express 2.0, SLI Ready, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV, HDCP, Video Card (1.55 lbs) In Stock $119.99 TC3J-2358 :: Diablotek CPA-901 Black ATX Mid-Tower Case with Ultra LS600 600-Watt Power Supply $79.99 TOTAL= 718.01 My cousin has a LCD monitor that he will give me, I dont know anything about it though. I also have Windows XP Home Edition SP2 This is my first time building a computer, but my cousin and my dad helped me, and they have experience. I need some other opinions though. PS: I am shopping at tigerdirect.com More about : building cheap gaming computer suggestions IH8U August 22, 2008 5:15:58 AM Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Antec 300 $60 PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Antec BP550 $60 (modular 550W) MB: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Biostar TF720 ATX $70 (can run SLI with onboard) CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... AM2 X2 4050e 2.1GHz $60 (can upgrade to Phenom X3, or X4 later) RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 4GB DDR2 800 A-Data $74 HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (same as you listed) DVD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $24 OEM SATA 20x DVDR/RW burner Vid: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $120 (same card you listed)(comes with free game) Sound: (not really needed but here ya go) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $34 (better quality) KBD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (same) $59 Mouse: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $35 (cheaper, with more options) Total: $661 + S&H (not counting MIR, or combo/specials)(yes I rounded up to the nearest $) mark $ August 22, 2008 5:21:10 AM BTW that mouse is almost the exact same except without the adjustable weights and a 400 lower DPI, also the G5 is $35 after mail in rebate on newegg. So if you can buy from newegg, get the G5. (ordred mine and it'll be coming on monday ) Related resources Need help building a cheap gaming computer for under $600 - Forum Help building a cheap non- gaming PC - Forum Need suggestions on building a new computer - Forum Suggestions for cheap gaming build - Forum Cheap mATX oc'd 775 gaming build suggestions - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer DailySupernova August 22, 2008 6:13:52 AM So I added all the stuff you suggested, and upgraded to a AMD Phenom X3 and its about 100 dollars cheaper than on tigerdirect, I think I will be using newegg . IH8U August 22, 2008 6:26:54 AM BTW Newegg has a better return policy. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources [New Build ] Cheap gaming /media computer Forum First Time Building - Need Cheap Gaming Comp. Forum SUGGESTIONS PLEASE for VERY CHEAP PC for GAMING - CIV4/H.L.2 Forum Cheap (High-End) Gaming Computer (Full Specs) Forum Need Advice for cheap Gaming /Rendering Computer Build Forum Build a cheap rig, suggestions needed Forum Building a very cheap gaming computer ! need advice!! Forum Cheap , low intensity gaming build Forum Is this a good budget gaming build?? Forum :New System Build: Need to know what you guys think. Forum 32bit OS need mobo that supports 4g+ Help Forum Im newbie building my first system HELP!! Forum $2500 gaming rig build Forum Need Advice for My budget Forum $700 Gaming Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !