Budget Gaming build on the cheap!! Tags: Homebuilt CPUs Systems Product Last response: September 18, 2008 8:23 AM in Systems Share lunyone a b B Homebuilt system a b à CPUs September 17, 2008 10:03:01 PM Here's my idea of a budget gaming build on the cheap!! Case/PSU/CPU combo - $152 - $50 MIR = $102!!! 1 & 2) Antec Sonata III case w/500w Antec earthwatss 34A PSU 3) AMD x2 5400 Black Edition (unlocked multiplier) First combo on the list. CPU HSF - $26 shipped! One of better CPU HSF's for AMD chips. ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 64 Pro CPU Fan For AMD CPU Motherboard - $54 shipped!! Good decent mobo for the $. Plenty of other options too, just needed one that works. Foxconn A7VMX-K AM2+/AM2 AMD 780V Micro ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail GPU - $100 - $50 MIR = $50!! Hard to beat at this price right now! EVGA 384-P3-N966-TR GeForce 9600 GSO 384MB 192-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card Memory - $57 - $30 MIR = $27!!! Tight timings and cheap! CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail HD - $60 shipped! One of the faster HD's out there in this size! Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500AAKS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM DVD Burner - $30 shipped! Comes with necessary software to read/burn DVD's!! LITE-ON Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe - Retail Total = $479 - $130 MIR's = $349!!! Hard to beat that!!! Edit: forgot to add mobo to the list More about : budget gaming build cheap Alex843 September 18, 2008 12:01:45 AM Mother of god that's a cheap 9600 gso Here is a 320 GB hard drive for the same price. http://www.pricegrabber.com/user_sales_getprod.php?mast... and you can get a 500 gb for about 10 bucks more. lunyone a b B Homebuilt system a b à CPUs September 18, 2008 12:06:07 AM Yeah HD's are pretty cheap right now, so whatever the budget is will work. I'm just throwing out a budget build, since there ALWAYS seems to be questions on making them. I think $349 for a build like this is going to be tough to beat right now. Related resources Cheap gaming build . Budget around $350-$450 - Forum Building a budget gaming PC, trying to pick a good cheap motherboard. - Forum Help with building a cheap gaming computer. ($600 budget ) - Forum New Cheap Budget Build - Forum What about this cheap gaming budget build ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Proximon a c 113 B Homebuilt system a b à CPUs September 18, 2008 1:05:05 AM Yep we were just talking about that combo with the cheap MB thrown in yesterday. It's a good build for the broke. lunyone a b B Homebuilt system a b à CPUs September 18, 2008 8:23:44 AM Yeah that is what I thought! If I had the $ right now, I'd get it in a heartbeat! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst Build , Super cheap budget (~$200) ForumCheap Gaming PC for Battlefield 3 ($450 budget ) ForumCheap motherboard for budget build ForumCheap , low intensity gaming build ForumCheap build Gaming pc Forum$500 Cheap Gaming Build ForumSuper cheap budget gaming build ForumNeed a good cheap gaming build !! ForumNew cheap build for mate. Gaming pc. ForumNoob trying to build a cheap gaming rig please help lol Forum(Gaming) 23-24 inch Monitor? ForumFinal Build Check Before Ordering Friday ForumNew build, Need help with MoBo and PSU ForumNew at Homebuilding, please critique my build! ForumCheck on my new pcs build + what could be improved More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !