Super cheap budget gaming build

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE:July

BUDGET RANGE: 500 $ or less

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: games, internet, word processing

PARTS NOT REQUIRED:keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com
or tigerdirect.com depending on quality/price

PARTS PREFERENCES: NONE

OVERCLOCKING: maybee later on

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: later on yes

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1600 x 1200

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: under 500 $ for everything and i need it to be capable of running far cry 2 thanks
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  1. You'll have to settle for medium type settings at that resolution to start.

    I'll see what I can do...
    CPU and MB combo
    CPU cooler for overclocking
    RAM
    Case and PSU combo
    Video card
    Hard drive
    DVD drive
  2. Proximon said:
    You'll have to settle for medium type settings at that resolution to start.

    I'll see what I can do...
    CPU and MB combo
    CPU cooler for overclocking
    RAM
    Case and PSU combo
    Video card
    Hard drive
    DVD drive



    Nice build. :)

    I might switch the mobo and cpu combo to this one here though

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.190816 Combo Discount: -$10.00 Combo Price: $112.98
    GIGABYTE GA-G31M-ES2L LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
    Intel Pentium E5200 Wolfdale 2.5GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E5200 - Retail
  3. http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.193752 Combo Discount: -$20.00 Combo Price: $94.94
    Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
    Antec Basiq BP500U 500W Continuous Power ATX12V Version 2.01 Active PFC Power Supply - Retail

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.190816 Combo Discount: -$10.00 Combo Price: $112.98
    GIGABYTE GA-G31M-ES2L LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
    Intel Pentium E5200 Wolfdale 2.5GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E5200 - Retail

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835207004&Tpk=CCTF $39.99 ($29.99 after $10.00 Mail-In Rebate) Free Shipping*
    Sunbeam CR-CCTF 120 mm Core-Contact Freezer CPU Cooler W/TX-2 - Retail

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130468 $129.99 ($119.99 after $10.00 Mail-In Rebate) Free Shipping*
    EVGA 512-P3-1150-TR GeForce GTS 250 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
    Free Cryostasis game w/ registration at manufacturer website

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231122 $47.99 Free Shipping*
    G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136074 $54.99 Free Shipping*
    Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200AAKS 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - OEM

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151171 $24.99 Free Shipping*
    SAMSUNG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 22X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 22X DVD Burner - OEM

    Total: $505.83 | $485.83 w/mail in rebates

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/dd353205.aspx?ITPID=mscomsc <---64 bit version of Windows 7
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