$750 Budget Gaming Build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: June 19, 2009 12:17 PM in Systems Share bvoid June 18, 2009 6:39:13 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This weekend. BUDGET RANGE: CAD$700-800 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies, homework PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: ncix.com OVERCLOCKING: maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION:1680x1050 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:none yet Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 Dual Core Processor LGA775 2.8GHZ 1066FSB 3MB Retail $140 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=34584 4GB mem ram -$70-> this depends on what is on sale when i buy it, $70 budget, but it will be something along the lines of Corsair XMS2 TWIN2X4096-6400C5 4GB DDR2 2X2GB PC2-6400 DDR2-800 CL 5-5-5-18 240PIN Memory Kit http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=25228&vpn=TW... NZXT Beta ATX Tower Case 4X5.25 5X3.5INT No PS Front Audio USB eSATA Black $60 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=39190 Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB 7200RPM 32MB Dual Proc 3.5IN SATA Hard Drive OEM 5YR Mfg Warranty $78 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=34286&vpn=WD... Gigabyte EP45-UD3L ATX LGA775 P45 DDR2 PCI-E 2PCI SATA2 HD Sound GBLAN Motherboard $114.35 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=35763 BFG GeForce GTX 260 OC MAXCORE55 590MHZ 896MB 1.998GHZ GDDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I Video Card $180 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=38853&vpn=BF... or EVGA E-GEFORCE GTS 250 756MHZ 512MB 2.2GHZ DDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDTV Out Video Card $150 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=36772&vpn=51... OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W ATX 20/24PIN SLI Ready Modular Cables 135MM Fan Active PFC Power Supply $84 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=33040&vpn=OC... or Silverstone Strider ST50F 500W ATX12V 24PIN Power Supply W/120MM Fan Active PFC $78 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=27252&vpn=SS... or OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W ATX 20/24PIN SLI Ready Modular Cables 135mm Fan 80PLUS Power Supply $95 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=35456&vpn=OC... Im not too sure on which PS and video card i should get. Suggestions on the rest of the build would also be appreciated. More about : 750 budget gaming build bvoid June 19, 2009 2:10:53 AM anyone? Outlander_04 June 19, 2009 2:50:52 AM Just had a quick look at ncix you can get a Phenom X3 720 be and a Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3 for $2 more than the intel set up Stonger processor , better multitasking If you go with the phenom then this memory http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=32608&vpn=TW... Have a look at http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu/display/phenom-ath... The 720 be is faster than the 710 in these benchmarks and the e7400 slower than the e7500 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gkay09 June 19, 2009 12:17:47 PM ^+1 for the X3 720... It would perform as good as the E8400 in games and even better in multi-threaded apps... And the X3 720 has an unlocked multiplier, hence overclock easier and higher... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGaming PC Budget Build Help (750$) Forum SolvedHelping a friend with a budget gaming build. 750-800$ budget. Asking for advice in case there's anything that can be improved. Forum SolvedBudget Build for Gaming/Productivity - 750 Forum SolvedGaming Build ? (750 - 800 Budget) Forum SolvedBudget 750 Dollar First Build Gaming Pc Forum Solved750$ Budget Gaming Build Forum SolvedThoughts on my final build. (£750 budget gaming pc) Forum SolvedBudget Gaming PC Build - $750 Forum SolvedNeed Some Opinions on These 2 HTPC/Gaming Builds (Budget:$500~$750) Forum SolvedBlack Friday $750 Budget Gaming AMD Build - I need a little help. Forum SolvedBudget Gaming Build for ~$750CAD Forum Solved$750 Budget Gaming Build Forum Solved750$ budget gaming pc build Forum SolvedFirst Game PC build in 16 years, budget 750-1000€, looking for some advise. Forum Solved$750 gaming pc budget build? 1080p resolution Forum Need advice on a HTPC/Gaming (Steam) build with a $750 Budget Forum Solved$750 Budget Gaming Build Forum SolvedBudget Gaming Build $650 - 750 Forum Best gaming build for £750 budget? Forum Solved600-750 budget build for gaming Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !