Budget build for gaming 700$ advise

1 x Arctic Silver 5
1 x Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 PRO
1 x Corsair VX550W
1 x Asus P5QL Pro
1 x Rato LOGITECH Optical MX-518
1 x Intel Dual Core E5200
1 x Western Digital 500Gb 7200 RPM SATA2 32MB
1 x XFX GeForce GTS250 512MB DDR3 or BFG GTS250 1GB OC (more 50$)
1 x GSKILL PC6400 4GB PQ CL5 (2x2GB) DDR2

Total 716$

Already have a Thermaltake Xaser II

http://www.thg.ru/consumer/20030211/images/img_1075.jpg

Im overclocking the E5200 to 3.6 / 3.8.

Could I have more for the same budget?

Thank you guys love this forum!
3 answers Last reply
More about budget build gaming advise
  1. 3.6 is like the unofficial "sweet spot" for a CPU. You probably don't want to OC more.

    Why don't you get a 4870? Its more powerful + around the same price.
  2. Get the Sapphire HD 4870 512mb for $125 after $10 rebate.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102810

    OR get the 1gb if you want AA on high resolution.
  3. ^ +1 at the prices the 4870 have dropped to, it's really a great deal.
Ask a new question

Read More

New Build Systems Product