700$ budget gamming computer/sugestions or comments

hey guys i am building this custom built computer from iBUYPOWER, but i need to know weather this system is good for its price range.

and will it run good enough to multi task and play games on High settings?

for 700$

Nzxt Apollo Gaming Tower Case Black

Case Lighting
Cold Cathode Neon Light Blue

Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E8400 (2x 3.0GHz/6MB L2 Cache/1333FSB)
Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q8200 (4x 2.33GHz/4MB L2 Cache/1333FSB)

Processor Cooling
AVC Silent Intel CPU Fan and Heatsink Quiet & Overclocking Proof

4 GB [2 GB X2] DDR2-800 PC6400 Memory Module Corsair-Value or Major Brand

Video Card
NVIDIA GeForce 9800GT PCI-Express x16 - 1GB Single Card

Asus P5KPL-CM Intel G31 Chipset w/6-channels, Gb LAN, S-ATA 3Gb/s, USB 2.0, Single PCI-E MB

Power Supply
450 Watt -- Standard Power Supply

Hard Drive
500 GB HARD DRIVE [Serial-ATA-II, 3Gb, 7200 RPM, 16M Cache]

(the only Optical drive)2nd Optical Drive
[** Special !!! ***] LG 22X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive Black

Flash Media Reader/Writer
12-In-1 Internal Flash Media Card Reader/Writer-Black

Sound Card
3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard

For around 700$ does not include programs as i already have an extra vista and microsoft office (etc to use)
no monitor already have a 22 inch.
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  1. For $700 you can do better .

    Have a read of the threads on this board . Many mention their budgets in the title and you will see what is recommended .

    Is a monitor included in that price? If you have one what size and resolution is it? What do you use the computer for? Just gaming or ??????
  2. Not a good deal. That MB sucks for overclocking, its meant for professional corporate desktops. That cooler isn't great either. The PSU is garbage, and it will use a slow Hitachi HDD. That GPU is alright if you play games on a 19" monitor, but not all games will allow you to go up to high settings with playable framerates.

    Like outlander said, you can do much better for that price.
  3. im not thinking about overclocking to the extreme. What do you recommend for a 700$ semi good gaming rig that will probably play a game like crysis. no monitor i already got a 22 at home. il be using it to game, and do my homework,watch movies, music.
  4. Rosewill R5605-BK 0.8mm Japanese Cold Rolled Steel Front Mesh Design Dual 120mm Fans ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

    Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

    GIGABYTE GA-MA790XT-UD4P AM3 DDR3 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard

    Antec EA750 750W ATX12V version 2.3 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply

    G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL8D-4GBHK

    AMD Phenom II X3 720 2.8GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Black Processor Model HDZ720WFGIBOX + POWERCOLOR AX4870 512MD5 Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card combo

    Shipping (for me):$24.84

    just noticed I am missing an optical drive...so probably add $20 to that...sorry...

    You can also save money by going AM2+ but I just wanted to show you what you get going AM3 + DDR3...and, theres always a chance you can try to unlock the fourth core on your tri core, essentially making it into a quad core

    also noticed my links didnt work...my bad...fixed
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