$700 Budget [First Time] Tags: New Build Overclocking Systems Product Last response: September 15, 2009 12:42 AM in Systems Share jdwashere September 14, 2009 10:46:15 PM Budget: $700 MAX, I only got $740 in bank and need to pay for shipping APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: ASAP (Tonight) SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD & ATI OVERCLOCKING: I will be overclocking every thing. [If I can figure it out] MONITOR RESOLUTION: Current: 1440x900. but in like 3 months I am getting like a 27-28 inch monitor ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Case must be sexy. I basically want a rig I can upgrade as I get more money. What I have currently. Can some please make sure these work together? Please help suggest better parts and if some one would double check to make sure all parts will work together it would be greatly appreciated! More about : 700 budget time build September 14, 2009 11:12:55 PM What games do you play? Depending on that, you might need to change your graphics card. Get a PSU from a reliable brand such as Antec, Corsair, OCZ etc. There is a 500GB Samsung HDD for the same price. suddenstop September 14, 2009 11:17:59 PM Go AM3 AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor Model BIOSTAR TA790GXE 128M AM2+/AM3 AMD 790GX HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail Is $258 or 248 after $10 rebate. I haven't shopped your whole setup yet, will in a sec. Related resources First Time Build - Gaming Budget $ 700 . - Forum First time low budget gaming build (500- 700 $) - Forum $ 700 budget , first time builder. - Forum First time build - $600-$ 700 budget (feedback, suggestions please) - Forum $ 700 New, First time build - going over budget :( - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jdwashere September 14, 2009 11:44:39 PM build said:What games do you play? Depending on that, you might need to change your graphics card. Get a PSU from a reliable brand such as Antec, Corsair, OCZ etc. There is a 500GB Samsung HDD for the same price. I just noticed that the psu is mounted on top in the case and the psu fan is on top. Is that bad? Mostly fallout 3, starcraft 2, diablo 3, cod mw2, gta, aion I will be upgrading video card on black friday. Are you sure that psu is not good? It is a real nice combo. jdwashere September 15, 2009 12:18:33 AM Ok I took your advice and made some serious updates! Please tell me if this looks any better. build September 15, 2009 12:42:16 AM A reliable 500W PSU will be enough to power this build. You could get the beast which is the I5 for just $5 over your budget. Intel Core i5 750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz + GIGABYTE GA-P55M-UD2 Combo Price: $301.98 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Antec Three Hundred Black Steel + Antec Basiq BP500U 500W Continuous Power Combo Price: $99.94 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... SAPPHIRE 100279-1GL Radeon HD 4870 1GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $144.99 G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 $79.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... LITE-ON CD/DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA $28.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Same HDD. Total = $705.88 The Core I5 totally outperforms the Phenom II 955. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New Build - First Time Builder, $ 700 -$900 Budget Forum Gaming PC $ 700 budget ( First time build) Forum First time build, $ 700 budget Forum first time system builder 700 budget build-need help for boxing day Forum First time builder with a $ 700 -800 budget Forum $ 700 intel budget build, first time build, need feedback Forum First time build. 700 dollar budget . Forum First Time Build $ 700 Budget Forum First time budget build under $ 700 Forum First time build 500- 700 $ budget gaming PC. Forum Is this gaming PC okay? Forum Computer Starts But Only the First time? Forum [Solved] Suggestions need on I7 build (my first build) Forum First build in 5 yrs, need help! Forum [Solved] First Build since socket A! i7 920 3.68ghz in Micro ATX (two problems) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !