Budget Gaming Tags: Homebuilt Gaming AMD Systems Product Last response: October 7, 2009 6:08 AM in Systems Share chaparx October 6, 2009 11:23:26 PM Hello guys, just a quick message What is the best choise for budget gaming I do Game but only in small monitors (17, and 19 widescreen) usually at 1280x1024 AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition or AMD Athlon II X4 620 and with the prices of DDR2 going so high should i get a DDR3 motherboard instead? Thanks More about : budget gaming stevensl2 October 6, 2009 11:41:55 PM For that res, the 550 with DDR2 and spend the rest on a stronger single gpu card like the 5850 or something.. I know the 5850 is Overkill but if he chooses to upgrade his monitor in the future it will still work just as well. m 0 l chaparx October 7, 2009 12:26:27 AM but DDR2 Its almost the same price than DDR3 whats a good ASUS DDR3 Motherboard combo (mb and ram)? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer digitalvivo October 7, 2009 6:08:14 AM hey check out the X3 720! When overclocked, it rivals I7's for gameplay! I also agree if you can get a stronger videocard then thats where the money should go. If you play mostly RTS games get the quadcore. here is the link to the review of the X3 720 http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/phenomii_720_81... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMy first pc build. 560$ budget gaming pc. Forum SolvedLooking For budget Gaming Pc Forum Solved$600 Budget gaming PC Forum SolvedNew School/gaming laptop - Budget 1800$ Forum SolvedAMD budget gaming build help Forum SolvedBudget Gaming PC Forum SolvedA Budget Gaming Computer! Forum SolvedIs a Xeon E3 processor a good choice for a gaming/editing rig my upgrade budget of $400? Forum Solved$2000 budget for gaming rig Forum SolvedAre these components good for a budget Gaming Rig? Forum SolvedBest $500 budget PC gaming build to play GW2 on ultra sets. Forum Solvedbuilding a budget gaming PC with the A10-7850K Forum SolvedGaming setup for $1500 budget Forum SolvedNew budget PC gaming build RAM help please Forum Solvedbudget pc for moderate gaming Forum Solvedbudget motherboard for gaming Forum SolvedHelp Building Budget Gaming PC Forum SolvedBudget triple monitor gaming PC Forum Solved500-550$ budget Gaming PC Forum SolvedBest gpu for this gaming rig in budget Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !