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 SolvedBudget Gaming Pc Forum SolvedBudget Gaming PC Help Forum SolvedGaming/School work PC ~ $1,100 Budget Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade my gaming rig, what should i go for? $250 budget (CPU, RAM, Graphics Card, Hard Drive...) Forum Solvedgaming rig on a budget due to having 6 kids. LOL Forum SolvedMedium-Budget Gaming PC Forum SolvedNeed a Budget gaming pc Forum SolvedJuly 2014 Budget Gaming PC for $1,000 Forum SolvedLow Budget Gaming PC Forum SolvedNew Budget Gaming Build Forum SolvedFirst Time Builder ($600 Budget) RTS and RPG Gaming Pc Forum SolvedWould this be a good first budget build for gaming ? Forum SolvedIdeas For Best Gaming Deskstop for minimum budget $1000. Plz Help Me Out I Don't Know Nothing About Computers. Forum SolvedBudget Gaming Computor AMD Forum SolvedWich gaming laptop would suit my budget of 2500 usd or 1500£? Forum SolvedA Good Budget Gaming cpu that will work for a Will a Gigabyte 78LMT-S2P Mother Board. Forum SolvedNeed help for a budget gaming pc worth $350 Forum SolvedBudget gaming pc Forum Solvedbudget gaming pc help Forum Solvedi need a good build for a gaming pc 600$ budget Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !