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 Solved$500 budget gaming pc that can run games at 60 fps on medium - high settings? Forum SolvedGaming PC $2000 budget Forum Solvedbudget gaming motherboard for g3220 Forum SolvedBuild me a gaming PC (Budget £2,500) Forum SolvedBudget Gaming PC Help! Forum SolvedGAMING CPU Budget $500 Forum SolvedBest Gaming PC Budget $350-$450 Forum SolvedOpinion for budget gaming build Forum SolvedBest gaming PC $450-$520 Budget!!! Forum SolvedGaming gpu on a budget Forum SolvedBudget gaming pc Forum SolvedBuild me a gaming PC (Budget £1800) Forum SolvedBest Gaming PC $450 Budget! Forum SolvedBudget pc build for animation and gaming ? Forum SolvedBest budget PC gaming? Forum SolvedBudget Gaming Monitor £110-£145 Forum Solvedlow budget gaming pc Forum SolvedOC and Cooling - Low Budget Gaming PC Forum SolvedPicking a PC For Gaming on a $700 Budget Forum Solvedbest pc for gaming for and 3d rendering for 1500$ budget without peripherals Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !