Budget gaming build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 18, 2009 7:44 PM in Systems Share broncsrock30 November 18, 2009 7:33:10 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within the next 2 weeks BUDGET RANGE: Under 700 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming Internet Movies PARTS NOT REQUIRED: OS Monitor Mouse Keyboard PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com PARTS PREFERENCES: No preference OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes down the line MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1360x768 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: any help would be awesome this is my first time trying to build a computer LG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 22X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 22X DVD Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 1. Antec EA650: $79.99 2. Antec Three Hundred: $59.95 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... SAMSUNG HD502HJ 500GB SATA 3.0 7200 RPM 16MB Buffer Hard Drive http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?Product... SAPPHIRE 100283L Radeon HD 5770 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 1. ASUS M4A79XTD EVO: $104.99 2. AMD HDZ550WFGIBOX: $102.00 Combo Discount: -$15.00 Combo Price: $191.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... More about : budget gaming build sonic-boom November 18, 2009 7:35:52 PM Get this HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... That 750w is overkill for x-fire I would recommend the corsair 650w http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... that GPU is 10 times overkill for your monitor, up your monitor or get a 60 dollar GPU m 0 l shortstuff_mt November 18, 2009 7:36:51 PM The build is looking pretty good. One thing, though. You don't want an old Samsung F1 hard drive. You should be looking for the new F3 model. Newegg is currently out of stock, but this site has them. SAMSUNG HD502HJ 500GB SATA 3.0 7200 RPM 16MB Buffer Hard Drive Retail $54.99 They actually use better packaging than Newegg for hard drives. m 0 l Related resources First gaming budget build. - Forum Gaming build, $1000-$1200 budget - Forum Budget gaming/Performance build advise - Forum Opinions on budget gaming PC build (G3258+ GTX 650) - Forum Father/Son Project: First Build for a Home + Light Gaming Rig (budget: approx. $500-600?) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer broncsrock30 November 18, 2009 7:40:49 PM I know the graphics card is overkill for the monitor I have now but I will be upgrading it within the next 6 months, and the 650w power supply will be enough if I add another 5770 down the line? Also def adding that hard drive m 0 l sonic-boom November 18, 2009 7:44:49 PM Yes that 650w Corsair will be enough to crossfire. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedbudget gaming PC build? Forum Solvedbest budget amd gaming pc build Forum SolvedBudget Gaming Build Forum SolvedMy first gaming pc build, thoughts? (£650 budget) Forum SolvedLooking for a mid budget gaming build Forum SolvedNeed help with budget gaming build under 600 Forum Solved£400 Budget Build for Gaming Forum SolvedIs my build good for gaming for a 700$ budget? Forum SolvedMy first pc build. 560$ budget gaming pc. Forum SolvedAMD budget gaming build help Forum SolvedBest $500 budget PC gaming build to play GW2 on ultra sets. Forum SolvedNew budget PC gaming build RAM help please Forum SolvedHelp with gaming build, medium budget (in around 1300 euro) Forum SolvedIs this gaming budget build ok? ~RAM OS AND OPTICAL DRIVE AREN'T INCLUDED~ Forum SolvedIs this a good budget build for gaming? $900-$950 Gaming PC (OS/RAM/SSD included) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !