Gaming PC <$700 Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 27, 2009 5:16 AM in Systems Share mattja5 November 27, 2009 4:44:24 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: mostly this weekend BUDGET RANGE: 700-800 (before rebates) SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, OS PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United States PARTS PREFERENCES: no strong preferences OVERCLOCKING: no SLI OR CROSSFIRE: in the future MONITOR RESOLUTION: I don't know (I have a cheap 20" lcd that I will be using and will probably upgrade to a higher end 24" or bigger in the near future) ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 2.5GHz LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80580Q8300 - Retail bundled with: OCZ Platinum 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ2P10664GK - Retail Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3R LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail bundled with: Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX 550W ATX12V V2.2 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power ... - Retail bundled with DVD burner GPU: XFX HD-485X-YDFC Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail Would like to know if anything here sticks out as not a good idea. Still looking for a good deal on a 640gb or bigger HD. I am looking mainly to play rpgs (ie dragon age) and a couple online shooters (l4d2, tf2, battlefield). More about : gaming 700 jbakerlent November 27, 2009 5:16:53 AM Welcome to the forum. A Phenom II build would probably be best with your budget. Here's some great Black Friday deals. CPU/Mobo http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... GPU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... + your Antec 900 and a SATA burner m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedgaming p.c build for around £500 -700 Forum SolvedBest for Budget Pre-Built Gaming PC (550-700$) Forum Solved$700 Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedNeed help to build a Gaming PC for like 700-750 euros Forum SolvedLooking to buy a Gaming PC, £700 Budget! Forum SolvedLooking for a $700 gaming pc Forum Solved700-800 USD AMD gaming pc build! Forum Solved700-850 USD gaming pc build! Forum Solved£600-700 gaming pc Forum SolvedLong-Lasting Gaming PC for ~$600-700 Forum SolvedWhat Parts For $600-$700 Gaming PC Forum SolvedWhat Parts To Pick For A $600 - $700 Gaming Pc Forum SolvedBest $700 Gaming PC without OS Forum SolvedGaming PC Under $700 Forum SolvedBest $700 Gaming PC Forum Solved600-700 dollar gaming pc Forum Solved700$ Gaming PC Help Forum SolvedFirst build- 700-800 gaming pc Forum Solved$700 Gaming PC help Forum SolvedBuilding a £700 Gaming PC help. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !