Gaming Comp build

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within next 3 weeks BUDGET RANGE: 1000-1400$

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United States

PARTS PREFERENCES: none

OVERCLOCKING: No SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Comps going to be used for mainly gaming.
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  1. i think you could easily spend around 900ish to make a really good gaming PC for the 1280x1024 resolution, anything above the 57xx series will be complete overkill for that resolution. I would suggest adding a a monitor to the build, and getting something like a 5850/5770 with your budget range.
  2. like the OP said I would suggest adding a a monitor to the build, and getting something like a 5850/5770 with your budget range. If you want to upgrade the monitor to something with say 1980x1050 like this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236049 Then change out the HD 5770 to a HD 5850




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  3. Thanks for the reply, but what if I upgraded the monitor could i get a build that is a complete overkill?
  4. Vietminh said:
    Thanks for the reply, but what if I upgraded the monitor could i get a build that is a complete overkill?


    Not sure i understand what your asking

    If i was keeping your monitor with no plans to upgrade it down the road i would buy a HD 5770

    If i was going to upgrade it in 6 months to say a rez of 1980x1050 i would but a HD 5850 or 5870 that would be overkill for your rez ATM but would be ready for a new monitor whenever you bought it.
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