$700 Budget Gamer For PawPaw Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: March 30, 2010 11:30 AM in Systems Share tacashion March 29, 2010 11:10:36 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within 2 weeks BUDGET RANGE: $700 After Rebates SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Web Surfing, General household Computing PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Don't need anything outside of the case, present peripherials should be fine. PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg, but not fixated on them COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD CPU, other than that not stuck on anything OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Not necessary MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024 and above ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Don't need a flashy system, just a good solid worker. I have chosen the following components. Any comments or recommendations are welcome. PawPaw's Budget Gamer 1 LG 22X DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model GH22LS50 LightScribe Support http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 1 COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UW Black Aluminum Bezel , SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 1 Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS 750GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 1 ASUS M4A77TD AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 1 SAPPHIRE 100245HDMI Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 1 Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W Continuous Power ATX12V Ver.2.2 / EPS12V version 2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 1 A-DATA Gaming Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model AX3U1600GB2G9-AG http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 1 AMD Athlon II X3 440 Rana 3.0GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor Model ADX440WFGIBOX http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 1 Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : 700 budget gamer pawpaw dndhatcher March 29, 2010 11:36:01 PM Drop down to the 7200.12 500GB or up to the 1TB model. The 750GB is older and slower. tacashion March 29, 2010 11:49:41 PM OK, thanks for the info. Prolly drop down to the 500, don't think I'll ever fill it anyway. Related resources A budget of $500- 700 . Long time MMO gamer ! - Forum Upgrade help for gamer girl with $ 700 budget - Forum [Homebuild] Budget Gamer 500- 700 - Forum $ 700 Budget Build - Mild Gamer - Forum PC for Student/ Gamer ($ 700 Limit) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dndhatcher March 30, 2010 12:19:04 AM You can get inexpensive motheroards with USB3 and SATA 6GB now. Gigabyte makes the 770TA-UD3 (I just got one myself) for under $100. batuchka March 30, 2010 11:30:44 AM $636 AR, free ship Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Looking to get a decent gaming pc on a $600-$ 700 budget Forum Sub-$ 700 'casual gamer ', AM3/DDR3-based? Forum $600-$ 700 budget gaming pc Forum Should I buy or build.? AMD or Intel? Budget 700 to 800 Forum $ 700 System: Great gamer , good multitasker, fast Forum Yea or nay? Tight Budget Gamer ... Forum Help with $ 700 budget micro-atx gaming build Forum Budget build this week, 1st timer, non- gamer , want responsive system Forum $600- 700 Gamer build:Too much CPU and not enough GPU? Forum Budget-Gamer build. Advice? Forum $ 700 Battlefield 3 Budget Build Forum Cpu/Gpu/Motherboard Suggestion Forum $750 Budget Gamer - First Build! Forum [Solved] $650 Budget/gaming pc Forum Low budget gaming computer. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !