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$600 gaming pc
Apr 4, 2010, 4:17 PM
[edited thanks for the reminder KageRyu
I was wondering if you guys can help me with my first build.
I'll be purchasing the unit on the end of april and my budget for the rig would be $600 maybe less if the
lcd monitor is included as well.
I'm going to use this for gaming... (mass effect 2, crysis, far cry 2, and the list goes on... )
i already have an atx casing, a 500w psu a keyboard and mouse, a 40gb and 120gb IDE hdd though would be
willing to buy a sata hdd if there is a little more left.
i really don't have any preferred website for the parts, though what i'm sure is that i'd be going amd-ati for my proci and gpu
i'd like to try some overclocking but i wouldn't mind if the board cannot handle crossfire
i'm planning on buying an lcd monitor in place of my crt monitor as well...
and there would be no airconditioning whatsoever in my place...
so far base on what i read a phenom II x2 555 be would suffice for my processing needs (
and a sapphire hd5770 vapor-x would guarantee that i'd be able to play those titles
here is basically what i'm planning so far:
proc: phenom II x2 555 be($101)
mobo: any good mobo that'd allow me some OCing
ram: any 2x2gb ddr3 kit
gpu: sapphire hd5770 vapor-x ($175)
so far that's $276 and that would give me $324 for my mobo, ram and hopefully an lcd monitor *sigh* I really hope this build can push through...
thanks for the help in advance!
Mar 16, 2011
Apr 5, 2010
Apr 4, 2010, 6:17 PM
Read this first, then we can easily help you (b^_^)b
Apr 5, 2010, 2:12 AM
thanks for the reminder bro.
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Apr 5, 2010, 2:50 AM
What's your PSU brand? This is the best I can do...
The rana 435 will beat the Phenom II 555 easy pzy.
Apr 5, 2010, 5:58 AM
my psu's not that flashy its a powerlogic 500w.
this is a better build compared to mine.
though i'd stick with my gpu.
as of the moment this is the best setup. will update you as soon as i got the rig. thanks again sir!
Apr 5, 2010, 11:17 AM
Oh oh am thinking you from Asia - if your PSU has the words Powerlogic, PERX or VIOS it's time to upgrade the PSU lol
Apr 5, 2010, 2:01 PM
indeed... i'd be upgrading my psu after i liquidate more funds...
but for now i think that would do...
Apr 5, 2010, 2:07 PM
- Get a cheaper HD 5770, there's no big difference. All of them are cool&quiet&stuff.
- Get only 2G of RAM for now and a decent monitor. You can expand later your RAM, the monitor, not so much.
Mar 16, 2011, 11:17 PM
Best answer selected by xyros.
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