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Planing to make gaming Computer (on budget)

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July 21, 2010 12:18:44 PM

Hey all Im planning to make a gaming computer on a budget, but im not exactly an expert on comouter parts, so thought id post on here to see what you all thought about it and to check its all compatibal :) 
July 21, 2010 12:26:22 PM

Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-P55-US3L
Graphics card - ATI Radeon HD 4870
CPU - intel Core i3 530
RAM - 1GB DDR3 1066MHz
PSU - Sumvision 600W 20+4pin SATA 80mm Fan PSU
Hard drive - Western Digital WD6400AAKS 640GB Hard Drive SATAII 7200rpm 16MB Cache
July 21, 2010 12:27:03 PM

So what do you think? is it a good build? Is it all compatibal? And what sorta games would it be able to run?

Cherrs :) 
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July 21, 2010 1:12:55 PM

I'm not an expert but I think that u better buy 2GB ddr2 instead of 1GB ddr3 or buy 2GB ddr3 because newer games all requiers at least 2GB or more
July 21, 2010 4:50:02 PM

budget minded...mmm

how about these?:

CPU: AMD Athlon II X2 240, a dual core with 1MB L2 cache and 65W TDP
Motherboard: Biostar TA785G3, just in case you can't afford a good graphic card yet
RAM: Corsair DDR3 Value Select 2GB PC10660 , the name speaks for itself
Case + PSU: In Win Griffin (With Power Man PSU), check out the review on Tom's
HDD: WDC 500GB SATA 32MB - Caviar Black, designed for gaming at a good deal

last, but not least:

GPU: ATI HD5570, low power consumption and price with reasonable performance

This setup is best paired with a mid-class monitor with 1440x900 or 1680x1050 resolution. The rig is also power efficient, since the CPU and GPU consumes relatively low power.

Hope this helps!
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