$500 budget gaming build

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 1 week or so

BUDGET RANGE: $500 After Rebates

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming,surfing the net,burning dvds

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US

PARTS PREFERENCES: amd

OVERCLOCKING: maybe if i need to

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1200

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Just need the tower with all hardware


I have parts in mind tell me what you think


quantity of item 1
Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ,comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm ...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147153
MSI 870-G45 AM3 AMD 870 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130290
SAPPHIRE 100283-3L Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102873
Patriot G Series ‘Sector 5’ Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220435
AMD Athlon II X3 440 Rana 3.0GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor ADX440WFGIBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103843
OCZ Fatal1ty OCZ550FTY 550W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V SLI Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.466067

Subtotal: $531.93
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  1. ^ That is a good build, but that mobo though has the new chipset, but the SouthBridge is the old one, so it doesnt offer any added features...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130275

    Graphics card
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161338
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.454838

    Rest of the build is good...
  2. Looks good but i still need a hard drive
  3. oh sorry get the f3 500gb it will add 54.99 to the build
  4. So do i need another sata cable. All the mobos i looked at only have one
  5. nah. the build i posted already comes with 4 sata cables so no need for that.
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