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August 24, 2010 1:48:47 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This week

BUDGET RANGE: 400-500 before rebates

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, mouse, monitor, OS

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US

PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Possibly in the future.

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1440x900

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I know the case + psu combo is a really bad idea, but I can't find any seperate parts that fit in my budget. I also don't want one of the older 4xxx gfx cards cause I want DX11.

Athlon II x3 440 3.0ghz + Biostar TA785G3HD - $115
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

G.SKILL 4gb 1333 DDR3 - $80
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Logisys Area 51 Case + 480w PSU - $35
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Sapphire 5770 1GB - $145
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Samsung Spinpoint F3 500gb - $55
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Samsung 22x DVD Drive - $18
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total = $448

Is this a good build for Crysis, Metro 2033, Just Cause 2, etc. on med-high settings?

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a b 4 Gaming
August 24, 2010 2:06:46 AM

$427AR
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a b 4 Gaming
August 24, 2010 2:13:05 AM

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MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1440x900


A HD 5750 could cut the mustard but definitely with a HD 5770 ^^
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August 24, 2010 7:36:53 AM

Thanks!
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August 24, 2010 7:37:33 AM

Best answer selected by r36.
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a b 4 Gaming
August 24, 2010 8:01:00 AM

You are welcomed ^^
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