New budget gaming build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: September 26, 2010 11:41 AM in Systems Share chloefreak17 September 25, 2010 4:10:36 PM SPECS: Case - Antec Three Hundred Motherboard - ASUS M4A88TD-M CPU - AMD Athlon II X4 Quad Core 640 3.0GHz Processor GPU - Amaze Radeon HD 5850 Video Card RAM - PQI 4GB (2x 2GB) PC3 10666 (1333Mhz) DDR3 HDD - Samsung 500GB 3.5" Spinpoint F3 HDD PSU - OCZ Fatal1ty 550W NEEDS: Gaming, HD video editing, Movie watching PRICE: Between 800 & 900 AUD WEBSITE: Mwave.com.au What do you think about it? Goood value? Would it play MW2, Crysis 1 & 2, and L4D2 at high settings? Can't wait since the comp I got a Pentium 3 processor so it won't play jack sh*t More about : budget gaming build eloric September 25, 2010 5:20:12 PM Looks like a very nice configuration. Maybe an upgrade for the motherboard to allow future addition of crossfire graphics and USB3 connectors? Asus M4A89GTD-PRO for $182 Also, consider a heatsink to facilitate overclocking/cool performance: Zalman CNPS10X Performa for $58 chloefreak17 September 26, 2010 6:50:15 AM Not gonna corssfire because it puts me way over budget nd by the time i need 2 ill just by a whole new computer Also not planning on overclocking but am probably gonna get an extra heatsink and/or fan about a cuple months after i get it. Related resources New Gaming PC Build - $4500 Budget (including monitor) - Forum New gaming PC build - budget US$3,000 (excl. monitor) - Forum New Gaming Build with ~$1500 budget - Forum New AMD Gaming Budget Build - Forum New Budget Gaming Pc build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mosox September 26, 2010 7:53:45 AM Can you get this RAM? http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-37140143-Team_Elite_4GB_Mem... Cheaper PSU http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-34040568-Antec_NEO_ECO_520C... Alternate case: http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011147-NZXT_M59_Classic_S... eloric September 26, 2010 11:41:46 AM If you are not going to overclock, then you are spending too much money on your motherboard, and you should not consider a heatsink Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New Gaming build Budget $600 Forum New Build for Photo Editing Secondary Gaming Unit 1.5k 2k budget Forum New gaming build , budget is $650 (First build ) Forum New budget gaming build , old builder needs new insight Forum New budget gaming build for a 10 year old boy Forum New Build Gaming PC Advice ( Budget £1000) Forum New build gaming PC $800-$1500 budget Forum New Budget Gaming Build ~$350 Forum New build - medium budget gaming PC Forum [ New Build ] Gaming Computer - $800 - $1000 Budget Forum New-Budget gaming pc build advice Forum New gaming build Advice $800-1100 Budget Forum New build , $600-650 budget for tower( Gaming rig) Forum Is this gaming PC okay? Forum New Build: Gaming pc on $1100 budget Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !