400-600 "daily driver" some gaming more movies Tags: New Build Movies Systems Product Last response: December 6, 2010 3:39 PM in Systems Share jrobie79 December 6, 2010 3:14:57 AM Approximate Purchase Date: before christmas to use sales Budget Range: 400-600 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Watch movies, web surfing, games, listening to music, video/picture editing (or trying to at least) Parts Not Required: Monitor, Mouse, speakers Preferred Website(s) for Parts: ignorant to good parts sites, anything trustworthy and cheap, from what i remember pricewatch was pretty popular Country of Origin: USA Massachusetts Parts Preferences: claiming ignorance again.....construction worker tough finding time to research parts and up to date technology Overclocking: maybe? SLI or Crossfire: dont know what it means Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050 i think Additional Comments: would like to run newest version of windows, very familiar with XP and want to stick with the windows theme, currently using XP pro More about : 400 600 daily driver gaming movies gkay09 December 6, 2010 4:01:51 AM ^ SLI/ Crossfire means running 2 similar cards together(on supporting h/w) to get more performance, but if you are not a hardcore gamer, a single card setup would suffice IMO.. Here is a build... X3 450 + Biostar 770 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Mushkin 4GB DDR3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CASE + OS http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... PSU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GTX 460 768MB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Or something cheaper HD 5770 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Samsung F3 500GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... DVD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ScrewySqrl December 6, 2010 3:39:47 PM GKay's build is pretty good. If you plan to watch movies, you probably want to hook it up to an HDTV, which will be 1920x1080 (1080p) and might want a ~$50 Blu-Ray Player as well. If you do that and still want games, stick with the GTX 460 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumNeed advice on budget gaming build $ 400-$600 range ForumFirst AMD Rig ($ 400-600 ) ForumHelp Gandalf build a Gaming pc that can be OC for 400-600 pounds!!!! ForumHelp with £ 400-600 Gaming build please ForumHelp with £ 400-600 Gaming build please Forum400-600 Gaming machine ForumLooking for $ 400-600 Laptop Forum[New Build] Any help would be great! 400-600 ish ForumAdvice on a New Build: $ 400-$600 ForumAdvice needed - 400-600 $ Pc for multimedia ForumBudget system $ 400-$600 Forum400-600 budget on new speakers ForumPC Gaming Computer w/ 400-600 dollar budget ForumBudget Gaming PC, Diablo 3, $ 400-$600 Forum$ 400-600 GW2 Gaming PC ForumBudget Gaming PC $ 400-$600 Forum$ 400-$600 Budget Laptop+/Ultrabook ForumPCI compatibility question Forum[Solved] Need Advice on Gaming PC ForumClose to purchasing this $900 gaming build, final thoughts? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !