Solved System under $400 thoughts? Tags: New Build AMD Systems Product Last response: December 18, 2010 3:55 PM in Systems Share thedigitalrob December 15, 2010 2:16:39 AM CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 640 Propus 3.0GHz GPU: Galaxy GeForce GTX 460 1gb Mobo: MSI AM3 AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) PSU:500 watt(built in to case[rosewill brand]) OS: Windows 7 Ultimate Cooling: Stock (This is temporary) Please respond soon...X-Mas is almost here Plus...Would this system be "Crysis Worthy" ? I mean like Very High settings at a smooth framerate... More about : system 400 thoughts gkay09 December 15, 2010 2:22:27 AM ^ Good build except the PSU,... And whether it would play Crysis @ Very High depends on the resolution of the monitor that you would be using,... http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-460-review/21 m 0 l mianmars December 15, 2010 6:49:00 PM I suggest swapping CPU from X4 640 to X3 455 and from GTX 460 to 6870. You can unlock the 4th core of CPU if in case u need more from it. Also you need to specify which resolution r u gonna be running and wats ur total budget for this build and location? m 0 l Related resources Looking for thoughts on a Midrange Gaming PC under $1,400 - Forum Goal=quiet, under $1500 Gaming system, first build - ANY thoughts, Thanks, Nina - Forum Functional desktop system for under $400? - Forum Good System Under 400$? - Forum Best video card under $45, to keep system under $400 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer builderbobftw December 15, 2010 7:07:38 PM This isnt doing Crysis at very High at anything over 16x10, dont think ti will be smooth at 16x10 with aa imho m 0 l thedigitalrob December 15, 2010 7:38:48 PM mianmars said:I suggest swapping CPU from X4 640 to X3 455 and from GTX 460 to 6870. You can unlock the 4th core of CPU if in case u need more from it. Also you need to specify which resolution r u gonna be running and wats ur total budget for this build and location? Well I usually play at 1600x900 and my budget was like $400... It's a huge upgrade from my previous system CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.8ghz GPU: XFX 9500GT 1gb Mobo: ? PSU: 350 watt OS: windows 7 Cooling: stock m 0 l christiangordon December 15, 2010 7:55:22 PM You will be fine with your specs. I would change the PSU eventually. With the Stock PSU you might want to drop the cost of the CPU to the X3 like stated before and change the GPU to a more energy efficient one. m 0 l minime200527 December 15, 2010 7:57:15 PM Where are you affording that for $400 key me in please m 0 l Best solution builderbobftw December 15, 2010 7:57:17 PM thedigitalrob said:Well I usually play at 1600x900 THis si a decent mid-low range build and should handle crysis at 16x10 nicely. Share mianmars December 15, 2010 8:17:15 PM CPU+MOBO: AMD Athlon II X3 450 Rana 3.2GHz + BIOSTAR TA880GB+ AM3 AMD 880G HDMI (129$) http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1333 (49$) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU: HIS H685F1GD Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 (179$) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU: Antec Basiq BP500U 500W Continuous Power (49$) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CASE: NZXT GAMMA Classic Series (39$) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... TOTAL: 448$ Above components will run all current games in High details on ur resolution. m 0 l builderbobftw December 15, 2010 8:55:08 PM mianmars said: Above components will run nearly all current games in High details on ur resolution. Fixed m 0 l thedigitalrob December 15, 2010 9:34:38 PM minime200527 said:Where are you affording that for $400 key me in please Well I found the combo deal from Newegg.com it came with EVERYTHING but the GPU and HDD plus the OS The GPU is from Tigerdirect.com... Originally 209.99 ( I think) but the price drops $40 with the rebate m 0 l thedigitalrob December 15, 2010 10:56:16 PM I must also mention...My computer now can run Crysis on medium/high but only at a maximum of like 5-20 fps. And that is with a low end 9500gt and a P4 2.8ghz HyperThreaded m 0 l builderbobftw December 15, 2010 11:44:14 PM ^ USeless post. m 0 l Anonymous December 16, 2010 12:37:41 AM Go For The X3 455 m 0 l thedigitalrob December 18, 2010 3:55:00 PM Best answer selected by TheDigitalRob. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! 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