$500 Budget Descent Gaming Rig Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Last response: December 28, 2010 7:20 PM in Systems Share dorikick December 26, 2010 1:13:24 PM I am on a tight budget, I've read the previous 400 budget gaming rig by a student but unfortunately those parts are all out of stock. I will be making my purchase before december 31st or after new years....which do you recommend ? Budget Range: 400 ~ 500 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gothic 4, Armed Assault 2, Black Ops Parts Not Required: speakers, mouse, keyboard, monitor, windows 7 Preferred Website(s) for Parts: any site in the Canada that gives the best price (newegg, amazon etc) Country of Origin: Canada Parts Preferences: by brand or type : AMD I guess ?, best bang for buck. Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: I don't think so....I don't know what this is. Monitor Resolution: depending on your recommendation Additional Comments: again, price and performance is main concern. I hope it is quiet and not too loud ! thank you so much! More about : 500 budget descent gaming rig rolli59 a c 242 4 Gaming December 26, 2010 1:26:40 PM http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/build-a-pc-overcloc... Take a look at this. dorikick December 26, 2010 4:18:13 PM thanks for that but it seems the power cooler is out of stock ?? which cooler should I get ? everything else is available in stock. Unfortunately the cost is $600 when I check my cart. Related resources Your Opinions on my $1000ish descent gaming build? - Forum The 500 $ gaming rig . - Forum Descent basic first time gaming rig ? - Forum Is this a descent gaming rig for the money? HD6990, intel i5 2500k etc - Forum Budget Pc for $ 500 or $600 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dorikick December 28, 2010 4:25:42 AM anyone have idea for which cooler I need ? is the CPU fast enough ? goatsword December 28, 2010 4:30:54 AM The CPU cooler? I like the Hyper 212+ ($30) but its very tall. What case you looking at? And yes, that CPU is plenty powerful for what you intend to play. dorikick December 28, 2010 5:04:43 AM what about this setup? http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx... could I swap the $189 CPU with the $79CPU This is the setup at the moment but it costs $575 CAD Below is my etup now....but I am trying to shave some costs https://secure.newegg.ca/WishList/MySavedWishLists.aspx... zooted December 28, 2010 5:29:28 AM In all honestly if you dont plan on OCing or are only doing light oc you don't need more than the stock cooler. rolli59 a c 242 4 Gaming December 28, 2010 7:20:03 PM dorikick said:what about this setup? http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx... could I swap the $189 CPU with the $79CPU This is the setup at the moment but it costs $575 CAD Below is my etup now....but I am trying to shave some costs https://secure.newegg.ca/WishList/MySavedWishLists.aspx... Swap the CPU and you save 110 and spend a little more on the GPU http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... This is a much better PSU http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... and this one would be plenty for your system http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumNew gaming rig - budget $ 500 Forum500 -700$ Budget Mini ITX Gaming Rig ForumFirst time building a gaming rig . 500 $ Budget ForumBuilding a high-end gaming and multi-purpose rig Forum$ 500 budget gaming rig ForumNeed a Super Budget Gaming PC ($300-400) ForumOpinion on CPU for this Under $ 500 Budget Gaming Rig ForumBudget builld PROs I need you!! $400-$ 500 Budget Gaming Rig ForumWill these parts make a descent computer? ForumGaming build $3000 budget ForumWindows won't boot after Motherboard/CPU/RAM change ForumAlmost-budget gaming rig build, comments? ForumBuilding another bunch of Gaming pc's for friends looking for advice Forum$400 budget gaming ForumInspiron 530D. Time to junk almost everything? 200 max budget. More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !