Mb / cpu upgrade - mid range gaming system Tags: Homebuilt CPUs Systems Last response: January 14, 2011 2:38 AM in Systems Share dovr January 12, 2011 4:49:56 PM Hello, I am running Athlon 64 x2 dual core 6400+ 5770 Graphics Asus M2R32-MVP motherboard 6gb DDR PC2-6400 Windows 7 64 850w psu 40g ssd / 500g sata Would like to switch to better CPU and MB and move up to PC3 ram, main use is for gaming will reuse case / psu / ssd / fan / monitor/ gpu/ drives would like to switch to crossfire and add another 5770 will buy from newegg buying in next 5 - 10 days prefer amd total cost not that important, looking for sensible deal, need not be best available minimal experience at OC any mb /cpu /ram recommendations ? Many thanks for the advice More about : cpu upgrade mid range gaming system Hastibe January 14, 2011 2:38:59 AM What's your budget? I built a gaming rig about 11 months ago, with these (along with a Radeon HD 5770): AMD Athlon II X4 640 Propus 3.0GHz ($99) ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 AMD 790X ($98) Super Talent DDR3-1600 4GB(2X2G) CL9 Dual Channel Memory ($56) It's been working beautifully! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum~$3,000 Mid - to High- Range Gaming System - Help, Suggestions, Comments ForumA mid-range gaming system to rip apart ... Please! ForumMid-range system for general use incl. gaming ForumMid-Range Gaming and Graphics-Programming System ForumMid-range gaming system for $700-800 (w/ssd) ForumDIY mid-range gaming rig order. How did I do? ForumFirst mid-range gaming PC, need advice ForumWhat do you consider high-end and mid-range (for gaming )? ForumMid-range upgradeable PC build ForumAMD gaming PC 500$ Mid range gaming ForumMid-range AM2 cpu upgrade suggestion ForumBuilding a New Mid-Range Gaming PC ForumIs this prebuilt configuration a good setup for mid-range gaming ? ForumI7 build mid-range system for FSX ~$12-1500 ForumIs it ok for gaming ? mid range budget. any recommendation? ForumWill this PCI Fit on my Motherboard? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !