What size of cpu do i need for gaming Tags: Homebuilt Gaming CPUs Systems Last response: January 28, 2011 6:21 PM in Systems Share Miss gamer 69 January 27, 2011 4:05:09 PM Hello,i got assessment task and wondering what size of cpu will i need to get if i am havin? a gaming night at my school/as well as what sound will be the best as well as what will be te best 5 games? More about : size cpu gaming | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove ScrewySqrl Homebuilt system Master Gaming Expert CPUs Expert January 27, 2011 4:43:48 PM the question for a gaming computer depends on your budget. a bottom end build an be made for as little as $450 (Athlon II X3, 4 GB RAM, GTS 450, in a barebones case and PSU), assuming you have an OS, keyboard, and monitor. this will run games adequately, but not at maximized settings. for about $600, you can get a phenom quad core, and a 6850. around $800 an up its a sandybridge system. | Report abuse masterasia Homebuilt system Expert January 28, 2011 6:21:53 PM Get Sandybridge i7-2600K. All the boyz at school will go crazy over you and your system. It'll be like going to prom in a Lamborghini. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>What size of cpu do i need for gaming> Related ressources: ForumWhat size of PSU do I need ? ForumWhat computer case size do I need ? ForumWhat size PSU for this build? ForumWindows VM Pagefile - what size do you think? ForumWhat does the PS4's 8 core CPU mean for PC gaming ? ForumWhat size psu for this build ForumCPU Cache Size ForumHybrid AMD + nVidia(Physx)( What PSU size )? ForumWhat more do i need 1200 gaming rig ForumWhat size motherboard do you prefer for your future CPU ? ForumWhat size PSU ForumWhat size power supply should I need ?Also some more newbish questions. ForumWhat is your ram size ? ForumCPU Hits 100% no matter what game I run!! ForumPlease review new day trading system with 6 monitors ForumSFF Gaming build ForumNeed suggestions for a AMD build ForumNew build; need help ForumNeed help with paper Forum[Solved] What do you think about this AMD built More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !