Can anyone tell me if this is a good mid-range gaming pc build. Keep in mind I spent a total of 600 bucks on this. I plan to do some gaming but not like intense gaming. On another note....is the i3 2100 sandy bridge processor a good gaming processor for the money?
MOBO- asus p8p67
GPU- EVGA 1gb nvidia gtx 460
CPU- i3 2100 sandy bridge
HDD- 1tb 7200rpm Western Digital
Opt Drive- Asus 24x
Case- xion cyborg red LED
PSU- corsair cx500w v.2
Mem- 8gb ddr3 corsair
* I want to know in terms of games like cod black ops and guild wars 2....can this run at medium - high settings? (Yes i know the memory was overkill...but it was on sale) Thanks!
- i have a 2009m HP monitor at 1600 x 900 native resolution...if that matters. =D
Yes, that's a good setup for the price. ASRock, which is owned by ASUS, makes some good boards also. You might want to get one of theirs and put the extra $40-50 you save into an i5 2300/2400 if you can stretch it. That will give your hardware a good deal more longevity
I had an ASRock with my last build, and I have an ASRock P67 Extreme 4. Never had a prob with either
I guess OP has already bought the stuff.. Anyway, this looks like a really good mid range build.. And yes, the i3 2100 is excellent as a gaming processor.. Moreover, the platform enables you to upgrade to better processors if and when the need comes and you have the cash..