$200-300 Light gaming budget build. Already have vid. card and OS

Hello, I am looking for a budget build to do a little gaming. I will be playing League of Legends, WoW, SC2, and possibly Rift on at least 1200x800 resolution. I already have an HD 4850 and Windows 7 and my budget after that is $200-300
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  1. ASUS M4A88TD-M/USB3 $105
    AMD Athlon II X2 260 $70
    Rosewill Challenger $55
    G.SKILL 2GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 $20 (x2)= $40
    hec HP485D 485W ATX12V $25

    TOTAL= $295

    Prices are rounded off, prices off Newegg

    Cheers.
  2. If Microcenter an option

    X4 840 + Gigabyte 760G $99.99
    http://www.microcenter.com/specials/promotions/AMDbundlePROMO.html

    Stuff from Egg $179AR


    $279AR Total

    Edit: That TT V3 case has a $5 off with promo code hehe
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133094
  3. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157195 ASRock 770 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 770 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard $77
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371033 Antec EarthWatts Green 380W $36 with promo AN10PSU
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.619033 Athlon II X3 450 & Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 4GB $119
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133094 Thermaltake V3 Black Edition $40 after EMCKGJC28 promo code
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148395 Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB $40

    Total shipped: $313.87 with a $10 MIR

    If you want crossfire option down the road go with this mobo:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157198 ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard $90

    Edit: A few better PSU's if you want to crossfire(think these will be enough for 2 4850's, someone will chime in if not I hope):
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007657%20600014021%204803&IsNodeId=1&bop=And&CompareItemList=58|17-139-019^17-139-019-TS%2C17-341-022^17-341-022-14%23%2C17-341-039^17-341-039-TS

    Edit: Crap forgot HDD back to the drawing board :(

    Edit: swapped in a cheaper PSU and added a HDD, crossfire is prolly way over you budget
  4. If you have to stay under $300 can go with one of these mobos and save a few bucks:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100006519%2050001442%2040000022&IsNodeId=1&bop=And&SpeTabStoreType=1&CompareItemList=22|13-157-176^13-157-176-TS%2C13-130-254^13-130-254-TS%2C13-138-179^13-138-179-TS
    There are cheaper boards that you can use but I hate to recommend boards with just 2 memory slots in case you need to pop in more later down the road, but might not be a bad idea when on a tight budget.

    Also can drop the CPU memory combo and go with the $72 Athlon II X3 445 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103920 and some $40 dollar memory like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231396 to save a few bucks
  5. Awesome, you guys rock. Thank you.
  6. Yep happy shopping/building and cheers ^^
  7. No it would not. That is a full sized ATX board and that case is for micro ATX boards only. This case would work and is a decent deal: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811121096
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