Intel Core i5 2500 Build (<$850) Tags: Cyberpower Systems Last response: March 26, 2011 11:38 AM in Systems Share antichromatic March 25, 2011 1:03:52 AM Just wondering if my build is good enough to play games like Fallout, Just Cause 2, or GTA4. Case: Thermaltake V3 Black Mid-Tower Case [-30] Internal USB Extension Module: None Neon Light Upgrade: None Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default case fans Noise Reduction Technology: None CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-2500 3.30 GHz 6M Intel Smart Cache LGA1155 [-10] Freebies: None Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: No Overclocking Cooling Fan: Intel LGA1156 Certified CPU Fan & Heatsink [-20] Motherboard: MSI H61M-P23 Intel H61 Chipset DDR3 mATX Mainboard w/ 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, SATA-II, 1 Gen2 PCIe & 3 PCIe X1 [B3 Stepping] [-53] Motherboard Expansion Card: None Memory: 4GB (2GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory Module [-64] (Corsair or Major Brand) Freebies: None Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 1GB 16X PCIe Video Card [+120] (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA) Video Card 2: None Video Card 3: None Dedicated PHYSX Card: None Multiple Video Card Settings: Non-SLI/Non-CrossFireX Mode Supports Multiple Monitors Power Supply Upgrade: * 650 Watts - Thermaltake TR2 RX Modular 80 Plus PSU - PN: TRX-650M [+61] Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Hard Drive) Data Hard Drive: None Hard Drive Cooling Fan: None External Hard Drive (USB3.0/2.0/eSATA): None USB Flash Drive: None Optical Drive: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive (BLACK COLOR) Optical Drive 2: None Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO 3D Vision Glasses: None LCD Monitor: None 2nd Monitor: None 3rd Monitor: None Speakers: None Network: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network Network Switch: None Keyboard: Xtreme Gear (Black Color) Multimedia/Internet USB Keyboard Mouse: XtremeGear Optical USB 3 Buttons Gaming Mouse Mouse Pad: None Gaming Gear: None Extra Thermal Display: None Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: None External Wireless Network Card: None Wireless 802.11 B/G/N Access Point: None Bluetooth: None Flash Media Reader/Writer: None Video Camera: None Headset: None Printer: None Cable: None Power Protection: None Surge Protector: None IEEE1394 Card: None USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium [+104] (64-bit Edition) Media Center Remote Control & TV Tuner: None Office Suite: None Games: None Ultra Care Option: None Service: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT Rush Service: NO; READY TO SHIP IN 5~10 BUSINESS DAYS Total: $823 More about : intel core 2500 build 850 cia24 March 25, 2011 8:01:40 PM yes. easily a 9600 gt can max fallout at 1920x1080, gtx 460 and 2500k will have no issues with that. m 0 l WR2 March 26, 2011 11:38:53 AM Hello antichromatic; You're going to be in very good shape: Your i5 2500 would top the chart here if it was included. Depending the resolution of your monitor you might have to back off the eye-candy a notch in Just Cause 2 - but it should be very playable. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/nvidia-geforce-gtx-... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew build: Intel Core i5 2500 vs 3570 (both non-k) - Which one to get? Forum £850 pc build with 3.4GHz Intel Core i5 3570K 4-Core Ivy Bridge CPU Forum Advice/review for my intel core i5 2500k build Forum SolvedIntel core I5 - 2500 Forum SolvedWhat PSU should i use for my intel core i5 2500k Forum SolvedMy Intel core i5 2500 is getting high temperatures Forum SolvedHelp overclocking a intel core i5 2500k Forum SolvedStuck with Intel Core i5 2500K Forum SolvedIntel core i5 2500k Safe temp and fan speeds? Forum SolvedIntel core i5 2500 how long can i run it in turbo mode? Forum SolvedIntel core i5 2500k vs 3570k Forum SolvedZ68x-ud3p-b3 intel core i5 2500k oc fails Forum SolvedIntel Core i5 2500k Motherboard Forum SolvedIntel i-5 2500k core temps during Prime95 Forum Intel core i5 2500k vs 3570k for gaming Forum Overclocked Intel Core i5 2500k @4.3 GHz bottlenecking GTX 460(x2) SLI in Crysis 3? Forum SolvedComparing an AMD FX 8 core with an Intel i5 quad core for a gaming build Forum Intel Core I5 2500k Overclocking with Gigabyte motherboard Forum Core i5 3450 intel hd graphic 2500 driver download Forum SolvedFirst Build: Core i5 - 2500k [Please Critique] Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !