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Last response: in Systems
April 19, 2011 2:36:32 PM

Good Morning Community,

I come asking for advice on a build for an everyday gaming/business computer around 600$. Any suggestions or advice would be much appreciated.

Approximate Purchase Date: Today/Tonight

Budget Range: Around 600$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Work computing (nothing intensive), Gaming, watching movies/streaming, surfing the Internet

Parts Not Required: Mouse, monitor, speakers, OS (win7)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Country of Origin: USA

SLI or Crossfire: No

CPU: Athlon ii x4 640

Motherboard: ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard

Video card: HIS H467QR1GH Radeon HD 4670 1GB 128-bit

Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower

PSU: Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.2 80 PLUS Certified

HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5"

CD/DvD: Generic (will go with something around 20-25$)

Again, any suggestions or advice welcome!

Thank you.

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April 19, 2011 4:12:35 PM

If you are serious about gaming then try this:

Toss in a $20 dvd/cd drive use promo code EMCKFJA37 and right around $625

The 5830 is gonna be a HUGE step up from the 5670 or 4670 and you have a i5-2400 which is gonna be a awesome all around CPU.