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Is this a good low-end gaming PC?

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July 3, 2011 6:08:18 PM

I'm planning on building a new PC in the near future. I'm looking to build a pretty good gaming PC that would allow me to play games such as Team Fortress 2 and Left 4 Dead 2 pretty well. Are these specs any good?

Power: Corsair 500w PSU
Graphics: ATI Sapphire Radeon HD 5670 PCI Express
Motherboard: Asus M4A89GTD PRO USB3 AMD 890GX Crossfire DDR3 ATX HDMI Socket AM3
Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 Quad 955 Core 3.2GHz Processor 4 x 512 KB Boxed - Black Edition
Memory: Corsair 2 x 2GB DDR3 SDRAM Channels
Case: CiT Vantage Black PC Gaming Case

Would my PSU be able to power all of this? I'm trying to build on a budget. Thanks in advance! :) 

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July 5, 2011 9:36:36 AM

^He's right, get a Corsair 450W PSU for that build. And make yourself a favor, get a HD 5770 instead of that HD 5670, it's 2-3x faster than it. The price difference is small for a big performance difference.
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July 5, 2011 12:10:32 PM

Or possibly a 6770, since they are priced even with the 5770's and sometimes even cheaper.
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July 5, 2011 2:36:20 PM

Yes i forgot to metion it, since they're the same cards :) 
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July 5, 2011 2:54:16 PM

I would recommend sticking with with 500W PSU in case you want to upgrade in the future.
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February 2, 2013 5:56:03 PM

Honestly, if you wanted to cut costs, don't get an 890GX board. Get an 880G or lower - that ought to shave off some of the price.

I understand this thread is outdated so it doesn't really matter anymore - just thought I'd post my two cents anyway.
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February 3, 2013 1:38:39 AM

7770's are around the same price, and perform on par with the 6850.
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