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New office/gaming pc

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August 29, 2011 7:45:03 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: this week


Budget Range: 500$ before rebates


System Usage from Most to Least Important: (surfing the internet office, movies, gaming)


Parts Not Required: ( keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS, PSU- LC power 420W, Graphic card)


Preferred Website for Parts: newegg.com


Country of Origin: Usa


Parts Preferences: by brand or type: anything that will suit me best


Overclocking: If will improve pc performance in future yes.


SLI or Crossfire: No


Monitor Resolution:1280x1024


More about : office gaming

August 29, 2011 7:47:26 PM

What games will you play?
August 29, 2011 8:05:17 PM

CoD series, BF3 and similar. But i don't care about very high details. And monitor resolution is only 1280x1024 :) 
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August 29, 2011 8:27:34 PM

sonix32 said:
CoD series, BF3 and similar. But i don't care about very high details. And monitor resolution is only 1280x1024 :) 


Hmm..then an AMD Llano system is ideal for you! A8 for CPU with 6550D IGP along with 4GB high speed RAM (atleast 1866 MHz to drain the whole power from IGP.) Try it without discrete GPU, and if you 're fine with it OK. If not add another 6670 for hybrid crossfire and you will be good!
August 30, 2011 3:14:42 AM

Processor : Intel Core i3 2100 - Dual Core - 65W - 32nm LGA1155 Sandy Bridge - $124.99
Motherboard : ASRock H61-M GE - $69.99
Graphics Card : XFX HD-677X-ZNLC Radeon HD 6770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 - $99.99
RAM : G.SKILL Value Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1333Mhz Dual-Channel Memory - $43.99
Storage : Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s - $59.99
Optical Drive : LG DVD R/W - $19.99
PSU : Corsair CX500 V2 500W - $39.99
Case : Your Choice - COOLER MASTER Elite RC-310 ATX Mid Tower - $39.99

Total : $487 after rebates
August 30, 2011 3:17:40 AM

You can get the HD 6850 for $40 more. Even a HD 6790 for $10 more. (Total : $494)

That should deliver a pretty good gaming performance!
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