Solved My New Budget Build for Dad! Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: September 6, 2011 6:05 PM in Systems Share sneeks83 September 6, 2011 5:43:50 PM Approximate Purchase Date: This month Budget Range: $700 approx. System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com Country of Origin: USA Parts Preferences: Amd/Ati just havent had great times with intel or nvidia Overclocking: Maybe, prob not but i might oc the 955 black for my dad SLI or Crossfire: Prob not my dad doesnt need that intense of graphics. Monitor Resolution: not positive i think he has a 20" acer widescreen Additional Comments: Just trying to make a solid gaming rig for my pops so he can play total war shogun and such thanks for any help. This is what i was thinking of buying for him i already have the Mobo and DDR3 Ram so any input on the other stuff would be fantastic. AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor- 119$ 10$newegg gift card ASUS M5A87 AM3+ AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard- 99$ 8gb PNY DDR3 Ram-40$ ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner -20$ SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive ulk - OEM- 59.99$ MSI R6770 Twin Frozr II/OC Radeon HD 6770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card- 139.99$ Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm- 50$ Rosewill HIVE Series HIVE-550 550W Continuous @40°C, 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified, Modular Design, Single +12V Rail, ATX12V v2.31/EPS12V - 55$ More about : budget build dad Best solution rolli59 September 6, 2011 5:51:23 PM Share Looks good apart from the PSU here is an Antec option http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Or cheaper after MIR http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... sneeks83 September 6, 2011 6:00:03 PM sweet yeah the powersupply was bundled with the cheap ass case that was the one point i am sketchy on though ive had a rosewill psu in my case for 2 years now with almost no problems thanks for your help man! Related resources Build for dad ; super low budget - Forum New build for my dad ~$500 - Forum Build for my dad , offline gaming - Forum Need Help! Build an HTPC for my Dad - Forum Dad 's Budget PC - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sneeks83 September 6, 2011 6:05:32 PM so yeah im going to get that antec psu and get a antec 300 case only like 20 bucks more to go from rosewill to antec quality so thanks so much sneeks83 September 6, 2011 6:05:53 PM Best answer selected by sneeks83. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New General Purpose PC for Dad Forum New Build for mom & dad (internet, office applications) Forum Please Help Me Build My Dad a New PC Forum Cheap Build For My Dad Forum $860 build for my dad Forum Building for my dad Forum Building a new Computer for my Dad Forum ~$3000+ build for my dad Forum Mid-Range Build for my dad . (First Build ) Forum New Comp for my Dad Forum New Build, any good? Forum [Solved] $500 New Build - Need advice on components Forum 1st time build need HELP! 2000-2500$ Gaming Desktop Forum [Solved] Help review my upcoming build Forum Easy First Build (is this too good to be true?) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !