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November 17, 2011 6:13:12 PM

Hey, im building a gaming system for the first time and i know its not gonna be much but i want the best for 500$! I would like this case though from what ive found its a good one and overall looks great!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

So i need parts for my gaming rig[First Time Build Warning]

Budget:550$(MAX)

My computer im getting rid of [Basic Computer, not made for to play crap on] i bought a Radeon 5670 for it so that i could play games on at least good or at all so that i could save up some money to buy another computer that's decent.but the Radeon 5670(LOW PROFILE) it can play ultra on most games i play idk how lol
November 17, 2011 6:36:44 PM

kentarius said:
Hey, im building a gaming system for the first time and i know its not gonna be much but i want the best for 500$! I would like this case though from what ive found its a good one and overall looks great!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

So i need parts for my gaming rig[First Time Build Warning]

Budget:550$(MAX)

My computer im getting rid of [Basic Computer, not made for to play crap on] i bought a Radeon 5670 for it so that i could play games on at least good or at all so that i could save up some money to buy another computer that's decent.but the Radeon 5670(LOW PROFILE) it can play ultra on most games i play idk how lol


Approximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better))

Budget Range: (550$)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (Gaming,Internet,Movies...Mostly Gaming!!)

Parts Not Required: (Mouse,Maybe not Graphics card read above!)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (Newegg.com)

Country: (United States)

Parts Preferences: by brand or type (ID like the case i linked, other then that whatever)

Overclocking: Maybe(IF i can afford)

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: (1024x768, 1280x1024,)

Additional Comments: (LOL, i may not be able to get everything i need but i will in FEB,maybe some lights to go inside)
November 17, 2011 6:39:45 PM

Part list permalink: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2raa
Part price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2raa/by_merchant

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($109.99 @ CompUSA)
Motherboard: Asus M4A88T-V EVO/USB3 ATX AM3 Motherboard ($104.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($42.84 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card ($199.98 @ NCIX US)
Case: Raidmax Smilodon Extreme ATX-612WEB ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Silverstone 600W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($58.98 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHDP118-08 DVD/CD Drive ($17.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $643.74
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated 2011-11-17 15:39 EST-0500)

Edit: Posted before you said 550. Guess i'm $100 above. The 6870 is a much better card than your current one though.
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