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$500 Gaming Rig

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November 23, 2011 1:11:46 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: This month

Budget Range: 550 after shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, youtube, surfing the web, movies

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, monitor, OS, and speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg

Country: United States

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: I'm not the expert here :) . Whatever you guys think works best for my budget and my uses.

Overclocking: Yes / (No) / Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Yes / (No) / Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080p 32in HDTV

Additional Comments: I'm not picky about noise, however I don't want the computer to look awful.


That is all :)  thanks guys and have a great day

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November 23, 2011 1:38:31 PM

With shipping was $502.99 to my zip.

Would take this and upgrade the gpu latter.


BIOSTAR VA5775NHG1 Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16
Item #: N82E16814141116

AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Thuban 2.8GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT55TFBGRBOX
Item #: N82E16819103851

Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500413AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5"
Item #: N82E16822148701

BIOSTAR A880G+ AM3 AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
Item #: N82E16813138283

Rosewill R519-BK Black Computer Case 500W Power Supply
Item #: N82E16811147081

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9S-4GBRL
Item #: N82E16820231310

LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM
Item #: N82E16827106289
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November 23, 2011 10:34:13 PM

I would not go with inerax's build because of 2 things:
1. The CPU is overkill, 6 cores will not improve gameplay more than a graphics card will
2. Unreliable components, I would never buy a Rosewill PSU or Biostar motherboard.
This is my build for you:

CPU: Intel core i3 2100 $125 ($110 for black friday)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Graphics: PowerColor AX6870 1GBD5-2DH Radeon HD 6870 $160
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MoBo: ASRock H61M-VS $60
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS500-PCARD3-US $40
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case: NZXT GAMMA $36
http://www.amazon.com/GAMMA-Classic-Interior-Chassis-Bl...

HDD: WD 320GB HDD $70 (GET IT NOW, IT'S A GREAT DEAL SINCE HDD PRICES ARE SKY HIGH)
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Western+Digital+-+320GB+Int...

RAM: G.SKILL NS 4GB $21
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Heatsink+Fan: STOCK $0

DVD-ROM: SAMSUNG CD/DVD Burner 22X $16 (black friday deals)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
OR
LG DVD Burner 24X $19 (regular, after black friday)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total: $513
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November 23, 2011 10:48:20 PM

Check the $600 build in my sig. :) 
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November 23, 2011 10:50:05 PM

stop being like "check my sig" post the parts at least
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November 23, 2011 10:57:24 PM

r0aringdrag0n said:
stop being like "check my sig" post the parts at least

Alright, just being lazy lol.

FX-4100
Asus 760g AM3+
Powercolor HD6870
Corsair CX430
NZXT Source 210
2x2GB Corsair XMS3
etc
etc
etc
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January 29, 2012 11:36:56 PM

r0aringdrag0n said:
I would not go with inerax's build because of 2 things:
1. The CPU is overkill, 6 cores will not improve gameplay more than a graphics card will
2. Unreliable components, I would never buy a Rosewill PSU or Biostar motherboard.
This is my build for you:

CPU: Intel core i3 2100 $125 ($110 for black friday)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Graphics: PowerColor AX6870 1GBD5-2DH Radeon HD 6870 $160
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MoBo: ASRock H61M-VS $60
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS500-PCARD3-US $40
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case: NZXT GAMMA $36
http://www.amazon.com/GAMMA-Classic-Interior-Chassis-Bl...

HDD: WD 320GB HDD $70 (GET IT NOW, IT'S A GREAT DEAL SINCE HDD PRICES ARE SKY HIGH)
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Western+Digital+-+320GB+Int...

RAM: G.SKILL NS 4GB $21
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Heatsink+Fan: STOCK $0

DVD-ROM: SAMSUNG CD/DVD Burner 22X $16 (black friday deals)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
OR
LG DVD Burner 24X $19 (regular, after black friday)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total: $513


Got a suggestion for someone who doubts their buidling skills and wants something out of a box?

thanks (same price expense range)
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April 5, 2012 5:36:23 AM

good luck finding a good pre built gaming pc for 500 dollars because you cant.
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