$600 Budget Gaming PC

Approximate Purchase Date: Next 2 weeks

Budget Range: $ 600 MAX (Before rebates)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Mostly Gaming

Parts Not Required: Keyboard/Mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg or amazon

Country: US, Cali.

Parts Preferences: Don't have any preferences, since it's my first build. If it runs games like tf2 on "ok" settings, I'll be fine.

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1366x768

Additional Comments: Also need OS. (Preferably Windows 7)
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  1. shadow_city said:

    Hello, the GPU went out of stock. And I wasn't able to find Windows for ~$100. Only the OEM, which is a cheap solution, but people say it doesn't come with a CD. Help? :)
  2. Yes the OEM Windows 7 is the one I am talking about. As for the DVD, something like this will be good
  3. I dont understand what you mean by no cd, oem means just the basic,the original.


    $99.99. Also the 7750 is a new card and the drivers are unstable as of now, even though it is new architecture the 6770 is a reliable card.


    plus shipping it's about $117. go with that. Other than that, you are golden.

    CPU (combo with DVD burner): Pentium G620 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6819116399 $70
    GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150540 $110
    RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820146748 $22
    PSU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6817371034 $60
    Hard drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6822136098 $100
    Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6813157241 $55
    Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6811119193 $45

    Optical drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=4176827&SID=5ertl0 $20

    OS: Windows 7 Home Premium ~$100

    plus shipping its a bit under $600
  4. Thanks for the suggestions, but in every case, it seems that I lack a monitor, it goes over $600. Is there any way to include a build with a monitor?

    About the CD, I read that Windows 7 OEM doesn't come with an install disk, but I guess I was wrong.
  5. Just to clarify, Windows 7 OEM does come with an install disk.
  6. shadow_city said:
    Just to clarify, Windows 7 OEM does come with an install disk.

    Alright, thanks. But my other problem still remains, I cannot fit the monitor into my budget. :(
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