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$600 Budget Gaming PC

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February 27, 2012 8:54:19 AM

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)

More about : 600 budget gaming

February 27, 2012 9:30:52 AM
February 27, 2012 10:16:40 AM



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? :) 
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February 27, 2012 10:05:33 PM

I dont understand what you mean by no cd, oem means just the basic,the original.

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

$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.

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

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=N82E168... $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=N82E168... $20

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium ~$100

plus shipping its a bit under $600
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February 28, 2012 3:46:29 AM

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.
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February 28, 2012 8:27:15 AM

Just to clarify, Windows 7 OEM does come with an install disk.
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February 28, 2012 1:11:57 PM

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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