Solved $600 budget gaming PC Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: March 14, 2012 4:57 PM in Systems Share Stevel3 March 11, 2012 9:28:01 PM Approximate Purchase Date: next month Budget Range: $600 Before Rebates System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS, DVD RW, case Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com Country: US Parts Preferences: Intel, Nvidia Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: No Monitor Resolution: 1600x900 Additional Comments: This will be my first time building a PC, so any help will be appreciated Intel Core i3-2120 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I32120 Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive MSI H61MA-E35 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model TW3X4G1333C9A G MSI N560GTX-M2D1GD5 GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply More about : 600 budget gaming Best solution Anonymous March 11, 2012 10:51:57 PM I would spend less on the motherboard and more on the gpu. gpu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I would get one 4 gb stick now add another 4 gb later to give you more flexibility. jessterman21 March 11, 2012 11:12:53 PM Quote:I would spend less on the motherboard and more on the gpu. gpu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Hear hear. But go for the 8GB RAM, it's only $10 more. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Stevel3 March 14, 2012 4:57:54 PM Best answer selected by stevel3. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumLooking to get a decent gaming pc on a $ 600 -$700 budget ForumHELP: Suggest a budget gaming PC build under $ 600 including monitor Forum500$- 600 $ budget gaming pc ForumWhat am I missing? $ 600 budget gaming pc ForumBudget Gaming PC ~$ 600 Forum600 $ Budget Gaming PC Forum$500- $ 600 Gaming PC Budget Build Advice Forum$ 600 - $800 Budget Gaming PC Build - First Build Forum600 - 800 budget gaming pc ForumFirst-time Builder, Gaming PC - $ 600 budget ForumNeed help building first gaming PC budget $ 600 -$750 Forum$500- 600 Budget gaming PC Forum600 -650 budget gaming pc (questions on gpu and other stuff) Forum$ 600 budget build gaming pc ForumNeed advice for ~$ 600 Budget Gaming PC ForumBudget Gaming PC $ 600 ForumAssistance needed for a $ 600 -700 budget gaming PC Forum$ 600 -$700 budget gaming pc ForumWindows won't boot after Motherboard/CPU/RAM change ForumFirst Gaming PC on a $600 budget - Trouble.. Opinions? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !