$600 budget gaming PC

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:

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
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  1. Best answer
    I would spend less on the motherboard and more on the gpu.



    I would get one 4 gb stick now add another 4 gb later to give you more flexibility.
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    Hear hear.

    But go for the 8GB RAM, it's only $10 more.
  3. Best answer selected by stevel3.
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