First Build aprox. $650 Budget gaming PC Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: March 19, 2012 9:21 AM in Systems Share thefortegamer March 19, 2012 12:38:23 AM Approximate Purchase Date: Sometime in June/July, so no rush Budget Range: <$650 after rebates System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, graphic design, watching TV shows Parts Not Required: monitor speakers OS Preferred Website(s) for Parts: anywhere Country: NY, USA Parts Preferences: by brand or type: no preference Overclocking: Maybe (probably not) SLI or Crossfire: I'm assuming this means 2+ displays? No. Monitor Resolution: 1024x768, 1400x900 EDIT: Oh, what the hell, 1920x1080 c: Additional Comments: would like to be quiet if possible, pulled the majority of this build from here: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/core-i5-overclock-p... Open to all suggestions on everything: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/5Qhq EDIT: Hope this formatting is right: Part list permalink / Part price breakdown by merchant CPU: Intel Core i5-2400 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter) Motherboard: ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Amazon) Memory: Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($31.99 @ Newegg) Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive ($94.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 6770 1GB Video Card ($109.98 @ Mac Connection) Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Antec 430W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.99 @ Amazon) Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($49.99 @ Amazon) Keyboard: Rosewill RK-800G Wired Gaming Keyboard ($9.99 @ Newegg) Mouse: Kensington Ci65m Wireless Optical Mouse ($9.99 @ CompUSA) Total: $641.89 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) (Generated 2012-03-19 06:28 EDT-0400) More about : build aprox 650 budget gaming constepatdyak March 19, 2012 12:48:50 AM Why would you want a 768 or 900 monitor? Gaming? I'd recommend just go for a 1920x1080 monitor...not expensive these days. m 0 l thefortegamer March 19, 2012 9:21:57 AM constepatdyak said:Why would you want a 768 or 900 monitor? Gaming? I'd recommend just go for a 1920x1080 monitor...not expensive these days. I guess you're right, I've just grown fond of 16:9 widescreen in older FPS's m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHelp for a first-time Budget Gaming PC build under $650 Forum £400-£500/$650-$800 Budget Gaming Pc for first time build Forum SolvedHelp with gaming PC build w/ 650 pounds budget. Forum SolvedNew gaming build, budget is $650 (First build) Forum SolvedWhat do you think about this £600-650 budget Gaming PC build? Forum SolvedBudget $ 650 gaming Pc build (only the pc no accessories) Forum Solved$650 AUD Gaming PC Build - First Time - Need Some Help Forum SolvedBudget Build Gaming PC ($650.00 Max Forum Solved$650 PC for mainly Gaming, Home Media/Streaming, and Light Adobe work. First Build. Forum SolvedBudget Gaming pc build($650) Forum SolvedMy first pc build. 560$ budget gaming pc. Forum SolvedNeed help building first gaming pc $650 Forum Solvedbudget first gaming PC build Forum First Time Gaming PC Build $650 Forum SolvedAdvice needed: First Build - Budget Gaming PC (inc. FX-8320 + MSI GTX760 - OR - R9 280) Forum SolvedBuild a Gaming Rig Under Rs.8000 or 1500 USD aprox. Forum SolvedGood PC Build for Gaming? Based on $650 Budget Forum SolvedIm building my first gaming PC, and I'm on a tight 500$ budget. How is this for a build? Forum SolvedMy First Gaming PC Build. Budget: $1400-$1500 Help! Forum SolvedNeed Advice on my first budget custom Gaming PC build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !