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 SolvedMy first gaming pc build, thoughts? (£650 budget) Forum 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 SolvedGood PC Build for Gaming? Based on $650 Budget Forum Solvedbudget first gaming PC build Forum First Time Gaming PC Build $650 Forum SolvedBuild a Gaming Rig Under Rs.8000 or 1500 USD aprox. Forum SolvedAdvice needed: First Build - Budget Gaming PC (inc. FX-8320 + MSI GTX760 - OR - R9 280) Forum SolvedIm building my first gaming PC, and I'm on a tight 500$ budget. How is this for a build? Forum SolvedMy First Gaming PC Build. Budget: $1400-$1500 Help! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !