Help with ~$700 Gaming Build Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: March 23, 2012 5:32 PM in Systems Share flamenader March 23, 2012 4:18:51 PM Approximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better)) Budget Range: $700 BEFORE rebates System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, web surfing, school work Parts Not Required: Monitor Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, Microcenter Country: (e.g.: India) U.S. Parts Preferences: i would prefer a intel CPU other than that it doesnt matter Overclocking: Future maybe SLI or Crossfire: Future maybe Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: I would like it to be around $700 before rebates because i will also need a mouse and keyboard, ill play games like BF3, Minecraft, and Skyrim Thanks! More about : 700 gaming build genghiskron March 23, 2012 4:38:54 PM does the $700 budget include the OS? flamenader March 23, 2012 4:52:18 PM genghiskron said:does the $700 budget include the OS? The OS has to fit within the $700 range, so its really a $600 build with the OS Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer genghiskron March 23, 2012 5:32:39 PM the microcenter i5 combo is pretty hard to resist. with $50 off, you can score an i5-2500k + gigabyte z68 for $228 after tax http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... as such, the whole build goes a bit over budget. a more typical $600 build will instead use an i3-2100 or i3-2120 and an h61 mobo. sony dvd burner: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nzxt source case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... seagate 500gb hdd: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... cx500w psu: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... windows 7: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... sapphire hd6870+ 8gb gskill ddr3 1333: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $746 before rebates keep in mind that prices fluctuate constantly, and id bet u could save a bit on windows and a good 500w psu if you wait (but dont buy a crappy one. stick to antec, seasonic, xfx, corsair, pc power and cooling). Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumI need help with a $ 700 -$800 gaming build ForumHelp with $ 700 budget micro-atx gaming build ForumHelp build a gaming computer $ 700 -800 build ForumNeed help with a build for 700 -750 for gaming ForumNeed help on gaming build $ 700 -$850 ForumHow to ask for build advice ForumHow to ask for build advice ForumNew Gaming Build $500- 700 Please Help ! Forum700 -900 Gaming Build - Need help ForumNew Gaming PC Build - Need Help Trimming Down Cost to sub-£ 700 ForumNeed Help Building Gaming PC $ 700 -800. ForumGaming PC Build need help - $600-$ 700 Forum700 -900 USD Gaming Build (Need Help ) Forum$ 700 -800 Gaming Build Help ForumHELP - $ 700 Gaming PC Build (Already own GTX 560 Ti) ForumCan someone help me Build A gaming PC for about 700 ? ForumNeed help on $ 700 gaming PC (First build ) ForumHelp me build a 700 $ gaming pc. ForumHelp needed $650-$ 700 gaming PC, 1st build . Forum$ 700 Gaming / Production/Editing build noob needs help More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !