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Intel Gaming PC 400$

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March 25, 2012 5:39:56 AM


Approximate Purchase Date:3/31/12

Budget Range: 400$ Before Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important:Gaming, surfing the internet.

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, HDD, ODD, Case

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: amazon.com, tigerdirect.com

Country: United States

Parts Preferences: Any

Overclocking: Yes, GPU through software

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1024x768

Additional Comments:Cheap, runs modern games at 30 fps high settings.


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Intel BX80623G540 Celeron G540 Processor - Dual Core, 2MB L3 Cache, 512KB L2 Cache, 2.50GHz, Socket H2 (LGA 1155), 65W, Fan, Retail
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Crucial BLS4G3D1339DS1S00 Ballistix Desktop Memory Module - 4GB, PC3-10600, DDR3-1333MHz, 240-pin DIMM, 1.5V, CL9, Non-ECC, Unbuffered
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

BIOSTAR H61MGC Intel H61 Motherboard - Micro ATX, Intel H61 Express, Socket H2 (LGA1155), 1333MHz DDR3, SATA 3.0 Gb/s, 6-CH Audio, Gigabit LAN, Intel HD Graphics
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Diamond 6770PE51GB Radeon HD 6770 Video Card - 1GB, GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.1 (x16), 2x Dual-Link DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort, DirectX 11, Dual-Slot, CrossFireX Ready
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Corsair CMPSU-430CXV2 Builder Series™ CX430 Power Supply - 430W, 80 Plus, 120mm Fan, Single +12V Rail, Active PFC
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64BIT Operating System Software - OEM DVD, English
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Total without rebates: 394.94
With rebates: 374.94

Why not go for Pentium (http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu_lookup.php?cpu=Intel+Ce...) only 40 points lower for 10 dollars less.

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March 25, 2012 5:50:48 AM

i know but i really dont have that much
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March 25, 2012 5:52:10 AM

I just turned 16 and got 260$ for my birthday and parents are paying for the rest, so i would like to keep it as close to 400$ as possible.
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March 25, 2012 5:55:54 AM

How about the G620? Only $4 more than the G540.
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March 25, 2012 5:59:58 AM

Yea i see it on amazon, Thanks.
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March 25, 2012 6:02:14 AM

It was on sears. :) 
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March 25, 2012 6:26:16 AM

Best answer selected by shawna593767.
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