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Mid Budget Gaming Built
Apr 1, 2012, 11:14 PM
So I'm interested in building a new gaming rig but I am on a budget and would like some advice on my current built.
Approximate Purchase Date: This Week
Budget Range: $900 or Less
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Watching Movies, Web browsing
Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers,OS
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: The site with the cheapest parts is preferred
Parts Preferences: Prefer Intel
SLI or Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: 1920X1080
So here is my current build but if any parts can be improved at a lower cost that would be appreciated. Comment away.
GeForce GTX 560 Ti-$225 AR
ASRock Z68 Extreme3- $121
Intel Core i5 2500k- $205
G-Skills 2x4Gb 1600- $46
Rosewill RANGER Gaming ATX- $70
COOLER MASTER 500W- $35 AR
Harddrive: Need a suggestion here at least 500 GB.
Apr 2, 2012
budget gaming built
Apr 1, 2012, 11:45 PM
Look at this site. If you add the graphics card from the $1000 build it will get you to $900
Apr 1, 2012, 11:48 PM
Should I just wait a few weeks for the new Intel Ivy bridge CPUS?
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Apr 1, 2012, 11:52 PM
We can't answer that for you. Read the information on them and decide from there.
Apr 2, 2012, 1:28 AM
Ivy Bridge will save you a little on power and cooling, and will work with pcie graphics cards. If that is worth the wait get it.
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