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Gaming PC Build <500$

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April 9, 2012 7:38:41 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: This month

Budget Range: <500$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming,inthernet,movies,music

Parts Not Required: monitor,speakers,keyboard,mouse,os,case

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: here in Romania there are just some good sites like: cel.ro - emag.ro - pcgarage.ro

Country: Romania

Parts Preferences: just Gigabyte Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256bit Eyefinity

Overclocking: Nu

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1440x900

Additional Comments: I'd like a quiet pc and to run games 2-3 years from now.

Some parts I have selected are:
Motherboard: MSI 760GM-P21 FX Socket AM3+
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256bit Eyefinity
Processor: AMD Athlon II X3 460 3.40GHz Socket AM3
RAM: Elixir 4GB DDR3 1333Mhz Radiator
PSU: OCZ StealthXStream 2 500W
Hard Disk: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200rpm 16mb buffer

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April 9, 2012 11:54:53 AM

At that resolution, I'd probably go for a 7750, decent 300w PSU, and a better CPU. Probably an Intel Pentium(G620 is the cheapest).
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