Solved Low Budget (<$300) Gaming Build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: April 18, 2012 3:56 AM in Systems Share qbseven April 10, 2012 9:32:07 PM Okay Guru's I need advice on my low budget gaming build for my son - Thanks! -Motherboard: BIOSTAR A780L3B AM3 AMD 760G Micro ATX AMD Motherboard -Power Supply (PSU): APEX AL-D500EXP 500W ATX12V Power Supply -Processor: AMD Athlon II X3 455 Rana 3.3GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor -RAM: Patriot Signature 2 x 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 1333 Desktop Memory -Video Card: SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6570 1GB DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 Video Card or SAPPHIRE 100326DDR3L Radeon HD 6670 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP More about : low budget 300 gaming build gary1 April 10, 2012 9:37:22 PM So you don't need OS, case, HDD, optical drive? m 0 l qbseven April 10, 2012 9:43:39 PM That is correct. My son's computer died and I am standing up a new system. I already have a 1TB hard drive, Vista , optical drive and case that I would like to reuse. Thanks m 0 l Related resources Tight Budget <$300 for low-medium gaming - Forum Low Budget Gaming PC, around $300 - Forum My £250-£300 gaming PC + some ideas for a low budget gaming PC - Forum Very low budget $200-300 build. - Forum Beginner's Gaming PC Build - Budget $ 300-400 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gary1 April 10, 2012 9:55:19 PM PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ~302. m 0 l obsama1 April 10, 2012 10:05:19 PM Get the Intel Pentium. It's cheaper than the AMD, and performs better. GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ^^^ Will perform lots better than the AMD build you posted. m 0 l Best solution Cold_War April 11, 2012 4:34:28 PM CPU: Intel Pentium G840 Sandy Bridge 2.8GHz (use stock fan for cooling) - $85 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Motherboard: MSI H67A-G43 LGA1155 H67 SATA 6GB/s USB 3 - $63 (it has an open box, but usually a motherboard s good as this would cost a lot more, and it's still new) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Graphics Card: MSI Hawk Radeon 5770 1GB GDDR5 w/ FREE DIRT3 COUPON - $114 w/MIR $100 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM: G.Skill NS 4GB (2X2GB) - $23 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU: Corsair Builder Series 80Plus CX430 V2 - $45 w/MIR $35 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The total comes to $306 w/MIR but it will be a great system for your son and will play newer games, and will get a free coupon for the DIRT3 game! Share qbseven April 18, 2012 3:56:30 AM Best answer selected by qbseven. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedTight budget build AMD FX 8350 gaming build $300-500 Forum low budget build, $300 for a CPU/mobo - should I wait for haswell or stick to ivy bridge? Forum SolvedFirst Budget Gaming PC Build (~300-400 Dollars) Forum SolvedUnder $300-350 budget gaming build Forum SolvedBudget Gaming PC Build $300-$400 Forum Solvedbuild a gaming laptop with a budget of $300 Forum SolvedGaming Build For Low Budget Forum SolvedWhats the best GAMING build for a low budget? Forum Help with computer building!!!! (low budget-250$-300$) Forum SolvedLow Budget Gaming Build ($500) Forum SolvedBudget Gaming build with low electricity consumption 2014 Forum can you do magic? build me a rig within $300 so i can play dota 2 and some games within low settings playable fps Forum Solved[Community Help] AMD Low Budget $900 Gaming Build (UPDATED) Forum SolvedUltra Low Budget Gaming Build Helpp !!! : Dilemma with Dual Cores xD Forum SolvedGaming Build: Budget $2,300 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !