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Need a system for around $400

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April 18, 2012 12:07:01 AM

Hey I realize there are quite a few of these posts but I thought I would give it a go anyway.

So here is what I need...

A gaming desktop for around $400.

No need for: OS, keyboard, monitor, mouse, or speakers.

In terms of the games I want to be able to run...

-Starcraft2 (not looking for highest quality or anything)



You get the picture. I'm not planing on playing BF3 or anything like that.

Now I have never built my own PC but it has been something I have wanted to do for a while.
Of course I am open to a pre-built system if that would be a better deal performance wise for the cash.

Would greatly appreciate anyone kind enough to take the time to help me out!

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April 18, 2012 12:27:24 AM

Take a look at this build: CD/DVD combo Radeon 6850 Corsair 430w 4GB RAM Kit cheap motherboard i3-2100 Coolermaster Elite 311.

Total $449.93

Note though that this build should do okay with some of the newer games on low settings, but it's pretty limited in terms of upgradability.

April 18, 2012 1:38:50 AM

$400 doesnt get you much of a computer..and even less of a gaming computer
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April 18, 2012 10:17:40 PM

Thanks all
April 18, 2012 11:29:09 PM

No problem, i hope this build works for you!