Budget Low-Grade Gaming Build. Tags: Homebuilt Gaming Systems Last response: May 10, 2012 1:22 PM in Systems Share cjmain May 10, 2012 7:38:10 AM Hey, building a low grade gaming pc for my cousin. It's my second time building so I'd like help and advice! So far I have the following. CASE: RAIDMAX HURRICANE http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=4731699... VIDEOCARD: nVidia 8800 GT Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ AM2 socket http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/components/cpus/amd/... Motherboard: Any cheap recommendations? CPU FAN: http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=4729499... DVD WRITER: http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/components/cd-dvd-dr... PSU: 430W Thermaltake XP550 NP RAM: Recommendations Thanks guys, recommend!! More about : budget low grade gaming build | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove jerreddredd Homebuilt system Master Gaming Expert May 10, 2012 1:22:51 PM you not gaming very much on a 8800 GT and AMD 64 x2 4200. how much are you wanting to spend? where are located in NZ? you need to get a more modern CPU/MB that use DDR3 not DDR2 the CPU you have is AM2 and is way outdated. you need a AM3 CPU and MB. motherboard/CPU/Cooler/RAM (only 1x 2GB DDR3 1333 enough to run XP, win7 or Vista you will need 2Gb more) http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/components/motherboa... | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Budget Low-Grade Gaming Build.> Related ressources: ForumBudget Gaming /Entertainment PC ForumExtreme budget first-person shooter build ForumStudent Looking for sub 700 laptop for gaming ForumCollege/ Gaming Laptop under $2500 ForumBuying a gaming computer for under 600 pounds ($944) ForumPrebuilt system for gaming - 1300$ ForumLooking for a gaming laptop, budget $1000 ForumNo more builds for me. ForumREVISED: Help! $800.00 to spend on lap top, What to do? ForumAbout Alienware m17x r4 ForumHow do these specs look? (First Build ) ForumFirst time Build - Would love some feedback ForumThe Scientists\' Opinions on Gaming Physics ForumMSI CX61. Good or bad? ForumSub-$800 Laptop Recommendation ForumLooking for suggestions on building a 'dream' computer ForumBuying Gaming Laptop Help- $750 Max ForumIs AMDZone full of Reality Deniers? ForumWindows won't boot after Motherboard/CPU/RAM change Forum[Solved] $1100 Gaming Build - ADVICE PLEASE!!! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !