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Opinions on budget gaming build please

This is what I chose.

Let me know what you guys think. Any opinions are much appreciated

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/8GXq

And this PSU/RAM combo from Newegg.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.917612
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  1. Anyone?
  2. That's an extremely poor PSU. You can do better, for less. You should never pay less for your GPU than your CPU, in a gaming rig.
  3. I just changed it up slighty.

    Is it worth paying the extra for an i3? All i plan on playing is diablo 3 and WoW. I dont need max settings. My very poor pc at the moment plays WoW on medium settings at around 40fps. But diablo 3 is a bit more taxing on me. Cant even play in a multiplayer game without skipping. I figured that the GPU would do fine. I checked the benchmarks for it and the price is decent for a 2gb ram card.

    Case- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811108407
    MOBO- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138357
    GPU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125411
    PSU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341041
    CPU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115077
    RAM- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231277
    HDD- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136769


    At about 520, but I get rebates and 20$ newegg card.
  4. It's DDR3. it doesn't matter how much VRAM it has if it's slow. It's a 400-series card. That is 2 generations out of date.
    The GT 430 is slower than a GT 240. Slower than a 5570. It's not a gaming card, it's an HTPC card at best.
    Review of a DDR5 version, which is FASTER than the one you linked.
    http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gt-430-review/8

    Look the the GPU guide
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-2.html

    Look at the CPU guide
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-cpu-review-overclock,3106-2.html

    Look, a $500 laptop would be better than what you have there. The built-in graphics of the CPU are probably almost as good as that card.

    Do you think getting a 750W PSU is going to help you in any way? With your current list, you need a 380W PSU.
  5. Proximon said:
    It's DDR3. it doesn't matter how much VRAM it has if it's slow. It's a 400-series card. That is 2 generations out of date.
    The GT 430 is slower than a GT 240. Slower than a 5570. It's not a gaming card, it's an HTPC card at best.
    Review of a DDR5 version, which is FASTER than the one you linked.
    http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gt-430-review/8

    Look the the GPU guide
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-2.html

    Look at the CPU guide
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-cpu-review-overclock,3106-2.html

    Look, a $500 laptop would be better than what you have there. The built-in graphics of the CPU are probably almost as good as that card.

    Do you think getting a 750W PSU is going to help you in any way? With your current list, you need a 380W PSU.


    Im not planning to spend 100+ on a GPU that I will not use half of what it can put out. I am going to play Diablo 3 occasionally and WoW. I do not need Crysis on mAX levels. DO you understand...? I don't think you do.

    And the 750w PSU is going for 54.99. FInd a better PSU than that for 54.99
  6. Every reference you need to male a better decision has been made available to you in this thread. I have done all I can.
  7. Best answer
    Can't help stubborn people like the OP...
  8. Best answer selected by liebejr.
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