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Help on a $500-600 gaming pc budget

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Last response: in Systems
May 23, 2012 6:31:14 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: Next weekend

Budget Range: $500-$600

System Usage: Gaming (like Diablo 3, Battlefield 3, Shogun 2, CoD)

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, OS, Speakers, Monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: None

Country: Philippines

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments:This is my first time building a gaming rig so I don't have any ideas on what parts are good, please help me out.

Parts I have in mind right now and are open for changes

Case: Cooler Master Centurion 5 $55

Motherboard: ASUS P8H67-M PRO/CSM $110

Power Supply:COOLER MASTER Silent Pro M600 $90

Processor: Intel Core i3-2120 $125

Graphics: PowerColor Radeon HD 6790 1GB DDR5 $120

Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws 1600 MHz DDR3 8GB (2x4) $47

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 320GB 7200 RPM $75

Optical: ASUS 24X DVD Burner $18

All of those parts are from newegg if you have other sites that can make me save more tell me please, thanks! Is there anything that I'm missing or should I change other parts of my build?

More about : 500 600 gaming budget

a b 4 Gaming
May 23, 2012 6:32:10 AM

It will be good for D3, but for BF3, probably low settings.
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May 23, 2012 8:03:33 AM

For a PSU i'd reckon a 600w would be good enough with a margin of safety included. Here's a couple:





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