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I wanted to buy a Gaming Pc for 600

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June 10, 2012 3:48:27 AM


I customised this build at PcPartPicker, I wanted to know if anyone has suugestions, improvements or comments about it, wihout further ado:

CPU Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz Dual-Core Processor $119.99

CPU Cooler Zalman 9500A Ball Bearing CPU Cooler $44.99

Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $109.99

Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $43.99

Hard Drive Samsung Spinpoint M7E 500GB 2.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive $63.02

Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GT 640 2GB Video Card $104.75

Case Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case $52.99 (I don´t care much for this as long it isnt that ugly)

Power Supply Antec 380W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply $40.99

Optical Drive HP 1270i DVD/CD Writer $24.95

Monitor AOC e2051Sn 60Hz 20.0" Monitor $99.00

Keyboard Gigabyte GK-K6800 Wired Standard Keyboard $15.99

I have a few question thou, can I add a wireless card or a USB device to get signal from my router?

I am kinda new, so I beg for your patience good people.

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June 10, 2012 3:56:12 AM

do you want me to build a computer for you, i tend to already have builds in this build area

I also need to know purchase date, you should have followed build advice guidelines sir

edit: you dont need a cpu cooler for an i3, also i will give you the option to nerf the mobo for a better gpu or not

edit2: do you need windows?
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June 10, 2012 4:09:36 AM

Well Good Sir, I live in Costa Rica.
I don´t know if that would be a problem. Also the main game I play is Runescape which is java browser game, besides that the usual youtube, downloads and reading.

I am sorry if I infringed guidelines, my Sony Vaio died today and I am using this Mac meanwhile... and well dam...

Also I don´t need Windows I already have a W7 Ultimate CD I bougth. On a fully different note, does anyone knows if that Knoppexi or somthing like that program can recover data from a laptop that has a ´No Operating System´ error?

Thanks again for all the help and understanding.

Also about the buying date, I can buy it in 2 weeks at most.
June 10, 2012 4:11:58 AM

do you have a site in which you buy your parts from?
June 10, 2012 4:19:37 AM

CPU Intel Celeron G530 (Sandy Bridge): 2.4 GHz, 2 MB Shared L3 Cache
CPU Cooler Intel boxed heat sink/fan 0
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H61MA-D3V: LGA 1155, Intel H61 Express
RAM Pareema 4 GB (2 x 2 GB) DDR3-1333 MD313C80809L2 $20
Graphics ECS NGT560TI-1GPI-F1 GeForce GTX 560 Ti $210
Hard Drive Western Digital WD3200AAKX: 320 GB 7200 RPM Hard Drive
Case Rosewill R101-P-BK MicroATX Mid Tower $30
Power Antec VP-450 450 W $38
Optical LG 22x DVD Burner SATA Model GH22NS90B-OEM $17

Total Cost

Sounds good but I don´t play hardcore games in mine thats what consoles are for =D
I just want a good powerful build, with good gaming experience and speed. I havent used a PC in some time but since my lap is dead I may give it a try.
June 10, 2012 4:32:48 AM

the last build was a great build for the money. it had a good video card that not going to lag you in games and a cpu that wont hold the video card back. for your hard drive in your laptop. there are free disk recovery tools and cd that can be downloaded.
if the drive is spinging and the controller is working.
June 10, 2012 4:37:28 AM


It is making a clink licnk noise ocasionally, but it goes up to the part where I input my password.

And good dude, the site in question builds the PC with the parts I choose and then send it to me, a friend here used it to build his.
June 10, 2012 5:13:18 AM

what i would do is pick up a usb to laptop cable..there about 15.00 here in the us. when the new system comes in pull the old hard drive out of the laptop and connect it to another pc. have some usb sticks or cd..make a folder on the other pc called laptop backup and then try and move the files from the failing drive..that clicking sound is a head crash. the drive is on it last legs..
June 10, 2012 5:24:01 AM

Smoeizio, dont hate me but I got half of what you said XD
I will just bring the lap to a center and rely your helpul instructions, hopefully they will be able to help me, becaue I really dont wanna damage that info...
500 pages of notes for a book I am writting...
Over 1000 piano midis
I really need those back =P

For tonight I am off to sleep, keep coming the opinions on the build though!
June 10, 2012 9:46:22 AM

This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey