How good is this build for gaming??? Tags: Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: June 17, 2012 4:52 AM in Systems Share farsonicshadow June 16, 2012 1:55:55 PM Hey there! I'm going to buy a new PC in about a month and I'm going to build it myself, this is going to be my first build so I don't know how good will it be, I'm going to use it for gaming. Here are the Specs: CPU: AMD Phenom II X2 560 3.3GHz Black Edition MoBo: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 Socket AM3+ GPU: SAPPHIRE HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB GDDR5 RAM: 2 x Patriot Signature Line 4GB DDR3 1333 CL9 Case: Thermaltake Commander MS-I Mid Tower Desktop Case PSU: CORSAIR CX500 V2 80 PLUS PSU Please tell me if I need to change anything or the entire thing. Note: I'm going to unlock the CPU into a Phenom II X4 B60. More about : good build gaming FinneousPJ a b 4 Gaming June 16, 2012 2:16:57 PM You can't rely on unlocking the CPU. m 0 l inanition02 June 16, 2012 2:48:06 PM ^+1 - what's your overall budget? AMD's had a tendency to physically damage (not just lock) the extra cores on their chips lately to prevent unlocking. m 0 l Related resources How good is this build for gaming? - Forum this is the gaming pc build I was suggested . How good is it? - Forum How good is this build for gaming - Forum How good is this build for gaming - Forum How good of a PC build for gaming is this? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer spentshells a b 4 Gaming June 16, 2012 5:28:15 PM Change this build to a h61 mobo and a I3 2130/2120/2100 and you have a much better gaming PC for virtually the same price. m 0 l farsonicshadow June 16, 2012 9:03:22 PM So will changing the CPU to Intel Core i3 2120 and the MoBo to ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP be better? but what about the four cores I get to unlock with th X2 560? m 0 l azeem40 a b 4 Gaming June 16, 2012 9:06:06 PM Yes. m 0 l inanition02 June 17, 2012 4:52:22 AM farsonicshadow said:So will changing the CPU to Intel Core i3 2120 and the MoBo to ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP be better? but what about the four cores I get to unlock with th X2 560? And if you get one of the newer ones that AMD blew out with a laser to prevent unlocking and are stuck with the X2? (Or even an earlier one that was binned as an X2 because the extra cores actually were bad) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow good is this build for gaming? Forum SolvedGaming Build, how good will it be? Forum SolvedHow much will it cost me to build good gaming PC for the close years? Forum SolvedHow good is this Gaming & Streaming build? $1700 Forum SolvedHow do I build a very good gaming computer from 500-1000 dollars? And all on ultra highest settings? Forum SolvedIs this a good pc build for gaming? I customized it how I wanted it to be. Forum SolvedHow good would this gaming build be? (Max budget: $950 U.S. Dollars) Forum SolvedHow good is this $2500 build for gaming and editing Forum SolvedBest Case for This Gaming Build? (How Good Is My Build?) Forum how good of a gaming build is this? Forum SolvedHow good is this build for 1366x768 gaming?? Forum How good is this build for gaming for a $600 budget? Forum Is this build good for gaming and how could I make it cheaper? Forum SolvedHow good is this gaming build? (Ordering soon and would like help) Forum Buying a PC but unsure if this is even a good gaming PC build or how much it will cost Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !