Need Help Budget Gaming Build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: July 1, 2012 5:10 AM in Systems Share Xaenca July 1, 2012 4:43:42 AM Approximate Purchase Date: Following week/s Budget Range: $500-$600 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming Parts Not Required: CPU *Have an AMD Phenom II x4 960T* Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any should do, but Newegg or Ncix if I have to be specific. Country: USA Parts Preferences: AMD should be fine, unless suggested otherwise. I'm open to suggestions Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Additional Comments: Was looking into the Asus m5a97 evo for a motherboard, but again, open to suggestions. More about : budget gaming build Outlander_04 July 1, 2012 5:10:16 AM well since you have the 960 you may as well use it . Once its OC'ed it performs well AM3+ mb with a 970 series chipset [ asus m5a97 evo or asrock extreme 4 ] $95 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 2 x2 gig of 1600 MHz RAM $30 500 gig hard drive $75 dvd drive $18 case with front usb 3 ports $70 [ antec 300 two ? ] http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... radeon 7850 $220 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 500 watt psu corsair cx 500 $ 40 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The limitation of the m5a97 evo is that it cant sli or crossfire . But its the best of the 970 series mb's Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed help with budget Gaming build ForumNeed help picking out a gaming build [2k budget ] ForumNeed some help on first time budget gaming build ForumNeed help building a budget gaming pc ForumI need a little help for a budget gaming build ForumNeed help building a Gaming PC, Budget : 750-900 Euro ForumNeed help on a budget gaming build ($500) ForumNeed help with budget gaming build . Forum$1250 budget gaming build . Going with Intel. Need help and suggestions ForumNeed Help with $600 Budget Gaming Build Forum$800 budget gaming build need help & suggestions. ForumNew GAMING build , need HELP ($1000 budget ) ForumFirst time PC builder, need major help . ( budget gaming ) ForumBudget gaming build , need help choosing parts. ForumNeed help with choosing a motherboard - Budget gaming build ForumNeed help building a gaming pc with about $1050 budget Forum$500 Budget AMD Gaming Build - Need help ForumFeedback on new build. ForumNeed help with budget gaming build. Forum[Solved] Need answers and advices on my build. :( More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !