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Sub $500 budget gamer

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July 14, 2012 1:18:07 AM

So i am building a budget gaming pc for under $500... Yes I know under $500 what is this guy thinking! Well I will upgrade some of the parts by the end of the year, maybe a little later so first off let me start with my budget its $465, ok lets get started then! also dont factor in shipping as i do have Shop Runner and Amazon Prime

Processor: Intel Pentium G630 ($63.99) on Amazon - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005LLBJ9Y/ref=gno_car...

Motherboard: ASRock H61M-DGS ($44.99) on Newegg- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Ram: Team 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 ($40.99) on Newegg - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Graphics Card: HIS Radeon HD 6850 1 GB (256 bit) GDDR5 ($141.37) on Amazon - http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B005D6P0N8/sr=/q...

Power Supply: Raidmax Power Supply ATX 500 Power Supply ($44.99) on Amazon - http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B007CE81QM/ref=d...

Hard Drive: Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AUDX 320GB ($49.99 after Promotion) on Newegg - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case: Rosewill REDBONE ($36 after promotion) on Newegg - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Optical Drive: SAMSUNG 22X DVD Burner ($13.99) on Newegg -http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Grand Total: $434.30 with free 2 day shipping

I already have the Radeon HD 6850 and 500w PSU.... so if you could make and recommendations on what to change it would be nice... I also have a 64-bit os already

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July 14, 2012 1:19:37 AM

You don't really need 8GB of ram. I would lower it to 4
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July 14, 2012 1:24:33 AM

doomdesire86 said:
You don't really need 8GB of ram. I would lower it to 4



I have 8GB so that I don't have to worry about upgrading ram anytime to soon
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