$700 Gaming pc, PS2 and Wii emulator build Tags: New Build Playstation Systems Product Last response: January 23, 2013 5:11 AM in Systems Share stryker34 August 23, 2012 12:39:10 AM Approximate Purchase Date: Hopefully by the end of the month Budget Range: $700ish, not including monitor System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Emulating Wii and Ps2 games, may also play them on my 40" tv if that matters. Are you buying a monitor: Yes, separate from the budget. What do you think of this one?Insignia™ - 20" Widescreen Flat-Panel LED HD Monitor Do you need to buy OS: No, I have an OEM of Windows 7 Location:Cary, Illinois, USA Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Amd Processors don't work well with dolphin Overclocking: Would rather not overclock. SLI or Crossfire: No Your Monitor Resolution: 1600 x 900 Additional Comments:Being able to run the games is the most important thing, I don't care about eye candy that much. I'm having Frys build it for $70, though I won't include that in the budget. More about : 700 gaming ps2 wii emulator build combine1237 January 23, 2013 5:00:56 AM Wow, sorry that no one ever replied to this thread. m 0 l blake1243 January 23, 2013 5:11:54 AM For emulators your gonna want a strong Intel CPU because they are alot more heavy on the CPU than GPU. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Microcenter) Memory: Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($42.98 @ Amazon) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Newegg) Case: Antec Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ NCIX US) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg) Total: $698.90 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-23 02:11 EST-0500) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSamsung NP355V5C-S05IN - - Is it a good gaming laptop (Dota 2, GTA 4, CoDs, PS2 emulator, Sports games )? Forum Playing PS2 and Wii U games on my monitor? Forum Small budget home theatre pc that can handle ps2 emulator Forum Solved~$700-$800 First Gaming PC Build, Suggestions or Advice? Forum Solved$700 Gaming PC Build Questions Forum Solvedgaming p.c build for around £500 -700 Forum Solved$700 Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedNeed help to build a Gaming PC for like 700-750 euros Forum Solved700-800 USD AMD gaming pc build! Forum Solved700-850 USD gaming pc build! Forum SolvedFirst build- 700-800 gaming pc Forum SolvedGaming PC Build for $500-$700 Forum SolvedExactly what were the advantages and disadvantages of having gaming PC or PS (incl. Xbox, Wii,...) Forum SolvedWhat is the best gaming pc build around my $500-700 budget Forum Solved$700-$800 Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedLooking to build the best gaming PC for around $700 Forum SolvedGaming PC Build NZD$800-$1200 Budget, USD$700-$1050 Forum SolvedLooking for a Gaming PC Build for $700-$800 Forum SolvedWii PC Build Forum Solved$700 GAMING PC build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !