Need help building $700 Gaming Computer Tags: Homebuilt Gaming Systems Product Last response: September 4, 2012 10:58 AM in Systems Share Otterdude97 September 4, 2012 4:48:18 AM Hello, I am making my first gaming pc and was wondering what components to get. So far I am thinking of: AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4 Ghz: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASRock 970 Extreme3 mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Sapphire 7850 oc graphics card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... G.Skill 8gb ddr3 1333 ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Western Digital 500 gb 6.0 gbs hard drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and a case and power supply: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... I have a budget of around $700. Is this an ok build? Should i go intel to utilize pcie 3.0? I have a monitor(1080p), keyboard, os, and mouse covered. I would consider OC if need be. Thanks! More about : building 700 gaming computer o1die a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming September 4, 2012 10:22:33 AM Newegg has an amd combo shellshocker deal today that's not bad for $300. Two weeks ago they had an Intel 3570 combo for around $500; either one would work fine. They usually list two a week; most lately have included ssd's. m 0 l XXStavrosXX September 4, 2012 10:58:56 AM Solid combination, but AMD Phenom is a little outdated, so you may also want to consider this combination of CPU and motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... A bit more expensive, but better gaming performance. Your call. Another interesting combination: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?I... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help building a gaming computer with the budget of 700-800 dollars. Forum SolvedBuilding a £600-£700 computer NEED HELP! Forum SolvedNeed help building a gaming pc for $700 Forum SolvedNew gaming PC - need help building (£700/$1100) Forum Need help building a computer for $700 Australian dollars cost Forum SolvedNeed help building a gaming pc for 600-700 $ Forum SolvedNeed Help With Building A Decent Gaming PC for around $600-700. Forum SolvedHelp Building a Gaming Computer. (Around $700) Forum SolvedNeed help building gaming pc for under $700 Forum Help! Building a gaming computer under $700 with tax! Forum SolvedNeed help building first gaming pc for around £700? Forum Need halp building gaming computer!! Tigerdirect $700 or less Forum Help building a gaming computer for $700 Forum SolvednEed help to build computer under 700$ Forum SolvedI'm Building My First Computer $700 budget Need Help With Parts Forum Building My First Gaming Computer, Please Help $700 Budget Forum SolvedNeed help building gaming computer that can max any game for 2-3 years... Forum SolvedNeed Help building a budget gaming computer 1000-1200 (CDN) Forum SolvedNeed help with computer build for 700-750 Forum SolvedNeed help, building a gaming computer for the first time, 1,500 dollar budget Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !