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$550 Gaming Build

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Last response: in Systems
September 18, 2012 1:16:52 AM

I am doing a full build, so I will need everything except a monitor and OS. This is my first build.

Approximate Purchase Date: 1 month

Budget Range: $550 including shipping and after rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, watching videos, surfing the web.

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg
Location: Maine, USA.

Parts Preferences: Intel for CPU..

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Additional Comments: Will be using this for gaming mostly such as Call of Duty games, and some RPG's.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Can't really run games that well on my laptop.

More about : 550 gaming build

September 18, 2012 1:48:45 AM

Here's a good gaming build for your budget.

cpu - i3 3220 $120

mobo - asrock h77m $70

memory - corsair vengeance 8gb 1600 $40

hdd - wd blue 500gb $61

gpu - xfx double d 6870 $157.55

psu - pc power & cooling mk iii 500w $56

case - rosewill redbone $40

optical drive - lg $18

total - $562.55