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A gaming PC for about 650

Last response: in Systems
September 22, 2012 2:59:32 PM

I need someone to please make a list of components to build a computer for about 650$.

I have a chance of buying this PC (for 580$) but I have a hunch that you can build a better one for me:
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 3291 MHz (

MoBo: ASUS P8H61/USB3 / Intel H61(B3) Express / 2 x DIMM, Max. 16 GB, DDR3 1333/1066(

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti (1GB) (

HDD:( Western Digital)WDC WD3200AAJS-98RYA0 ATA Device (300 GB, IDE)

RAM: Kingston 99U5471-001.A00LF 2x2 GB DDR3-1333 DDR3 SDRAM (8-8-8-22 @ 609 MHz) (7-7-7-20 @ 533 MHz) (6-6-6-17 @ 457 MHz)

PSU: SUPER POWER 500W ATX 12V v2.31 , PFC, Power Supply - 6pin PCI-Ex, 20+4PIN, Retail

Monitor: Samsung SyncMaster 226BW (22')

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September 22, 2012 3:06:57 PM

It would be better to get an i3-2120 and an HD 7850. Also get a CX500 for your power supply.
September 22, 2012 3:25:57 PM

IF I were to buy that computer I did plan switching the graphics card anyways but that makes the i3 better than the i5 ?