$400-$500 dollar build with gaming in mind (monitor not included) Tags: New Build Monitors Systems Product Last response: September 25, 2012 1:17 AM in Systems Share rambisco September 24, 2012 9:57:38 PM Monitor res is 1680x1050. I just wanted to have you guys look at this and possibly improve it or tell me it's incompatible PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz Dual-Core Processor ($107.99 @ Amazon) Motherboard: ECS H61H2-M2(1.0) Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($51.97 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill NS 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($19.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Microcenter) Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 6750 1GB Video Card ($86.97 @ Newegg) Case: Apex SK-393-C ATX Mid Tower Case ($24.15 @ NCIX US) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.20 @ Amazon) Total: $462.25 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-09-24 17:56 EDT-0400) More about : 400 500 dollar build gaming mind monitor included BreadWhistle September 25, 2012 12:46:45 AM If I were you, i'd spend $20 more for the new i3 3220 Ivy Bridge, and since RAM is so cheep nowadays, you might as well get 8gb for another $20. Those two changes will help somewhat with gaming. Especially with the extra 4gb RAM. ipwn3r456 September 25, 2012 1:03:00 AM Hey, wanna look at my suggestion? I have added to 8GB of RAM and a better graphics card. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/is1a Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/is1a/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/is1a/benchmarks/ CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz Dual-Core Processor ($107.99 @ Amazon) Motherboard: MSI H61M-P20 (G3) Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($49.99 @ NCIX US) Memory: Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Ed 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($30.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Microcenter) Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7750 1GB Video Card ($84.99 @ NCIX US) Case: Apex SK-393-C ATX Mid Tower Case ($24.15 @ NCIX US) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Amazon) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.17 @ Amazon) Total: $486.25 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-09-24 21:02 EDT-0400) If you don't need the optical drive, just take it out from the list. And sorry for no direct links for each individual items. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer spentshells September 25, 2012 1:17:46 AM gaming ? then please move on to the 7770 and the extram 4 GB of ram for 10-15 dollars is worth Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum$ 400-500 AMD build , maybe future SLI capability - thoughts/discussion Forum400-$500 Gaming Rig ForumBuild Budget $ 400-$500 USD PC. Need Guidance. ForumFirst time builder looking to spend 400-500 dollars Forum$ 400-$500 Upgrade Budget Forum600 US dollar gaming PC all I need is your approval... Forum600 Dollar Computer. Have gaming in mind , whatcha think? Forum400-500 dollar super-budget gaming pc ForumLooking to build a pc to play old republic with $ 400-500 Forum400-500 Gaming computer Please help =D! Forum1000 Dollar Build (OS+ Monitor included ) ForumFirst build cheap gaming pc 400-500 dollars? Forum($ 400-500 ) Budget Gaming PC Forum500 dollar gaming build with overclocking ForumNew Sub $700 build ForumIs this a good gaming build? ForumHow's this for a budget gaming rig? ForumVarious problems with newly built PC (graphics won't turn on, resets) ForumNew gaming pc build need help ForumLCD Monitor Acer S201HL Green Static in Black, White = Purple More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !