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Budget gaming pc question

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October 21, 2012 7:07:57 PM

Hello,I'm building a $600 budget gaming PC.
I'm wondering if all my decisions seem correct.
CPU: i3-2100
MOTHER: ASRock H61M/U3S3
RAM: G.Skill rip jaws 8GB (2x4GB)
STORAGE: Seagate barracuda 1TB
GRAPHICS: MSI gtx660 ti 1GB
CASE: Cooler master elite 371 mid tower
POWER: Corsair 500W ATX12v
OPTICAL DRIVE: iHAS124-04

Any suggestions would be great.


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October 21, 2012 7:16:41 PM

Thx for the power supply sugg and i accidently put gtx660ti but i meant gtx650ti.
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October 21, 2012 7:32:44 PM

You just answered my question. Thought, on initially seeing your list, that probably wouldn't be much more to use Ivybridge i3, and H77 mobo, for better performance. Used everything else, apart from RAM, the same, and came out to over $700. I was then wondering how your build was $600. I now see. Will do it again.
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October 21, 2012 7:41:13 PM

Something like this would be much better.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($119.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($196.97 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 371 ATX Mid Tower Case ($41.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS224-06 DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $603.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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