Help with build Tags: Build Sapphire Phenom Systems Last response: November 11, 2012 4:25 PM in Systems Share sharksfanX November 11, 2012 7:07:57 AM Hey everyone. Ok, I am looking to build a gaming rig but I don't want to spend too much. I am not a hardcore gamer but I do like good graphics. I am looking at these builds. I3 build: •I3 2120 •corsair 1600mhz 4GB RAM •HD 7770 sapphire oc edition •XFX 550w pro 80+ •B75 mobo Or Phenom build: •phenom ii x4 965 black edition •good mobo •4gb corsair 1333 mhz ram •hd 7770 sapphire oc edition •xfx 550w pro 80+ Which one will be better ? The i3 is cheaper than the phenom build Thanks More about : build Mousemonkey November 11, 2012 7:35:54 AM This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey excella1221 November 11, 2012 11:36:53 AM I don't really know how the i3 became cheaper than the Phenom, but yeah it's a better CPU. Related resources New Computer Build for $550! Need help! - Forum My PC build £750-800 Help! - Forum Need help with a mid-gaming pc build! AMD - Forum New Computer Build - Need help/suggestions - Forum $400 computer Build Help - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sharksfanX November 11, 2012 12:20:19 PM Yes, the i3 is cheaper and the i3 motherboard to , and its a better mobo thant the AM3+ mobo So does this meen i3 is ok, and what psu do I need for the i3 system, if I can save , I would excella1221 November 11, 2012 1:11:21 PM The XFX 550w should be more than enough. sharksfanX November 11, 2012 2:21:27 PM Ok thanks ... But will this setup be good for gaming (ps. Not an enthusiast) excella1221 November 11, 2012 3:56:30 PM It's a good system. Depending on your monitor resolution, you may only have medium settings on some games. sharksfanX November 11, 2012 4:10:19 PM Ok thank you sharksfanX November 11, 2012 4:25:20 PM Okay , this might sound stupid but is medium settings better than xbox or ps3 graphics? I have never played pc games before Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help picking parts for my gaming pc build. Forum Solved700$ pc build pls help... Forum SolvedNeed help picking PSU for first gaming build Forum SolvedI need help with my first gaming build. Forum SolvedHelp with choosing a pc build Forum Solvedi want to build a gaming pc under $350 plz help me out Forum SolvedMy $1500.00 Gaming Build- HELP please! Forum SolvedFirst Build: Help With 'Extras' Forum Solved(Build check) Final Review Need help with this i7 build.. Going to purchase in 2 days Forum SolvedArray 1 Error - New Build Help! Forum SolvedHome Build help - Fang Battlebox equivalent or smaller Forum SolvedHelp with parts for first gaming build Forum SolvedHelp with New Micro-ATX Build for Email, Photos, Internet Forum SolvedPlease Help With Gaming Build Forum SolvedFriends first build help! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !