$500-$600 Intel gaming build Tags: New Build Gaming Intel Monitors Systems Product Last response: November 16, 2012 9:02 PM in Systems Share mugabuga November 16, 2012 7:26:24 PM My little brother wants a gaming PC for Christmas, and I'll be building him one for about $500-$600. Approximate Purchase Date: Next three weeks. Budget Range: $500-$575 before shipping, after rebates System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, YouTube, browsing the web Are you buying a monitor: No Do you need to buy OS: Yes Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg Location: WI, USA Parts Preferences: Intel CPU Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Most likely not Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 More about : 500 600 intel gaming build daswilhelm November 16, 2012 7:31:53 PM toms has great recomended builds, like this one. its from august (should be an update soon) so you can tinker with http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-pc-overclock... bigshootr8 a b 4 Gaming a b C Monitor November 16, 2012 7:59:40 PM I agree with das that build is really good would change the graphics card but that's about it. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Pentium G860 3.0GHz Dual-Core Processor ($69.98 @ Outlet PC) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3V Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($72.28 @ TigerDirect) Memory: G.Skill Value Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($33.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($189.99 @ NCIX US) Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.49 @ SuperBiiz) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($37.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ Outlet PC) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.99 @ Amazon) Total: $620.68 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-16 16:59 EST-0500) Related resources $ 500-$600 Budget Gaming Build Help - Forum 500-600 $ Gaming desktop build suggestions - Forum 500-600 $ budget for a Gaming build - Forum £ 500-600 gaming build - Forum 500-600 $ MicroATX Build for Moderate Gaming and Win8 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bigshootr8 a b 4 Gaming a b C Monitor November 16, 2012 8:00:07 PM Also keep in mind some of this stuff may be dirt cheap during black friday/cyber monday daswilhelm November 16, 2012 9:02:31 PM also theres a new ivy bridge pentium out, g2120, have seen it at microcenter for $79 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum$ 500-$600 budget gaming build ForumLow Budget Gaming PC Build ($~ 500-600 ) ForumGaming Build - $ 500-$600 Forum$ 500-$600 Budget Gaming Build ForumFirst time gaming build ! $ 500-$600 Forum£ 500-£600 Gaming Build Forum$ 500-$600 budget..... Gaming Computer first build ForumFirst Build : $ 500-$600 Gaming PC ForumCpu/Gpu/Motherboard Suggestion ForumNew Build - Boots up but blank screen ForumWhat is a good gaming pc for £600? ForumBudget Build for multitasking, hobby electronics design & development ForumGaming and Grafix PC build Forum£550 Gaming/Sony Vegas Rendering Build Suggestions ForumPlease help in buiding my gaming RIG ! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !