Hey guys I'm looking to build a budget gaming pc for Christmas. My budget is around $500-550.
I don't know a lot about computers so I was looking around for a good build.
I was wondering if this would be a good $500 dollar build.
For $550 i would recommend a AMD CPU over a older Intel dual core, Also i find that you can also find a decent AM3+ board for a lot less than you can find a z77 board etc. The CPU i would recommend would be a phenom II x4 965, with the 650 TI you should be able to run most games at high settings
The pentium g850,g860 WILL (probably) beat phenom ii x4 in gaming. You also have an upgrade option to an i5/i7 later on with the lga1155 mobo. The 650ti should be good but if you would have been on here a few days earlier you could have gotten a hd 7770 ghz for $70!! The deals gone now