Cutting Costs: <$600 Gaming PC build? Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 26, 2012 6:47 PM in Systems Share Dawsonh4 November 26, 2012 1:42:36 PM I am looking to see where I can save some money. If I have anything that is a little over the top. Budget Range: 500-600 Parts to Upgrade: CPU, mobo, RAM, video card.......reusing internal power supply, hard drive, and DVD drive. I am not sure of the specs for those, but the power supply was top line two years ago. Overclocking: Maybe? SLI or Crossfire: I have no idea Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Currently: ASRock 970 EXTREME3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HIS IceQ X H687QN1G2M Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : cutting costs 600 gaming build Deemo13 November 26, 2012 6:47:32 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Pentium G860 3.0GHz Dual-Core Processor ($67.99 @ Amazon) Motherboard: ASRock B75M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($61.97 @ Newegg) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($158.99 @ Newegg) Case: NZXT Gamma Classic (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Amazon) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $437.90 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-26 15:47 EST-0500) This should perform better than the 965. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHelp with cutting costs on a gaming build! Forum PC Build - Cutting costs and reusing old parts Forum Another $900 Gaming Build - Need Help Cutting Costs Forum NEED HELP CUTTING COSTS ON NEW PC BUILD!!!! Forum SolvedGaming PC ~$1000 Where can I cut costs/what have I missed? Forum SolvedLow Cost Gaming PC build 600 dollars. any suggestions? Forum SolvedHow can I cut down my PC build costs? Forum SolvedCould I please have some help with cutting costs on my pc? Forum SolvedNeed a $850 budget gaming pc build ($850 costs $960 in india - :( ) Forum Can I cut my PC build costs? Forum SolvedCutting Costs for First Build Forum Help cutting costs/improving parts in a beginner PC Forum Cutting Costs on a home office PC Forum Review my build for gaming and advise on cutting some of the cost Forum How to cut costs on PC Build Forum Gaming PC (Cost Cutting Suggestions) Forum Cost cutting on new gaming PC Forum Need help to cut costs on light gaming pc at 900$ Forum Cutting Costs On My New Build Any Suggestions? Forum Need help with cutting costs on my new build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !