It's my first time building a rig and am trying to make a decent gaming cpu for under 550 including monitor. Any feedback would be appreciated! Thanks! I'm going to purchase in a few hours unless given some negative feedback on this. I'm ok with having a below average graphics card if I can't get anything higher quality for the money. I'm most concerned with everything being compatible.
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: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GT 520 1GB Video Card ($38.96 @ NCIX US) Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ SuperBiiz) Monitor: Acer G205HVbd 20.0" Monitor ($89.99 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($79.99 @ CompUSA) Total: $531.85 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-28 13:40 EST-0500)
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You could do so much better for 550 dollars... If you really wanna go cheap check out youtube.com/razethew0rld 's 350 dollar "gaming" computer!
Ok will do. Thanks!
And on that budget you'd be much better off going AMD, believe it or not. as you will learn watching razethew0rld's vid