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Anonymous
November 29, 2012 9:08:39 PM

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a b V Motherboard
November 29, 2012 10:04:55 PM

Just a tad imbalanced.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Pentium G620 2.6GHz Dual-Core Processor ($65.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock H61M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($44.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($179.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill REDBONE ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.89 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $481.80
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-29 19:04 EST-0500)

This is a slight mod of your build, but with a much stronger GPU, stronger processor, DVD drive (which you can remove) and more RAM. If you are unable to spend this much, you can go for a lesser video card.
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Anonymous
November 29, 2012 10:51:52 PM

Thanks but My budget is $340 so how would I balance the original build without going over my budget?
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a b V Motherboard
November 30, 2012 1:12:58 AM

$340.....hmm.....your first build didn't seem to add up to that, but here is how I would do it:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Celeron G540 2.5GHz Dual-Core Processor ($44.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock H61M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($44.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7750 1GB Video Card ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Rosewill REDBONE ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Antec 350W ATX12V Power Supply ($23.17 @ NCIX US)
Total: $335.11
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-29 22:12 EST-0500)

You can also go for a new AMD chip, but I think this will perform better.
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Anonymous
December 9, 2012 11:01:28 PM

Best answer selected by Zastratakes.
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