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$500 - $650 Build

Last response: in Systems
December 11, 2012 2:34:59 AM

Hey guys I'm new here and I am requesting help on a build I will be buying in the coming weeks.

Approximate Purchase Date: Before Christmas

Budget Range: 500 - 600

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Movies, Surfing the web

Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Location: US

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Additional Comments: I will be using this for gaming.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I've just been using laptops and one old desktop for a long time so I figured I should update.

More about : 500 650 build

a b 4 Gaming
December 11, 2012 2:46:59 AM

Here, try this...

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Ed 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($31.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($174.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($53.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.89 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Acer G236HLBbd 60Hz 23.0" Monitor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $638.81
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-10 23:47 EST-0500)

If you have any questions, feel free to ask. I hope this helps; good luck!