Budget Gaming - First Timer Tags: New Build Systems Last response: December 20, 2012 7:34 PM in Systems Share singingpie December 20, 2012 6:09:14 PM Hello all, Looking to play BF3/hitman/diablo on the cheap! http://pcpartpicker.com/p/to91 MSI 970A-G46 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS $79.99-20 frys kingston DDR3 8GB 1600 DUAL HYPER (2X4GB) $35 at frys AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W $85 at newegg if buy by 12/26 Sentey Classic Series CS1-1420 TAC2.0 Black SECC / Plastic ATX Mid Tower $30 newegg TOPOWER ZU-500W 500W ATX12V Ver. 2.0 Power Supply $22 newegg if buy by 12/31 $252 total - $20 rebate. Does this work? I've already got an HD 7750 and a hdd. Do I need a cpu fan/heatsink as well? Approximate Purchase Date: this week Budget Range: around $200 after rebates System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, movies Parts Not Required: GPU/mouse/keyboard/hdd Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com/frys/amazon Country: USA Parts Preferences: No oreference Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: No Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: Thank you and God bless! More about : budget gaming timer djosbun December 20, 2012 7:34:08 PM Your cpu should come with the heatsink and fan, so buying a different one would be a waste since you will not be OCing. Other than that, your list looks fine. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved(First timer) want to build hackintosh for video editing and ocassinal gaming. I have a $1000 budget. Forum SolvedChristmas Budget Gaming Build (First Timer) < $600 Forum SolvedBudget Gaming PC, First Timer! Forum SolvedLow Budget Gaming Build - First Timer Forum First timer trying to build a budget pc for gaming Forum SolvedBuilding my first Gaming Rig - Budget $1500 (maybe a bit more) First Timer Forum SolvedFirst timer, approx $900 budget (Gaming) Forum First Timer Wants to Build High-End, Quiet, Water Cooled Gaming PC - $3K-ish Budget Forum SolvedFirst Timer: Budget Gaming System (<$1200) Forum SolvedFirst timer looking to build Gaming PC, budget of 600 Forum SolvedBudget Gaming Build(First timer!) Forum As low a budget as possible but play games at high spec ? build help for first timer Forum First Timer Needs Help!! ANY Advice For Best Budget GAMING PC Build.! Forum Budget Gaming Build- First Timer Here, take two! Forum $500-$650 Budget Gaming Build (first timer) Forum Need Advice on Budget Gaming Build. First Timer Here. Forum First timer- gaming pc with a $1500 budget Forum First timer budget gaming PC build (suggestions?) Forum Gaming/Budget build for a first timer Forum Budget Gaming Build,First Timer here :) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !