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 SolvedChristmas Budget Gaming Build (First Timer) < $600 Forum SolvedBudget Gaming PC, First Timer! Forum SolvedLow Budget Gaming Build - First Timer Forum SolvedBuilding my first Gaming Rig - Budget $1500 (maybe a bit more) First Timer Forum First Timer Wants to Build High-End, Quiet, Water Cooled Gaming PC - $3K-ish Budget Forum SolvedFirst timer, approx $900 budget (Gaming) 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 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 Budget Gaming PC First Timer Forum First Timer Budget Gaming Build? Forum First timer, budget gaming build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !