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December 29, 2012 8:19:14 PM

Hello,
I'm building a gaming pc and I'm going to have it built with in the next 8 weeks so I'm starting with a few pieces at a time. I have $600 and want to try and get the processor, motherboard and graphics card with that! Then ill get the rest later. Please help I'm completely lost

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December 29, 2012 8:36:16 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ 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 ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($229.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $591.93
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-29 17:36 EST-0500)
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December 29, 2012 8:36:17 PM

Puddintaint210 said:
Hello,
I'm building a gaming pc and I'm going to have it built with in the next 8 weeks so I'm starting with a few pieces at a time. I have $600 and want to try and get the processor, motherboard and graphics card with that! Then ill get the rest later. Please help I'm completely lost

If you're starting a new built, you should start with the two components that will have a lot to do with your budget.
You first need to decide on the PSU you want to have in your system as this is a part most people don't put a lot of money into or don't think about and their system either burns out from faulty cheap PSU or they dont put enough money towards PSU the have enough watts to power what you put in your motherboard.
The next is the motherboard. You need to find a motherboard with the correct socket type for the CPU and weather you want Intel motherboard or an AMD motherboard, and make sure it's expansion slots are the right for your GPU, wireless adapter, sound card, etc that you want.
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December 29, 2012 8:39:48 PM

U NEED TO GET ANOTHER 200 TO EVEN BOTHER EVERY THING WE BUILD YOU FOR THAT KIND OF SCRATCH WILL BE MOSTLY CRAP GO BUY A XBOX OR PS3 AND CRY SOME MORE
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December 29, 2012 8:41:04 PM

mrdowntownkiller PICKS ARE AS GOOD AS YOUR GOING TO GET .... ACTUALLY BETTER THEN YOU DESERVE YOU POOR CHEAP BAS$#%RD
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December 30, 2012 1:18:39 AM

I see people building an entire pc for like $800 and I plan on putting around $1200-1400 into mine. Is that going to be a decent one or should I just not bother cause I can't spend more than that on everything?
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December 30, 2012 3:12:43 PM

with $1000 you can build a nice gaming rig , notice : the build i recommended up is able to ultra most of the games at 1080p
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December 31, 2012 7:45:33 AM

Which parts do I wanna drop more money into? I would like to go with the i5 3570k and go from there! But obviously I'm a noob and I was looking up specs and that one seemed decent!
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January 9, 2013 7:26:21 PM

$1300.00 but that's for everything but a screen and software
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