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Are these specs ok for gaming?

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a b 4 Gaming
December 30, 2012 12:16:58 AM

- AMD QC FX 4170 4.2GHz
- 8GB RAM + 2TB HDD
- DVD Writer
- AMD Radeon HD7770
- Windows 8 64bit
-550 Watt PSU

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a b 4 Gaming
December 30, 2012 12:18:54 AM

they are alright but whats your budget and we will be able to help u build a better one for around the same price
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a b 4 Gaming
December 30, 2012 12:20:07 AM

Emelth said:
they are alright but whats your budget and we will be able to help u build a better one for around the same price


Im 15 with a minimum pay job so my top limit is probably around $700 at the moment
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a b 4 Gaming
December 30, 2012 1:53:22 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6100 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($179.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Antec Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Antec Basiq Plus 550W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($18.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $733.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-29 22:53 EST-0500)
a b 4 Gaming
December 30, 2012 2:00:29 AM

You'll get far better performance in games with this build...

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z75 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($84.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($27.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($194.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($18.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $696.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-29 22:58 EST-0500)

This build also offers a far better upgrade path versus an AMD build. This will allow you to upgrade your CPU to an i5 or even an i7 if you so desired.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask.
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