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Gaming budget pc $450

Last response: in Systems
January 21, 2013 2:28:18 AM

Hello guys this is my first gaming pc and want the best bang for the buck for my tight, so i need your advice in this build for parts compatibility/quality.

Approximate Purchase Date: 2-3 weeks

Budget Range: (e.g.: 300-400) Before / After Rebates; Before / After Shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies.

Are you buying a monitor: No.

Do you need to buy OS: No already have a copy.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon only.

Location: Dominican Replubic (using a Courier to get the parts from USA).

Parts Preferences: Intel.

Overclocking: No.

SLI or Crossfire: No.

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080.

Additional Comments: I would like this pc to run at least on medium BF3, Skyrim, Dota 2, Starcraft 2, Dishonored, etc.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Outdated Laptop.

Here is what i got so far:

CPU: Intel Pentium G860 3.0GHz Dual-Core Processor ($68.76 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI B75MA-E33 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.79 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 GHZ 1GB Video Card ($114.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($44.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB/RSBS DVD/CD Writer ($20.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $460.49

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January 21, 2013 8:23:10 AM

tenaciousk said:
I recently built one for around this and went with this

might be somthing for you to go off, this is what i chose.

AMD dont fit my budget.