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Need Help Building Gaming PC $700-800.

Last response: in Systems
February 5, 2013 12:02:49 AM

Im looking to build a gaming computer that packs a mean punch, but doesn't hurt me too bad financially. My range is from 700 dollars to 800 dollars. I would like the best possible quality and speed.

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.:: one month from post

Budget Range: $700-800 after everything.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming
Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Parts to Upgrade: Everything
Do you need to buy OS: Yes
Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any

Location: Indiana, United States of Merica.

Parts Preferences: Intel preferable

Overclocking: No.

SLI or Crossfire: No

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920X1200

Additional Comments: Thanks For the help! :love: 

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: So I can play Arma 2 without much lag.
February 5, 2013 12:26:14 AM

PCPartPicker part list:
Price breakdown by merchant:

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($123.79 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($44.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($188.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($51.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: HP LA2405x 60Hz 24.0" Monitor ($249.00 @ Mac Mall)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $875.68
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-04 21:24 EST-0500)

It went over budget because of the monitor. I can't find a cheaper monitor at that reso. For me. it would be better if you go 1920x1080. There would be cheaper monitors at that res.
February 5, 2013 12:59:49 AM

Thanks for the reply man. I'll look into it!