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$540 max budget.

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February 12, 2013 11:46:55 AM

i want to play games on at least medium settings with good fps. I'll be playing games like Deadspace 3, Fallout games, and sc2. $540 is as much as I can spend. list of parts would be appreciated. Preferably Newegg. Sorry if I'm asking this question in the wrong place. New to this site.

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a b B Homebuilt system
February 12, 2013 11:56:32 AM

Do you need a monitor, keyboard and mouse, OS?
a b B Homebuilt system
February 12, 2013 11:57:14 AM

are you from us/canada?
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February 12, 2013 11:58:06 AM

No monitor or keyboard/mouse. I'm from the US.
February 12, 2013 11:58:36 AM

no os
a b B Homebuilt system
February 12, 2013 12:03:45 PM

leaves room for improvement
i3+7850 2GB cant be wrong

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI B75MA-P45 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($61.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($179.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Rosewill Line ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $525.93
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-12 09:03 EST-0500)

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much more expensive if you buy from newegg only
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI B75MA-P45 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($47.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($209.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Line ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $582.49
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-12 09:04 EST-0500)
a b B Homebuilt system
February 12, 2013 12:08:05 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($169.98 @ Newegg)
Case: BitFenix Merc Beta (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $521.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-12 09:07 EST-0500)
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