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Is this a good build for a gaming PC?

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June 25, 2013 7:00:20 PM

Well I was going to buy a gaming computer that was already built (because I don't know how to build one :na:  ) and I was thinking about buying this one:

I added and upgraded some of the parts that were supposed to come with it originally.

If the link doesn't work then here are the specs written out:

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.50 GHz Six-Core AM3+ CPU 6MB L2 Cache & Turbo Core Technology
Cooling Fan: Cooler Master Seidon 120M Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator (Single Standard 120MM Fan)
Motherboard: * [CrossFireX] GIGABYTE GA-970A-D3 AMD 970 Chipset Socket AM3+ ATX Mainboard w/ Touch Bios, Ultra Durable 2, On/Off Charge, 7.1 Audio, GbLAN, 2 Gen2 PCIe X16, 3 PCIe X1 & 2 PCI
Memory: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory (Corsair or Major Brand)
Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 7750 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card (Major Brand Powered by AMD)
Hard Drive: 500GB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Drive)
Power Supply Upgrade: 350 Watts - Antec Basiq BP350 Power Supply

My price range is probably around $560-650, maybe $700 if it includes the shipping and handling cost. :3

Thanks for the help :wahoo: 

PS. I want to be able to play games like GTA 4, Battlefield 3, etc on Ultra or something (I want it to look really good)

Don't bump posts. - G

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June 25, 2013 7:08:42 PM

Its important to know the resolution of your monitor , but as an indicator that set up will play those games on low details at 1080p

Its unusual to use 4 x2 gig of RAM . 2 x4 gig is a better

But where the system falls down if the Radeon 7750 graphics card which just does not have the muscle , and the very low wattage power supply that would limit graphics card upgrades

If you are willing to build yourself you can do much better
June 25, 2013 7:14:17 PM

I'm not sure what the resolution would be.

Do you recommend any monitors?

EDIT: Changed it to 4GB x2 for the memory
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a c 287 4 Gaming
June 26, 2013 10:57:10 AM

You can do way better than that for $700:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4430 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($112.86 @ Newegg)
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost 2GB Video Card ($173.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($75.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $745.77
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-26 13:56 EDT-0400)

- Better CPU
- Way better GPU (that 7750 won't max out anything)
- Bigger HD
- Better power supply
- The liquid cooler is a waste of money on this budget
June 26, 2013 6:37:43 PM

Seems good :D 

What about the fan and OS though?