Is this a good build for a gaming PC? Tags: Gaming Computers AMD Build Cyberpower Systems Last response: June 26, 2013 6:37 PM in Systems Share thejeffenat0r 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 ) and I was thinking about buying this one: http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/saved/1F7LRK 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 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 More about : good build gaming Outlander_04 a b 4 Gaming a b À AMD 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 thejeffenat0r 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 Related resources I want a good gaming pc build. - Forum Good Power Supply for my Gaming PC Build? - Forum Is this a good gaming pc build for my first build? - Forum is this good for a gaming pc build? - Forum Is this a Good $1200AUD PC Gaming Build? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer g-unit1111 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 thejeffenat0r June 26, 2013 6:37:43 PM Seems good What about the fan and OS though? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs this a good budget build for a gaming PC? Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming pc build? Forum SolvedIs this a good 3K gaming pc build Forum SolvedWill These Components Build Up A Good (And Working) Gaming PC. Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming pc build? Forum SolvedIs this a good build for my first gaming pc? Forum Solvedis this a good gaming PC build? Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming pc build (this is my first time building) Forum SolvedCan someone build me a good gaming pc around $1100 Forum SolvedIs this a good Gaming PC build? Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming pc build (this is my first time building) Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming pc build (this is my first time building) Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming pc build (this is my first time building) Forum Solvedmy pc build for good pc gaming plz help to improve it Forum SolvedIs this a good Gaming Pc Build? (First Timer) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !