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Hey guys,

Made this thread here, no real opinion on processors (but AMD tends to be cheaper from what I remember), but can I see what you guys can put together for a $500 gaming build? Everything except the monitor, mouse, and keyboard. Windows 7 is a requirement, and it will be used to play some games such as League of Legends and some FPS most likely. For roughly 500 bucks.

Thanks in advance!
Edited by bigal1542 - 7/19/11 at 11:36am
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post #2 of 17
With windows it's a $400 build.
Hmmm...
Llano ?
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So basically you want a $300-$400 computer? Because W7 Ultimate is $220 for the upgrade version, Home Premium $120.

Ninja'd?
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I put together a rough Intel Based build,
should work nice, I was putting this together for my self actually w/ a friend who works at totalpowerpc.com .

Tell me what you think.

Edited by Cheeze You - 7/19/11 at 11:48am
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post #5 of 17
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Originally Posted by Cheeze You View Post
I put together a rough Intel Based build,
should work nice, I was putting this together for my self actually w/ a friend who works at totalpowerpc.com .

Tell me what you think.





So he will run linux to play his games?
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So he will run linux to play his games ?
I didn't account for Windows...like I said this is something put together based on already having windows.
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Try this I suppose. This is about as good as can be done for such a tight budget.
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Try this I suppose. This is about as good as can be done for such a tight budget.
Yeah, without already having windows you're looking at A LOT more $$.
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post #9 of 17
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Try this I suppose. This is about as good as can be done for such a tight budget.
Wow thats a nice build!

What about this Lando build and then put on a windows copy and a video card when you get around to it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.691799

his one has windows in your build. Not going to rock your world, but what do you expect new for $500

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.689111
Edited by scaz - 7/19/11 at 11:57am
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Wow thats a nice build!

What about this Lando build and then put on a windows copy and a video card when you get around to it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.691799

his one has windows in your build. Not going to rock your world, but what do you expect new for $500

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.689111

I second that, als0 what you have shown isn't bad. I'm a little uneasy about Llano.
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