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mild gamer budget build

post #1 of 9
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cd/dvd
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827118030
hd
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136098
gpu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130378
ram
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231122
mobo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128357
cpu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116072
psu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.265996
case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.265996
os
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.208022



is this a decent budget build?
post #2 of 9
You should look at the 4850 for the GPU. It is only like 20-30 more bucks I believe, and it is way stronger.
My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750 ASUS P7P55D GTX 570 8 GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
2x 500GB WD Black Windows 7 24" ASUS OCZ 700W 
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Antec 902 MX518 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750 ASUS P7P55D GTX 570 8 GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
2x 500GB WD Black Windows 7 24" ASUS OCZ 700W 
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Antec 902 MX518 
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post #3 of 9
Everything looks good, except for the 9500gt. I would get a 9600gt at the very least.
post #4 of 9
you cannot game very well on a 9500GT. try this 9600GSO instead

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121320

consider going with AMD. they tend to have better deals for those on a budget. if you can get someone to get you a copy of the Win7 RC you can use that as an OS and save some cash.

look at this link for some ideas, and also try and focus on combo deals.

http://techreport.com/articles.x/17571/2
Edited by -iceblade^ - 10/5/09 at 1:25pm
Herschel
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4770K ASRock Z87M Extreme4 eVGA GTX 680 2GB 12GB G.Skill Ripjaws 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x 60GB SSD 1x 500GB, 1x 640GB, 1x 1TB Asus something or other Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Acer H236HLbid (23" 1920x1080) 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus VE198 (19". 1440x900) Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Seasonic X650 Antec P180 Mini White 
Mouse
Logitech G500 
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Herschel
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Intel Core i7 4770K ASRock Z87M Extreme4 eVGA GTX 680 2GB 12GB G.Skill Ripjaws 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x 60GB SSD 1x 500GB, 1x 640GB, 1x 1TB Asus something or other Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Acer H236HLbid (23" 1920x1080) 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus VE198 (19". 1440x900) Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Seasonic X650 Antec P180 Mini White 
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Logitech G500 
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post #5 of 9
Do not go with that 9500gt, it won't run any modern games. And it is a budget gaming rig.
    
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Sapphire 4830 512mb 6gb G.Skill DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel X25M 80gb Gen. 2 + 640gb Caviar Black LG USB External Windows 7 Home Premium Acer 24" 1920 x 1080p 
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Microsoft Sidewinder X6 Corsair HX750 Cooler Master HAF 922 Razer Deathadder 
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Intel X25M 80gb Gen. 2 + 640gb Caviar Black LG USB External Windows 7 Home Premium Acer 24" 1920 x 1080p 
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Microsoft Sidewinder X6 Corsair HX750 Cooler Master HAF 922 Razer Deathadder 
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post #6 of 9
That 9500GT isn't mild gamer. That's no gamer.

Take a look at a cheap Radeon 4670 or 9600GSO
post #7 of 9
Don't get the Antec Basiq Power, those PSU's are absolute trash.

Spend $10 more an get the Earthwatts combo

Also, as others suggested, you may want to look at AMD for a nicer combo package or just general cheaper price/performance.
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TTTbox
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 3570K  Biostar TZ774XE Power Color AX5770 1GB 4x4GB 1866Mhz 9-10-9-27-2T 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Western Digital Green 2TB Samsung Spinpoint M4 500GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel X-25M G2 80GB Lite-On BluRay Drive Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 Pro Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2212HM Deck Legend Frost Tactile Silverstone Strider Plus 750w Custom Acrylic Test Bed 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G500 Cooler Master Storm Tactics FPS Beyer Dynamics DT-990 600ohm Samson MediaOne 3A 
AudioAudioOtherOther
FiiO E09k QOGIR FiiO E17 ALPEN Microsoft Lifecam Studio Blue Yeti Pro Microphone 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD A10-A5800K ASRock FM2A85X-ITX Radeon HD7770 1GB 2x8GB 1866mhz C9 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB 2TB 5400 RPM  24x DVD Drive Noctua L9A 
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Windows 7 Home Premium 32" IPS TV Logitech K400 Seasonic G360 
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Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced Logitech K400 Trackpad Custom 2.1 Home Theater Setup 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 3570K  Biostar TZ774XE Power Color AX5770 1GB 4x4GB 1866Mhz 9-10-9-27-2T 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Western Digital Green 2TB Samsung Spinpoint M4 500GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel X-25M G2 80GB Lite-On BluRay Drive Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 Pro Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2212HM Deck Legend Frost Tactile Silverstone Strider Plus 750w Custom Acrylic Test Bed 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G500 Cooler Master Storm Tactics FPS Beyer Dynamics DT-990 600ohm Samson MediaOne 3A 
AudioAudioOtherOther
FiiO E09k QOGIR FiiO E17 ALPEN Microsoft Lifecam Studio Blue Yeti Pro Microphone 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD A10-A5800K ASRock FM2A85X-ITX Radeon HD7770 1GB 2x8GB 1866mhz C9 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB 2TB 5400 RPM  24x DVD Drive Noctua L9A 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium 32" IPS TV Logitech K400 Seasonic G360 
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Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced Logitech K400 Trackpad Custom 2.1 Home Theater Setup 
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post #8 of 9
GPU:
For the same price ( even cheaper with rebate ): Asus 9600GSO
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AMD Phenom II X4 960T 870 Extreme3 R2.0 AMD 280x 12gb G..Skill 1333 mhz DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
120gb Intel 520 ssd + SAMSUNG 150 GB + Samsung... TSSTcorp CD/DVDW SH-S182M ATA D Xigmatek S1283 Windows 8 x64 
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23.6" AOC E2461FWH Logitech Internet 350 Keyboard Corsair VX550W Shinobi FC-SH09A 
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AMD Phenom II X4 960T 870 Extreme3 R2.0 AMD 280x 12gb G..Skill 1333 mhz DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
120gb Intel 520 ssd + SAMSUNG 150 GB + Samsung... TSSTcorp CD/DVDW SH-S182M ATA D Xigmatek S1283 Windows 8 x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
23.6" AOC E2461FWH Logitech Internet 350 Keyboard Corsair VX550W Shinobi FC-SH09A 
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post #9 of 9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227269

This ram has better timings, and it's cheaper.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770k @ 4.1 Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H Asus Radeon 7850 DirectCU II 2x8GB Corsair Dominator Platinum 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 830 128GB (OS & Programs) WD Caviar Black 500GB (Games) Seagate Barracuda 750GB (Files) Corsair H100i with SP120 Quiet Fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Technical Preview HP 2311x 23" (Dual Monitors) Logitech MK520 Antec TP-650 
CaseMouseAudioOther
Fractal Design Define R4 Logitech M310 Asus Xonar DG Blue Yeti USB Mic 
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Line 6 POD Studio GX Wacom Bamboo Pen Logitech C910 
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i7 4770k @ 4.1 Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H Asus Radeon 7850 DirectCU II 2x8GB Corsair Dominator Platinum 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 830 128GB (OS & Programs) WD Caviar Black 500GB (Games) Seagate Barracuda 750GB (Files) Corsair H100i with SP120 Quiet Fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Technical Preview HP 2311x 23" (Dual Monitors) Logitech MK520 Antec TP-650 
CaseMouseAudioOther
Fractal Design Define R4 Logitech M310 Asus Xonar DG Blue Yeti USB Mic 
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