Hi guys, i need a budget gaming pc build. (first time on here)

jcman24

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hi guys, i am getting out of the console gaming community to build a pc so i can play with more friends on steam etc. i need a build that can run arma2, and all of the fallouts with good graphic details that won't strain the computers abilities. my BUDGET IS $300-$450 firm. i would like a list of all the parts and specs of the computer if that isn't too much to as for :p i would also like the pc to be at least slightly aesthetically appealing. i already have an OS and pretty decent monitor i believe. my monitor is a http://www.goods2purchase.com/rg556aaaba-computer-monitor-p-5323.html can you guys tell me if this is good for gaming? if not can you recommend another budget pc for me haha? that would be great. thanks in advance.
 

g-unit1111

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$300 simply can't be done with the hard drive and RAM prices the way they are. $450 would be stretching it but you won't be able to play games at any sort of resolution. Maybe go with an AMD APU build and add a GPU when you can afford it:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD A8-6600K 3.9GHz Quad-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75 Pro4 ATX FM2 Motherboard ($85.97 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ 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: $446.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-06 18:22 EDT-0400)
 

PlanarX999

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jcman, replace with( something surpass everything yours )
Processor - i5 3470, $149 - microcenter #save $50#
Motherboard - asrock z77 pro3, $89 - microcenter #save $50#
GPU - gtx 660, about $200 surpass 7870
(asus 660 DCU II $190)
The motherboard let you overclock non-k processor by 300-400 MHz from turbo boost clock, quite good and bargain.
 

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Gaming PC's are based more around the GPU than the CPU. Stick with the A10 if you can and upgrade the 560 ti up a little. If you must, go back to the A6
 

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