Looking into first build

iLi3kCa3k

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Hey everyone I'm looking into my first build with a budget around $400ish.

Approximate Purchase Date: Around Christmas

Budget Range: $400ish

System Usage from Most to Least Important: General browsing, gaming, watching videos

Parts Not Required: Mouse, monitor, keyboard and speakers.(Though I intended to upgrade what I have afterwards, and would love recommendations)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Country: US

Parts Preferences: No real preferences

Overclocking: Dunno

SLI or Crossfire: Dunno

Additional Comments: I already have a few parts that I'm looking into, but I would like advice on them or even a better build.

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157341
Ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231277
HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148767
Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119233
PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171038
CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113280
 

iLi3kCa3k

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Just a few questions, what kinda gaming could I do on this, and is there anything better I could get for this kinda price range?
 

Tom Burnqest

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CPU - Intel Pentium G860 Sandy Bridge $75
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 5&Tpk=G860
http://www.tomshardware.com/review [...] 106-2.html

Mobo - ASRock H61M-DGS LGA 1155 $45
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6813157315

GPU - Radeon HD 7850 $170
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6814131482
http://www.tomshardware.com/review [...] 107-4.html

Memory - CORSAIR 4GB $19
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820145322

PSU - Antec VP-450 450W $39
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6817371045

HDD - Seagate ST3160815AS 160GB $30
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6822148896

Case - GIGABYTE gz-ph2a3 Black SGCC ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $25
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6811233062

OS - Beg borrow or ...... PM me

Total $403

This rig will run any game on max settings @ 1080P with absolutely great performance and top IQ.
 

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PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/sa45
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/sa45/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/sa45/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: BitFenix Merc Beta (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $436.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-12 13:34 EST-0500)

You can add the SSD and GPU later
 

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