Budget Gaming Computer

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Genji
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Can anyone can help me with which gaming computer to buy?The links?
Any com that is around $500 or lesser-700.Thanks

Warmacblu
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Do you want a pre-build system on would you like to build one yourself?

Genji
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A pre-build one would be easier but if u know which parts to recommand could u tell me too?I just wan a system to play COD6 or AVA smoothly.

Genji
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BUMPS some one help me

Genji
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Warmacblu
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It's a little outdated, I would recommend looking at CyberpowerPC.com or IBuyPower and build one for yourself using their configurations.

Genji
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I heard that IBUYPOWER's services suck.I am new to getting these computers and dont know which brand is good.

Genji
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Which some processors with more ghz cost lesser then those with lesser ghz?

Genji
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Can this be cheaper?http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/cart/showcart.aspx?url=%2fsystem%2fMega_Special_II%2fdetail&ref=add

Warmacblu
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I actually purchased a pre-built PC from CyberpowerPC a few years ago before I got into system building and I haven't had any troubles with it. I still have the computer and it runs perfectly. It was an AMD X2 4800+, 2GB of RAM, nVIDIA 7800 GTX.

Edit - I won't be able to see your cart, just post a list of the parts and the final price.

Genji
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Erm, they only ship it to states in US? I am living in Singapore man.

Warmacblu
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Yeah, they are just a states company I believe. I think there is a member on these forums who is from Singapore, perhaps they could recommend a nice site. If you have any other configurations you are looking at, link them in this thread and I will take a look at them for you. Just so you know, a budget of 500 - 700 will get you a very nice mid-range gaming rig.

Genji
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Is it enough for me to play MW2 smoothly? xD I not sure which motherboard or processor to get. Quad or Dual

Warmacblu
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Yes, it is enough to play MW2 smoothly. If you can afford it, go for a quad but I dual will give you good performance as well.

Genji
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Ic ic, thanks but how about the graphic card and motherboard, theres tons out there xD.If theres a site u would recommand, please state it. Thanks man u are the only one helping me.

Warmacblu
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No problem, I don't know why anyone else is chiming in. Now I believe there is a thread somewhere in these forums which lists the best components for three types of systems; from budget to high-end. I believe it is in the Hardware section, so check that out. Like I said before, if you don't want to spend the time and effort to do the research yourself and figure which components work with one another then purchase a pre-built system and upgrade it when the time comes. There are plenty of good systems out there from system vendors that don't come with any sort of good GPU, so you purchase one of those and upgrade the GPU by yourself.

Genji
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OK thanks alot.
CPU+Mobo: AMD x3 425 + Biostar A780LE ($175) [TradePac]
RAM: Crucial DDR2 6400/800 CL6 4GB ($112) [PCT]
GPU: PowerColour HD4770 512MB ($149) [PCT]
HDD: Western Digital Blue 500GB ($72) [PCT]
Optical: Samsung 22x DVDrw SATA ($32) [Fuwell]
PSU: Andyson F500M ($100) [Laser]
Chassis: CoolerMaster Elite 310 ($67) [Bell]
I hope this will do fine right?

Warmacblu
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Where are you getting these parts from? I would change two things. Your PSU and GPU.

For about 130, you can get a HD 5750 and for 160 a 5770. Both of those are way better than the 4770 and will give you better features. You should change your PSU to a nice brand name. I suggest Corsair but Antec puts out some nice units at cheaper prices.

Genji
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Really? Its all in SGD.

Warmacblu
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Look up the 5750 and 5770 and tell me how much they are.

Genji
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IN SGD they are far more different.So overall, this are the specs,but which bit should i use?64 or 32?
CPU+Mobo: AMD x3 425 + Biostar A780LE ($183)
RAM: Crucial DDR2 6400/800 CL6 4GB ($112)
GPU: PowerColour HD4770 512MB ($149)
HDD: Western Digital Blue 500GB ($72)
Optical: LG 22x DVDrw SATA ($34)
PSU: acbel e470($65)
Chassis: CoolerMaster Elite 341 ($59)

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Are you sure you want to build your rig right now? Prices are going to drop when the DX11 cards from Nvidia are released.

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Future proof CPUs:
-AMD Phenom II x4 955 ($150)
or
if you have money i7 920

- ATI HD 5750 or 5770 (5850 if you want to spend that much, it's worth it.)

- mobo look for one that accomodates your standards. maybe you want 7.1 souund, usb 3.0,SLI/crossfire, etc.

- case not a big deal unless you'll be overclocking or something like that

- dont forget about an aftermarket cooler if you;re going to be over clocking

-PSU- corsair is great but pricey.

-tip: you might want to check prices of the things you are getting in different stores or websites. ex. Newegg, Tigerdirect, Frys ( instore or local shop)

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MW2 is your goal.

Video card with 1GB GDDR5.
4GB of Memory.
Quad Core.

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A quick one:

CPU : AMD Athlon II X4 620
RAM : 6GB DDR2/ 4GB DDR3
PSU : 500W
GPU : HD5750 (For now)/ HD5770 (March)
HDD : 500GB @ 7200RPM / 320GB @ 10000RPM

These are just some of those big bang for buck products.

Genji
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But i am afraid the price will exceed my budget about $850 including OS.So this is my one

CPU+Mobo: AMD x3 425 + Biostar A780LE ($183)
RAM: Crucial DDR2 6400/800 CL6 4GB ($112)
GPU: PowerColour HD4770 512MB ($149)
HDD: Western Digital Blue 500GB ($72)
Optical: LG 22x DVDrw SATA ($34)
PSU: acbel e470($65)
Chassis: CoolerMaster Elite 341 ($59)
win 7 64 bit oem $154

Warmacblu
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I am still worried about that PSU. Try and find a nice brand-name one for cheap. I am sure you can find an Antec brand for about 70.

Genji
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How many watts do i need?500?

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I recommend getting a 500W power supply and a DX11 video card. The HD 5750 is good but you can get it cheaper in March.