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Old 12-22-2013, 01:00 PM   #1
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Default Is this a good gaming PC? ~$600 Budget

First time PC builder. I have a $600 budget, more or less. Here's what I scrambled together. Please post any builds or recommendations. Thanks in advance.

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Case: Rosewill Line-M Case Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147166

Hard Drive: 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136533

Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130662

PSU: 500W Corsair CX500 Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139027

RAM: 8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148540

CPU: AMD Athlon X4 760K Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819113348

GPU: 2GB Gigabyte Radeon R9 270X Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125476

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Old 12-23-2013, 02:52 AM   #2
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Get a core i3 CPU and socket 1150 motherboard. AMD CPUs are hopeless at gaming.

EDIT: I probably should add that something like this (http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...=Combo.1515369) would do nicely for a budget build. Core i3 + MSI H81 motherboard combo deal

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