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Decent $600 gaming-rig

By xr4v3nx
Oct 26, 2010
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  1. Hello guys! I know $600 may not be much for a gaming PC but can someone point me to the right parts?

    Thank you so much and I appreciate any help! :p
     
  2. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 4,368   +125

    Does that $600 include OS/peripherals/monitor?
    How big a harddrive?
     
  3. xr4v3nx

    xr4v3nx TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Probably a 500GB HDD :) And no OS (has own copy), what do you mean by peripherals? And if there's some extra, a monitor could be useful :)
     
  4. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 4,368   +125

  5. xr4v3nx

    xr4v3nx TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Whoa that was quick! :cool: Let me check them out :) Thank you so much for the help! Please do still visit this thread 'cause I might have some more questions if you don't mind :confused:
     
  6. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 4,368   +125

    I wouldn't bother reading newegg reviews.
     
  7. xr4v3nx

    xr4v3nx TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Oh, thanks for that tip.

    For the casing, what would the Mobo fit into?
     
  8. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 4,368   +125

    Basically anything thats not absurdly small...it's ATX standard sized.
    It should fit into anything here; I also included a no powersupply requirement in that list since built in powersupplies aren't always the best.

    A cheap case that I'd recommend (I actually have one) is the Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case. It's a little bigger than an average store-bought computer.
     
  9. xr4v3nx

    xr4v3nx TS Rookie Topic Starter

    If you're already using it, then I'll probably go for it too. For the PSU and optical drive, I'll probably salvage from my previous PC.
     
  10. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 4,368   +125

    Optical drive, sure.
    Power supply, probably not.
    Specs on your old powersupply, including 12v rail amperage?
    Or a link/name is fine too.
     
  11. xr4v3nx

    xr4v3nx TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Dynex DX-400WPS

    What do you think?
     
     
  12. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 4,368   +125

  13. xr4v3nx

    xr4v3nx TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Phew :D Thanks for saving my butt
     
  14. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 4,368   +125

    No problem.
    EDIT: Nevermind.
     
  15. xr4v3nx

    xr4v3nx TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I've placed the order. I hope everything goes well! Thanks a bunch!

    Nevermind?

    EDIT 1: And oh, by the way, for the GPU, it says it needs a 450W PSU?

    EDIT 2: Oh nvm, I just used the PSU Calculator http://www.antec.outervision.com/PSUEngine and I guess that'll be sufficient enough with a bit of overclocking.
     


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