add arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up authorcheckmark clipboard combo comment delete discord dots drag-handle dropdown-arrow errorfacebook history inbox instagram issuelink lock markup-bbcode markup-html markup-pcpp markup-cyclingbuilder markup-plain-text markup-reddit menu pin radio-button save search settings share star-empty star-full star-half switch successtag twitch twitter user warningwattage weight youtube

Is this a decent Budget Gaming machine?

thepryan

62 months ago

Does anybody have any thoughts or suggestions for this machine? I wanted a good PC for gaming that wouldn't break the bank. My budget is around $450-$500. This is my very first build so any help or advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $84.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard *Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard $54.98 @ NCIX US
Memory *Team Vulcan 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $56.99 @ Newegg
Storage *Western Digital RE3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.99 @ Amazon
Video Card *Zotac GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card $119.98 @ SuperBiiz
Case Cougar Solution (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Directron
Power Supply *Logisys 550W ATX Power Supply $19.98 @ OutletPC
Optical Drive *Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer $13.99 @ Amazon
Wireless Network Adapter *Cisco AM10 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter $8.09 @ Micro Center
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $29.95 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $478.93
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-25 13:03 EST-0500

Comments

  • 62 months ago
  • 2 points

get the r9 270x for 10 bucks more

Sort

add arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up authorcheckmark clipboard combo comment delete discord dots drag-handle dropdown-arrow errorfacebook history inbox instagram issuelink lock markup-bbcode markup-html markup-pcpp markup-cyclingbuilder markup-plain-text markup-reddit menu pin radio-button save search settings share star-empty star-full star-half switch successtag twitch twitter user warningwattage weight youtube