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Budget gaming PC($800)

Hey,

I am planning on putting together a relatively cheap budget gaming pc that will hopefully be able to run Guild Wars 2, battlefield 3, diablo 3, etc.. on high setttings at a decent fps. I also would like this to be a fairly upgradeable rig which would make it viable for a few years down the road. My understanding is that putting together a pc myself would save me a decent amount of money and I am quite comfortable putting the parts together. I am however not very informed as to the quality and performance capabilities of the components and this is where I will need your help. If someone could please throw together a build maybe on Newegg for me as a starting point I would very much appreciate it. I will not be needing a monitor or os.

Thanks in advance!

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If you've been around

You find there is no such rig. But I can share that once you get past any CPU maker love fest you could use one of those Intel based barebones that has a properly sized power supply then pick off this list ->
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107.html

Do not throw together a NEW COMBINATION of parts. Copy someone. Preferably something you found at tomshardware.com
Bob

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Custom Pc Guide .net

Hey,
I guess you might be interested in one of the article I put up a while ago : http://www.custompcguide.net/800-900-dollars-pure-custom-gaming-pc-build/

That is a custom gaming pc with a price range between $800 to a high $900. Since you are comfortable with building a pc, you shouldn't have much trouble understanding the techy talk in the article Silly
A good tip to lower the cost of the above system is to make use of the Microcenter mobo + CPU bundle deal. I posted the details about that one the NewEgg Coupons section. You should be able to follow closely with the build part to part for at least $80 less if you can get that bundle offer.

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