Trying to put together a cheap computer that can run games at high settings.
AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6300WMHKBOX BIOSTAR TA970 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS ASUS GTX650TI-O-1GD5 GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card SPECTEK by Micron Technology 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model ST4G3D160B SPECTEK by Micron Technology 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model ST4G3D160B TOSHIBA DT01ACA100 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive SAMSUNG Black SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model SH-118BB Rosewill Stallion Series RD600 600W ATX12V V2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Power Supply Creative Sound Blaster Z 70SB150200000 5.1 Channels PCI Express (x1, x4 or x16) Interface Sound Card - OEM Rosewill REDBONE U3 Black SECC Steel USB 3.0, eSATA, 3x 120mm Fans Mid Tower Computer Case --- Suggest A New Main!
Dirk85UKPosted 9/5/2013 3:56:37 AM
Downgrade your RAM to 4gb. Remove the sound card and use onboard sound. With the saved money, put it towards a better graphics card. --- i5 2500 | 8Gb DDR3 | GTX 670 FTW | Asus P8 P67 | Intel 330 SSD | XFX 650W | Dell U2711
ShubPosted 9/5/2013 4:35:45 AM(edited)
Rosewill Stallion Series RD600 600W ATX12V V2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Power Supply
Horrible. Get http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9 instead. It's cheaper and a lot better.
Remove the sound card and use onboard sound. With the saved money, put it towards a better graphics card.
I have to agree there, you can always get a sound card later if you have good headphones or speakers to pair it with, but it will not benefit your gaming performance. For the video card, try to shoot for a GTX 760 or a Radeon 7870. --- -What is best in life? -To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of the women.