Converting into Media/gaming PC

matrixx

Journeyman
Hello Friends,

Wish to convert old home PC into gaming/media PC to satisfy curiosity of teenage son. He is playing game like Transformer-4, Dragon-2, Spiderman based on movie time to time.

Don't want invest too much (~15k) & would like to replace only CPU by new company built/ customised CPU to meet above purpose. Min 1TB/500GB, 2GB Graphic Card, 4GB RAM on target.

old PC configuration:-

•Processor = Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 (2.2 GHz) Box Proc.
•Motherboard = Intel D945GCNL Original Mother Board
•Chasis / SMPS = Micro ATX - Mini Tower Case, I ball, Pride model
•System Memory= 1 GB DDR2
•RAM-TranscandHard Drive= 250 GB SATA
•Hard Drive - SeagateOptical Drive= 20x SATA
•DVD Writer - Sony
•Graphics= Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
•Output= 19" Wide Screen LCD - Viewsonic
•Audio =Creative 5.1 Ch. SBS 560/580
 
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matrixx

Journeyman
1. sell your current PC for ~ 6k(don't dell the monitor )
2. get the 30k gaming rig suggested here
1.ok
2.Lots of post. can you pl suggest specifically here. thanks.

Save HDD, Speakers, ODD, Monitor and ask for suggestion for left overs.
I wish to upgrade 2 GB RAM, 1TB HDD and graphic card. If this could be accomodate in current configuration its like lottery or else ready to change mother board & other accessories as really required.
 

adityak469

Training To Beat Goku
1.ok
2.Lots of post. can you pl suggest specifically here. thanks.


I wish to upgrade 2 GB RAM, 1TB HDD and graphic card. If this could be accomodate in current configuration its like lottery or else ready to change mother board & other accessories as really required.

your current PC isnt recommended for gaming. get this -

ProcessorAMD FX 43005,900
CPU CoolerStock0
MotherboardGigabyte GA-78LMT-USB34,200
MemoryCorsair Value Select 4 GB 1600 MHz2,600
Graphics CardSapphire R7 240 1GB DDR5 Boost5,300
Power SupplyAntec BP3002,050
CabinetAny local cabinet without PSU900
Internal StorageWD Blue 500 GB 7200 RPM HDD3,100
Optical DriveOLDN/A
MonitorOLDN/A
KeyboardLogitech MK200 Keyboard & Mouse Combo750
Mouseincluded in combo0
Total25,000
 
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matrixx

Journeyman
Great Dude. Really appreciate your suggetion.

Putting another option as I received from other friend for your expert opinion.

Processor AMD FX 4300 5.7 K /AMD FX 6300 7.6k
Motherboard gigabyte 78 lmt s2 3.2K
GPU sapphire r7 250 6.3K / Zotac 750Ti 10.6K
RAM Corsair Value Select 4GB Ram 2.7K
PSU Seasonic Eco 500 3.4k

optional
CoolerMaster Elite 311 for 2.4K
your current PC isnt recommended for gaming. get this -

ProcessorAMD FX 43005,900
CPU CoolerStock0
MotherboardGigabyte GA-78LMT-USB34,200
MemoryCorsair Value Select 4 GB 1600 MHz2,600
Graphics CardSapphire R7 240 1GB DDR5 Boost5,300
Power SupplyAntec BP3002,050
CabinetAny local cabinet without PSU900
Internal StorageWD Blue 500 GB 7200 RPM HDD3,100
Optical DriveOLDN/A
MonitorOLDN/A
KeyboardLogitech MK200 Keyboard & Mouse Combo750
Mouseincluded in combo0
Total25,000
 
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