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Looking for a low budget way to make my computer better for gaming.

Graham_D

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Ok, so I have an hp envy m6 sleekbook. It is TERRIBLE for gaming, I get about an average of 4 or 5 fps on there. I have a budget of about $600. How can I make my computer better?
 

timeconsumer

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For $600 (after rebates) you can build a budget gaming machine including monitor and operating system.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i3-4160 3.6GHz Dual-Core Processor ($96.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock H97M Anniversary Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($57.80 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 950 2GB Superclocked+ ACX 2.0 Video Card ($135.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Deepcool TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($25.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA 430W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($8.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 OEM (64-bit) ($80.89 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: Acer H236HLbid 60Hz 23.0" Monitor ($119.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $606.61
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-27 15:24 EST-0500
 

timeconsumer

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For $600 (after rebates) you can build a budget gaming machine including monitor and operating system.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i3-4160 3.6GHz Dual-Core Processor ($96.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock H97M Anniversary Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($57.80 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 950 2GB Superclocked+ ACX 2.0 Video Card ($135.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Deepcool TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($25.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA 430W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($8.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 OEM (64-bit) ($80.89 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: Acer H236HLbid 60Hz 23.0" Monitor ($119.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $606.61
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-27 15:24 EST-0500
 
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