I wanted a machine that could perform well for games and play at 1080p and 60fps without breaking the bank but without sacrificing performance either. I settled on a GTX 970 which has more bang for the buck compared to the 980. I went with the Gigabyte Windforce G1 Gaming edition and this GPU is a monster in size and performance. For the CPU I went with an Intel Core i5-4690k because I don't do video editing or anything like that, just occasional twitch streaming and so far its held up great.

I put this build together myself with NO prior knowledge of how to build a computer, and it came out beautifully. I would reccomend the Corsair Graphite case that I got as well, Very roomy and good for cable management and at 70$ a good price point.

Anyway, i'd say this build fits right around a moderate gaming machine for a decent price of 1.2k

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  • 50 months ago
  • 2 points

Hey man nice job on your build, filled out exactly what i had and you popped up. it is really a great machine for the price, well happy gaming. -MJG