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Live Stream: $600 Entry Level Gaming Build

BoyScout May 24, 2016

The stream is over - thanks everyone for joining us!

Join us Thursday at 2pm Central time for our weekly live stream on Twitch, where we'll be putting together a system based on this month's Entry Level Gaming build guide.

You can read the details on our part selection by checking out the build guide and check below to see our final part choices after we locked in selections based on the parametric filters.

NCIX has kindly put together a bundle including most of the parts used in this build. The bundle should be available through the June 25 on both NCIX Canada and NCIX US.

Our thanks to Gigabyte for providing both the motherboard and GPU based on our selections for this build!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $110.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2HP Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $61.38 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $30.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Toshiba 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $61.99 @ NCIX US
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 380X 4GB WINDFORCE 2X Video Card $223.98 @ Newegg
Case Corsair Carbide SPEC-M2 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $49.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Thermaltake Toughpower 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $73.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $623.21
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $613.21

Charity:Water Completion Report #5

philip May 12, 2016

Our fifth Charity:Water completion report arrived! Thanks to your support, we were able to fund 7 water projects serving 7,361 people in Malawi, Africa.

Here is an interactive map showing the GPS coordinates of all the completed projects we've sponsored to date:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=zqE0c_J1hY48.k8n9g4q57yGw

You can also find our previous completion reports below:

PCPartPicker is supported through affiliate commissions from participating retailers. It is my commitment that we donate a portion of our earnings to charity. When you purchase components through retailer links on PCPartPicker, you're not only supporting this site - you're also helping provide clean water and sanitation to people in need. Seriously, thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for being a part of this and helping us make this happen!

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Asus Q&A Live Stream

philip May 9, 2016

The stream is over - thanks everyone for joining us!

Join us on Twitch at Tuesday, May 10th at 2pm CDT for a live stream with JJ from Asus! Topics to cover include future X99 CPUs and Asus' next generation of X99 motherboards.

Feel free to post your questions for JJ below, or in the chat during the stream.

Dreamhack Austin 2016

philip May 6, 2016

Attending Dreamhack Austin this weekend? We'll be there and would love to hear from you! We're going to set up in the BYOC and will have a limited number of shirts and stickers to give out. We don't have an official booth, but are instead there to game, have fun, and meet great people.

If you'll be attending, we'll be hanging out in the BYOC close to the Alienware and Deckbound booths here:

floor map

Drop by and say hi - we'd love to hang out and chat!

Live Stream: Philip's Dreamhack Build

philip May 5, 2016

The stream is over - thanks everyone for joining us!

Join us Thursday, May 5th at 2pm CDT at twitch.tv/pcpartpicker for a live build! We'll be assembling Philip's Dreamhack build that we picked out last week.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $233.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H5 Ultimate 76.0 CFM CPU Cooler $46.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Asus Z170I PRO GAMING Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard $159.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Aegis 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $105.30 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung SM951 256GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $177.95 @ Newegg
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Superclocked+ ACX 2.0+ Video Card $629.99 @ NCIX US
Case Fractal Design Define Nano S Mini ITX Desktop Case $59.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply XFX XTR 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $74.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM (64-bit) $138.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1658.08
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $1628.08
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-05-05 12:41 EDT-0400

Fractal has graciously decided to hold a giveaway during the stream for a brand new Fractal Design Define Nano S mini itx case! Follow the link here to enter: https://gleam.io/M791x/pppnanos

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