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Gaming machine wanted est $1500 Aus

dom12345
  • 55 months ago

looking to upgrade a low end laptop (after finding out I could not play fallout 4) to a pure gaming machine. Budget is around $1,500 Australian. Best I could do so far has been http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/Nqns23 All opinions wanted.

Do not require case, monitor, keyboard or mouse. THANKS!

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  • 55 months ago
  • 3 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $325.00 @ CPL Online
CPU Cooler Phanteks PH-TC12DX_BK 68.5 CFM CPU Cooler $55.00 @ CPL Online
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $185.00 @ Umart
Memory Corsair 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $71.98 @ Mwave Australia
Storage Crucial MX200 500GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $172.88 @ RamCity
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $99.00 @ Centre Com
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 390 8GB PCS+ Video Card $475.00 @ CPL Online
Power Supply EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $95.00 @ Umart
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1478.86
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-10 08:46 AEDT+1100

(You could also squeeze in the PSU that you had before without going over the price of your original list, which I would probably recommend because it's a really good unit.)

  • 55 months ago
  • 2 points

hey thanks for the reply. I like your build better than mine!

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

I'd go with this PSU instead. It'll be more reliable under overclocking than the EVGA: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/fractal-design-power-supply-fdpsuts2w650w

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

What about the Evga g2 650w?

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

It's a whole lot more expensive, but it is a good unit

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Is there a big difference between the EVGA GeForce GTX 970 4GB Video Card and PowerColor Radeon R9 390 8GB PCS+ Video Card? or just personal preference?

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Is there a big difference between the EVGA GeForce GTX 970 4GB Video Card and PowerColor Radeon R9 390 8GB PCS+ Video Card? or just personal preference?

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