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You have $2500 AUD to build a gaming rig!

Crymzon
  • 54 months ago

I've recently finished my parts list (now to build it all!), and it comes to just under $2500 AUD. I want your expertise in building one, to see if my list is the best it could possibly be! Thanks for taking part in my little experiment!

  • Budget: $2500 AUD
  • Location: Australia
  • Purpose: Ultra-settings, next gen gaming; Photoshop in 3D.
  • Peripherals: Headset, Mouse, Keyboard, Monitor (note, these aren't required in your list but if you deem them necessary...)
  • OS: Doesn't matter. Just note I can upgrade from 7 to 8.1 (LEGALLY!!!) on my schools software website, and can go to 10 from there.

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  • 54 months ago
  • 3 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $513.00 @ IJK
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H5 Universal 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler $69.00 @ PCCaseGear
Motherboard MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $229.00 @ CPL Online
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $149.00 @ CPL Online
Storage OCZ ARC 100 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $73.00 @ CPL Online
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $68.00 @ IJK
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Superclocked+ ACX 2.0+ Video Card $1099.00 @ CPL Online
Case Phanteks Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case $139.00 @ PCCaseGear
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $159.00 @ CPL Online
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2498.00
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-23 23:44 AEDT+1100
  • 54 months ago
  • 2 points

I see a choice between x99 and skylake here... So here is the other option
Thre rest ended up basically the same as pegotico...

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor $569.00 @ Storm Computers
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H5 Universal 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler $69.00 @ PCCaseGear
Motherboard ASRock X99 Extreme3 ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $309.00 @ CPL Online
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $149.00 @ IJK
Storage Kingston HyperX Fury 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $69.00 @ CPL Online
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $68.00 @ IJK
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Video Card $1029.00 @ IJK
Case Phanteks Enthoo Pro M ATX Mid Tower Case $109.00 @ PCCaseGear
Power Supply Silverstone Strider Plus 750W 80+ Silver Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $137.50 @ Umart
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2508.50
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-24 01:13 AEDT+1100

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