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Mid range gaming computer

itsjason23
  • 53 months ago

United States. bud of mine is looking for a midrange gaming rig. Around 30+ FPS on current gen games.

Investing $500, its okay to go a bit over budget.

Doesn't need monitor/keyboard&mouse.

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  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8320E 3.2GHz 8-Core Processor $128.38 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler CRYORIG C7 40.5 CFM CPU Cooler $32.08 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $72.27 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $32.08 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.09 @ OutletPC
Video Card Diamond Radeon R9 290 4GB Video Card $176.08 @ Micro Center
Case Thermaltake Versa H25 ATX Mid Tower Case $28.13 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $38.83 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $606.94
Mail-in rebates -$50.00
Total $556.94
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-14 15:54 EST-0500

Its a little over but it should be able to handle 30+FPS or more on max settings. This is adjusted to my state's sales tax of 7% so adjust accordingly

  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

Another build for you to consider. Its low on HD space if you can spend a bit more I would add a 1TB, but if not a hard drive is very easy to get and install when this one fill up. All the best with your build.

Edit 2nd alternate build idea added.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $174.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD2 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $39.99 @ Micro Center
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $29.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $19.90 @ Amazon
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 380 4GB PCS+ Video Card $184.99 @ Newegg
Case Apex SK-393-C ATX Mid Tower Case $25.97 @ NCIX US
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $44.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $520.62
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-14 16:26 EST-0500

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $183.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $50.98 @ B&H
Memory G.Skill NT Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $34.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $19.90 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 950 2GB Video Card $143.98 @ Newegg
Case Apex SK-393-C ATX Mid Tower Case $25.97 @ NCIX US
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $44.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $504.59
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-14 16:34 EST-0500
  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $68.99 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $18.73 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-D3H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $58.89 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $29.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 380 4GB PCS+ Video Card $164.99 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $37.08 @ Micro Center
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $38.98 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $503.53
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $463.53
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-14 18:14 EST-0500
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