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Low budget quality build.

JBTheTato
  • 53 months ago

So my budget is around $630 for a gaming rig. What do

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  • 53 months ago
  • 2 points

Here is another option, its a bit short on HD space but has a Skylake i5-6500 and a R9 380X, It is very easy and affordable to add another HD so when this one fills up you can always buy another.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $199.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $50.98 @ B&H
Memory G.Skill NT Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $39.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 320GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $31.00 @ Amazon
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 380X 4GB NITRO Video Card $233.98 @ Newegg
Case Thermaltake Versa H21 ATX Mid Tower Case $34.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $44.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $635.81
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-15 12:39 EST-0500
  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

Here's my suggestion. I think it's a good balance between performance and upgradability.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $115.99 @ Directron
Motherboard MSI Z170-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $111.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $43.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.98 @ OutletPC
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 380 4GB PCS+ Video Card $184.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT S340 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $64.99 @ Directron
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $55.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $627.92
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-14 23:32 EST-0500
  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

Personally, I would go for a 4460 over a 6100.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $174.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI H81M-P33 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $45.89 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $29.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.98 @ OutletPC
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 380 4GB PCS+ Video Card $184.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT S340 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $64.99 @ Directron
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $55.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $606.72
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-15 00:30 EST-0500
  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8320E 3.2GHz 8-Core Processor $119.99 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler RAIJINTEK THEMIS 65.7 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $27.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI 970 GAMING ATX AM3+ Motherboard $82.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $29.99 @ Newegg
Storage Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $42.00 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 960 2GB Video Card $179.99 @ B&H
Case Rosewill WolfStone ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $84.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $627.92
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-15 11:22 EST-0500
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