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  • 53 months ago
  • Budget: 750 USD
  • Location: SF, California (though I have access to Microcenter in-store pickup)
  • Use (Gaming, Rendering, etc): Heavy gaming, light VMs, emulators
  • Peripherals required (monitor, keyboard/mouse, etc): none
  • Operating System required: Include Windows 10 OS, but only for $20 (I can get a deal from my friend)

Comments

  • 53 months ago
  • 2 points

I hope you like blue! I used a build that was pretty much this and it runs great.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $174.89 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Deepcool GAMMAXX 200T 54.2 CFM CPU Cooler $14.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $62.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $29.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 390 8GB PCS+ Video Card $299.99 @ Newegg
Case Deepcool TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case $45.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $55.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $20.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $750.80
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-20 23:40 EST-0500
  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

This is a really solid build! I'll edit it a bit, replacing that 4460 with an i5 6500 with no aftermarket cooler ;) Thanks!

  • 53 months ago
  • 2 points

It doesn't quite transfer straight over since they are on different platforms, but here's the Skylake version of it!

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 $49.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill NT Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $34.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 390 8GB PCS+ Video Card $299.99 @ Newegg
Case Deepcool TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case $45.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $55.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $20.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $752.91
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-21 00:03 EST-0500
  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

Still looks really good. Cheers!

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