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The 2500 USD Gaming Build!

keerth4n
  • 53 months ago

Hey guys I need your opinion on a gaming build under 2500 dollars. This includes all the peripherals like mouse, keyboard, sound card, wireless headphones (not just for gaming) and monitor ( the Acer XB270HU).

I want the build to be a white themed one with the NZXT H440 case. I cant decide if Skylake is worth the extra money or not just yet so help me!

And please make sure all the parts are on amazon. The rest is up to you guys!

Thanks!

Comments

  • 53 months ago
  • 2 points

You will have to get the monitor somewhere else as it isn't available on AMAZON.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $256.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler $43.53 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $156.99 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $94.99 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $87.99 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Superclocked+ ACX 2.0+ Video Card $649.99 @ Amazon
Case NZXT H440 (Glossy White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $119.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $119.99 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $95.17 @ Amazon
Keyboard Logitech G105 Wired Gaming Keyboard $49.99 @ Amazon
Mouse Logitech G502 Wired Optical Mouse $65.90 @ Amazon
Headphones Logitech G930 7.1 Channel Headset $82.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1824.51
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-21 12:27 EST-0500
  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

Darn this almost the exact one I made.

  • 53 months ago
  • 2 points

IF you were to open this up to NewEgg too, you could save more cash. You didn't say whether you were using wireless or wired internet, so this includes a wireless add on card as well.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $256.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Phanteks PH-TC12DX 68.5 CFM CPU Cooler $49.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $156.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $114.48 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 850 EVO 250GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $91.44 @ Amazon
Storage Toshiba P300 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $104.99 @ Amazon
Video Card Zotac GeForce GTX 980 4GB AMP! Edition Video Card $469.99 @ Amazon
Case NZXT H440 (Glossy White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $119.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $64.99 @ Amazon
Sound Card Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy Rx 24-bit 192 KHz Sound Card $61.37 @ Amazon
Wireless Network Adapter Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I 802.11a/b/g/n/ac PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $32.95 @ Amazon
Keyboard AZIO MGK1 Wired Gaming Keyboard $79.99 @ Amazon
Mouse Mad Catz M.M.O. TE Wired Laser Mouse $49.99 @ Amazon
Headphones Logitech G930 7.1 Channel Headset $84.36 @ Amazon
Other Acer XB270HU bprz 27" 144Hz G-SYNC (2560 x 1440) - Amazon $759.99
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2498.50
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-21 20:04 EST-0500
  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

This build looks good. Some parts not available on amazon but a place to start. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $399.99 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler Phanteks PH-TC12DX_BK 68.5 CFM CPU Cooler $49.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $139.88 @ OutletPC
Memory Kingston FURY 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $109.99 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston FURY 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $109.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $87.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $82.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Video Card $629.99 @ B&H
Case NZXT H440 (White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $118.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA 1000W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $99.32 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $87.95 @ OutletPC
Sound Card Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy Rx 24-bit 192 KHz Sound Card $61.37 @ Amazon
Case Fan NZXT FN-140RB 62.5 CFM 140mm Fan $6.89 @ OutletPC
Case Fan NZXT FN-140RB 62.5 CFM 140mm Fan $6.89 @ OutletPC
Keyboard SteelSeries Apex [RAW] Wired Gaming Keyboard $61.99 @ Newegg
Mouse Corsair Vengeance M95 Wired Laser Mouse $87.60 @ Amazon
Headphones Kingston HyperX Cloud Headset $77.99 @ Amazon
Speakers Creative Labs Inspire T6160 50W 5.1ch Speakers $68.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2328.69
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $2288.69
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-21 17:04 EST-0500
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  • 53 months ago
  • 2 points

Full Amazon ain't happening.

Why?

Its not the best but you are also including an i7-5820k which honestly doesn't make sense for a gaming rig. The i5-6600k would be a better choice for a gaming PC.

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  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

First its a 2500 budget including the monitor and you are past that budget with $2675.33.

Second he posted that everything he was going to purchase from AMAZON, so you should try at least going with this requirements if you want to help him.

Third for gaming you only need four strong cores and the 6600k has stronger cores than the the 5820k. Unless he is rendering videos, editing and doing heavy multitasking the 5820k would be useless. The 6600k is more than enough for gaming, reason why even the 6700k performs the same in gaming.

Fourth Im out of ideas.

Fifth Im going crazy.

Sixth...........

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  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey dan....The monitor he chose is a G-Sync Monitor. Not sure how well it will play with the Fury.

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