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itsbranden97
  • 52 months ago

Hello! I'm looking to get a HTPC/living room gaming pc. I have about $600 to spend, give or take - I don't need windows.

I have the following parts

Thermaltake core v21 lots of fans. corsair h100i gtx wifi adapter fan controller

I'd like to go with skylake if possible, maybe an oc i3 6100? Not sure.

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

I was thinking maybe something like this?

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/pqqJYJ

I already have a ssd that I'm going to use, and already have 10 TB in a NAS.

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Not entirely sure. It depends on my tax refund, but I'm thinking around $400-450 for cpu/ram/mobo/ssd and then I'll grab a video card later.

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Is this good? PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor $216.95 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard MSI Z170A PC MATE ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $102.09 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $38.99 @ Newegg
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Video Card $179.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $17.78 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $675.79
Mail-in rebates -$60.00
Total $615.79
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-02-02 19:48 EST-0500
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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

forgot about that, thanks!

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

How is this? I am using a sky lake processor, so you have the ddr4 for upgrading purposes. About it lol.

[PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/pG2MRB) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/pG2MRB/by_merchant/)
Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $124.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus Z170 PRO GAMING ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $119.89 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $38.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 950 2GB Video Card $129.99 @ Micro Center
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $29.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $543.64
Mail-in rebates -$50.00
Total $493.64
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-02-03 14:07 EST-0500
  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Easily upgraded and designed for non-k overclocking.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $124.89 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $18.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $87.98 @ Newegg
Memory Panram Value 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $36.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $46.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 380 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card $169.99 @ Newegg
Case Raidmax Viper II ATX Mid Tower Case $19.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply XFX Core Edition 750W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $38.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $619.60
Mail-in rebates -$75.00
Total $544.60
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-02-03 15:47 EST-0500
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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

There is no need for a 750w psu, you could probably pass it for 430

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