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A Pc on Par with the entry level Steam Machine

Jeremopolis
  • 52 months ago

Apparently, the 500 steam machine runs game just as good as the ps4 and xbox 1. I have a 600 budget INCLUDING the os, so make me a pc on par with or even better than the steam machine. Thanks!

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

"500 Steam Machine" is a bit of a vague statement. There are at least a couple of Steam Machines for $500. Can you list the exact model?

That being said, here's a pretty good build for about $600 - one that will generally outperform the PS4 and the Xbox One, so I guess it also beats this Steam Machine you're talking about. I went with a gutsier PSU so you have more breathing room for upgrades later on. If you don't plan to upgrade ever, there are other routes you can take (e.g. replace the i3-6100 with the FX-6300).

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $124.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $49.88 @ 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 EVGA GeForce GTX 950 2GB Superclocked Video Card $139.99 @ Amazon
Case Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $43.26 @ Mac Mall
Power Supply XFX TS 550W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply $69.99 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $88.24 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $605.13
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-02-06 14:44 EST-0500
  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/zz8DBm) / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $73.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock FM2A68M-DG3+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $44.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $32.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $46.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 380 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card $189.99 @ Newegg
Case Rosewill FBM-02 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $21.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Silverstone Strider Plus 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.36 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $88.24 @ Amazon
Wireless Network Adapter TP-Link TL-WN881ND 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $18.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $587.22
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-02-06 16:06 EST-0500
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