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Need some help in building a gaming computer!!!

harry3796
  • 52 months ago

Hi guys. So i want to build a gaming pc but i am on a bit of a budget. I am grateful for any help you can give!!.

Budget: $1000 Location: Canada

I dont have a preference in regards to vendors. I dont need a monitor or periferals and dont need OS. Dont need an optical drive but i will require a wireless network adapter.

It would be kind of cool to have a red/black theme if possible. The kind of games i would like to be able to run on best graphics at a good fps is H1Z1, CS:GO, Rocket league and a few others.

Thanks for your help guys!!

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  • 52 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $256.55 @ Vuugo
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H170-GAMING 3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $143.98 @ Newegg Canada
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $51.50 @ Vuugo
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $65.98 @ DirectCanada
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 380 4GB Video Card $279.00 @ Canada Computers
Case Corsair SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case $63.98 @ DirectCanada
Power Supply Antec High Current Gamer 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $101.50 @ Vuugo
Wireless Network Adapter Asus PCE-N15 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $36.99 @ NCIX
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $999.48
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-02-21 16:32 EST-0500
  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

awesome thanks for the build!! what are your thoughts on possibly switching out the processor for an i5-6600k 3.5GHz Quad-core? I know it's about 100 bucks more but do you think it's worth it?

This is an awesome build though. Right within budget!!

  • 52 months ago
  • 2 points

If you are going to spend that extra, get a Sapphire Nitro R9 390 instead of the R9 380, but spend an extra $20 to get the i5-6500 instead of the 6400, if you can't it doesn't matter much.

  • 52 months ago
  • 2 points

That's awesome man that's exactly the kind of stuff I wanna hear. Thank you very much you have been super helpful!

  • 52 months ago
  • 2 points

No problem.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

why there isn't a cpu cooler???

  • 52 months ago
  • 2 points

The 390 costs quite a bit more (never realised how much until i seen it :( ), the cheapest is $440 so it would be $168 over the $1000 budget that is including the CPU upgrade, you can always wait and get the gpu later so you can save up the extra.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $278.50 @ shopRBC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H170-GAMING 3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $143.98 @ Newegg Canada
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $51.50 @ Vuugo
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $65.98 @ DirectCanada
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 390 8GB Double Dissipation Video Card $444.98 @ Newegg Canada
Case Corsair SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case $63.98 @ DirectCanada
Power Supply Antec High Current Gamer 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $101.50 @ Vuugo
Wireless Network Adapter Asus PCE-N15 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $36.99 @ NCIX
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1187.41
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-02-22 09:03 EST-0500
  • 52 months ago
  • 2 points

That's awesome, I think I will end up going for the 390. Thanks rosswalker I really appreciate what you've done for me here.

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Cool thanks SuperGojira! That looks very similar to one of the build I mocked up after reading through the forums for a while hahah

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey Byron, thanks very much for the build! I was wondering if swapping out the GPU for an MSI GeForce GTX 960 4GB and using the money saved on the GPU to instead purchase an i5-6600k 3.5GHz would be a good idea?

Thank you very much for your help!!

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

This is what I have ended up putting together: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/user/harry3796/saved/#view=xTN8TW

What are your thoughts on this?

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Awesome thanks! I guess I better start saving!!

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