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The PERFECT AMD build. Matching

coryjamesking

71 months ago

I just love this build so much If I can sell my current rig I am going to pull the trigger. If there is a build you cant stop looking at post it here so I can look at it too [: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor $153.61 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Thermaltake CLP0564 101.6 CFM CPU Cooler $54.99 @ Mwave
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $115.99 @ NCIX US
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $79.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk $122.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $59.96 @ Outlet PC
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card $304.98 @ SuperBiiz
Sound Card Creative Labs Z PCIe 24-bit 96 KHz Sound Card $98.10 @ Amazon
Case Thermaltake VL800P1W2N (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan Aerocool Shark 120mm Red 82.6 CFM 120mm Fan $9.99 @ NCIX US
Case Fan Aerocool Shark 120mm Red 82.6 CFM 120mm Fan $9.99 @ NCIX US
Case Fan Aerocool Shark 120mm Red 82.6 CFM 120mm Fan $9.99 @ NCIX US
Case Fan Aerocool Shark 120mm Red 82.6 CFM 120mm Fan $9.99 @ NCIX US
Case Fan Aerocool Shark 120mm Red 82.6 CFM 120mm Fan $9.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply Thermaltake Toughpower Grand 750W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply $129.24 @ Amazon
Optical Drive Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer $17.98 @ Outlet PC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) $94.98 @ Outlet PC
Monitor BenQ XL2720T 120Hz 27.0" Monitor $429.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Thermaltake eSPORTS Challenger Pro Wired Gaming Keyboard $59.99 @ Mwave
Mouse Thermaltake MO-TRN006DT Wired Laser Mouse $56.99 @ Mwave
Speakers Logitech Z506 155W 5.1ch Speakers $89.99 @ TigerDirect
Headphones Cooler Master CM Storm Sirus 5.1 w/ Tactical Mixing Console 5.1 Channel Headset $81.50 @ Mwave
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. $2041.21
Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-15 06:17 EDT-0400

Comments

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Planned water cooling loop for my current system. I've visualized the loop layout in my head countless times so I could find every part I need.

A build I'll be putting together for my friend if he can suck the $6500 out of his university. His university is stupid and crazy because they recommend dual-Xeon and Quadro-based systems to their 3rd year architectural design students with a max need-based scholarship of $6500.

Another build I'm doing for a friend that aims to run games at 1440p for the lowest cost possible. Cost includes peripherals and monitor.

I can't stop looking at any of those. It's pretty bad actually.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

sure its good, but for 2k im goin intel all the way.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I generally go Intel for build lists with budgets of $1500 or more, but that's normally for 1080p/1200p builds. 1440p gets quite a bit more pricey and his budget can't change!

Remember though it's not $2000 for the tower. It's $2000 for the tower and monitor and periherals. Take out the monitor, keyboard, mouse, OS, and speakers and you get $1300 for the tower and $700 on peripherals. He's starting from scratch since he hasn't had anything but consoles so far.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

yeah, I would at least put the 8350 instead of the 8320. I do know that it is mostly just a higher clock rate.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh, you're talking about OP's build list! Thought you meant my 1440p list lol

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Im talking about the build at the front of the page that has the benq monitor.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Ya I wouldn't blame you I love my 3570k I have now. I would do it to have something a bit different, plus the proc is ready to overclock like crazy. I would be stuck between this and a i7 corsair build for 2,000 if i can just sell my current rig.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Lol ya building is too fun. Holy **** I didnt know water cooling was quite so expensive tho. Both those builds are just amazing

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha that water cooling build is way over the top. It has two more radiators than it needs, the extra fittings needed for those extra rads, and cool looking fans with price tags that are distinctly uncool.

The only reason I'm spending so much on it is because I'm stuck with my GTX 780 for at least the next 5 or 6 years because I use Adobe CS6 software and it's the highest card that is supported for hardware acceleration (not even Titan will fully work). I figure if I can't get a new GPU when the 780 isn't enough, I might as well spend that money on cooling instead. But that's the only reason lol

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