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tbgxspirit

39 months ago

Limit is around 1k, its for a friend trying to help him make his pc. How does this build look. http://pcpartpicker.com/list/nZjMVY

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  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Dont use older cpu when there's better and cheaper if not same price . And that gtx 970 change it to gtx 1060 6 gb edition .They are similar as listed price.

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

You are using an old architecture.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $198.88 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler CRYORIG M9i 48.4 CFM CPU Cooler $19.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI B150M Gaming Pro Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $72.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $63.99 @ Newegg
Storage A-Data Premier SP550 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $37.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GT OC Video Card $249.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Thermaltake Core V21 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $64.48 @ NCIX US
Monitor BenQ GL2460HM 24.0" 60Hz Monitor $139.00 @ B&H
Mouse Razer DeathAdder Chroma Wired Optical Mouse $53.99 @ B&H
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1017.17
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $987.17
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-16 01:02 EDT-0400

Cooler is optional in this build. Cheaper MOBO is possible.

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