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Worth it? Opinions welcomed

smitty05

37 months ago

Evening all. I came across this build on Kijiji and all parts but the CPU and RAM are from this past year. CPU and RAM were from a previous build that are roughly 2-2.5 years old. Parts are round $2000 on here and I can get for $1000. I know SSD isn't best option, but would upgrade PSU to a G2 series right away and grab a new GPU/monitor come Cyber Monday or Christmas. Thoughts?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor $415.32 @ Vuugo
CPU Cooler ARCTIC Liquid Freezer 240 74.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $104.94 @ Newegg Canada
Motherboard MSI H97 PC MATE ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $137.02 @ Vuugo
Memory Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $102.90 @ Vuugo
Storage Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $60.87 @ DirectCanada
Storage Western Digital BLACK SERIES 4TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $304.50 @ Vuugo
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 960 4GB Video Card -
Case Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case $163.73 @ NCIX
Power Supply EVGA 400W ATX Power Supply $39.87 @ DirectCanada
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $123.63 @ shopRBC
Monitor LG 22MB35DM-I 21.5" 60Hz Monitor $154.61 @ Vuugo
Keyboard Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2016 Wired Standard Keyboard $138.88 @ Amazon Canada
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1766.27
Mail-in rebates -$20.00
Total $1746.27
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-13 23:49 EST-0500

Comments

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

If you can get it for a 1000$ and in good condition then go for it and get a better psu and gpu.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Would buy a new PSU first and foremost. Would grab the GPU end of month or near Christmas. Just didn't know if it was worthwhile going with older architecture that was already a year or two old. In reality, for 1000 bucks now you can barely build an i3 with a 1060. Thanks for feedback

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

No prob btw procesors age way slower than gpus check the q6600 it can still game in 2016 and its almost 10 years old.

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  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

The sale of those keys violate Microsoft ToS, and the keys may be unexpectedly disabled. Recommending, suggesting, advising, encouraging, hinting, or in any way implying these keys as a solution or option is not allowed on this site.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

bummer

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks philip. Nt sure what comment was but can assume. It is a legitimate copy of windows 10 installed on the system

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  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

No sorry, that is the entire build, but the CPU and RAM were from his previous build. The rest of the parts were from this past year from upgrading.

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  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Will do! Getting it today and have the PSU coming in end of week or early next. Thanks for the feedback!

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  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I have been doing a lot of part reviews for it and they all seem to be very good. I will see how things go for the next little bit. GPU and monitor are on my list by Christmas, but I don't do anything too demanding so probably won't need to go with an unlocked down the line unless I get more into it! Appreciate all the feedback

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