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First time building a gaming pc! 700~750

nujac
  • 72 months ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor $179.98 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard MSI B85-G41 PC Mate ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $79.49 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $82.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $59.99 @ Best Buy
Video Card PNY GeForce GTX 760 2GB Enthusiast Edition Video Card $235.98 @ Best Buy
Case Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Micro Center
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer $16.98 @ OutletPC
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. $760.39
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-11 02:32 EDT-0400

I'm trying to get it under the $750 range. Any thoughts about the build? Suggestions would be appreciated!

*Note: Would be playing games like CS:GO, Diablo 3 ROS, Batman, etc.

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor $179.98 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H87M-HD3 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $78.24 @ Amazon
Memory Team Xtreem Dark Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $64.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $59.99 @ Amazon
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 280X 3GB Double Dissipation Video Card $259.99 @ NCIX US
Case Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $44.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Micro Center
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. $733.17
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-11 02:35 EDT-0400

Don't need an optical drive if it's only to install windows so you can save some money there.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Good point about the optical drive. How are the Team Xtreem ram? I have never heard of them before. Also, is it really worth it to upgrade the video card to the R9?

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

280x blows 760 out of the water llmao.

  • 72 months ago
  • 0 points

The 280x is substantially better than a 760, and more or less on par with a 770. As for team xtreem, the reality is ram is ram. They all come from one of 3 manufacturers in the end.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Bump, anymore suggestions?

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