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FrostPirate
  • 72 months ago

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/HkRwkL

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

GT (no "X") series are more media playback cards than gaming cards, pick of the $100 gaming gpus would prolly be the sapphire r7 260x

You can get better (lower latency) ram for the same price & no mir

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $109.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard $54.99 @ Micro Center
Memory Avexir Core series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $68.99 @ Newegg
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2GB Video Card $99.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $333.96
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-15 13:50 EDT-0400
  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

I live in Canada so and don't drive so Micro Center is not an option for me. Ive also been going back and forth between Nvidia and Radeon GPUs. It will most likely end up being which ever is the cheapest at time of purpose.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh right... good job you can set the location to Canada (drop down in the top right corner of the build page) & get local prices then... :D

...Am I being a **** if I say "you coulda mentioned that"? :D

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $124.95 @ Vuugo
Motherboard Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard $61.50 @ Vuugo
Memory Avexir Core series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory -
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2GB Video Card $149.98 @ Newegg Canada
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $336.43
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-15 14:22 EDT-0400

Broadly speaking amd will give better bang for your $$ gaming performance, but nvidia are usually quieter & more power efficient.

edit. here's some listed ram - http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/part/a-data-memory-ax3u1600w4g9dmv

and you can get a r7 265 for the same price if that's still in budget - http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/part/club-3d-video-card-cgaxr72656

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $124.95 @ Vuugo
Motherboard Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard $61.50 @ Vuugo
Memory A-Data XPG V2 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $79.99 @ Canada Computers
Video Card Club 3D Radeon R7 265 2GB royalQueen Video Card $149.99 @ NCIX
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $416.43
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-15 14:30 EDT-0400
  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Sorry didnt think to mention Canada:P, BUT I do plan on upgrading once i get more $$ I just wanna get something built to game on.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Right on, r7 265 is kinda getting up there I believe (not a pc gamer) so hopefully that'll keep you going for a little while.

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