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Low-cost Gaming Comp/Server

TheBeholder1805
  • 72 months ago

Never built a PC before, but this is my attempt at a combination gaming computer and server (hence the red HDDs). Tried to cut corners on items that don't strictly affect performance or reliability. I'm really hoping this will also haul balls in Star Citizen! What say you, Ladies and Gentlemen?

http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/jcRxbv

Thanks for taking the time to look and reply!

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $285.00 @ PLE Computers
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Seidon 120V 86.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $59.00 @ CPL Online
Motherboard MSI Z97 U3 Plus ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $159.00 @ PCCaseGear
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory $102.00 @ CPL Online
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $159.00 @ PLE Computers
Storage Toshiba 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $99.00 @ PCCaseGear
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 290 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card $399.00 @ PCCaseGear
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $84.00 @ PCCaseGear
Power Supply Silverstone Strider 600W 80+ Silver Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $109.00 @ PCCaseGear
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) $115.00 @ Mwave Australia
Monitor Hannspree HE225DPB 21.5" Monitor -
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $44.00 @ CPL Online
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1614.00

Added better Graphics/Ram. Add liquid cooling because why not, Also added Keyboard+Mouse (LED). Downgraded the motherboard ($200 mobo wasn't needed). Replaced the 2x 1tb HDD with a 2TB HDD. Swapped the SPU with a cheaper and fully mod (800W wasn't needed). And you'd save $200 on my build! :)

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

It appears I lost my previous build prices... Prices are below; total was $1480.88. Dual HDD is for RAID 1 config.

Processor: Intel i5-4690K $239.99 (newegg.com)

Mobo: Asus Z97-A $137.99 (NCIX)

RAM: Corsair 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3-1600 $154.99 (newegg.com)

HDD: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SSD $134.99 (BestBuy) Western Digitial Red 1TB 5400 RPM $64.99 (NCIX) Western Digitial Red 1TB 5400 RPM $64.99 (NCIX)

Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Superclocked $309.99 (newegg.com)

Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Case $57.99 (Micro Center)

Power Supply: Corsair RM850W 80+ Gold Fully Modular $139.99 (amazon.com)

OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium $84.98 (Outlet PC)

Monitor: Hannspree HE225DPC 21.5" $89.99 (newegg.com)

Total: $1480.88

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