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  • 72 months ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4570S 2.9GHz Quad-Core Processor $160.89 @ Micro Center
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H87N-WIFI Mini ITX LGA1150 Motherboard $117.98 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $75.99 @ Newegg
Storage A-Data Premier Pro SP900 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $71.99 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 650 1GB Video Card $79.99 @ Newegg
Case EVGA Hadron Mini ITX Tower Case w/500W Power Supply $149.98 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $656.82

I have been tasked with building a computer for by brother, He plays mostly Minecraft but I want there to be room for other stuff in the future. I'm looking for opinions on the part selection.

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

that video card is terrible, and you shouldn't go for an intel processor unless you are spending more than $800. This is much better: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $118.49 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $99.99 @ NCIX US
Memory A-Data XPG V1.0 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $76.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $54.99 @ NCIX US
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 280 3GB Dual-X Video Card $189.99 @ Newegg
Case Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $49.99 @ NCIX US
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $650.43
  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Keeping your Hadron/EVGA cool factor, as well as WiFi intact, this would be an option for you:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor $109.98 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H97N-WIFI Mini ITX LGA1150 Motherboard $104.98 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $74.70 @ Newegg
Storage A-Data Premier Pro SP900 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $71.99 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB FTW ACX Video Card $139.99 @ Newegg
Case EVGA Hadron Mini ITX Tower Case w/500W Power Supply $149.98 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $651.62

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