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$1500 Gaming build. Try to beat my current build

krete11
  • 71 months ago

Budget: $1500 Location: Tx Use: Gaming Peripherals: I need a monitor, keyboard, and mouse. Headphones are not required, but are appreciated. OS: Windows 8.1 (64-bit)

Try to beat my current build. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor $174.98 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Seidon 120M 86.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $44.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $89.79 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $83.98 @ OutletPC
Storage Toshiba 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $79.99 @ Micro Center
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 270 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $139.99 @ Newegg
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 270 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $139.99 @ Newegg
Case Corsair SPEC-02 ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Micro Center
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $16.97 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $89.98 @ OutletPC
Monitor Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor $134.99 @ NCIX US
Monitor Asus VG248QE 144Hz 24.0" Monitor $259.99 @ NCIX US
Wireless Network Adapter Asus USB-N13 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter $19.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan Kingwin CF-012LB 40.0 CFM 120mm Fan $3.99 @ Micro Center
Case Fan Kingwin CF-012LB 40.0 CFM 120mm Fan $3.99 @ Micro Center
Case Fan Kingwin CF-012LB 40.0 CFM 120mm Fan $3.99 @ Micro Center
Case Fan Kingwin CF-012LB 40.0 CFM 120mm Fan $3.99 @ Micro Center
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $29.99 @ Amazon
Headphones Corsair Vengeance 1300 5.1 Channel Headset $68.72 @ Amazon
Other Static Wristband $4.49
Other Static mat $22.00
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1501.77
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-01 21:53 EDT-0400

Comments

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Beat it by 5 bucks WHAT!?!?!?!?!?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $199.99 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler Corsair H80i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $74.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z97M Gaming Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $155.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory $84.98 @ OutletPC
Storage Toshiba 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $79.99 @ Micro Center
Video Card Asus Radeon HD 7770 2GB Video Card $129.99 @ Amazon
Case Corsair 350D Window MicroATX Mid Tower Case $99.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply OCZ Fatal1ty 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.99 @ Micro Center
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $19.98 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $99.98 @ OutletPC
Monitor Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor $154.99 @ NCIX US
Monitor Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor $154.99 @ NCIX US
Wireless Network Adapter Asus USB-N13 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter $19.99 @ Amazon
Fan Controller Thermaltake AC-001-BN1NAN-A1 Fan Controller $15.79 @ NCIX US
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Laser Mouse $29.99 @ Amazon
Headphones Corsair Vengeance 1300 5.1 Channel Headset $68.72 @ Amazon
Other Static Wristband $4.49
Other Static mat $22.00
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1496.83
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-02 15:49 EDT-0400
  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

I would have got a better case. Seeing that you spent a grand a half to only get a 45$ case, What if your GPU's interfere with your wiring management because Im pretty sure your case doesn't have the best wire management.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $229.98 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $24.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z97-G55 SLI ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $98.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $76.50 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $83.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 290 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card $349.99 @ NCIX US
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $19.98 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $89.98 @ OutletPC
Monitor Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor $134.99 @ NCIX US
Monitor Asus VG248QE 144Hz 24.0" Monitor $259.99 @ NCIX US
Wireless Network Adapter Asus USB-N13 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter $21.78 @ Amazon
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $29.99 @ B&H
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1520.63
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-04 02:20 EDT-0400
  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

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