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~$600 Entry Gaming Comp need opinions

MacSage

63 months ago

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/NnyhGX

This is for my younger brother for his first gaming computer beyond his laptop. It needs to be a mini/micro atx build and when I saw the air 240 I just jumped because I have the air 540 and that will be a huge bonus factor for him loving it.

Any advice on tweaking it to be a tiny bit better or cheaper for the same abilities would be awesome. Thanks ahead of time.

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  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Eh...saved a couple dollars I guess.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $79.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard $44.99 @ Micro Center
Memory Team Zeus Red 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $64.99 @ Newegg
Storage Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $59.95 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $53.99 @ Directron
Video Card Asus Radeon R9 270X 2GB DirectCU II Video Card $139.80 @ Newegg
Case Corsair Air 240 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $79.99 @ Micro Center
Power Supply Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $54.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $578.69
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-20 16:53 EST-0500
  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, figured that's what it would come down to, different manufacturers of parts.

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem.

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