62 months ago
I am slightly flexible on price so if performance can be greatly increased by adding ~$100 or so I am open to the idea.
So my laptop died on me and its time to finally move to a dedicated gaming rig. Right now it will be used to run DOTA 2, CS:GO, and TF2, but will add more games later on down the line. I have two builds that I am deciding between
|CPU||Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor||$192.27 @ TigerDirect|
|Motherboard||Gigabyte GA-H97N-WIFI Mini ITX LGA1150 Motherboard||$96.98 @ Newegg|
|Memory||G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory||$76.97 @ OutletPC|
|Storage||Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive||$69.98 @ OutletPC|
|Storage||Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive||$51.85 @ OutletPC|
|Video Card||Gigabyte Radeon R9 280 3GB WINDFORCE Video Card||$174.99 @ Newegg|
|Case||Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case||$79.99 @ Amazon|
|Power Supply||Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply||$34.99 @ Newegg|
|Optical Drive||Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer||$16.98 @ OutletPC|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)||$88.98 @ OutletPC|
|Monitor||Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor||$144.99 @ NCIX US|
|Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available||$1028.97|
|Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-16 14:27 EST-0500|
Price difference is neglible so which build do I go with. Once again I am open to suggestions for modifying either build.
Thanks for you help.