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$1000 Micro Center build

ffowler

62 months ago

trying to build a gaming PC and may need an OS for $1000 from Micro Center. This is what I came up with but looking for any advice to could tweak it better.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $179.99 @ Micro Center
Motherboard ASRock Z97 EXTREME4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $89.99
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $77.99 @ Micro Center
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $79.99 @ Best Buy
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $39.99 @ Best Buy
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 280X 3GB Double Dissipation Video Card $229.99 @ Micro Center
Case Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Micro Center
Power Supply Corsair Builder 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $54.99 @ Micro Center
Optical Drive LG WH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer $49.99 @ Micro Center
Monitor Acer G246HLAbd 60Hz 24.0" Monitor $129.99 @ Micro Center
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $992.90
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-20 23:55 EST-0500

Comments

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

The WD black series isn't worth the extra $25, I would get the $50 WD Blue.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Hell, they're $40 at Best Buy

@OP

And you can get a R9 280 for $20 less if you just ordered off of Newegg

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-video-card-r9280gaming3g

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