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Could Someone Please Get This Down to a Reasonable Price?

DragonForge

61 months ago

Hey guys,

So soon, in the coming months (1 month away), i'll most likely be buying a new computer, because I need it for schooling next year.

I have come up with a build, and I would like to be able to play some of the following games: Borderlands 1/2/Pre-Sequel Minecraft BF4 (Low - Med - High?)

and a few other games.

Right now, my build is this: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/QxGkRB

and it's a little too much, I would also like to fit in an SSD aswell, and have a hard drive with me as a "Games" drive.

Some requirements:

I'd like to be able to overclock, when I first get it I won't but in about 2 months after I might give it ago, or get someone else to do it for me, because it's a bit of a learning curve. It must be AMD/AMD, because of some of the features i'd like that AMD offers. It must look good, and have a S340 White as a case, if i'm going to spend alot of money on it, it'd better look good! :) Must be under $750 AUSTRALIA, Yes, Australian. I have done one of these before and said Australian and everyone sent me American links.

Oh, and PS: I know the PSU is overkill, but I could go for either a Corsair CX500M or a EVGA 750 watt, and yeah... I dunno, it's in your hands. xD

Comments

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

I am confused it is already under 750$?? what's the problem those parts look fine.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes, but i'd also like an SSD in with it, and maybe even then lower the price. Preferablly a 140gb SSD, but 240 would be nice :)

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Wait, now i'm confused. Right now it costs $778??

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

not for me

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

WAIt WAIT WAIT. Did you factor in shipping costs?

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Shipping costs are not a problem, my parents are paying for all the shipping costs and most of it since I need it for school ergently and haven't got the right amount of money, so I'll just pay it off bit by bit.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

$747 for me, and given the parts list I'm sorry but it's not getting any lower unless you want to sacrifice performance.

WITH an exception, I dislike EVGA PSU's so I may be biased, but even for a 750W, a Bronze certified PSU for that price is a bit much. If the CX500 or even CX600 are a more reasonable price you could get that. Or Seasonic S12II 620 (or M12II 620 for the modular version)

You could get a less powerful GPU, or a less expensive motherboard, but asking for any less is unlikely to happen.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, I guess I will just wait. It's fine how it is, I think.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

I tried... I wasn't able to fit in a SSD, but I got a slightly better GPU and a cheaper PSU. It went a little over budget, but all I can say is that I am glad I'm not trying to build a PC in Australia! This PC should be able to run medium to high (and maybe ultra on some games), and you can eventually do crossfire.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $129.00 @ CPL Online
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $36.00 @ CPL Online
Motherboard ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $93.00 @ CPL Online
Memory Kingston Fury White Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $98.00 @ CPL Online
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $62.00 @ Centre Com
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 270X 2GB WINDFORCE Video Card $219.00 @ PCCaseGear
Case NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $84.00 @ PLE Computers
Power Supply Silverstone Strider Essential 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $55.00 @ IJK
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $776.00
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-23 02:26 EST+1100
  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Okay, thanks. I guess I'll just buy an SSD after and rely on my current HDD, which is a bit risky as it is older, but it's fine for a week, as i've been running it for ages how it is. Thanks!

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

OK

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