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Blog Post "$1250 Gaming PC Build - ASUS STRIX B250F Gaming / i5-7500"

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BoyScout staff submitter 9 Builds 1 point 24 days ago

If you're looking to save a few dollars, it can certainly be left off and you can just use the stock Intel cooler that comes included. But for the price, it's a good value. While we mostly wanted it to improve the look of the build through the window, it will also typically run a bit more quietly than the stock cooler.

Eagleye2nai 1 point 22 days ago

Oh gotcha! Thank you. I went and tweaked some parts from this build to have that white themed going and do you think i should keep the motherboard or find a cheaper one that's around the motherboard from this list?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-7500 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $188.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler $34.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus STRIX B250F GAMING ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $129.89 @ OutletPC
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $116.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Crucial MX300 525GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $145.49 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $69.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Dual Series Video Card $394.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case NZXT S340 Elite (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $89.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA 650W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $72.88 @ OutletPC
Other CableMod® WideBeam™ Magnetic LED Strip RGB $19.99
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1273.99
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $1263.99
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-04-07 18:54 EDT-0400