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Kumiko

49 months ago

MAX Budget is $400 (maybe $5 over).

Designed for gaming.

Mouse and Keyboard Required (Probably suggest CM Storm combo)

OS NOT Required

Monitor NOT required

Basically trying to make what people call a "Console Killer"... I just wanna see what we can do. :) Also, I'd prefer to not have anything in the list that is on sale, combo pack (aside from mouse and keyboard), or mail-in rebates. I don't even know how those rebates work and it looks like such a hassle.

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  • 49 months ago
  • 5 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $70.99 @ NCIX US
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-D3H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $59.40 @ SuperBiiz
Memory *Kingston 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $44.91 @ SuperBiiz
Storage *Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $44.00 @ Amazon
Video Card *XFX Radeon R7 265 2GB Video Card $127.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case *Xion XON-310_BK MicroATX Mid Tower Case $24.99 @ Directron
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $33.30 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $405.58
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-05-24 23:56 EDT-0400

The R7 265 out performs all of the Nvidia cards in its price range.

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Good work :) Thank you~

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

At this price point you probably could trade off a slightly cheaper Motherboard.

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

I realize I could but its a decent motherboard that will allow for some overclocking and will work out of the box with the 860K.

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Personally, you could have done better with the RAM and Micro ATX Motherboard... You should go with at least 2 cards of RAM @ DDR3-2400. Also, a full on ATX Board..

Other than that, good work.

  • 43 months ago
  • 2 points

The ram is fine and faster ram won't help with gaming and the motherboard is fine for a basic build. Also you bumped a 5 month old thread.

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Don't be stupid like I am when I'm tired and always check the ages of comments.

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

I knew it was 5 months old, I didn't care because I knew he would see it.

  • 49 months ago
  • 2 points

Kumiko, I'd strongly suggest waiting to get another 50-100 bucks. 450-500 is pretty much the gold standard price for a workable gaming system. Less than that and you're making sacrifices.

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Maybe so :\

  • 43 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $97.88 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $15.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock 970M PRO3 Micro ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard $36.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $34.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 320GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $22.90 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Superclocked Video Card $99.99 @ Newegg
Case Logisys CS206BK ATX Mid Tower Case w/480W Power Supply $28.54 @ NCIX US
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $19.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $402.27
Mail-in rebates -$45.00
Total $357.27
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-17 12:39 EST-0500
  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point
  • 49 months ago
  • 2 points

A GTX 650 with 1 GB of Ram? Seriously?

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, do you even see how low the budget is

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

You can still get better cards for the price.

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice :)

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Celeron G1840 2.8GHz Dual-Core Processor $39.60 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H81M-S1 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $41.98 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $45.90 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.75 @ OutletPC
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2GB Video Card $108.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Antec VSK-3000 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $32.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply Antec 450W ATX Power Supply $29.70 @ SuperBiiz
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $26.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $374.89
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-05-25 00:30 EDT-0400

Try this build list. :)

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

It's all good aside from the CPU. The G3258 fits within the budget and has nice OC capabilities~

Thanks for the list :)

  • 49 months ago
  • 2 points

You would be surprised by what the Celeron can do, especially for its price!

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

I just checked, and the G1840 is surprisingly powerful :)

  • 49 months ago
  • 2 points

And yet very upgradeable!

  • 49 months ago
  • -1 points

A dedicated gaming rig. The R9 280 is an awesome graphics card. There are three small issues however:

1.) Only 4GB of RAM but you can spend $20 dollars in a year to get another stick of 4GB.

2.) Only 320GB of HD space. Again you can spend $20 next year to double that.

3.) The system is slightly over budget without the rebates that you forbade in your original post.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $97.46 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard $42.20 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $25.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 320GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $27.00 @ Amazon
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 280 3GB Black Edition Double Dissipation Video Card $149.99 @ Newegg
Case Xion XON-310_BK MicroATX Mid Tower Case $24.99 @ Directron
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $24.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $432.62
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $392.62
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-05-25 02:22 EDT-0400

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