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Posted 28 June 2013 - 03:18 AM

Hey

I'm looking to actually build my own PC. I went on different websites looking if I could find one pre-built. Then I saw that that you can actually build your own PC.

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I'm not looking to play like GTA V on Max settings or anything, I'm just an average gamer and I was wondering if this was a good build. To be honest, the price isn't bad. I'm probably getting it but I have a extra few hundred for a better Graphics card. So if you guys could help me and give advice that would be terrific.

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 04:53 AM

It would help if you post a link to a store in your country. In which country do you live and what is your budget? What games do you play particularly?

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 04:57 AM

Link to Store Here.

Click above to get a link to the page where it lists all the Desktop Computers. Also, I live in the US.

My budget is pretty much anywhere in between $400-$900. I don't want to go overboard because it took a while on saving up for this. I figured I'd get this instead of another console soo yeah... Basically I play the Grand Theft Auto series (wont be playing V on PC unless my 360 breaks). Then I play Need for Speed or any racing game pretty much. Battlefield is also a must, no matter what settings I play it on I need to play it. That's all I play really... not much but I suppose I could get all of these + more from EA's Origin Client and Steam.

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 08:02 AM

Sorry for the bump but I've been looking for websites/stores that allow you to build your own PC but I think Walmart is the only one that does it in my area.

Also I need to get advice on whether I should buy this or not quickly, I have to make my mind up in a few days as I can't have shipped to my home. It needs to be shipped to the store for me.

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 09:45 PM Edited by Carl CJ Johnsons Brother Brian, 29 June 2013 - 10:25 PM.

It is up to you from which store you buy the PC parts, but you certainly get more for your money if you build it yourself. That's what you could get from newegg...

Intel Core i3 3220 @ 3.2GHz for $129.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819116775

MSI H77MA-G43 LGA 1155 Intel H77 for $84.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813130648

Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600MHz for $62.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820233309

Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s for $69.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822148840

Asus DRW-24B1ST for $16.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16827135204

Corsair Builder Series CX500 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified for $59.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817139027

Gigabyte Radeon HD7870 GHz Edition 2GB for $234.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814125418

Antec Three Hundred Two Black Steel ATX Mid Tower for $74.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16811129180
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= $734.92

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 09:49 PM

That seems like a good build, thanks for the links and reccomendations.

I have indeed changed my budget up. $500-$1200. I figured I could get a better Graphics card with that budget.

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 10:20 PM Edited by Carl CJ Johnsons Brother Brian, 29 June 2013 - 11:01 PM.

Intel Core i5 3570K @ 3.4GHz for $219.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819116504

MSI Z77A-GD65 LGA 1155 for $164.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813130643

Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600MHz for $62.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820233309

Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s for $69.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822148840

LiteOn iHDS118, SATA, bulk for $21.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16827106276

Corsair Builder Series CX500 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified for $59.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817139027

Gigabyte Radeon HD7950 3GB GDDR5 OC for $299.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814125414

Fractal Design Define R4 Black Pearl w/ USB 3.0 ATX Mid Tower for $99.99
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16811352020
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= $999.92

[Edit] Pat made a good point there. Price is corrected too now.

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 10:33 PM

That seems like the best build you've given me imo. I still need time as I only have $930 right now.


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Posted 29 June 2013 - 10:56 PM

I'd recommend swapping the HD7970 for a HD7950. The difference between the two is honestly negligible at best, and certainly not worth $100.

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 10:58 PM

Unless you're gaming on multiple monitors at super high resolutions, there's really no need for the $400 HD 7990. I put this build together which is much better as it includes modern components and an SSD. And it's a few bucks cheaper too.

Intel Core i5-4670K Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core - $239.99
MSI Z87-G43 LGA 1150 Intel Z87 - $119.99
EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB ACX Cooler - $249.99
Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 - $65.99
Corsair Carbide 500R - $94.99
Corsair TX650 - $89.99
Asus DVD Drive - $16.99
Seagate Barracuda 1TB - $69.99
Samsung 840 Pro - $134.99

Total = $1,082.91

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:15 PM

i might have missed it, but did you post your monitor's resolution? that is one of the most important considerations. i forget about battlefield 3 recommended specifications, but i know gta iv likes high ghz quad core CPUs

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 11:16 PM

My monitor's resolution is 1024x768 I believe.

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 12:05 AM

so you saw my other post right? you could buy a AMD x2 system. i found this, but its is ugly, i would have to put it all in a nxzt 210 case or something
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16883103795

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 05:45 AM

Also the GPU is quite bad...

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 12:03 PM Edited by finn4life, 30 June 2013 - 12:10 PM.

I'd go for Ryan's build, the original one posted sucks.
I would help more but again I have no net access aside from mobile at the moment.

Also uncle buds link is also a terrible choice, much worse actually.




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