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Advice for $800-1000 gaming build

brazilribs
  • 63 months ago

HELLO TO ALL!

This will be my very first build and I've been researching a lot about components, however, I would like some assistance to modify my build to suit the tasks I will most likely be using them for (ex. if something is excessive or not enough).

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $208.99 @ NCIX US
Motherboard Asus Z87-Pro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $125.98 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $55.98 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial MX100 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $98.98 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Western Digital Caviar Green 1.5TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive $76.19 @ Amazon
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 4GB Dual-X Video Card $182.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case $79.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $45.98 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $875.08
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-29 17:16 EST-0500

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  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

looks good but here is a better hard drive.PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $69.99 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $69.99
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-29 17:30 EST-0500

would also suggest you look into getting a better gpu. the 270 cards are nice but it cant play all games on max.

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

You can get a better GPU for less than that 270x.

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