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Lost117Warrior

57 months ago

Hey guys I wanted to build a PC strong enough to run Star Citizen on High. Also not trying to break my bank.

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  • 57 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor $179.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $24.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $109.99 @ NCIX US
Memory Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $161.45 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $87.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital WD Green 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive $80.99 @ NCIX US
Video Card Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB DirectCU II Video Card $289.99 @ Micro Center
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $49.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Silverstone Strider Essential 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $64.99 @ Amazon
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $19.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $100.00 @ NCIX US
Monitor Asus VX238H 23.0" Monitor $157.58 @ Newegg
Keyboard Corsair Vengeance K70 Wired Gaming Keyboard $112.99 @ Amazon
Mouse Corsair Raptor M45 Wired Optical Mouse $54.24 @ Amazon
Headphones Logitech G430 7.1 Channel Headset $68.60 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1563.77
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-20 00:16 EDT-0400
  • 57 months ago
  • 0 points

I wouldn't go with AMD at this price point...

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

What do you mean?

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

get an i5 and ditch the k70 and you only need 8gb of ram, get a 7200 rpm hdd

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

An i5 is not appropriate for $1500 if an 8 core AMD is not not appropriate.

  • 57 months ago
  • 0 points

He's using this PC for gaming, though. An i5 will be more than enough. Unless he's doing video editing or using programs that take advantage of hyperthreading an i7 isn't necessary.

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

Different build, higher-performing concept with a lot of fat cut off - :

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor $179.00 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Seidon 120V 86.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $29.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard $99.99 @ Newegg
Memory Patriot Viper 3 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $69.99 @ Newegg
Storage A-Data Premier Pro SP600 64GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $44.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.99 @ NCIX US
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB WINDFORCE Video Card (2-Way SLI) $219.99 @ TigerDirect
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB WINDFORCE Video Card (2-Way SLI) $219.99 @ TigerDirect
Case Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case $29.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Antec Neo Eco 620W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $41.99 @ Newegg
Monitor Acer S241HL bmid 60Hz 24.0" Monitor $139.99 @ Newegg
Keyboard Rosewill RK-8100 Wired Gaming Keyboard $13.99 @ Newegg
Mouse Gigabyte GM-FORCE M7 Wired Optical Mouse $12.99 @ NCIX US
Other Logitech 963290-0403 Extreme 3D Pro USB Joystick $39.99
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1194.87
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-20 11:05 EDT-0400

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