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Is this a $800 build for gaming?

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Looks good to me. Dont forget to pick up a copy of Windows


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Oh my. R9 390 in a $800 budget.

AND an SSD?

AND a 1TB HDD??

WITH AN i5-4460???

Oh, only 8GB of RAM.

 

I'd buy this, then save up for 2 more sticks of memory.

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I'd go with a cheaper motherboard and better SSD. 250GB+

Also, grab a 212 EVO.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Oh my. R9 390 in a $800 budget.

AND an SSD?

AND a 1TB HDD??

WITH AN i5-4460???

Oh, only 8GB of RAM.

I'd buy this, then save up for 2 more sticks of memory.

i have another 2 sticks that i can salvage from my old pc :)
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Oh my. R9 390 in a $800 budget.

AND an SSD?

AND a 1TB HDD??

WITH AN i5-4460???

Oh, only 8GB of RAM.

 

I'd buy this, then save up for 2 more sticks of memory.

i think 8gb of ram is enough :/ 

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I made a solid effort of trying to squeeze a Xeon and a 290X into it but went $36 over budget.

 

 
CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($242.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD2 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard  ($39.99 @ Micro Center) 
Memory: Crucial 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory  ($32.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 290X 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card  ($293.98 @ Newegg) 
Case: NZXT S340 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case  ($59.99 @ Micro Center) 
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($55.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Total: $836.40
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-23 01:49 EST-0500
 
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CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($242.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD2 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard  ($39.99 @ Micro Center) 
Memory: Crucial 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory  ($32.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 290X 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card  ($293.98 @ Newegg) 
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($55.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Total: $805.40
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-23 01:51 EST-0500

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i think 8gb of ram is enough :/ 

More and more games are starting to recommend 12GB (16 is more standard) of RAM. I'd say it's definitely a worth it upgrade.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I made a solid effort of trying to squeeze a Xeon and a 290X into it but went $36 over budget.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($242.99 @ SuperBiiz)

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD2 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($39.99 @ Micro Center)

Memory: Crucial 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($32.99 @ SuperBiiz)

Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($60.49 @ Amazon)

Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.98 @ OutletPC)

Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 290X 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card ($293.98 @ Newegg)

Case: NZXT S340 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Micro Center)

Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($55.99 @ SuperBiiz)

Total: $836.40

Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available

Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-23 01:49 EST-0500

edit: omfg i did it

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($242.99 @ SuperBiiz)

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD2 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($39.99 @ Micro Center)

Memory: Crucial 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($32.99 @ SuperBiiz)

Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($60.49 @ Amazon)

Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.98 @ OutletPC)

Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 290X 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card ($293.98 @ Newegg)

Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($28.99 @ NCIX US)

Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($55.99 @ SuperBiiz)

Total: $805.40

Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available

Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-23 01:51 EST-0500

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I JUST REALIZED THAT I CAN USE MY OLD PC'S RAM AND 2tb SEAGATE LIFE IS GR8

now push for an r9 fury

welp i cant do that

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

 
CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($242.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD2 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard  ($39.99 @ Micro Center) 
Storage: Toshiba Q300 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive  ($39.99 @ Newegg) 
Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 390X 8GB Video Card  ($374.99 @ Micro Center) 
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($55.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Total: $782.94
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-23 01:57 EST-0500

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Volume / Normalized 100% / 100% (content loudness -0.1dB)

 

 

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More and more games are starting to recommend 12GB (16 is more standard) of RAM. I'd say it's definitely a worth it upgrade.

ohh... thanks for telling :D

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Everything but the ASRock Mobo and the PowerColor GPU.

Powercolor makes wonderful GPU coolers. Their customer service sucks, but their cooling is great. If you're on a tight budget, Powercolor is the way to go.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

now push for an r9 fury

welp i cant do that

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($242.99 @ SuperBiiz)

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD2 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($39.99 @ Micro Center)

Storage: Toshiba Q300 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($39.99 @ Newegg)

Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 390X 8GB Video Card ($374.99 @ Micro Center)

Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($28.99 @ NCIX US)

Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($55.99 @ SuperBiiz)

Total: $782.94

Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available

Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-23 01:57 EST-0500

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/VrqKzy

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