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May 17, 2013 2:05:22 AM

I want to build a good cheap gaming pc
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/XQBv
- Is it ok?

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May 17, 2013 2:18:07 AM

While it is in general OK, there's a lot of things that could be done to it. Back soon.

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($22.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($52.00 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($250.38 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec VSK-3000 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $623.30
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-17 05:25 EDT-0400)

Faster Piledriver-based CPU, cheaper mobo with USB3.0 support, faster/cheaper RAM, faster 7870XT, cheaper PSU, cheaper HDD.
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May 17, 2013 3:27:43 AM

Someone Somewhere said:
While it is in general OK, there's a lot of things that could be done to it. Back soon.

EDIT:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($22.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($52.00 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($250.38 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec VSK-3000 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $623.30
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-17 05:25 EDT-0400)

Faster Piledriver-based CPU, cheaper mobo with USB3.0 support, faster/cheaper RAM, faster 7870XT, cheaper PSU, cheaper HDD.


Now THAT'S a good build!
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