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I am helping my friend build a low budget gaming pc. This is the build he selected. All suggestions are welcome

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July 27, 2013 3:46:18 PM

m am helping my friend build a gaming pc with a low budget. is this a good set up

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3

MSI Computer Corporation LGA 1155 Intel B75 SATA 6 Gb/s USB 3.0 1 PCI-E x16 3.0 ATX Motherboard B75A-G43

WD Blue 1 TB Desktop Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, 7200 RPM, SATA 6 Gb/s

EVGA GeForce GTX 660 SUPERCLOCKED

Intel Core i5-3470 Quad-Core Processor 3.2 GHz 4 Core LGA 1155

Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 550w Power Supply (RS550-PCARE3-US)

Cooler Master Hyper T4 CPU Cooler with 4 Direct Contact Heatpipes

He isn't looking to overclock as well

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July 27, 2013 4:12:50 PM

Is it over his budget?


PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1lmo4
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1lmo4/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1lmo4/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($74.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Kingston XMP Blu Red Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($58.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($166.10 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($53.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $709.00
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-27 19:13 EDT-0400)
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July 27, 2013 4:18:04 PM

Maxime506 said:
Is it over his budget?


PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1lmo4
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1lmo4/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1lmo4/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($74.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Kingston XMP Blu Red Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($58.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($166.10 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($53.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $709.00
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-27 19:13 EDT-0400)



Thats a less price than what he put together. This will work. Thanks

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