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September 18, 2013 6:23:45 AM

Please help me build a system to be used primarily for Plex and some gaming. Appreciate all the help! Details below. Thanks! =)

Parts and Price Source
- Price List: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ngxpnfympe63p9f/9-18-13-new-l...
- Store: http://pcx.com.ph/pcx-pricelist/

System Use
- Streaming Plex around the home 3 - 4 users
- Some gaming (DoTA, SimCity, not really a hardcore gamer)
- Media and File storage
- Will run mostly 24/7 (FYI. I live in a tropic country)

Parts Needed
- CPU (I imagine this should be the 4770k since Plex is quite CPU intensive)
- Motherboard (built-in audio and LAN okay)
- Memory
- Graphics Card
- Storage (an SSD and the 4TB drive. Feel free to replace SSD if overkill for system use specified)
- Case
- Power Supply

Budget: 50,000 - 60,0000 based on source provided above. A little above is okay.

Purchase Date: End of September 2013
September 18, 2013 7:48:55 AM

50,000 What? I hope you dont mean USD.

Well...

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F78G
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F78G/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F78G/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($309.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD5H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($218.49 @ Newegg)
Memory: Avexir Core Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-3100 Memory ($1999.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Avexir Core Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-3100 Memory ($1999.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung EVO 1TB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($629.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Samsung EVO 1TB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($629.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Samsung EVO 1TB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($629.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Samsung EVO 1TB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($629.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Samsung EVO 1TB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($629.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Samsung EVO 1TB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($629.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Samsung EVO 1TB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($629.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Samsung EVO 1TB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($629.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($444.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($444.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Sound Card: Creative Labs Sound Blaster Zx 24-bit 192 KHz Sound Card ($111.99 @ Newegg)
Wired Network Adapter: Intel PWLA8391GT 10/100/1000 Mbps PCI Network Adapter ($31.99 @ Logic Supply)
Wireless Network Adapter: Asus PCE-AC66 802.11b/g/n/ac PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($102.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Lian-Li PC-V2120X ATX Full Tower Case ($474.98 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: Phanteks PH-F140TS_WT 78.1 CFM 140mm Fan ($24.26 @ NCIX US)
Case Fan: Phanteks PH-F140TS_WT 78.1 CFM 140mm Fan ($24.26 @ NCIX US)
Case Fan: Phanteks PH-F140TS_WT 78.1 CFM 140mm Fan ($24.26 @ NCIX US)
Case Fan: Phanteks PH-F140TS_WT 78.1 CFM 140mm Fan ($24.26 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: SeaSonic Platinum 1000W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($223.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: LG BH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($113.98 @ Outlet PC)
Optical Drive: LG BH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($113.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($182.27 @ TigerDirect)
Monitor: NEC MD301C4 30.0" Monitor ($2790.00 @ Adorama)
Keyboard: AZIO Large Print Tri-Color Illuminated Keyboard Wired Ergonomic Keyboard ($28.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G300 Wired Optical Mouse ($31.44 @ Amazon)
Total: $14751.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-18 11:16 EDT-0400)
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September 18, 2013 8:16:04 AM

William Longstreet said:
50,000 What? I hope you dont mean USD.


Philippine pesos! LOL! :) ) The source list for the parts I provided in OP contains price in Philippines Pesos =)
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September 18, 2013 8:24:12 AM

Besides i might be crazy, i know very little about plex, but this should deff be able to do it.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F7fx
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F7fx/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F7fx/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro 81.3 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Pro3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Z Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($123.98 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Corsair Force Series GS 360GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($299.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($85.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($85.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 3GB Video Card ($199.50 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec Eleven Hundred ATX Full Tower Case ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 450W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Pioneer BDC-207DBK Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($45.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1361.36
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-18 11:23 EDT-0400)
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September 19, 2013 2:38:30 AM

William Longstreet said:
Besides i might be crazy, i know very little about plex, but this should deff be able to do it.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F7fx
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F7fx/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F7fx/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro 81.3 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Pro3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Z Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($123.98 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Corsair Force Series GS 360GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($299.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($85.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($85.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 3GB Video Card ($199.50 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec Eleven Hundred ATX Full Tower Case ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 450W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Pioneer BDC-207DBK Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($45.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1361.36
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-18 11:23 EDT-0400)


Thanks for your help but can you use the store and price list I provided? Please =) Not all parts are available in the Philippines. Store and pricelist link below.

Parts and Price Source
- Store: http://pcx.com.ph/pcx-pricelist/
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September 19, 2013 7:46:24 AM

phyte0450 said:
William Longstreet said:
Besides i might be crazy, i know very little about plex, but this should deff be able to do it.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F7fx
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F7fx/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1F7fx/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro 81.3 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Pro3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Z Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($123.98 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Corsair Force Series GS 360GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($299.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($85.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($85.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 3GB Video Card ($199.50 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec Eleven Hundred ATX Full Tower Case ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 450W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Pioneer BDC-207DBK Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($45.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1361.36
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-18 11:23 EDT-0400)


Thanks for your help but can you use the store and price list I provided? Please =) Not all parts are available in the Philippines. Store and pricelist link below.

Parts and Price Source
- Store: http://pcx.com.ph/pcx-pricelist/


http://imgur.com/5cuESsP

thats a pic of the shopping cart. Note what was done twice and wat was done once. Damn you people have Storage...
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