Decent Gaming build for 1600 with monitor Tags: Build Gaming Monitors Systems Last response: October 22, 2013 7:06 PM in Systems Share demigodz October 21, 2013 4:06:56 PM I haven't built a PC in over a year and my friend wanted me to build one. i was just wondering if this PC would be decent. http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1QILW More about : decent gaming build 1600 monitor Tradesman1 a c 648 4 Gaming a c 82 C Monitor October 21, 2013 4:17:13 PM Looks pretty good, may want a CPU cooler, the HYper 212 EVO is a good one (about $35), OS?, and may want to look at the GPUs, the Asus 280X is a great GPU, just picked one up today m 0 l demigodz October 22, 2013 7:31:23 AM How much should i spend on the cooler? Also should i get a different gpu maybe wait for the gtx 770 price drop? is gigabyte a good gpu brand? what about the sapphire toxic r9 280x m 0 l Related resources Decent Gaming build for 1600 with monitor - Forum $1200-1600 Photo editing dual-monitor build (w/gaming potential) - Forum $1400-$1600 3 Monitor Nvidia Surround Gaming Build - Forum $1600-1700 R9 290 gaming build with a monitor? - Forum New PC Build... Triple Monitor, Decent Gaming Setup... - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Tradesman1 a c 648 4 Gaming a c 82 C Monitor October 22, 2013 8:30:47 AM I'd go Asus with GB as my second choice for a 280X, if going 770 again Asus, with EVGA as #2 m 0 l g-unit1111 a c 287 4 Gaming a b C Monitor October 22, 2013 11:05:42 AM I think you're paying too much money for the case and the 280X is a decent GPU but the 770 is much better. This is what I would suggest: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.79 @ DirectCanada) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U9B SE2 37.9 CFM CPU Cooler ($54.99 @ NCIX) Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($159.99 @ NCIX) Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($84.48 @ Newegg Canada) Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($109.99 @ Canada Computers) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.79 @ DirectCanada) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($423.98 @ Newegg Canada) Case: Corsair 500R White ATX Mid Tower Case ($114.99 @ DirectCanada) Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($94.98 @ Newegg Canada) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Canada Computers) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($97.99 @ NCIX) Total: $1465.96 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-22 14:05 EDT-0400) That gives you $200 for monitor. m 0 l demigodz October 22, 2013 2:16:11 PM any other ideas guys? m 0 l Tradesman1 a c 648 4 Gaming a c 82 C Monitor October 22, 2013 2:36:08 PM Anything in particular? m 0 l demigodz October 22, 2013 5:36:02 PM like other gpu's that can run a 24 1080p monitor at 144fps for the 144hz m 0 l Tradesman1 a c 648 4 Gaming a c 82 C Monitor October 22, 2013 5:51:26 PM A 770 was mentioned they run about $100 more than the 280X m 0 l demigodz October 22, 2013 5:58:05 PM Is it 100 more card? m 0 l Tradesman1 a c 648 4 Gaming a c 82 C Monitor October 22, 2013 6:06:27 PM Most 280X s run about $300, the GTX 770s are more like $400 m 0 l demigodz October 22, 2013 7:02:35 PM is a gtx 770 worth 100 dollars more then a r9 280x? m 0 l Tradesman1 a c 648 4 Gaming a c 82 C Monitor October 22, 2013 7:06:33 PM I don't think so m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solveddecent monitor for new build Forum Gaming build max $1600 w/ monitor 5 Forum New gaming build for 30" (2560x1600) monitor? Forum SolvedDecent Gaming monitor for £100(ish) Forum $2,600 USD - 2560x1600 Gaming Build (Monitor included in budget) Forum SolvedDecent Monitor For Gaming And Colour Accuracy. Forum SolvedWill this build handle Battlefield, Minecraft and Crysis at decent settings with smooth FPS? I also need a monitor. Forum SolvedIs this monitor decent for gaming? Forum Solvedis this build a decent editing and gaming rig Forum SolvedHow many watts PSU do I need for this build? And is it a decent build for gaming? Forum SolvedDecent gaming monitor for around £150 (or $242.72 ) Forum SolvedSmart tv. Are there any decent one's used for a gaming monitor? Forum SolvedHelp me build a decent gaming PC for ~1000$ Forum Decent Gaming Monitor? Forum SolvedIs this a decent gaming build? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !