Building a 600$ Gaming Pc best parts possible
Hey guys im looking to build a gaming pc that can run diablo 3, minecraft (with mods) on max settings and maybe bf3 on medium settings. Id prefer Intel. Im kind of a noob when it comes to pcs so go easy on me. I would also need a mouse a keyboard (i have a monitor) im willing to spend at max 650$
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks
CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($112.97 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.50 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($96.98 @ Outlet PC)
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-28 21:32 EDT-0400)
$630 after rebates.
Went with AMD. At this price point, AMD processor is a better buy over Intel. They are cheaper and still perform pretty good for the price. Intel is too expensive for budget builds.
Should be able to get high on bf3.
CPU: Intel Core i3-4330 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor ($137.99 @ NCIX)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($98.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($67.99 @ Amazon Canada)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($139.99 @ Memory Express)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ NCIX)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX)
This build can play bf3 on ultra.
You can even add another 7950 in the future for crossfire. If you wont crossfire then change the psu for this--- http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx500
This one's better