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Best GPU under 400?

Hello, I'm looking for a GPU that is under 400 bucks. I was looking at the Gigabyte GTX 770 2GB for $419...Just wondering if there are better cards for the same price or lower. I'm trying to save as much money as I can as this is my first build. Or....A higher priced card, but cut down on other parts. Here's my full list: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/

Feel free to leave suggestions on where I can save money. I do plan on buying a monitor, keyboard and mouse. But nothing fancy. A 21 inch monitor, and standard keyboard and mouse.Thanks guys.
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  1. That's the wrong link. You need to hit the BBCode Markup button, and paste the results here. Or the permalink at the top left, but the BBCode is nicer.
  2. Note that s/he's in AU. Those won't work.

    But yeah, waiting for custom cooler versions of the R9 290 is a good plan.
  3. Yeah Aussie price are not from this planet. They are wayyyyyyyyyyyyy out there ^^
    I did think we have expensive price in EU but then one look Aussie price. I was like omg cant be..
    http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-video-card-gvn770oc4gd
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card ($539.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Total: $539.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-16 21:00 EST+1100)

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon R9 290 4GB Video Card ($489.00 @ Scorptec)
    Total: $489.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-16 21:01 EST+1100)

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($385.00 @ CPL Online)
    Total: $385.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-16 21:03 EST+1100)

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 4GB Video Card ($359.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Total: $359.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-16 21:04 EST+1100)
  4. Lol, sorry about the inconvience. And yeah, Australian prices are too damn high! Thank you for the sugesstions guys! I just don't know....Maybe I should leave building it til after year 12, I'll have more time, money and things will HOPEFULLY be less expensive :p I'm in yr11 now, well starting next year...
  5. And is this better? : PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($243.00 @ CPL Online)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($39.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Motherboard: Asus H87M-PRO Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($122.00 @ CPL Online)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($102.00 @ CPL Online)
    Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($145.00 @ CPL Online)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.00 @ CPL Online)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($419.00 @ CPL Online)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($115.00 @ CPL Online)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($23.00 @ CPL Online)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($109.00 @ CPL Online)
    Total: $1485.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-16 21:57 EST+1100)
  6. Best answer
    Some small changes:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($243.00 @ CPL Online)
    Motherboard: ASRock H87M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($105.00 @ CPL Online)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($102.00 @ CPL Online)
    Storage: Plextor M5S Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($109.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Storage: Toshiba 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($65.00 @ PLE Computers)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($419.00 @ CPL Online)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($85.00 @ CPL Online)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($23.00 @ CPL Online)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($109.00 @ CPL Online)
    Total: $1359.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-16 22:20 EST+1100)
  7. Someone Somewhere said:
    Some small changes:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($243.00 @ CPL Online)
    Motherboard: ASRock H87M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($105.00 @ CPL Online)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($102.00 @ CPL Online)
    Storage: Plextor M5S Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($109.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Storage: Toshiba 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($65.00 @ PLE Computers)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($419.00 @ CPL Online)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($85.00 @ CPL Online)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($23.00 @ CPL Online)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($109.00 @ CPL Online)
    Total: $1359.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-16 22:20 EST+1100)


    Nice changes!
  8. I think i would go for something like this,

    PCPartPicker part list

    Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($222.00 @ CPL Online)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($39.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Motherboard: ASRock H87 Performance ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($122.00 @ CPL Online)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($99.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($109.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.00 @ CPL Online)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($389.00 @ CPL Online)
    Case: BitFenix Raider Window (Grey) ATX Mid Tower Case ($95.00 @ CPL Online)
    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($85.00 @ CPL Online)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($23.00 @ CPL Online)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($108.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Total: $1360.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-16 23:53 EST+1100)

    I chose a more expensive motherboard partly because of the soundchip and a bit for the looks which should be really nice in that case with window i chose.
    So another case which according to the site has two front red led fans which should look nice if you like that.
    I chose the r9 280X because in review it is as good as the gtx 770 and is still cheaper.
    i chose the i5 4570 because i don't think tou will notice the 200mhz less and it's cheaper.It in return gives extra cash for the cpu cooler.
  9. Vic 40 said:
    I think i would go for something like this,

    PCPartPicker part list

    Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($222.00 @ CPL Online)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($39.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Motherboard: ASRock H87 Performance ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($122.00 @ CPL Online)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($99.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($109.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.00 @ CPL Online)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($389.00 @ CPL Online)
    Case: BitFenix Raider Window (Grey) ATX Mid Tower Case ($95.00 @ CPL Online)
    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($85.00 @ CPL Online)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($23.00 @ CPL Online)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($108.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Total: $1360.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-16 23:53 EST+1100)

    I chose a more expensive motherboard partly because of the soundchip and a bit for the looks which should be really nice in that case with window i chose.
    So another case which according to the site has two front red led fans which should look nice if you like that.
    I chose the r9 280X because in review it is as good as the gtx 770 and is still cheaper.
    i chose the i5 4570 because i don't think tou will notice the 200mhz less and it's cheaper.It in return gives extra cash for the cpu cooler.


    This is a fantastic build :) I think I'm going to use it. Ahaha. Thank you very much, Made some very good choices!
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