Solved

New Pc Build- For friend sub 1200AUD

Hi guys,
My friend is wanting to build a gaming pc, primarily for playing Titanfall, Minecraft and Other FPS games. Could I please have some system suggestions.

Approximate Purchase Date: some time next week

Budget Range: 1000-1200AUD

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, School Work, Internet Browsing

Are you buying a monitor: No


Parts to Upgrade: All except Optical Drive

Do you need to buy OS: Yes (Unless Windows installation can be carried from pc to pc)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: mwave.com.au
Pc Case Gear


Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Parts Preferences:
Windows 8.1
Cooler Master Storm Enforcer


Overclocking: If can be fitted into budget

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: Currently Running a 1080p

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Current Pc can't run games anymore.

Thanks guys.

Also, gtx 770 on sale at $399 is it worth it?
3 answers Last reply Best Answer
More about build friend 1200aud
  1. supports sli/cfx
    if he wants an ssd it will be another 100 or a gtx 760 instead
    can overclock but needs aftermarket cooler

    PCPartPicker part list: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/39AV0
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/39AV0/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/39AV0/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($189.00 @ CPL Online)
    Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($135.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($105.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Power Supply: XFX TS 550W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($99.00 @ PLE Computers)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($115.00 @ CPL Online)
    Total: $1210.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-14 18:06 EST+1100)
  2. Bad_Kitty13 said:
    supports sli/cfx
    if he wants an ssd it will be another 100 or a gtx 760 instead
    can overclock but needs aftermarket cooler

    PCPartPicker part list: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/39AV0
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/39AV0/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/39AV0/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($189.00 @ CPL Online)
    Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($135.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($105.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Power Supply: XFX TS 550W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($99.00 @ PLE Computers)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($115.00 @ CPL Online)
    Total: $1210.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-14 18:06 EST+1100)


    Im partial to intel myself, also, he doesn't want to overclock, should have mentioned that, what about this?
    http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/39Bkc
  3. Best answer
    that looks great intel performs better anyway.
Ask a new question

Read More

Build Components