mamamia13 said: What is your max budget? For gaming builds, I would recommend an intel build.
tiny voices said: The motherboard in build 2 is known for overheating and catching fire. Change it for sure if you go that route.
tiny voices said: That motherboard is better. Not awesome for overclocking or anything, but for stock clocks will be perfectly fine and reliable.
tiny voices said: The gtx760 and r9 270x are VERY close in performance. The 760 is only like 2-6% better. There will not be a noticeable difference between the cards.