Solved Is this a good build for 2500$? Tags: Systems Last response: June 3, 2014 10:57 AM in Systems Share Vanqs June 3, 2014 10:38:14 AM I want to play most of the newly released games on max settings and I don't want to replace any parts for a couple of years. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/7bXXnQ Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/7bXXnQ/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/7bXXnQ/benchmarks/ CPU: Intel Core i7-4820K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor ($322.98 @ SuperBiiz) CPU Cooler: Thermaltake CLP0587 106.2 CFM CPU Cooler ($85.98 @ SuperBiiz) Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme4 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($199.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($200.98 @ Newegg) Storage: A-Data S510 480GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($255.98 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Constellation ES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($62.84 @ Amazon) Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 290X 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($539.99 @ Amazon) Case: Enermax Fulmo GT (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($209.98 @ OutletPC) Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($157.79 @ OutletPC) Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($57.98 @ OutletPC) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US) Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($169.99 @ Amazon) Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($169.99 @ Amazon) Case Fan: Noctua NF-F12 PWM 55.0 CFM 120mm Fan ($19.50 @ Amazon) Total: $2543.96 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-03 13:34 EDT-0400) More about : good build 2500 Reply to Vanqs Vanqs June 3, 2014 10:40:38 AM Obviously subject to change and I'm going to change my fan selection, (It's just a place holder) Reply to Vanqs m 0 l woltej1 June 3, 2014 10:41:47 AM overkill on the CPU. You should at least have xfire 290xs at the price. Reply to woltej1 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution n3cw4rr10r June 3, 2014 10:57:33 AM PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3wzm3C Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3wzm3C/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3wzm3C/benchmarks/ CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($228.98 @ OutletPC) CPU Cooler: Corsair H55 57.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($59.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($139.99 @ Amazon) Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($264.99 @ NCIX US) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($81.97 @ OutletPC) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($479.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($479.99 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ NCIX US) Power Supply: SeaSonic M12II 850W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($109.99 @ Amazon) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ OutletPC) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC) Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($169.99 @ Amazon) Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($169.99 @ Amazon) Total: $2550.81 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-03 13:56 EDT-0400) Reply to n3cw4rr10r Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedNeed good Gaming desktop build ($2500 (AUD) budget) Forum SolvedA good PC build for 2500$ - 3000$ Forum SolvedHow good is this $2500 build for gaming and editing Forum Is this a good pc build for under $2500.00? Forum Solved$2500 build (Is this good and will it all fit) Forum SolvedWill this be a good build to overclock 2500k to 5.0GHz? Forum Solved$2000 - $2500 First Time Gaming Build. Good for 3 years. Forum SolvedGaming build, is this good or switch to 2500k? Forum SolvedGood/Cheap 2500k build $500-700 Forum is this a good $2500 build Forum $900 i5 2500k build. Is it a good one? Forum 2500K, a good build for the price? Forum ORDERING TOMORROW AM I GOOD TO GO? $2000 GTX570/2500K BUILD Forum Need help picking a good mobo for an i5-2500k build Forum Is This Case Airflow Good Enough For My "Quiet" Build (i5 2500k OC) ? Forum Good build for $2500? Forum SolvedWhat is better? A good quality 2.1 of Rs.2500 or 5.1 of Rs.5500. Forum SolvedWhat CPU fan Cooler should be good enough to get the most of my I5 2500k? Forum SolvedFriends $2500 Gaming Build, Need Suggestions Forum Solvedlooking for good mother board i5 2500k Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !