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Best $900 Gaming PC with OS

Please provide your best $900 gaming PC with OS that does not lack on GPU performance or CPU performance. Thanks!
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  1. Here's something to consider. It'll do fine in 1080p gaming and will play most-all games ultra 30fps+ for now.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($86.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team Vulcan 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($68.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Dual-X Video Card ($269.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.98 @ OutletPC)
    Power Supply: EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($13.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $874.88

    Edit: just changed the windows copy to reduce the price a bit.
  2. Calnin said:
    Here's something to consider. It'll do fine in 1080p gaming and will play most-all games ultra 30fps+ for now.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($86.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team Vulcan 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($68.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Dual-X Video Card ($269.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.98 @ OutletPC)
    Power Supply: EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($13.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($93.95 @ B&H)
    Total: $878.84

    Always a Step a head of me mate , Great Build !
  3. Calnin said:
    Here's something to consider. It'll do fine in 1080p gaming and will play most-all games ultra 30fps+ for now.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($86.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team Vulcan 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($68.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Dual-X Video Card ($269.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.98 @ OutletPC)
    Power Supply: EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($13.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $874.88

    Edit: just changed the windows copy to reduce the price a bit.


    Nice, but what about this? I can over clock this and still get great GPU performance, maybe not as good as the 280X but still prettty nice.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/YcZYmG
  4. If you can afford it, the cpu is overclockable. It'll do fine. GPU performance will be a bit weaker that's only major difference.
  5. Best answer
    Nice build , you picked out nice components.Build it.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($234.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: MSI Z97-G55 SLI ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($93.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: A-Data XPG V1.0 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($72.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Dual Superclocked ACX Video Card ($229.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Antec P100 ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($57.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $906.87
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-28 18:27 EDT-0400
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