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Is this a good pc build for around 600 dollars?
Mar 16, 2015, 1:06 PM
I would like to build my first gaming pc, but i'm a total noob. Is this a good build?
Processor: Intel Core i5 4590
Motherboard: ASRock H97M Anniversary
RAM: Crucial Ballistic Sport 8GB
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB
GPU: Asus R9 270X DC2 2GD5
PSU: Corsair Builder CX500
Case: Bitfenix Neos Tower
Is this the best i can get for those 600 dollars, or are there any improvements i can make? Will this run BF4 on Ultra settings? Do i need an SSD, if so, which do you recommend?
Mar 16, 2015
Mar 16, 2015
good build 600 dollars
Mar 16, 2015, 1:22 PM
PCPartPicker part list
Price breakdown by merchant
Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor
($173.61 @ OutletPC)
MSI H81M-P33 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
($42.98 @ Newegg)
G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
($54.99 @ Newegg)
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
($51.89 @ OutletPC)
MSI Radeon R9 280 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card
($169.99 @ Newegg)
Corsair SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case
($37.99 @ Micro Center)
XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply
($43.99 @ NCIX US)
Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer
($12.99 @ Newegg)
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-03-16 17:43 EDT-0400
Mar 16, 2015, 2:38 PM
''Antec 450W ATX Power Supply''
do not use this psu , it does not work with the R9 280 who need a pci-e 6 pins and a pci-e 8pins
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