Solved Budget PC for gaming/developping Tags: Homebuilt Gaming Systems Last response: January 18, 2013 12:57 AM in Systems Share senkeiser January 18, 2013 12:11:42 AM Hey guys, Im planning to buy a budget pc, mostly for gaming (mostly multiplayers) and apps dev (visual studio, photoshop,...) . I have a budget of 700$ What do you think of this one? I already have a Samsung 830 SSD. Case Coolermaster 690 usb 3 Motherboard Gigabyte Z77-D3H Cpu Intel Core i5 3470 Fan Hyper 212 Evo Gpu Gigabyte HD 7850 Psu Corsair CX600 v2 LG DVD RW 24X Thanks More about : budget gaming developping | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to senkeiser Register or log in to remove AMD Radeon Homebuilt system Authority Gaming Expert January 18, 2013 12:13:50 AM do you wnat to OC or not? 212 evo + z77 are capable of handling OC 3570k but with 3470 it is just perfect | Report abuse Reply to AMD Radeon properbuilds January 18, 2013 12:19:49 AM Hi, it's better to just drop the cooler and that motherboard since you have the i5-3470, it allows for better card like the 7870. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($188.79 @ Amazon) Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.57 @ NCIX US) Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($238.98 @ SuperBiiz) Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($53.99 @ NCIX US) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg) Total: $653.30 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) | Report abuse Reply to properbuilds senkeiser January 18, 2013 12:27:31 AM Oh wow quick answers ! No I don't plan to OC. Between 3570K and 3470, I save like 40$ ^^ --- The Asrock mobo is really interesting. Everything I need. And good idea to upgrade to 7870. Is there a big difference with 200R and 300R ? | Report abuse Reply to senkeiser Related ressources New Gaming/Development home PC - $1200 budget - Forum New budget gaming/development rig help - Forum Graphics card for media/low level gaming PC . - Forum [HELP] First Build - $1400 Gaming/Development PC - Forum New pc for gaming/development - up to $2000 - Forum Ask the community Publish AMD Radeon Homebuilt system Authority Gaming Expert January 18, 2013 12:30:39 AM ^ personally i will pick cheaper case as it is just case, as long as it has good airflow. adds no performance to pc at all. corsair 200R is good choice | Report abuse Reply to AMD Radeon properbuilds January 18, 2013 12:30:52 AM Hi, i think it's best the 200R for your budget, it's a good case, the best at it's price. All those changes allows you to buy a better card, my recommendation, for a 7870, get an asus, gigabyte,msi | Report abuse Reply to properbuilds senkeiser January 18, 2013 12:35:05 AM I can get the CM 690 II for 66$, after 15$ MIB. Better choice no ? http://www.bestdirect.ca/products/242336/RC-692A-KKN5/C... | Report abuse Reply to senkeiser Best solution properbuilds January 18, 2013 12:42:12 AM Hi, you're in canada...you can get an antec one for a bit less, also the motherboard the cheapest h77/z77 is the msi : PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ NCIX) Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G41 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($79.99 @ Memory Express) Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($41.99 @ Newegg Canada) Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($229.99 @ Memory Express) Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case ($43.99 @ Computer Valley) Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX) Optical Drive: LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer ($17.06 @ DirectCanada) Total: $663.00 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) Feel free to make some changes, like the card for a 7870 from asus,gigabyte or msi. | Report abuse Reply to properbuilds senkeiser January 18, 2013 12:56:57 AM I actually live in Canada Thank you for these links ! I will check these out! | Report abuse Reply to senkeiser senkeiser January 18, 2013 12:57:17 AM Best answer selected by senkeiser. | Report abuse Reply to senkeiser Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Budget PC for gaming/developping> Related ressources: ForumGaming/Development PC for 4500 EUR ForumGaming/Development PC Help Please! Forum$2000 Gaming/Development Build ForumPlease Advise for $3000 Gaming/Development Build ForumX58 Gaming/Development System ForumI5 Gaming/Development System ForumWorth it to wait for nehalem? really? ForumFirst gaming pc build NEED HELP Forum$500-$600 Gaming+Development build. Opinion? Want to drop prices. 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