Solved Budget PC for gaming/developping Tags: Homebuilt Gaming Systems Product 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 AMD Radeon a b B Homebuilt system a c 327 4 Gaming 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 m 0 l 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.) m 0 l Related resources New Gaming/Development home PC - $1200 budget - Forum Advice on gaming/developing pc - Forum New pc for gaming/development - up to $2000 - Forum [HELP] First Build - $1400 Gaming/Development PC - Forum Hey console vs gaming pc? 1000 dollar budget!!! EXTREMELY URGENT - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer senkeiser January 18, 2013 12:27:31 AM Oh wow quick answers ! No I don't plan to OC. Between 3570K and 3470, I save like 40$ ^^ --- 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 ? m 0 l AMD Radeon a b B Homebuilt system a c 327 4 Gaming 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 m 0 l 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 m 0 l 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... m 0 l 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: $663.00 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) Feel free to make some changes, like the card for a 7870 from asus,gigabyte or msi. Share senkeiser January 18, 2013 12:56:57 AM I actually live in Canada Thank you for these links ! I will check these out! m 0 l senkeiser January 18, 2013 12:57:17 AM Best answer selected by senkeiser. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs this a good budget build for a gaming PC? Forum SolvedGuys please help me building my first budget gaming pc :) Forum SolvedBuying a budget PC very soon, Help me answer a couple questions PLEASE :) Forum SolvedFirst time building pc budget-660$ Forum SolvedMake a Gaming/Workstation PC, budget is around $500 Forum Solvedi want to build a pc that can run archeage online at high resolution under 1000 $ USD budget. 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