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 204 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 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.) Related resources 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 $2000 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer senkeiser January 18, 2013 12:27:31 AM Oh wow quick answers ! No I don't plan to OC. Between 3570K and 3470, I save like 40$ ^^ --- 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 ? AMD Radeon a b B Homebuilt system a c 204 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 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 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... Best solution properbuilds January 18, 2013 12:42:12 AM Share 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. senkeiser January 18, 2013 12:56:57 AM I actually live in Canada Thank you for these links ! I will check these out! senkeiser January 18, 2013 12:57:17 AM Best answer selected by senkeiser. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Gaming/Development PC for 4500 EUR Forum Gaming/Development PC Help Please! Forum $2000 Gaming/Development Build Forum Please Advise for $3000 Gaming/Development Build Forum X58 Gaming/Development System Forum I5 Gaming/Development System Forum Worth it to wait for nehalem? really? Forum First gaming pc build NEED HELP Forum $500-$600 Gaming+Development build. Opinion? Want to drop prices. Forum CPU Temps Forum [Solved] 2000$ - 2500$ Gaming PC at 1440P and 120 Hz Forum [Solved] Will this PC Kickass at Gaming? Forum Need to build gaming rig under 1000 dollars Forum [Solved] Mid Budget Intel/NVidia Build Forum Need ideas for gaming pc build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !