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February 4, 2013 1:21:04 PM

Best gaming pc For Under 750$

Monitor - Full Hd

Keyboard Mouse And Speakers - yes(add total pricing with and without keyboard, mouse, and speakers

Prefered Cpu - Intel

Main Use - Gaming

Extend Up To 800$
a c 271 4 Gaming
February 4, 2013 4:25:56 PM

Here you go:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3350P 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($79.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($188.98 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($38.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($51.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $641.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-04 13:25 EST-0500)

Then add whatever monitor and keyboard / mouse you want.
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a b 4 Gaming
February 4, 2013 4:40:41 PM

The intel i5- 3350p is a little weaker than the AMD FX 6300 , and cant be overclocked
so take g-units build and replace the processor and motherboard with

AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) $140
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASRock 970 EXTREME4 AM3+ $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

That saves you about $20 , improves performance , and gives you a motherboard that can crossfire or SLI if you ever want to add a second graphics card

Also consider the Corsair 200R case which is about $35 at Newegg
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a b 4 Gaming
February 4, 2013 5:16:06 PM



Interesting link that makes no comparison whatsoever with the FX 6300 .
It does show performance has scaled DOWN a lot compared to other i5 processors

If you check
http://community.futuremark.com/hardware/cpu/Intel+Core...
you will see the total processing power of the 3550p is less than the FX 6300 . Around 7% less .
So to build with the bargain i5 costs you $40 more and drops performance 7%

And you lose the option to overclock
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a b 4 Gaming
February 4, 2013 5:44:48 PM

The i5-3350p is a better cpu for gaming than the fx-6300, any i5 trounces the fx-6300 and with a much lower power consumption.
My suggestion with monitor+keyboard+mouse :

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3350P 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($169.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 520W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Hannspree HL229DPB 21.5" Monitor ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Keyboard: Logitech MK120 Wired Slim Keyboard w/Optical Mouse ($16.89 @ Amazon)
Total: $722.77
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)


If you can spend a bit more get the 7870 XT :
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/powercolor-video-card-ax78...
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/sapphire-video-card-100354...
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a c 271 4 Gaming
February 4, 2013 7:17:34 PM

Outlander_04 said:
Interesting link that makes no comparison whatsoever with the FX 6300 .
It does show performance has scaled DOWN a lot compared to other i5 processors

If you check
http://community.futuremark.com/hardware/cpu/Intel+Core...
you will see the total processing power of the 3550p is less than the FX 6300 . Around 7% less .
So to build with the bargain i5 costs you $40 more and drops performance 7%

And you lose the option to overclock


You don't always have to overclock - I personally see it as a luxury rather than a necessity. On a build of this budget you have to sacrifice somewhere and that's usually where it happens.
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a b 4 Gaming
February 4, 2013 7:46:06 PM

djangoringo said:
The i5-3350p is a better cpu for gaming than the fx-6300, any i5 trounces the fx-6300
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Im sure you have a lot of experience building computers with both the 3550p and the FX 6300 on which you base that statement

but would you like to show us some proof?
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a b 4 Gaming
February 4, 2013 8:06:22 PM

so you dont have a single benchmark for the 3550p?

And no actual experience either?

Someones guessing! And it looks like a fanboy
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a b 4 Gaming
February 4, 2013 8:14:30 PM

What more do you want ?
That an i5-3350p will perform much less than an i5-3470 and worse than a fx-6300 ?
He wants an intel cpu, in case you didn't know the i5 quad cores ivybridge beats the fx-6300 or even the fx-8xxx series in gaming.
And i am the fanboy...when you recommend always the same cpu, the fx-6300.
Also see your comments here : http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/fx-8350-core-i7-377...

It's seems someone is biased.
And that's all, show some proof that the fx-6300 is better than the i5.
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a c 271 4 Gaming
February 4, 2013 9:27:35 PM

Outlander_04 said:
so you dont have a single benchmark for the 3550p?

And no actual experience either?

Someones guessing! And it looks like a fanboy


Who's accusing anyone of being a fanboy? Here's a benchmark: http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Core+i5-3...

And again, you do not have to overclock on every build - it doesn't hurt but it doesn't always help either.
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a b 4 Gaming
February 4, 2013 9:50:18 PM

g-unit1111 said:
Who's accusing anyone of being a fanboy? Here's a benchmark: http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Core+i5-3...

And again, you do not have to overclock on every build - it doesn't hurt but it doesn't always help either.



If you were basing a recommendation for a cpu on that link it would have to be an AMD 8 core which performs better and is better value for money than the 3550p at the same price .
And while I agree with you that OCing is not "required" it is very much part of the value proposition for people building their own computer .


The good news in this thread though is django who thinks its not a good idea to recommend AMD when the OP asks for intel .
I feel sure this will mean he will never again insist that people wanting to build with AMD would be better off with an intel .
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