The parts + Operation system would run about the same price from part picker. Also I wouldn't have to pay taxes on this computer which would save me about $80. What do you guys think is this a good deal. I wouldn't have to build one and the parts are nice
Yes the Video card is alot better on you part picker there but you forgot to add the operating system. Plus although probably not necessary the other unit runs I7 instead of I5. My question is Do you think its worth it if I didn't want to go through the hassle of building my own computer and is that the best I can get out there for that price.
I tried grabbing those same part spec from pcpicker and it's about the same price as the one from tiger direct pre-built.
again taxes would run me an extra 70+ buck which I wouldn't pay on that system from Tigerdirect
ya for a grand you can do better...that 7850 is going to choke that 3770 cpu at high rez.
The ssd is nice for boot speeds but the 500GB secondary is ***!
You'll fill that drive in the first 7 days..lol Games are larger these days and Steam...well that will kill a 500GB drive in no time...if you have lots of games on there.
Use partpicker to put a decent system together..people in here to help...JQ
Best Build I could come up with for the price including a OS
The pricing for the tigerdirect build is actually pretty decent but its unbalanced with too strong a cpu with a weak GPU. If you're willing to play on high 1080p the 7850 will do fine. It also seems to come with a mouse + keyboard set. It really depends on the resolution and you could CF the 7850 in the future (but might need to upgrade the PSU)
The 3570 is the same price as the 3470 while the 3570k is $20 more
The 3570 can OC to 4.2ghz on the z77 chipset using the turbo method
The 7870xt is quite a bit better gpu than the 7850
All parts are of good quality
So I went to part picker and got the I5 instead of the I7 and barely saved anything.
I like that build by sticks there. I just figured it would save me some time from having to build one and get it build by someone in the know.
Alhought that 7950 is alot better I don't think I will need it yet since i play wow, diablo, Rift, GW2. Plus I can always upgrade the video card later if needs be. To order all those parts pay the extra tax and shipping.
Is it not better to have someone professional build it for you and then you can just upgrade later if needs be?
The only difference I see so far is the Video card. which would cost me and extra $100 total if I had to build it myself taking into account taxes/shipping. And the difference between 7850 and 7950 is about $100 bucks.
Maybe I'm just trying to avoid building it myself because I'm afraid of messing things up.
So it's worth it except that its just unbalance because the GPU is weak. Mhmm. Thanks for the help everyone I'm gonna think about it.
You have to understand that for gaming the 3570k is the best you can get for performance and price. That 3770 will provide no benefit in game. I will say this because I actually have experience on the issue, these "professional builders" will always opt for cheaper parts to maximize their profits. For instance, the psu is listed a "500 watt". What that means is they will use one of their POS models that are terrible quality and have the chance of destroying your investment. Also, building a computer today is probably easier than a lot of LEGO kits, lol. There are tons of guides out there and there are many people on Tom's that will be glad to get you the most for your money. The build I listed is just something I threw together to show you what you should expect with your budget.