Thoughts on this sub $700 gaming PC Tags: Gaming Systems Last response: June 25, 2013 2:10 PM in Systems Share mrjoemama June 25, 2013 2:07:54 PM I was told to try and spec out the best $700 PC, when considering buying a iBuypower machine. I tried to squeak out the most out of the $700, which is a firm price, while not compromising too much. CPU - AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core = $119.99 Motherboard - ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX Micro ATX AM3+ =$54.99 Memory - Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 = $52.99 Storage - Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM = $66.62 Video Card - HIS Radeon HD 7870 2GB = $199.99 Case - Antec One ATX Mid Tower = $49.99 Power Supply - XFX 550W ATX12V / EPS12V = $61.24 Operating System - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (32-bit) = $90.99 Total: $696.80 Let me know what you think. All parts were priced on pcpartpicker.com More about : thoughts 700 gaming X79 a b 4 Gaming June 25, 2013 2:10:55 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.99 @ NCIX US) Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($68.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Crucial Ballistix 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($71.99 @ Amazon) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Expansys US) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($189.99 @ Newegg) Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair CX 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Outlet PC) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($87.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $694.89 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-25 17:10 EDT-0400) No micro needed. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Your thoughts on this sub-$700 gaming build? Forum [Solved] New Gaming Build Sub $700 Thoughts or Suggestions? Forum SolvedSub $700 gaming pc build Forum SolvedFirst ever gaming pc build 700 euros, any thoughts? Forum Is this a good sub $700 gaming PC for a complete beginner to build? Forum SolvedThoughts on this sub 700 build Forum New Gaming PC Build - Need Help Trimming Down Cost to sub-£700 Forum First time computer builder, sub $700 gaming PC Forum Sub-700 Gaming PC: Good Build? Forum Advice on sub-$700 Gaming PC? First-timer Forum SolvedSub-$700 CAD/gaming rig Forum SolvedStudent Looking for sub 700 laptop for gaming Forum SolvedFirst-time build, moderate gaming, sub-$700 Forum sub $700 gaming critique please. Forum Sub 700$ Casual-Gaming Laptop Forum SolvedSub US$700 (pref 600) budget gaming build Forum SolvedSub-$600 Gaming PC Opinions Forum SolvedLower than $700 Gaming Build Let me know your thoughts Forum Sub-$700 new build for Multimedia and Casual Gaming Feedback (First Timer) Forum SolvedSub $ 900 gaming pc for next gen Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !