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Gaming mATX build 700 € budget

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November 8, 2013 7:45:15 AM

After years on notebook I am planing to buy a PC again. I will use this one mostly for gaming and photo editing.
I have to get a new monitor with it and I really like mATX mini, budget of 700 €
If somebody has better ideas or ways to tweak this configuration feel free to post it

This is my current build:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (€99.90 @ Caseking)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-880GMA-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard €89.00
Memory: Kingston Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (€70.98 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (€53.73 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card (€159.13 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (€66.90 @ Caseking)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (€19.55 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Monitor: Asus VE247H 23.6" Monitor (€153.90 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 344 (€38.81)

Total: €751.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-08 16:41 CET+0100)
November 8, 2013 8:23:39 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (€99.90 @ Caseking)
CPU Cooler: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 45.0 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler (€19.90 @ Caseking)
Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard (€59.90 @ Caseking)
Memory: Kingston Blu Red Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (€64.53 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (€53.04 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card (€163.89 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 MicroATX Mini Tower Case (€37.89 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (€54.90 @ Caseking)
Monitor: LG 22EN43T-B 21.5" Monitor (€134.37 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Total: €688.32
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-08 17:23 CET+0100)
November 8, 2013 11:24:40 AM

dottorrent said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (€99.90 @ Caseking)
CPU Cooler: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 45.0 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler (€19.90 @ Caseking)
Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard (€59.90 @ Caseking)
Memory: Kingston Blu Red Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (€64.53 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (€53.04 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card (€163.89 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 MicroATX Mini Tower Case (€37.89 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (€54.90 @ Caseking)
Monitor: LG 22EN43T-B 21.5" Monitor (€134.37 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Total: €688.32
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-08 17:23 CET+0100)

This but the monitor should be your choice, haha.


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November 8, 2013 11:57:50 AM

So I did some more part picking, reading and stuff and I really like Radeon 7870
And I found some smaller cases which can take full ATX mobo with newest chipset
so build looks like this now:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (€99.90 @ Caseking)
CPU Cooler: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 45.0 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler (€19.90 @ Caseking)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (€63.59 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (€67.98 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (€53.04 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card (€159.13 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Case: Cooler Master RC-361-KKN1 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (€38.89 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (€54.90 @ Caseking)
Monitor: LG 22EN43T-B 21.5" Monitor (€134.37 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Total: €691.70
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-08 20:57 CET+0100)
November 8, 2013 2:59:19 PM

Marcopolo123 said:
better case
http://geizhals.de/cooltek-antiphon-schwarz-600045760-a...

better buy from hardwareversand.de or mindfactory.de


you are from germany i guess...


I am not from Germany but I currently live here.
Thx for links, most of the parts are much cheaper. Pushed my build to 613 € now :) 
November 8, 2013 3:02:02 PM

pick the parts from geizhals.de if you buy from hardwareversand.de, prices are cheaper this way.
you also can get a 5€ or 10€ code for free on the internet for hardwareversand.de
!