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#16 Mindovermaster

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 19:16

no, his plan is probably better. you can get a computer shop to build it for < $100, but a brand name gaming company will mark it up much more than that.

 

From what ive seen, no. With Ibuypower, you can start systems off from ~$500-750. Add what you want, they aren't money hungry. A fraction more than retail, sure, but its not that much more.

 

Edit: Oh and you aren't buying their brand, they use REAL parts. Not something like Dell.




#17 +PeterUK

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 00:32

For getting you started for the custom PC here is base line of parts to look at:

 

Case – this can be changed but here is one for the list Corsair Carbide Series 200R

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16811139018

CPU - i5-4670

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819116898

Motherboard – if your never going to put more then one GPU in go for the GIGABYTE GA-Z87-HD3 or GIGABYTE GA-Z87X-D3H if you are or just for more features.

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128618

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128591

GPU - GTX 760 2GB or you can opt for a AMD card

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814133492

RAM – DDR 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) Cas 9 1600MHz should be enough to get you going be sure to have a 64 bit OS.

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820231546

PSU – 600W COOLER MASTER i600 may need more if your going to put two GPU cards in at an point

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817171083

SSD – 128GB for your OS you can put your 750GB in this build for more space or get a 1 or 2TB HDD

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820147192

DVD-RW or Blu-Ray Drives you could use the one out of your current PC or get one for this build.



#18 OP tg4cb

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 02:14

Thanks Peter! Very informative :D



#19 Jonathan Lucas

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 06:05

Well, I might get flammed for recommending this but I'm building an AMD pc for me (i use intel on laptop and to be honest i didn't noticed a gap yet)..

 

My specs now:

MSI 970A-G43 MB

AMD FX 8320

8GB corsair vengeance

Gigabyte 7950 3GB GPU

700W PSU (prob too much for my build but it was cheap)

 

And i did not spent a lot of money for that config.. you might wanna check it out (you can prob get the parts cheaper than me since im in Brazil.. I recommend the MB 970A-G46 for this if possible or another brand - actually any will do fine)

 

Oh, I have also bought a 23" Philips fullhd monitor with speakers and 2 HDMIs for 300 usd (expensive but again, im in Brazil)

 

 Nothing wrong with AMD...  :)



#20 Motoko.

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 06:40

Don't be afraid to build your first PC

 

It's really fun and makes you think.