Feb 16, 2011

Guide for a "great" computer (budget $716)

Ok, today we'll see what parts we can buy to build a "great" PC with a budget of $716. 
  • Motherboard; MSI 870A-G54 which costs $99 Or a ASUS M4A89GTD for $145
  • CPU; Phenom II x4 955 BE for $145 or a Phenom II x4 965 BE for $160
  • PSU; Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W  for $70 or a Seasonic S12II 620 Bronze 620W for $70  Or any 80+ 600w+ PSU.
  • Case; Lian Li K58/W for $70 or CM690 II for $70 or Lian Li PC-K62 for $99
  • GPU; 6870 for $220 or a 560 TI for $250 or a 6950 for $260
  • RAM; 4 GB DD3 $42
  • HDD; 1TB for $70
TOTAL: $ 716*

23 comments:

  1. Shouldn't you give more attention to Ram?

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  2. I don't think a gamer would need 4 GBs of RAM for now. More RAM comes later with higher budget.

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  3. yeah great set of builds will follow ;)

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  4. These guide are really helpful, thanks man!

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  5. Pretty cheap, I didn't realize RAM and a 1TB HD would be so cheap

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  6. Dude, I love your blog! :)
    Following and supporting! :)

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  7. Thanks, keep blogging!

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  8. seems a little expensive for the amount of ram, but some good info nonetheless.

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  9. Seems like a good machine for its price.

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  10. @To Rock, no 4gb Ram is great for that price.

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  11. you need to build one with the 2nd gen i7 CPUs pleasEE!!

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  12. Where would we be able to buy these things?

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  13. it is shae that there where I live all prices are much bigger :/

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  14. Nice guide, thanks for sharing, i'm interested in currently building a computer like this one, but i prefer intel over amd CPU.
    Also your prices are a bit too high, you can find way way cheaper on some legal websites

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  15. any suggestions for laptops btw? thx

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  16. Building your own rig is always the better then buying a preconfigured one....

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