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Budget Gaming PC

Postby Euro_Bucks » Mon Sep 22, 2014 4:34 pm

I would like to share a build I am planning to get very soon
and you might wanna make it as a reference on your
upcoming purchase. Got these prices from newegg so
if you'll ask how much it would be on your country,
it would costs somewhere near these prices.

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Cooler Master Elite 110 = $39
* One of the most cheapest ITX casing out there. Unlike Lian-Li's
and Silverstone's, you could fit a standard sized PSU in it.

Corsair CX 430 430W = $39
*430w of power is more than enough for this entire build

Biostar Hi-Fi B85N 3D = $69
*Cheap and has mosy of the features those famous brands currently has.
For this small platform, it has a good built-in audio.

Intel Pentium G3258 3.2 Ghz LGA 1150 = $69
*At $70 you get a special edition CPU from Intel. An unlocked
CPU that overclocks well with the Biostar Hi-Fi B85N 3D.

G.Skill Ripjaws X 4GB X 2 DDR3 1600mhz = $79
*G.sKill sports a cheap and a kickass design on their
rams. 8Gb with a 1600mhz speed is good enough to play current released games.

Zotac GTX 750Ti 1GB 128-Bit GDDR5 = $139
*Sports the new Maxwell architecture. A card so powerful to handle
games like Battlefield 4, Titanfall, COD Ghosts etc. that peaks at
insanely low 75 watts.

Western Digital WD Blue 1TB SATA = $59
1Tb is I think a pretty good enough capacity for this build.

Total = $493
(monitor excluded)

A budget gaming PC that can handle latest games @ full HD.
It has a small foot print that you could put it almost anywhere
on your table.
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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby kenc51 » Tue Sep 23, 2014 2:00 pm

Any benchmarks yet?

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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby sbohdan » Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:09 pm

kenc51 wrote:Any benchmarks yet?


Yeah, the price is right but no convincing without benchmarks :rolleyes:
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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby Euro_Bucks » Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:05 am

sbohdan wrote:
kenc51 wrote:Any benchmarks yet?


Yeah, the price is right but no convincing without benchmarks :rolleyes:


No benchmarks yet, I'll get back to you as soon as I've completed this build. :lol:

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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby brentsg » Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:50 pm

I have that CPU and the same video card in EVGA form for my HTPC if you have any benchmark requests or such before you get too far down the road.

If you are trying to emphasize quiet and cool then I get the GPU choice. Otherwise, I'd be tempted to push for more GPU since you have a "real" power supply.

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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby Euro_Bucks » Wed Sep 24, 2014 11:12 pm

brentsg wrote:I have that CPU and the same video card in EVGA form for my HTPC if you have any benchmark requests or such before you get too far down the road.

If you are trying to emphasize quiet and cool then I get the GPU choice. Otherwise, I'd be tempted to push for more GPU since you have a "real" power supply.


cool! mind sharing some game benchmarks?

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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby DJ Tucker » Fri Sep 26, 2014 4:07 am

your build is some what better than my second build which consisted of e8500 at 3.8ghz, 2x 9800GT @ 700mhz and 4gb and 800MHz memory. I would defo like to see the benchmarks and compare it to my old system and see what the power usage and frame rates are like :)
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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby Euro_Bucks » Sat Sep 27, 2014 6:46 am

DJ Tucker wrote:your build is some what better than my second build which consisted of e8500 at 3.8ghz, 2x 9800GT @ 700mhz and 4gb and 800MHz memory. I would defo like to see the benchmarks and compare it to my old system and see what the power usage and frame rates are like :)



yes i guess it is, couldn't imagine that pair of 9800gt's would suck so much wattage. :lol:

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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby DJ Tucker » Sat Sep 27, 2014 4:31 pm

can't believe those 9800gt's suck 250watts combined and I overclocked them. they used power watts than my 570 does and yet my 570 is almost 2x more powerful then the 9800gt's :lol:
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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby Euro_Bucks » Sun Sep 28, 2014 1:01 pm

DJ Tucker wrote:can't believe those 9800gt's suck 250watts combined and I overclocked them. they used power watts than my 570 does and yet my 570 is almost 2x more powerful then the 9800gt's :lol:


I guess that's what nvidia is currently up to, more power but with less consumption. :)

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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby DJ Tucker » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:21 am

yep they are. however they made the 700 series use more watts then the previous 600 series. in fact they used more watts then the improvement they provided over the 600 series :(
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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby Euro_Bucks » Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:10 pm

DJ Tucker wrote:yep they are. however they made the 700 series use more watts then the previous 600 series. in fact they used more watts then the improvement they provided over the 600 series :(


Not sure about that man but I don't see it on the 750 Ti. Runs at 70 watts at full load, that's some serious savings. :)

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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby Apoptosis » Tue Sep 30, 2014 11:34 am

Euro_Bucks wrote:
DJ Tucker wrote:yep they are. however they made the 700 series use more watts then the previous 600 series. in fact they used more watts then the improvement they provided over the 600 series :(


Not sure about that man but I don't see it on the 750 Ti. Runs at 70 watts at full load, that's some serious savings. :)


Keep in mind that the GTX 750 Ti is Maxwell, so it really should be in the 900 series! :)
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Re: Budget Gaming PC

Postby Euro_Bucks » Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:06 pm

Apoptosis wrote:
Euro_Bucks wrote:
DJ Tucker wrote:yep they are. however they made the 700 series use more watts then the previous 600 series. in fact they used more watts then the improvement they provided over the 600 series :(


Not sure about that man but I don't see it on the 750 Ti. Runs at 70 watts at full load, that's some serious savings. :)


Keep in mind that the GTX 750 Ti is Maxwell, so it really should be in the 900 series! :)


Yeah, they started maxwell in the 750 Ti. nvidia is doing it better every generation. :partyman:


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