Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel - General › My $1,500 Budget Gaming Rig
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

My $1,500 Budget Gaming Rig

post #1 of 19
Thread Starter 
Case - Rosewill Challenger 49.99
HDD - Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 RPM - 99.99
GPU - EVGA GTX 680 2GB - 499.99
PSU - Corsair Enthusiast Series TX650W - 89.99 (W/20 Dollar MIR)
RAM - Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) - 84.99
MOBO - Asus Sabertooth Z77 - 239.99
CPU - Intel Core i5-2500K - 219.99
CPU Cooler - Cooler Master Hyper 212 - 29.99
SSD - Samsung 256GB - 199.99


Look good to you guys? Comments? Advice?
post #2 of 19
What do you need 16 gigs of Ram for?

+ 670 is still a pretty good bang for the buck. What's your resolution?

+ Where are you ordering from? + are you near a Microcenter?

+ What's your favorite color?
Edited by dklic6 - 10/10/12 at 11:05pm
Skylake Work Box
(11 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i3 6100 ASRock H170M-ITX/DL LGA 1151 MSI 970 Gaming Ballistix Sport LT 8GB 288-Pin DDR4  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850  Cooler Master GeminII M4 *nix, Windows 10 BenQ 32"  
PowerCaseAudio
Corsair 430 Cooler Master Elite 130 Schitt Stack modi/magni 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 4130 Supermicro MBD-SLL-F-O uATX Crucial CT102472BD160B jbods 
OSMonitorPowerCase
FreeNAS IPMI Seasonig G Series SSR-450  Fractal Design R4 
  hide details  
Reply
Skylake Work Box
(11 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i3 6100 ASRock H170M-ITX/DL LGA 1151 MSI 970 Gaming Ballistix Sport LT 8GB 288-Pin DDR4  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850  Cooler Master GeminII M4 *nix, Windows 10 BenQ 32"  
PowerCaseAudio
Corsair 430 Cooler Master Elite 130 Schitt Stack modi/magni 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 4130 Supermicro MBD-SLL-F-O uATX Crucial CT102472BD160B jbods 
OSMonitorPowerCase
FreeNAS IPMI Seasonig G Series SSR-450  Fractal Design R4 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 19
Thread Starter 
Video editing / Games in background - 16 GB RAM
1920 x 1080 - Res
Newegg.com
No Microcenters around frown.gif
Green biggrin.gif
Edited by Jaimbi - 10/10/12 at 11:12pm
post #4 of 19
Your favorite color wasn't answered. It matters.
Skylake Work Box
(11 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i3 6100 ASRock H170M-ITX/DL LGA 1151 MSI 970 Gaming Ballistix Sport LT 8GB 288-Pin DDR4  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850  Cooler Master GeminII M4 *nix, Windows 10 BenQ 32"  
PowerCaseAudio
Corsair 430 Cooler Master Elite 130 Schitt Stack modi/magni 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 4130 Supermicro MBD-SLL-F-O uATX Crucial CT102472BD160B jbods 
OSMonitorPowerCase
FreeNAS IPMI Seasonig G Series SSR-450  Fractal Design R4 
  hide details  
Reply
Skylake Work Box
(11 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i3 6100 ASRock H170M-ITX/DL LGA 1151 MSI 970 Gaming Ballistix Sport LT 8GB 288-Pin DDR4  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850  Cooler Master GeminII M4 *nix, Windows 10 BenQ 32"  
PowerCaseAudio
Corsair 430 Cooler Master Elite 130 Schitt Stack modi/magni 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 4130 Supermicro MBD-SLL-F-O uATX Crucial CT102472BD160B jbods 
OSMonitorPowerCase
FreeNAS IPMI Seasonig G Series SSR-450  Fractal Design R4 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 19
Thread Starter 
Re-read my post ^
post #6 of 19
Can you ditch the 2500K for a 3570K?
Derp Machine
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen 7 1800X AX370-Gaming K7 EVGA GTX 1070 FTW 16GB Dark Pro 3200MHz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB + 2TB Firecuda NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 Pro Predator XB271 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ducky Shine 5 (MX Red) EVGA 850 P2 NZXT S340 Elite Razer DeathAdder Elite 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Manticor Asus Xonar Essence STX 
  hide details  
Reply
Derp Machine
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen 7 1800X AX370-Gaming K7 EVGA GTX 1070 FTW 16GB Dark Pro 3200MHz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB + 2TB Firecuda NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 Pro Predator XB271 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ducky Shine 5 (MX Red) EVGA 850 P2 NZXT S340 Elite Razer DeathAdder Elite 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Manticor Asus Xonar Essence STX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 19
Why not just get a radeon hd 7970 or 7950? Way cheaper and better.
post #8 of 19
Good now that I have all the facts, it looks like a solid build. As said the gen 3 i5 is nice, but is it really going to make up the difference in price? 10 bucks is like half a case of beer.


Green is a solid choice sir.thumb.gif

and to answer the 7979/7950 guy above me; he could be a folder? Dunno.
Skylake Work Box
(11 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i3 6100 ASRock H170M-ITX/DL LGA 1151 MSI 970 Gaming Ballistix Sport LT 8GB 288-Pin DDR4  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850  Cooler Master GeminII M4 *nix, Windows 10 BenQ 32"  
PowerCaseAudio
Corsair 430 Cooler Master Elite 130 Schitt Stack modi/magni 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 4130 Supermicro MBD-SLL-F-O uATX Crucial CT102472BD160B jbods 
OSMonitorPowerCase
FreeNAS IPMI Seasonig G Series SSR-450  Fractal Design R4 
  hide details  
Reply
Skylake Work Box
(11 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i3 6100 ASRock H170M-ITX/DL LGA 1151 MSI 970 Gaming Ballistix Sport LT 8GB 288-Pin DDR4  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850  Cooler Master GeminII M4 *nix, Windows 10 BenQ 32"  
PowerCaseAudio
Corsair 430 Cooler Master Elite 130 Schitt Stack modi/magni 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i3 4130 Supermicro MBD-SLL-F-O uATX Crucial CT102472BD160B jbods 
OSMonitorPowerCase
FreeNAS IPMI Seasonig G Series SSR-450  Fractal Design R4 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 19
post #10 of 19
Thread Starter 
I was looking at a 7970 also, all the benchmarks put this card just slightly under a 680. I suppose I could put that extra 100 bucks into a bigger SSD. @ Francis, the 2500k OC's better biggrin.gif I'll be doing a lot more gaming than video editing anyways. FPS > all, in my situation at least.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel - General
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel - General › My $1,500 Budget Gaming Rig