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#1 IAmSinglePlease

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 12:38 AM

Laptop or Desktop?
Desktop
My budget for the new computer is:
500
What are the primary uses for this computer (IE: mail, web browsing, programming, games, etc)
Gaming(Primarily) and schoolwork
What software do you intend on using on the computer?
Steam, Skype, and Microsoft Office
Do you play games? If so, what type of games?
Yes. King of the Kill, 7Days to Die, and Overwatch
Do you tend to have a lot of programs running at the same time, or do you close every program when you are done using it?
Usually the most I have is skype and a game running at the same time
Do you store a lot of pictures or music on the computer?
No
Will you be overclocking?
No(unless it's worth it)
Location for online shopping/shipment/prices?
Haddonfield, NJ
How many monitors are you planning to use?
1
Do you need peripherals? OS?
Windows 10
Any particular reason why you are upgrading?
Need a new gaming pc that I can also use for schoolwork

Does anybody know if there are any better options than the one I was looking at:
https://www.amazon.com/CYBERPOWERPC-Xtreme-GXi10040A-i7-6700K-Desktop/dp/B01LPZKYJ0/ref=sr_1_6?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1485657072&sr=1-6&keywords=gaming+pc&refinements=p_n_feature_two_browse-bin%253A5446812011%252Cp_n_feature_four_browse-bin%253A2289792011

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#2 shadow_647

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 04:23 AM

Don't know why your linking to a $1500 computer at the bottom of your post when your talking about a $500 computer at the start of your post but anyways this was my idea for a Intel system for $500 USD.

 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Pentium G4560 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor  ($75.00 @ B&H)
CPU Cooler: ARCTIC Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 45.0 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler  ($18.88 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: MSI B150 PC Mate ATX LGA1151 Motherboard  ($79.88 @ OutletPC)
Memory: Crucial 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory  ($46.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital AV-GP 160GB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($22.95 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Mainstream 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($53.95 @ B&H)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon RX 460 2GB WINDFORCE OC Video Card  ($99.99 @ Jet)
Case: Antec VSK4000E U3 ATX Mid Tower Case  ($35.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($42.44 @ OutletPC)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSC0B DVD/CD Writer  ($16.88 @ OutletPC)
Total: $492.95
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-29 04:16 EST-0500

 

Or AMD flavor

 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor  ($89.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler  ($27.88 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Biostar TA970 ATX AM3+ Motherboard  ($51.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory  ($47.77 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital AV-GP 160GB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($22.95 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Mainstream 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($53.95 @ B&H)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon RX 460 2GB WINDFORCE OC Video Card  ($99.99 @ Jet)
Case: Antec VSK4000E U3 ATX Mid Tower Case  ($35.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($42.44 @ OutletPC)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSC0B DVD/CD Writer  ($16.88 @ OutletPC)
Total: $489.82
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-29 04:21 EST-0500






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