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I am ordering my 1000 dollar gaming pc build this weekend, does this look like it will work.

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posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:08 PM
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I am buying all the parts and pieces to build a new gaming pc this weekend

Just wondering if anyone has a opinion about my build. I haven't built a computer in about 10 years so I am kinda rusty.

Here is what I got:

Case:Cooler Master HAF XB II EVO
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A1XBPHGHAXLHDG

Mobo: MSI Pro Series Intel Z270 DDR4 HDMI USB 3 SLI ATX
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_5?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Processor: I5 7th gen unlocked
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_8?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Ram:Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3000MHz
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_7?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

GPU: MSI Computer Video Graphic Cards GeForce GTX 1050 TI GAMING X 4G
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_4?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A1CPWE4BUHBCWE

PSU:CORSAIR CXM series CX750M 750W Modular
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Storage:WD Blue 1TB SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 RPM 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch Desktop Hard Drive
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_3?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

DVD Drive:Asus 24x DVD-RW Serial-ATA Internal OEM Optical Drive DRW-24B1ST (Black)
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_10?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A192VAOSVB8RN2

CPU Cooler:Hyper 212 EVO - CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Fan
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_9?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Windows 10 home

What do you think? Am I missing anything? Are there any incompatible items? Does this look Good for a 1000 dollar gaming pc?




posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:17 PM
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originally posted by: bananashooter
I am buying all the parts and pieces to build a new gaming pc this weekend

Just wondering if anyone has a opinion about my build. I haven't built a computer in about 10 years so I am kinda rusty.

Here is what I got:

Case:Cooler Master HAF XB II EVO
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A1XBPHGHAXLHDG

Mobo: MSI Pro Series Intel Z270 DDR4 HDMI USB 3 SLI ATX
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_5?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Processor: I5 7th gen unlocked
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_8?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Ram:Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3000MHz
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_7?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

GPU: MSI Computer Video Graphic Cards GeForce GTX 1050 TI GAMING X 4G
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_4?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A1CPWE4BUHBCWE

PSU:CORSAIR CXM series CX750M 750W Modular
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Storage:WD Blue 1TB SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 RPM 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch Desktop Hard Drive
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_3?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

DVD Drive:Asus 24x DVD-RW Serial-ATA Internal OEM Optical Drive DRW-24B1ST (Black)
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_10?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A192VAOSVB8RN2

CPU Cooler:Hyper 212 EVO - CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Fan
www.amazon.com...=ox_sc_act_title_9?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Windows 10 home

What do you think? Am I missing anything? Are there any incompatible items? Does this look Good for a 1000 dollar gaming pc?



















What no liquid cooling? Lol

What are you building it for is the question? Do you have virtual reality headset and motion sensors or is this just a typical gaming rig to become an ultra neet and live in your grandmothers basement "jokes".

Upgrade hd to solid state!

Upgrade dram



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posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:21 PM
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a reply to: bananashooter

Does it levitate or have a built-in massage chair?

If not, you should add those features to the list



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:21 PM
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a reply to: bananashooter

pcpartpicker.com...

If that looks right then good.

Personally I would not get a HDD and instead opt for something like this.
www.newegg.com...
and
www.newegg.com...

Otherwise compatibility wise, looks good.



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:21 PM
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a reply to: digital01anarchy

Maybe liquid cooling later when I start overclocking, but trying to keep it at a grand.

For now just conventinoal gaming but want to be open to VR when the tech gets a little more affordable.

PS my mom doesn't have a basement or else I would be setting it up there, cool basements are great for overclocking



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:24 PM
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a reply to: bananashooter

This looks pretty sweet. I suggest you go with an solid state hard drive though. Maybe also the i7 CPU.



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:24 PM
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a reply to: JinMI

Cool, so I did good on reading specs, wish i would have checked for a auto compatibility checker website, didn't know they had those! yeah I was thinking off ssd but am being cheap, might upgrade later and use hdd for all my multimedia.



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:25 PM
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a reply to: bananashooter

I would make a few small changes...

It might be worth it to go with a Geforce GTX 1060 or even a 970. The 50's are good for basic gaming, but start to struggle when you really crank up the resolution / graphics settings. The upper end cards might seem a bit pricey, but it's worth it. I had a GTX 480 that lasted over 5 years before it started to show it's age.

It might be tempting to get the big 1tb HD... But WD Blue is on the low end in terms of speed for hard drives, which are already obsolete in terms of speed. 256gb or 512gb SSD are very affordable now and the difference in speed is dramatic.

Other than that your selections seem pretty solid, should make a proper gaming PC.



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:26 PM
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a reply to: AtypicalJ

I know< I have been eyeing the i7 but Its a 100 more, is it really that much better? Would it show more gaming performance with 100 dollars more in gpu or cpu?



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:29 PM
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a reply to: bananashooter

That site I used has been an invaluable tool for me over the years. Spend some time there tweaking your build.

Few things. You could skimp on the mobo a little but it is decent.

Save some cash by buying your OS elsewhere. Afterall, you only need a key and you can pick them up for half the box price.

I would advise against using the corsair CX line of PSU's. Perhaps Seagate or Evga G line. Also to this, 750 is an awful lot for what your doing here. Your rig is setup as using 280W. A 500 would do nicely.

Lastly, if you do opt for a SSD, you will not need that case. You could save yourself a little more here.



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:30 PM
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a reply to: bananashooter

GPU, definitely. You will not notice a difference between a i5 and a i7 in 90% of gaming situations...



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:30 PM
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a reply to: DrWily

Yeah but isn't 256gb or even 512 a little small? It seems like I would fill that up in no time! maybe not but it seems like games are huge nowadays.

The Speed factor is like loading right? If that's the case I think I can cope. WD are crap huh, maybe i will get a sdd and just delete stuff as I go.



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:31 PM
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originally posted by: bananashooter
a reply to: digital01anarchy

Maybe liquid cooling later when I start overclocking, but trying to keep it at a grand.

For now just conventinoal gaming but want to be open to VR when the tech gets a little more affordable.

PS my mom doesn't have a basement or else I would be setting it up there, cool basements are great for overclocking


That case lol just buy a regular tower and then buy a cheap floor fan the square kind and take the cover off the side of the tower and move the square floor fan right agaisnt the case. Proceed to overclock! Yes its not fancy and yes you need to be next to an outlet instead of just using the power supply and a 5 inch fan but it will not over heat lol



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:31 PM
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What -- no flux capacitor?



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:32 PM
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a reply to: bananashooter

You are right... It does fill up fast. 256gb is the smallest I would get these days, I would only go smaller on a pure linux machine. However, you are usually only playing 1 or 2 games at a time. Last time I checked, I was getting 28mb per second downloads from Steam, so it's not really a big deal to remove and add games on the fly.



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:32 PM
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a reply to: JinMI

Good to know, I was having a hard time calculating power consumption.
I will adjust that and get a 500watt.

Are modular the way to go now?

Where can I get my OS for cheaper?



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:33 PM
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originally posted by: bananashooter
a reply to: DrWily

Yeah but isn't 256gb or even 512 a little small? It seems like I would fill that up in no time! maybe not but it seems like games are huge nowadays.

The Speed factor is like loading right? If that's the case I think I can cope. WD are crap huh, maybe i will get a sdd and just delete stuff as I go.


Just add more and put in raid when you get the money! Save your old hhd and transfer what you need



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:36 PM
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originally posted by: bananashooter
a reply to: JinMI

Good to know, I was having a hard time calculating power consumption.
I will adjust that and get a 500watt.

Are modular the way to go now?

Where can I get my OS for cheaper?


I like modular. They have come down in price and keep everything tidy.

Check this article out:
www.howtogeek.com...
Then when you are ready:
www.kinguin.net...

Those savings should set you up into a SSD and a slightly better GPU. Big bottleneck right there with that CPU alleviated.



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:36 PM
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a reply to: digital01anarchy

Haha, you must be speaking from experience. The poor mans super cooler!

I did something like that into my OCd P4 back in the day. Running half-life. Those were the days.



posted on Mar, 24 2017 @ 10:38 PM
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originally posted by: bananashooter
a reply to: DrWily

Yeah but isn't 256gb or even 512 a little small? It seems like I would fill that up in no time! maybe not but it seems like games are huge nowadays.

The Speed factor is like loading right? If that's the case I think I can cope. WD are crap huh, maybe i will get a sdd and just delete stuff as I go.


How many games do you play at once? I usually play two or three and have a M.2 NVME @256g and have zero issues. However I do not store music or movies. You could always use your old HDD for those things as well.



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