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Building my second Gaming rig (WaXT)

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  1. WaXT

    WaXT New Member

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    Hello TPU!

    I am still selling my Gaming PC for Php35,000 (or $802)
    so there is a 50-50 chance that it would be sold. :cool:

    For now, I am looking for parts and bits for my new PC that I would be building after I sell my older PC..
    I have been very picky about hardwares and components for my PC, but now I think I'm a little distracted. I mean I don't know what hardware to purchase now, but before, I knew what to buy right away. Could you guys please help me build a new PC? :)

    My budget is strictly $1262 (w/c is Php 55,000 in the PH)
    but I would still ask my parents (yes, Im still 16) to add a hundred dollars. :toast:

    What I would at least want:
    at least 6GB of DDR3 RAM..
    an SSD
    1TB HDD
    optical drive (sata)
    a non-dual-core cpu (must be at least 4 cores)

    and I think that is all :)

    PS sorry for a very long post :eek:


    edit: monitor not included. gaming mouse/keyboard (optional)
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    I would make my own picks for now.

    these are:
    core i5 (quad core, still. or if there is a six-core intel that is cheap now i would prefer it)
    nVidia GTX 560Ti
    Asus mobo (idk what to choose:/)
    60GB SSD for OS, 1TB HDD for games
    CM Storm Enforcer (looks good, and functionality is pretty good also)
    700W PSU?
    8GB of DDR3 RAM. (1600 - 1800 or 2300 mhz)
    Corsair H50 or H70 Cooler


    would this be good? :) what are your suggestions?
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    If this is for gaming, get yourself a GTX 580 and a better PSU. Save money and game better at the same time.
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    This is for gaming, and a few animation-making (only a few). I am quite convinced with the GTX 580.. That wouldn't take half of my budget right? :) what is your suggestion on the PSU?
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    Intel Core i5 2500K - 10000php
    Asrock Z68 Pro3 B3 - 5950php
    Inno3d GTX 580 1536mb/384bit gddr5 - 21100php
    1tb WDC Caviar Blue - 5600php
    Patriot Pyro 60gb, sata 3 - 6500php
    G.Skill RipJaws X 4gb (dual) ddr3 1600 (F3 12800CL9D 4GBXL) - 1400php
    any optical disk drive - 1000php
    Seasonic (M12II) 620w - 4500php

    56050php

    I would link you here:
    http://www.tipidpc.com/useritems.php?username=PCHub
    http://www.tipidpc.com/useritems.php?username=elizamaeflores
    http://www.tipidpc.com/useritems.php?username=dynaquestpc
    http://www.tipidpc.com/useritems.php?username=pcnetmiles

    SSDs are (even more) expensive here...
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    is i5 2500k a great choice? How is it better than an i5 760?
    I heard Asrock is an Asus alternative.. maybe I would buy one :)
    for the gtx 580... wow that's alot of money :eek: but Ill see, baka bilin ko na din.
    yes, indeed. SSD's are very expensive here in the PH. It's like paying 1000 Php for 10 GB of SSD. I'll find a cheaper one if there is :)

    For the casing, is CM Storm enforcer(my choice) a good choice? :D
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    I am looking forward on finishing this rig right after I got the money.. cause then I would have no internet access if I would buy a few days after I got the cash... :(
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    Help? :)
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    the i5 2500k is the best bang for buck choice for any gamer. Its more than enough to power a seriously good gaming system.

    The CM Storm Enforcer is a good case, and for the system you are looking to put in it, its plenty good enough.

    The setup Entropy13 put together would be a good choice in my opinion.

    Good luck :D
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    Thanks! Will be updating you guys soon about another mediocre pc of mine :)
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    In terms of cooling, what aftermarket cooler should I buy?
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    Any alternatives for the Z68? The maximus V is too pricy.. My budget will be raised because of the board. :) 10k budget
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    MSI Z68-GD65, if you want. Or Asus P8Z68V-PRO. I saw your other thread where you mention an increased budget. Getting a bigger SSD is more worth it than investing more on the motherboard.
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    mehehe, I opened a new topic cause i thought this one's dead. :D

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