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Building my second Gaming rig (WaXT)

WaXT

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#1
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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WaXT

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#2
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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#3
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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#4
If this is for gaming, get yourself a GTX 580 and a better PSU. Save money and game better at the same time.
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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#5
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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#6
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...
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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#7
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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#8
Help? :)
 

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#9
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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#10
Thanks! Will be updating you guys soon about another mediocre pc of mine :)
 

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#11
In terms of cooling, what aftermarket cooler should I buy?
 

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Storage Seagate 500GB 7200RPM | WD 160GB Caviar Blue 7200RPM
Display(s) Samsung LA22B350F2 22" HDMI
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#12
Asrock Z68 Pro3 B3 - 5950php
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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#13
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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#14
mehehe, I opened a new topic cause i thought this one's dead. :D