My $900 gaming pc build



Could pick and choose between them too. Top Build: Psu is 100w more, and cheaper. Same model otherwise. Ram;:16gb vs. 8gb for 15 dollars more...spend the extra 15 dollars. Video card is better on the top build for cheaper too(higher stock clock rates).

Bottom build has a nicer motherboard(50 dollars more expensive though) and nicer cooler(almost 50 dollars more expensive). Also has a better SSD, and, if you are ok with spending the money, I'd buy the 850 Evo myself.

Cases, I like the Spec-01 more than the 200r, but didn't see that it was from Microcenter. Might be an issue ordering it for that price, so I'd probably double-check and see if there was another case in that price range(55 dollars) that is better than the 200r.
 
ATX build:

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Bsbc6h
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Bsbc6h/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($194.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.89 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170-D3HP ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($87.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($59.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($85.85 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX Video Card ($291.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $880.67
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-05-12 12:14 EDT-0400

Mini ITX build:

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/dtmQ3C
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/dtmQ3C/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: MSI H110I Pro Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard ($74.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($59.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($85.85 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX Video Card ($291.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Thermaltake Core X1 Mini ITX Tower Case ($46.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $829.79
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-05-12 12:09 EDT-0400
 

robax91

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For $55 more (after rebates) I changed out some of the parts. I think you'd be happy with the extra spent.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/HTbc6h

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($343.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.89 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($114.88 @ OutletPC)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($46.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $985.70
 

turkey3_scratch

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Both the NEX750G and 750B are lesser quality power supplies. Something like a Seasonic G Series 550 would be a better option with a 6700K and GTX 970.

Also, why a 6700K and a GTX 970 when $100 can be saved with a 6600K? Heck, why not just get an I5-6500 with an H170 or H110 motherboard, drop the aftermarket cooler, and put the money into a better GPU that'll in the end give better performance. Graphics processing units are kind of more important than central processing units when gaming.
 


Supernova NEX are bad quality
 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($233.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($35.00)
Motherboard: Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($150.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill NT Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory ($33.98 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($85.85 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 970 4GB Superclocked+ ACX 2.0 Video Card ($299.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Phanteks ECLIPSE P400 ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA G2 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.98 @ Amazon)
Total: $989.77
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-05-12 12:17 EDT-0400
 


Only 8GB for gaming?
 


16gb only improves a handfull fps in SOME games, 8gb gets the job done with ease.
 

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more RAM doesn't result in better FPS, it stops the drops of fps when RAM is filled and page swapping kicks in. For newer games I'd recommend more than 8GB, especially big open world titles.
 

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Ok so should i just wait for 1070 to come out?
I am going to get the computer probably in June so i can wait for the new things to come out.
Any build suggestion with the 1070?
BTW thanks for helping me guys . i really appreciate it :)
 

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