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Thoughts on this build?

#1DeanWhipperPosted 12/12/2013 4:28:21 AM
A friend wants a PC for around the same price as the new consoles, so I've been throwing together some ideas, total price is $681 without operating system, not bad all considering the Xbone is $600 here.

Keep in mind prices are probably higher than you're used to because this is in Australian dollars, we get stiffed down here to counter the fact we earn a buttload more money than Americans.


Name: Coolermaster RC-335 Elite 335U without PSU
Our Price: $41.00

Gigabyte R927OC-2GD 2GB R9-270 PCI-E VGA Card
Our Price: $224.00

Name: Corsair VS550 550W Power Supply Units PSU
Our Price: $65.00

Name: ASRock H81M-DGS Intel H81 S1150 2xDDR3/SATA3/USB3/D-Sub/DVI/MicroATX Motherboard
Our Price: $61.00

Name: Kingston ValueRam KVR16N11/4 OR KVR16N11S8/4 OR KVR16N11S8H/4 8GB DDR3 1600 Desktop Ram
Our Price: $86.00

Name: Intel BX80646I54440 Core i5-4440 3.1GHz 6MB LGA1150 Haswell Boxed CPU
Our Price: $204.00
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#2r0ge00Posted 12/12/2013 6:59:17 AM
Other than the PSU, it looks solid for a non-overclocking build. I don't know much about the PSU, but if you can get something like the Corsair CX series, that would be better.