Check out the most recent Gaming PC Builds at the Gaming PC Builds of the Month page. So this afternoon I sat down and polished and updated all the gaming tiers (Entry Level through Fifth Gaming Tier Build). In the lat couple of months I am sure everyone trying to purchase computer hardware has heard… Read more »
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What is a basic PC you may ask: Well its a PC that includes all the basic hardware components, as well can do most basic home computer tasks like web browsing, streaming video, storing music media, storing video media, storing photo media, word processing, e-mail, chatting and low level game play.
Hello everyone, and welcome to the new year 2011. I have updated the tier four and tier five of the gaming builds sections. The greatest improvements were the additions of the new Intel Sandy Bridge processors the Intel Core i5-2500, Intel Core i5-2500K, Intel Core i7-2600, and Intel Core i7-2600K.
The ultimate gaming pc build that provides hardware specifications similar to high end pre-built gaming pcs on the market. Building your own high end gaming PC can provide a more individualized computer, at a fraction of the cost, but at an equal or greater quality.
Basic blu-ray HTPC: ~$330 The Asus At3IONT-I Intel Atom 330 NVIDIA ION Mini ITX Motherboard includes 2×240 pin memory slots allowing up to a maximum of 4GB of Dual Channel DDR3 1066/800 memory. A built in Audio chipset allowing 6 channels of sound using Realtek ALC887, and 6 x USB 2.0 real panel ports (2 onboard… Read more »
I just finished updating the Third Tier Gaming Build. Although the older build came in at around $600, the new one comes in at $630, but it is well worth it. As with the Second Tier Gaming Build I swapped the older 320GB Western Digital hard drive for a better SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB… Read more »
The $530 Second Tier gaming build has been updates with a few minor (but exciting!)upgrades and is also price $20 cheaper than before. I swapped the older Western Digital 320 GB hard drive for a better SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5″ Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive which gives you a… Read more »
Custom HTPC: Starting at $400 The Athlon II X2 250 Regor 3.0GHz processor is the perfect pick for your HTPC costing roughly $58.99, youcannot go wrong with this Dual-Core 2 x 1MB L@ Cache Socket AM3 65W processor. This processor should be all the power you need to run your HTPC to its full extent…. Read more »
$950: Fifth Tier Gaming Build The Intel Core i7-950 processor at around $295 and can quite possibly be a great choice for any hardcore gamer. The Intel i7 is currently the most powerful gaming processors available. The only downfall about using the Intel Core i7-950 is that it must use a X58 based motherboard, which… Read more »
$700: Fourth Tier Gaming Build I changed a few things in the Fourth Tier Gaming Build which include the addition of the SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5″ Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive allowing more hard drive space while using a quality hard drive. As well I have changed the Radeon HD… Read more »
$600: Third Tier Gaming Build The AMDPhenom II X4 955 Black Edition is probably the best bang for your buck processor for gaming. The Phenom II X4 955 is a true quad core processor, with a 6 MB L3 cache, and has an unlocked multiplier. This processor can be very easy to overclock and can run… Read more »
Check out the $530: Second Tier Gaming Build! With the Intel Core i3-540 costing roughly $105, it can be a great processor for a solid gaming build. This processor beats out the Athlon II X3 445. If you want a higher clock rate for about $15 dollars more, then I would suggest going with the… Read more »