Intel Gaming Builds [by BoraMurdar]

BoraMurdar

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I have created a few gaming rigs for every pocket using PC Part Picker. Had a free time, was really bored :p
AMD builds I will create some another day, just wanted to share these with you :)

Budget Gaming Build ~ 380 $
Good for some light gaming, some games can be played on 1080p but lowering the details

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Pentium G3240 3.1GHz Dual-Core Processor ($52.98 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: MSI H81M-E34 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($49.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($53.98 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.49 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2GB Video Card ($88.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $378.39
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-04-29 09:31 EDT-0400
Medium Gaming Build ~ 520 $
Excellent for 1080p gaming, capable of running all modern games in playable frames per second. For most demanding games, you'll need to lower some settings.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i3-4150 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor ($93.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: MSI H81M-E34 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($49.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.49 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 960 2GB Video Card ($180.70 @ Amazon)
Case: Corsair SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($32.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $520.10
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-04-29 09:37 EDT-0400

Medium-High Gaming Build ~ 780 $
Capable of running all modern games on 1080p at the excellent FPS ratio. Bordeliner for gamers who doesn't want anything more than 1080p. In higher resolutions, some games could be played, but you'll need to lower some settings in demanding games.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i3-4360 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor ($129.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($88.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($67.89 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.49 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 280X 3GB Black Edition Double Dissipation Video Card ($237.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($63.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.49 @ OutletPC)
Total: $775.78
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-04-29 09:43 EDT-0400

High End Gaming Build ~ 1000 $
Every gamer's dream? Right? Except if you don't like those 70-80 FPS and you want more even if human eye cannot detect the difference... This build is capable of running all the games on maximum details on 1080p and most games on maximum on 1440p, also some games could be played on higher resolutions but you'll need to lower the details or do a SLI for more performance and VRAM. Alternative is to replace GTX 970 with GTX 980 for some 230 bucks more.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i5-4690 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($218.99 @ Directron)
Motherboard: MSI H97 GAMING 3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($98.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($119.95 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.49 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card ($329.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($63.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.49 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1018.85
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-04-29 09:52 EDT-0400

Enthusiastic Gaming Build ~ 3000 $
Well, if you don't want any limitation in anything you are going to do with your PC... this is the case. You will be able to play any game on 4K on maximum details, because you have Radeon R9 295x2, the fastest on the planet for gaming on high resolutions. And that's not everything, you actually have 2 of those :p

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($316.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Nepton 240M 76.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($98.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($274.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($113.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung 850 Pro Series 512GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($279.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.26 @ Amazon)
Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 295X2 8GB Core Edition Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($649.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 295X2 8GB Core Edition Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($649.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99 @ Micro Center)
Power Supply: Corsair AX1500i 1500W 80+ Titanium Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($399.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $3039.16
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-04-29 10:11 EDT-0400

"I don't know what I'm gonna do with my money" Gaming Build ~ 5800 $
The name says everything. Nothing to add.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-5960X 3.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($986.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Glacer 240L 86.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($129.71 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI X99S XPOWER AC EATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard ($343.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory ($351.98 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 850 Pro Series 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($538.93 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Green 6TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($229.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Superclocked Video Card (4-Way SLI) ($609.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Superclocked Video Card (4-Way SLI) ($609.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Superclocked Video Card (4-Way SLI) ($609.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Superclocked Video Card (4-Way SLI) ($609.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master Cosmos II (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($319.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Corsair AX1500i 1500W 80+ Titanium Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($399.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $5786.52
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-04-29 10:13 EDT-0400

"I am crazy" Gaming Build ~ 18 000 $
Or you are crazy or you're going to make another prequel of Lord Of The Rings...
Silmarilion for example. I don't know even if this is possible to be compatible :D ASUS GTX Titan X is around 1800 bucks, and you have four of them, for some reason it didn't count into final price.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Xeon E5-2699 V3 2.3GHz 18-Core OEM/Tray Processor ($3957.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Deepcool CAPTAIN 360 273.4 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing Liquid CPU Cooler ($130.98 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus X99-E WS SSI CEB LGA2011-3 Motherboard ($479.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Crucial 128GB (4 x 32GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($2349.95 @ Adorama)
Storage: OCZ R4 1.2TB PCI-E Solid State Drive ($7399.99 @ Directron)
Storage: Hitachi Ultrastar He8 8TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($709.98 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB Video Card (4-Way SLI)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB Video Card (4-Way SLI)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB Video Card (4-Way SLI)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB Video Card (4-Way SLI)
Case: Cooler Master Cosmos II (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($319.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA T2 1600W 80+ Titanium Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($378.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: LG BH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($89.95 @ B&H)
Monitor: Dell UP2715K 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($1979.00 @ Amazon)
Total: $17796.81
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-04-29 10:16 EDT-0400

You noticed that I didn't used K series of processors (Until the Enthusiastic Gaming Build) as IMHO you don't need to overclock to play regularly. The difference between some 5-10 FPS (in higher rates, I am talking) is not noticeable.

Thank you for reading :cool:
 

BoraMurdar

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Yeah, i see.

How do you plan to keep the GPUs cooled :)?

4 Titan X with air cooling could be a bit loud as well.
I know you'll said that, I am was tired of searching Antec's or NZXT cooling kits to add. It's always good choice to add a cooling systems when SLI or Crossfire, because of nearness of GPUs. But anyway, I will not buy it even if I have that amount of money :p
 

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Im not sure :)

But for a 4 K or multiple 4K Screens you need some GPU Power, or even worse 5k Screens.

And also imagine: There will be like 8K Screens upwards in the next years :)
 

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Secondmineboy

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Also a good compy from them :)

But i need some Cores for VMs and stuff.

I think they also do personalized builds as well.

So the one i posted has an 8-Core i7 and 2 Titan X, middle range price.

And i would like to have something out of the PC for some years, so i do not want to change all the parts after like 2 years.

And i also never did. So the danger of breaking something is there.
 

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For example i7 4790K can handle anything you throw on it with it's cores and threads. Buying high end parts of that price range will last and will be capable more than you think. Take example Radeon 7970 GHZ edition, it's a capable card and almost 3 years old now.
Having those high end components you will not notice a difference having a r9 295x2 or Titan X with our regular use. Or having i7 5960x or i7 4790K. Differences would be if you do some synthetic test or you do something really uncommon for a home user.