If you are like many others out there that are looking to
build a gaming PC but just don’t know what parts to get,
ModCrash is going to help you out. We pick the best parts for
you to get started on building your new rig while we save you
time and money. For this month, there wasn’t anything worth
changing compared to the previous segment for recommended
builds so I decided to leave them the same. I did however add
in a Dream PC build configuration. As there are a few
hardware releases this month, the configurations may be
Click a case to view the specs:
When selecting the parts for this build, I was looking not
only for quality and price, but also at scalability.
For this reason I decided to go with a mid-tower case
keeping future expansions in mind. My top two choices were
between the NZXT Source 210 and the Corsair Carbide Series
200R. Both are great budget cases with excellent cable
management but I decided to go with the Corsair Carbide due
to the lack of tooless bays with the NZXT Source.
With that being said, here are the parts to build a budget
NZXT Technologies TEMPEST 210 Massive Mesh Style
Midtower Case with USB 3.0
Corsair Builder Series CX 500 Watt ATX/EPS 80
ASROCK B75M R2.0
Intel Core i5-3570 Quad-Core Processor 3.4 GHz 6 MB
Cache LGA 1155 – BX80637I53570
Sapphire Radeon HD 7790 OC 1GB DDR5
DL-DVI-I/DL-DVI-D/HDMI/DP PCI-Express Graphics Card
Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3
12800) 240-Pin DDR3 Memory Kit for Core i3, i5, i7 and
Platforms SDRAM CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9
Samsung Optical Drive SH-224DB/BEBE
SanDisk 64 GB Solid State Drive with Low Power
WD Blue 1 TB Desktop Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, 7200 RPM,
SATA 6 Gb/s, 64 MB Cache – WD10EZEX
Windows 8 System Builder OEM DVD 64-Bit
|Approximate Total Price: $792.00|
A mid range PC is usually built for performance while keeping
budget in mind. A good mid range gaming PC should be able to
play games like a champ, but not at full specs. A good mid
ranged gaming PC is also a good multi-task capable rig. With
the components ModCrash has chosen, this months mid range
gaming rig is more than Battlefield 4 ready.
Here are the parts we chose for a mid range gaming PC
When putting together to build a high end gaming PC, I
did not choose to build a zero point rig . I chose to get the
best components while keeping price still very reasonable.
With our chosen components, you will have a top performing
gaming PC able to play anything at Ultra settings.
Also, a gaming PC easy to upgrade when needed.
Here are the ModCrash recommended parts for a high end gaming
You want the best of the best, money is no object. Fragging
and bragging rights are your main objective. With our Dream
PC, you will have a zero point rig with maximum performance
and minimal lagg.