Description

I started this build at the beginning of 2013 and have upgraded it throughout the year. The original build used and A6-5400k and worked well, until I really wanted to play some games. When that time came, I upgraded to the quad core athlon and the 7750 which work beautifully and allow me to play most games (older games on High at 1080p and newer games on Medium/low at 720p or 1080p)

I also have a remote control, Wireless XBox 360 adapter and Wireless keyboard to complete the setup. Overall it is an amazing build!

Comments

  • 69 months ago
  • 5 points

I like the budget! I was originally aiming for 500 dollars, but that didn't work. Anyway, good build! I would probably upgrade the GPU if you want to play games like BF4 and other graphics intensive games.

  • 68 months ago
  • 2 points

The issue with upgrading the GPU is that I would need a bigger case :/ the 7750 was the best card I could get that was low profile. It actually runs BF4 and COD:Ghosts quite well at medium.

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  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem, would a 750ti be too tall, the card basically has to be low profile to fit in the case. I'm probably going to keep the 7750 for a year and see what is out then.

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  • 65 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice, I'll have to look into it. Thanks!

  • 69 months ago
  • 4 points

Probably spent a bit more on the cooler than you needed to, but Noctua makes some great stuff.

Overall 10/10 would build ;)

  • 68 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks! I wanted it really quiet and I keep adjusting it even today to try to minimize the noise, so I knew Noctua was the way to go!

  • 68 months ago
  • 3 points

Thanks everyone for all of the positive comments. I adore this system, and it has started my computer building obsession1

  • 69 months ago
  • 2 points

Does the remote control interact with the 360 controller adapter?

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

No, I have like 3 different adapters on this thing, 1 for the Xbox remotes, 1 for a TV type remote, and 1 for my wireless logitech keyboard.

  • 69 months ago
  • 2 points

Ah nice, good budget build. 10/10

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 69 months ago
  • 2 points

I've been looking into HTPC building recently. How do like that case?

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

I love the case, the main issue with it is space. Especially if you want a full height Video Card.

  • 66 months ago
  • 2 points

I was debating on this case for my build as well. Do you think that it would hold a 750ti?

  • 65 months ago
  • 2 points

This is probably too late, but there is barely enough room for the 7750. It needs to be a low profile card, so I'm not sure a 750ti would fit...

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

I appreciate you taking the time to reply, but I ended up going with the Cooler Master Elite 130. Thanks anyway!

  • 65 months ago
  • 2 points

No problem. Hope your build turned out well!

  • 59 months ago
  • 2 points

Does the case comes with fan filters for the 4 80mm fans?

  • 47 months ago
  • 2 points

Great Budget build, 11/10

  • 46 months ago
  • 2 points

wow a super cheap functional computer for a HTPC just thought why only 1TB if for storage you will need more space if for the OS alone that is to much. Understanding that it might be the cheapest thing now too

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, I've recently upgraded the case and thrown in an R7 370. The 1TB drive is only about half full right now with a decent movie library. I'll probably upgrade to a 4TB drive if I ever get close to filling this one.

  • 69 months ago
  • 1 point

I picked up a XFX ghz edition radeon 7770 for only $70

  • 69 months ago
  • 2 points

It wouldn't fit in the case

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

What OS did you use for this build?

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Windows 8.1. I installed classic she'll and I am really enjoying it so far. I have an Xubuntu virtual machine for coding as well which runs very well.

  • 60 months ago
  • 1 point

LOL...dat no signal doe...

  • 58 months ago
  • 1 point

as a future id recommend the gigabyte low profile 750ti

  • 58 months ago
  • 1 point

upgrade

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

A+ good sir, great build

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  • 69 months ago
  • 3 points

Is there a low profile 7770?

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  • 69 months ago
  • 1 point

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-video-card-gtx670dcmoc2gd5 How about a low profile 670, which is still a great card to run games at high to max settings.

  • 69 months ago
  • 1 point

Has anyone heard when that is supposed to come out?

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