PC Build Recommendation (Dec. 2013)

Graphic Design Desk Computer Rig (Budget $1048 USD)

This rig includes a monitor.

Type Item Price (USD)
CPU Xeon E3-1230 V3 263
Motherboard Asrock H87 Pro4 99
RAM Kingston 8GB DDR3-1600 x2 142
GPU Leadtek GTX 650 Ti 1GB DDR5 99
SSD Plextor M5S 128GB SSD 99
HDD WD Blue 1TB hard disk 59
DVD-RW *DVD Writer Your Preference* 19
PSU FSP Hexa 500W power supply 46
Case Coolermaster K280 casing 40
Monitor Dell U2312HM 23inch (1920×1080) 182

Gaming Rig (Budget $1078 USD)

Runs Battlefield 4 (BF4) and other lates games on high/ultra settings. This rig does not include monitor and peripherals.

Type Item Price (USD)
CPU Intel i5 4440 179
Motherboard ASRock B85M Pro4 86
RAM Corsair 1x8GB 1600 Value 71
GPU Sapphire R9 290- 449
SSD *None* 0
HDD WD Blue 1TB hard disk 59
DVD-RW LiteOn DVD Writer 17
PSU Super Flower Golden Green HX 600W 93
Case Fractal Design Define R4-RM399 124

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