Two possible builds -- which one should I pick?


Which build would you choose?

  1. Build 1: Tom's Rig

  2. Build 2: Nick's Rig

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By xcylent
Nov 7, 2012
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  1. I'm having a little competition with a friend, we both made a list of specs to build a gaming rig for ~$1400.

    The place of purchase is

    If you feel like it, please look through the builds, then vote on which one you think is better!

    Build 1: Tom's rig

    Build 2: Nick's rig

    This is super duper important, so any votes would be highly appreciated :)
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,715   +3,696

    Hard choice when you would vote for specific parts in either build.

    I don't think I would spend $140 dollars on a 550W PSU, but yet that build is the one with the BD-R drive.
  3. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,706   +172

    I vote for the first one.
    The second one has some strange choice of components, I.e. a $145 mobo and a $75 cooler to go with a non-overclockable i5 3570. That Bitfenix case doesn't have great airflow either.

    In both cases I'd go for a 2x8GB RAM kit rather than 4x4GB.

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