Really thinking about buying this computer, it has peeked my interest for a while. Really could use some advice since I know almost nothing about computer hardware at all.
Model Intel Core i5 3570K
Speed 3.4 GHz
MSI Z77A-S03 INET EDITION ATX
Processor Socket: Intel 1155
Model: GTX 670
Memory: 2 GB
Speed: 1600 MHz
Computer Enclosure: Cooler Master Elite 430 Black
Optical drive: DVD ± RW Samsung 24X DL Black
SSD 120 GB
Effect: 500 W
Price 975 euro or 1 288 USD. (Live in northen europe so I suppose the prices will be a lot different from US ones). Package doesn't include a normal HDD so thinking about buying that as well or using my already existing external. Same goes for OS.
Going to build it on my own(for the first time!) but buy it as a package.
Is it priceworthy? Anything I should change?
It's mostly to play games. Right now the focus would be to get Arma 3 running with the Oculus Rift, preferably at 60 fps at at least somewhat high settings. My focus has always been on FPS and not on graphic fidelity.
I think it is the pricepoint I wanna go for, but I also want the computer to last. Want to hit that sweatspot when you get the most for the money you spend. Not buying the newest things and getting things right after their prices drops, kinda.
Thanks a lot in advance!
EDIT: One thing I also wonder a lot about is how the next console generation is going to affect the hardware since it's all AMD and if getting AMD GPUs and CPUs might be a better option in the long run. Or just switching to 8 cores since that's what both X-One and PS4 has and I guess it's likely that that would change how games are optimized. http://www.pcgamer.c...fect-pc-gamers/
Edited by Sienar, 04 September 2013 - 05:58 PM.