TweakTown Commander PC ($2000 USD)
Revision UpdatesSeptember 15, 2015 22:17 pm: Full system upgraded - G-Sync monitor + 500GB SSD added
April 26, 2015 21:32 pm: CPU & VGA card updated!
December 01, 2014 21:29 pm: Prices updated, changed GPU and upgraded SSD to 512GB!
September 28, 2014 00:15 am: September 28, 2014 - Added new GeForce GTX 970, changed motherboard and SSD
January 16, 2014 04:15 am: Fully updated specs! Deliciously fast now!
June 01, 2013 14:05 pm: Haswell will be added soon when stock goes on sale!
November 21, 2012 10:36 am: Monitor upgraded to the ASUS VS278Q-P
November 21, 2012 10:28 am: CPU cooler changed to Zalman CNPS9900MAX-B
May 07, 2012 00:10 am: New SSD!
April 30, 2012 15:30 pm: Big changes! Ivy Bridge and Z77 added as well as a new video card
January 18, 2012 11:56 am: Manual prices updated - motherboard is cheaper
December 27, 2011 15:55 pm: Prices updated - Mobo increases by $10
November 04, 2011 03:55 am: Added new gaming keyboard and mouse!
November 04, 2011 02:38 am: Updated - RAM cheaper and CPU upgraded to Intel 2700K
November 04, 2011 02:34 am: More prices sourced through PriceGrabber for daily price updates
October 28, 2011 01:34 am: Prices updated - RAM and SSDs cheaper
October 19, 2011 18:54 pm: Prices updated - CPU cooler more expensive
October 10, 2011 11:17 am: Prices updated - Mobo, RAM and CPU cooler cheaper, SSDs more expensive
October 03, 2011 08:47 am: Prices updated - Motherboard and cooler more expensive, SSDs cheaper
September 26, 2011 06:18 am: Prices updated - Optical drive sees small increase, CPU cooler cheaper
|Intel Core i5-4590 (3.3GHz, quad-core) processor|
You don't need a top of the line CPU these days, which spares some more money up for the VGA card!
|$189.00|| || * Manually Updated! Price may be inaccurate *|
|GIGABYTE Z97X-Gaming 3 motherboard|
GIGABYTE uses the Z97 chipset to great effect with its Z97X-Gaming 3 motherboard. We have all of the usual trimmings here, including a Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3 chip.
|$169.00|| || * Manually Updated! Price may be inaccurate *|
|Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600MHz|
Corsair's 16GB of memory is a great value for money kit, providing the usual performance and quality we've come to expect from Corsair.
|$75.00|| || * Manually Updated! Price may be inaccurate *|
|Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD|
SSDs are getting ridiculously cheap, so this huge 500GB SSD should keep any gamer spending under $2000 happy.
|$159.99|| || * Manually Updated! Price may be inaccurate *|
|ZOTAC GeForce GTX 980 Ti AMP! Edition|
The hugely fast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti is a beast of a card, with ZOTAC making it even better with its AMP! Edition.
|$648.95|| || * Manually Updated! Price may be inaccurate *|
|ASUS VG248QE, 24-inch 1080p, 144Hz monitor|
144Hz monitors have gotten cheap over the last year, with the ASUS VG248QE being one of the best for under $250.
|$239.00|| || * Manually Updated! Price may be inaccurate *|
|Corsair Carbide 500R System Cabinet|
Corsair not only makes great RAM and SSDs, but it makes some of the best-looking, feature-packed cases on the market.
We have the Carbide 500R in this system, a case that not only looks great, but will keep all of your components nice and cool, too.
|Sorry - Not Currently Available|
|EVGA 500 B1, 500W PSU|
You really don't need anything more than 500W for a single GPU system, with the money saved on the PSU pumped into the LCD.
|$40.10|| || * Manually Updated! Price may be inaccurate *|
|Logitech Z323 2.1 Speaker System|
Logitech's competitively priced 2.1-speaker system with a subwoofer is a great piece of kit, especially at under $50.
|$49.99|| || * Manually Updated! Price may be inaccurate *|
|Corsair Raptor K30 Black Keyboard|
We are close to an all-Corsair PC here, filling it out with Corsair keyboard and mouse, below. The K30 is an awesome keyboard, with a soft mechanical touch.
Another benefit, it's cheap!
|$50.99|| || * Manually Updated! Price may be inaccurate *|
|Corsair Gaming SABRE Mouse|
Corsair Gaming's new SABRE gaming mouse is a great budget mouse, at under $50.
|$48.99|| || * Manually Updated! Price may be inaccurate *|
|Samsung DVDRW Drive|
Samsung's $19 DVDRW drive is just what you need, an optical drive on the cheap.
|$18.99|| || * Manually Updated! Price may be inaccurate *|
|Corsair Hydro Series H55 Liquid CPU Cooler|
Corsair's Hydro Series H55 Quiet Edition Liquid CPU cooler is exactly what your CPU needs.
|Sorry - Not Currently Available|
|TOTAL PRICE: $1690|
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