I'll let you figure it out, then you can tell me.
Most barebones Office computers cost more than $500 each here.
My specs are this;
Case: Corsair Vengeance C70 Mid-Tower
PSU: Aerocool Strike-X 1100W (overkill but I originally planned on a serious SLI setup that'd need that power, best to be safe than sorry)
CPU: Intel i7 3930k (6-core), OC'd at 4.2Ghz.
Cooling: Corsair h80 closed-loop liquid cooling system with Corsair SP120 low-noise fans
RAM: 16GB (2x8GB) Corsair Vengeance PRO, XMP profile set at 2400Mhz
Graphics: MSI nVidia GTX770 TwinFrozr OC edition, 4GB GDDR5 (I get about 1250Mhz on the clock speed)
Storage: 240GB Kingston HyperX-3K SSD, 2TB Generic Samsung HDD
Display: 24" Asus VS278Q 1ms GTG gaming monitor
That's more-or-less a -serious- gaming rig. Graphics card is the weakest link, but also the easiest to upgrade. Not going to complain on a 770 though.
It depends entirely on the definition of 'gaming rig' - i.e. whether you want a computer that -just-about- plays video games, or a computer that is designed to properly shame a console.
In either instance, yes, gaming hardware here is expensive; hell, hardware at all is expensive. A good graphics card is anything from £200-400, the Titan's still go for over £1,000. The top-end Intel i7 CPUs go for £500-700 (my 3930K cost 500, which is $800-ish. My 770 I got for £150 second-hand, but the one I got (MSI TF 4GB) goes for £400 which is close to $600-650).
It's impossible to get anything for $600 here (£400) that destroys a console. Better guess is $1,200-1,500+. Mine, for the record, has so far run me $3,000 and I still have some upgrades to get for it, but mine's a rare case in that I went balls-out with top-end EVERYTHING on it, which might not be necessary for Ye Average Gamer who is happy with an old 650ti.
I need money for that tho.
I'd love to get a PC if I could though. PS4 and XBox One don't seem to have many titles that would be worth paying $400+ for it.
Darn, and I thought my anti-pseudo deodorant hid it pretty well.
No worries though, I embrace the Pseudo.
We'll have to watch it via animebox then.
Hey, are you still twitching our movie for the 21st?
My brother. He plays during the day, I only play the game at night EST.
Sorry about that, though
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