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last update: April 9 / '19

Welcome to "rabb1t's systems page". This page is dedicated to those who would like a full system recommendation. The date listed next to the system name is when the system was first designed. I will change the builds about every 2 to 3 months depending on price and part changes. Build names are chosen in order to help people ponder a specific parts list over several months time.

A note on my recommendations:

The systems have references to "rank". Each rank is a bracket in terms of power and performance. As you increase rank you will increase your power as well as allowing for higher settings and higher resolutions, increasing your enjoyment of your games.

Rank 1 builds will be what I'd recommend as a minimum for gaming. A rank 1 build will be the lowest cost while not sacrificing too much in performance. For those in an area of the world where (newer) tech is more expensive this will likely be the build you want to look at the most.
Rank 2 is what I'd recommend as the best choice for good gaming on a tighter budget.
Rank 3 is a solid/higher mainstream gaming system.
Rank 4 is a higher-end gaming system that reaches a bit into overkill, featuring multiple graphic cards and possibly some bleeding edge technologies. This will offer the absolute best gaming experience and is an ideal choice for the gamer who wants it all without going into total overkill.
Rank 5 is an extreme system with a focus on gaming as well as general entertainment. It will feature multiple graphic cards or other bleeding edge technologies. This will offer the best gaming experience as well as going beyond into other entertainment.

As you can see, systems become more powerful and more expensive as you increase rank. Note that these systems are all gaming systems, and as such, parts selection is based on gaming performance. Items that frequently have rebates will show their common post-rebate price in green. Also note that these prices do not include any tax or shipping fees that may apply. You may wish to highlight and print the build you are doing for future reference. Global prices may not include rebates and may vary from prices in the U.S. Options for graphics have been included in some ranks to reflect price point scaling differences in the global market. Note that these options may be lower in price, but will also be lower in power. A single more powerful card (compared to dual lower cards) is always the better option.


Generation 37 - April 2019


"Osiris" (April 2019) - Rank 1

CPU
265
60
Graphics card
Evga GTX 1660 (06G-P4-1161-KR)
220
Ram
76
Motherboard
185
Sound
On-board motherboard sound
free
Hard Drive
78
Optical
none
0
Power Supply
165
Case
80
70
Sub-Total
1129
1119

Speakers

45
Mouse
30
Mouse pad
18
Keyboard
13
Surge Protection
13
Sub-Total
1248
1238

Operating System

110
Sub-Total
1358
1342

Monitor

Acer GN246HL 24" 1920x1080 144Hz

215
Total
1573
1563


Rank 1, alternate parts; AMD core

CPU
200
Graphics card
345
Motherboard
130
Total
-55
-45


"Khnum" (April 2019) - Rank 2

CPU
265
60
Graphics card
350
Ram
215
Motherboard
255
Sound
On-board motherboard sound
free
Hard Drive
78
Optical
none
0
Power Supply
165
Case
80
70
Sub-Total
1468
1458

Speakers

72
Mouse
30
Mouse pad
18
Keyboard
13
Surge Protection
25
Sub-Total
1626
1616

Operating System

110
Sub-Total
1736
1726

Monitor

Acer GN246HL 24" 1920x1080 144Hz

215
Total
1951
1941


Rank 2, alternate parts; AMD core

CPU
295
Graphics card
345
Motherboard
128
Total
-162
-152


"Anubis" (April 2019) - Rank 3

CPU
Cooling
410
60
Graphics card
Evga RTX 2070 XC (08G-P4-2172-KR)
560
Ram
215
Motherboard
256
Sound
On-board motherboard sound
free
Solid state drive
248
Optical
none
0
Power Supply
165
Case
185
Sub-Total
2100
2100

Speakers

72
Mouse
30
Mouse pad
30
Keyboard
130
Surge Protection
41
Sub-Total
2402
2402

Operating System

110
Sub-Total
2512
2512

Monitor

Asus ROG Swift PG27VQ 27" 2560 x 1440 165Hz

780
Total
3292
3292


"Bastet" (April 2019) - Rank 4

CPU
Cooling
410
140
Graphics card
Evga RTX 2080 XC (08G-P4-2182-KR)
560
Ram
215
Motherboard
260
Sound
140
Solid state drive
248
Optical
none
free
Power Supply
160
Case
185
Sub-Total
2318
2318

Speakers

72
Mouse
55
Mouse pad
30
Keyboard
176
Gamepad (optional)
46
Surge Protection
42
Sub-Total
2766
2766

Operating System

110
Sub-Total
2849
2849

Monitor

ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ 27" 3840 x 2160 144Hz, 4k HDR

2000
Total
4849
4849


"Ra" (April 2019) - Rank 5

CPU
Cooling
500
140
Graphics card
Evga RTX 2080 XC (08G-P4-2182-KR) x2
1120
Ram
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 x2 for 64 gig
430
Motherboard
260
Sound
140
Solid state drive
Hard drive
248
167
Optical
100
Power Supply
230
Case
185
Sub-Total
3525
3525

Speakers

252
Speaker cable
AmazonBasics digital cable
5
Mouse
55
Mouse pad
30
Keyboard
175
Gamepad (optional)
46
Surge Protection
42
Sub-Total
4125
4125

Operating System

110
Sub-Total
4235
4235

Monitor

ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ 27" 3840 x 2160 144Hz, 4k HDR

2000
Total
6235
6235

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