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12-25-2012, 04:30 PM
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Originally Posted by CanadianHockey View Post
My brother is interested in getting a PC sometime before going to university. He's interested in getting into game design or computer sciences, and obviously he's interested in having top notch gaming ability. Recommendations for a PC build in a $1500 budget? Would the pc builds in the op be the way to go? Thanks
Something like the build in the OP would work for sure, or what LickTheEnvelope suggests. Though they aren't much different.

The main thing to keep in mind is, does the $1500 budget include the operating system and monitor or not? If the $1500 budget also needs a monitor that can make the build a little weaker. Though not much.

Right now the OP $1500 build is running about $1450. The main difference between it and Lick's is the SSD instead of a 3770. IMO for gaming you are better off with an SSD.

If you need that monitor + OS included in the $1500 number I can help ya trim some stuff and still keep it pretty much top of the line far as gaming goes.

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