Desktop BBG: September 2014 – Tweakers’ buy recommendation for components




The Best Buy Guide this month is dedicated to gaming. The popularity of gaming on the PC continues to increase, reason to incorporate. Three game systems for almost every budget in this BBG The cheapest game platform we have configured for 700 euros, while we have set. Budget for the high-end system at 1500 euro In addition to faster components we equip the system with not one, but two video cards.

For average use, we also have the budget and basic systems made for a very modest price. A complete PC for everyday use, we build without peripherals, all for less than 225 euros. Even at this price, we can build solid state drives; We use traditional hard drives just yet as a mass storage device. For the operating system and software are the much faster SSD’s in all systems.

As usual, the Best Buy guide systems developed in consultation with the community of Tweakers; the topic at the Gathering of Tweakers forum anyone can give his opinion on the perfect system. The BBG-team places a number of published proposals for systems in weeks Complete Systems & Laptops forum . Then all the forum visitors can give their opinions and discuss changes. When writing and compiling the final BBG we assume the feedback from the above topics, our own findings, the reviews from fellow hardware sites and the experiences of fellow tweakers on the forum and in the Product Reviews .
System Budget
Budget and basic system 225 and 350 euros
Basic Game System 700 euro
Mainstream Game System 1000 euro

High-end game system
1500 euro

The prices for the various components are retrieved from the real PriceWatch and are therefore subject to change. The prices in the table are set at the time of publication. As a part more than once in a configuration occurs, such as the two video cards for SLI or crossfire system will take this into account in the total price bill. All prices include VAT.

Please note that not all combinations of hardware have been tested; where possible, we check the correct functioning of the various parts, but we can not guarantee that all components are 100% compatible.


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