ChooseMyPC Build Generator For Gaming PCs

This is a nice idea, and seemed to work correctly on the different configurations I tried. You set a build cost limit for your gaming computer project, and make a couple of additional selections, then the web page comes up with a build list complete with links to parts sources. The limited options available to guide the build many be an issue for some - it's strictly geared to a gaming PC. It looks like several sources are in play - Amazon, NewEgg, etc - and the links all worked (although there were some redirects involved). A lot of the fun of a home build is figuring out the component list, but if you need a quick and dirty list for a project, this is a good place to start.

For example, an $500 build with an optical drive is listed below in text form, sans links.

CPU: Intel Pentium G3258 3.2GHz Dual-Core Processor  ($59.99 @ Micro Center)

Motherboard: Asus H81M-D PLUS Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard  ($44.49 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory  ($81.90 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($53.67 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon R9 280 3GB TurboDuo Video Card  ($141.00 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case  ($42.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($22.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $447.03
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-16 09:11 EST-0500