$1200AUD Used Parts PC for a Mate

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$1200AUD Used Parts PC for a Mate

Here's a PC I built in mid 2018 for my friend using mostly second-hand parts.

Intro:

My friend came to me with a budget of $1100 and wanted a gaming PC, his only requirement being that it could run FFXV really well at 1080p. I knew it was easily doable, but I wanted to build him the best PC I could in his budget. I may have gone a tad overkill, especially seeing it's only for 1080p gaming, but eh, he's my mate and I wanted him to have an awesome PC. In the end I spent just a bit under $1200 as I spent a bit extra on aesthetics - that being the LED lighting kit and the cables. I also splashed a bit more than I usually would on a brand new SSD, case and PSU as I wanted some quality assurance for him (the extra money I spent is his birthday present).

The Deals:

I picked up the entire platform (that being the CPU, RAM, Mobo) and the H110i online for $630 posted. That included 32gb of 3000mhz ram which I took half of and put in another system. I then picked up the 1070 locally for $350. I managed to buy two from the same guy and used the other one in another white MATX build. The HDD I pulled from a cheap PC I picked up locally to fix and resell. Then the SSD, case and PSU were brand new, as aforementioned.

And yes my friend was stoked with it.
Color(s): Black White
RGB Lighting? Yes
Theme: none
Cooling: AIO Cooling
Size: ATX
Type: General Build

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Hardware

CPU
$ 170.00
Intel - Core i7-6700K
Socket: LGA 1151
Cores: 4
Motherboard
$ 165.00
ASUS - Z170-AR
Chipset: Z170
CPU Socket: LGA 1151
Size: ATX
Memory
$ 41.88
G.Skill - Flare X (3200MHz)
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 16 GB
Graphics
Galax - EXOC-SNPR
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: GTX 1070
Storage
$ 29.00
Crucial - BX500
Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 120 GB
Storage
$ 104.50
Western Digital - Blue 5400RPM
Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 2 TB
PSU
Antec - NEO ECO 620c (discontinued)
Wattage: 620
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+ Bronze
Case
$ 94.47
DeepCool - EARLKASE RGB V2
Type: Mid-Tower
Side Panel: Tempered Glass
Cooling
$ 209.99
Corsair - Hydro H110i (RGB)
Type: AIO
Size (WxHxD): 140 mm
Accessories
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