Damage

I built a gaming PC.

Computer (1440p build) $2,089.21 Cheaper $1,057.40
Asus Strix Gaming GTX 1080 $706.55 AMD RX 480 $240.00
Intel 6700k unlocked cpu $380.45 Intel 6600k $219.00
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB SSD $313.81 GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 (rev 1.0) $163.05
GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 (rev 1.0) $163.05 evo 212 $30.00
Corsair H100i v2 CP cooler $120.00 Windows 10 64bit DVD $90.00
Windows 10 64bit DVD $90.00 Thermaltake Toughpower TPD-0750M – SLI / CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Gold Power Supply $79.99
Thermaltake Toughpower TPD-0750M – SLI / CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Gold Power Supply $79.99 Thermaltake Core v21 case $60.00
Thermaltake Core v21 case $60.00 Noctua 140mm PWM fans $45.66
Noctua 140mm PWM fans $45.66 Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I REV 4.2 Bluetooth 4.2/Wireless AC/B/G/N Band Dual Frequency 2.4Ghz/5.8Ghz Expansion Card $39.94
Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I REV 4.2 Bluetooth 4.2/Wireless AC/B/G/N Band Dual Frequency 2.4Ghz/5.8Ghz Expansion Card $39.94 Noctua NF-F12 Radiator Fans $37.96
Noctua NF-F12 Radiator Fans $37.96 Noctua Nf-A14 FLX fan $21.67
Noctua Nf-A14 FLX fan $21.67 Kinivo BTD-400 Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter $12.99
Kinivo BTD-400 Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter $12.99 Smays USB 3.0 Motherboard 20Pin to 2 Port USB 3.0 Female Adapter External Cable $8.99
Smays USB 3.0 Motherboard 20Pin to 2 Port USB 3.0 Female Adapter External Cable $8.99 StarTech.com DP2MDPMF6IN 6in DisplayPort to Mini DisplayPort Video Cable Adapter $8.15
StarTech.com DP2MDPMF6IN 6in DisplayPort to Mini DisplayPort Video Cable Adapter $8.15
Monitor, Chair, Desk $1,008.63 Cheaper Desk $434.65
Apple Cinema Display (used) $400.00 Aeron Chair (used) $300.00
Aeron Chair (used) $300.00 Office Chair Mat $59.04
Ergotech Freedom Arm (x2) $173.98 Desk (used) $40.00
Office Chair Mat $59.04 Apple Cinema Display Extender $32.61
Desk (used) $40.00 Home Depot Supplies (screws/washers to assemble table) $3.00
Apple Cinema Display Extender $32.61
Home Depot Supplies (screws/washers to assemble table) $3.00
Game Controllers $154.64 Cheaper Controllers $44.88
Razer Deathadder Gaming Mouse $55.99 Steam Controller $38.00
Steam Controller $38.00 VELCRO Brand – ONE-WRAP Cable Management, Thin Self-Gripping Cable Ties $6.88
Xbox One Controller Wireless Adaptor $25.00
Amoner 3Pack 10ft Nylon Braided High Speed USB 2.0 A Male to Micro USB Male Cable $10.99
SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mouse Pad (Black) $9.78
Mini Displayport to Displayport Cable $8.00
VELCRO Brand – ONE-WRAP Cable Management, Thin Self-Gripping Cable Ties $6.88

On the left is what I spent.  On the right is what I could’ve spent to cut costs while still having something nice.  I’m sad about the money but the computer is f’ing awesome.  I think I should still be able to get my mortgage under $50k by the end of the year.

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