Black Friday Builds - Console-Killer Budget Gaming Build


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Jun 27, 2016
Looking to stuff your stockings with some AnandTech swag? Well look no further! We're asking you to come up with the best builds you can using Black Friday and Cyber Week exclusive deals.To sweeten the deal we'll be offering AnandTech screwdrivers and AnandTech polos for each submission.This thread will be open until Tuesday, November 29th, so be sure to submit your Black Friday Build by then.

Also, be sure to sign up for our Purch Perks program. Purch Perks is a new cashback program we have available for free for all AnandTech Readers. You all will likely be most interested in our 2.25% cash back offer on all Newegg purchases. Your cash is sent to you via mail or direct deposit every 90 days, so there is very minimal effort on your end. If you're in the market for a rig or even looking upgrade one or a few components, you should definitely look into this as the cash back offers can stack with any other super sales or Black Friday specials. Take a look.

For this thread we're looking for best Console-Killer Budget Gaming Build. We're looking for cheap, small, gaming builds, with a USB gamepad included.

Here are the ground rules:

  • Do not go over budget.
  • Use only Amazon OR Newegg to source parts.
  • Do not include shipping or tax in your final budget.
  • Do not include the Operating System, Keyboard, or Mouse
  • Do not put your forum handle in the name of your build, and avoid odd capitalizations & symbols.
  • Provide links to the Amazon or Newegg product pages of each component — we encourage users to use PCPartPicker's System Build for speedy construction. Do not post a link to your build, but rather please be sure to export as BBCode for a quick copy/paste to the forums.

Please be sure to format your list of components as follows:

Build Name
Good luck! Now go find some deals.
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