Description

I've upgraded a bunch of off the shelf desktops before but never built a desktop from the ground up, and with having used a laptop for the past 2 years, and it not being ideal for gaming, I decided I wanted to build my own budget gaming PC.

My starting budget was $800.00 so after a little research and some discussions with some people I play online with, this is the starting build I went with. I figured once I have some extra cash down the road I can upgrade parts here and there.

03/10/16 - Added a few parts

  • 8Gb DDR3-1600 stick
  • Sandisk SSD
  • WD Blue 3TB HDD for Storage
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Comments

  • 47 months ago
  • 3 points

That sound card (Though cheap) is a bad idea, A external Amp/DAC would of been better , but does cost more. (A LOT More)

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Should I take it out and just use the on-board sound card?

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

No, It will be better that the onboard sound but I'm just saying it's to the best choice. Saving up for some more money and getting something a bit better would be better if you could.

  • 47 months ago
  • 2 points

All around decent build. Although I see you are just using the stock cpu cooler, so I recommend picking up something better. Hyper 212 evo would be good, as it is super cheap. +1

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

That's actually my next thing to order.. Soon as I get my next paycheck, I noticed my CPU has been running about 95°F (35°C). I'll definitely check out the Hyper 212 evo, Thanks.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

np

  • 47 months ago
  • 2 points

I recommend picking up something better then that case

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Any recommendations? I went with the HAF 912 since it was cheap.. I wasn't really concerned about looks at the time.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

ok , man just do you