Description

First time building one didn't have much of a clue what I was getting into but all went well. I think I over did the power supply and the heatsink was a tad big for the case so the side panel kinda bows out but everything works great and enjoyed building it.

Comments

  • 78 months ago
  • 3 points

Everyone has to start somewhere, but this build is rather subpar for the money you spent. You didn't need an aftermarket CPU cooler for that CPU, you got a PSU that's way more powerful than you need, you could have gotten a monitor with built-in speakers that's bigger for less than what you paid for monitor+speakers, and you got a 64GB SSD but no regular HDD so you only have 64GB of space for your entire computer.

I would have gone with something like this: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/19RIg

It comes out to $645 after mail-in rebates and instant discounts (not including s&h or tax). IMO, it's a better CPU+GPU+mobo, 1TB HDD instead of 64GB SSD, bigger monitor with built-in speakers, cheaper and better mATX case, more reasonable and cheaper PSU. Just some constructive criticism and food for thought next time you build a computer. Also, reddit's buildapc or buildapcforme subreddit is a great place to go for advice.

  • 78 months ago
  • 2 points

Congrats on your first build :)

  • 78 months ago
  • 1 point

I think you could have done better for the money. That CPU is too lottle for the amount you spent. Too much PSU.

  • 78 months ago
  • 1 point

Honestly, people say you made bad decisions, I think you did okay. psu is overkill, but you could use it for your next build. If you're not going to use over 64GB of storage, why spend the extra money for it? Also, about the dual channel RAM, who needs dual channel with an AMD dual core? You're not going to be able to do anything that could actually benefit from dual channel RAM.

So yeah, good job, but I would research a little more next time.

  • 78 months ago
  • 1 point

This. I can run my computer perfectly fine with 30GB or less of storage (total).

  • 78 months ago
  • 1 point

What games can you run?

  • 78 months ago
  • 1 point

sell the cpu and get a richland a10 and a 6950 gfx card? i think thats the one you can run hybrid. its really not all that bad of a rig. just needs some cable management. thats petty stuff though really

  • 78 months ago
  • 0 points

A cheap CPU like that works perfectly fine with the stock cooler. You could have thrown that money into a better CPU.

Try looking up tutorials on wiring.

Otherwise, I guess it serves your needs if you only use it for browsing.

  • 78 months ago
  • 0 points

lolz

  • 78 months ago
  • -2 points

you got a terrible cpu but you spent extra money on an aftermarket cooler and case fans!!!!!????? you spent 70$ on a psu for a build that will use half its wattage and you got a 70$ mobo for a 50$ psu dude come on we have a parts list help thread on here and you didnt even do any research

  • 78 months ago
  • 1 point

You forgot that he only has 64gb of any storage and that he doesn't have dual channel ram...

  • 78 months ago
  • 2 points

My bad your right why did I get down voted?

  • 78 months ago
  • 2 points

The way you said it. At least you apologized.

  • 78 months ago
  • -1 points

Should have downpointed him for putting the "$" in the wrong spot

  • 78 months ago
  • 1 point

Your right. I learned a lot while building this after I bought the parts so there were some regrets for example I didn't know a CPU came with a fan and I'm planning to add another hard drive still but is not needed yet. thanks for the tips it will help on future builds

  • 78 months ago
  • 1 point

Its all good man your welcome

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