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New Gaming/Recording/Editing PC!

Radosti11
  • 56 months ago

So, i've started my YouTube channel not so while ago, and i intend on playing games such as Minecraft, Kerbal Space Program etc. The most strain i will put on the PC is possibly Stranded Deep, ain't going beyond that game.I will also record those gameplays and edit them and then upload them.Now, i need the fastest rig for my money available that can finish these tasks at a decent speed, on a weekly basis.

I use an Acer V196HQLab 16:9 1366x788 720p monitor with a refresh rate @ 60Hz, if this info helps with choosing a GPU.

My budget is around $400 - $500. ~ Good luck!

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  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $73.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock FM2A88X-ITX+ Mini ITX FM2+ Motherboard $89.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $53.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $46.87 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 960 2GB Video Card $189.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Thermaltake Core V1 Mini ITX Tower Case $42.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Thermaltake TR2 450W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply $29.50 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $577.21
Mail-in rebates -$50.00
Total $527.21
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-09-20 09:42 EDT-0400

A. The X4 860K is basically an A10-7850K without the integrated graphics.. http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/compare/amd-cpu-ad785kxbjabox%2Camd-cpu-ad860kxbjabox/

And on par with the $50 costlier i3-4130 http://us.hardware.info/comparisontable/products/247232-232127

B. A GOLD AWARDEE GTX 960..

http://us.hardware.info/comparisontable/products/274607-206762-313087

C. A killer transparent-top case with one of the best A88X Mini-ITX boards..

http://us.hardware.info/reviews/5139/8/mini-itx-boards-for-amd-kaveri-review-asrock-fm2a88x-itx+-vs-gigabyte-f2a88xn-wifi-conclusion

http://us.hardware.info/comparisontable/products/200343-200993-204132-206342

What u play & don't is ur choice but the 960 Gaming GPU can demolish all AAA titles at your 1366X768 res..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPcHPRBHeM8

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Really nice! I'm adding it to my list of considerations. But for now, i'm gonna let the suggustions build up.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Absolutely!! Best Wishes.. :-))

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

What a $40 case huh ??

http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/products-model.aspx?id=C_00002559

I'd wait for the skylake i3 to be released in 2 weeks Oct 1st week, 2015

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $117.00
Motherboard Asus B150M-A D3 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $79.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $53.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $46.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 960 2GB Video Card $189.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Thermaltake Core V21 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Thermaltake TR2 450W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply $29.50 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $617.35
Mail-in rebates -$60.00
Total $557.35
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-09-20 11:04 EDT-0400
  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice.I'm also excited fir the skylake i3 The only problem i have is that you blew my budget completely.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

You can actually do that, water-tight ur budget & say this is what I'm going to spend & not a penny more..

But to reduce a 50 bucks & choosing the 750 Ti in place of the GTX 960 will reduce performance by 20-30 %

http://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-960-vs-Nvidia-GTX-750-Ti/3165vs2187

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5vVTUCuYeQ

But Would u ?? Hehheh..

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

A GTX650 would run all of those games with ease. There's really no need to try to cram a GTX960 into this build unless he wanted to play those games at 4K.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Abs agreed, But would'nt it be helpful to get the best H/ware for the buck.. As u so truly mentioned urself, games like GTA V, Microsoft FSX have very high requirements..

Ur suggestions & observations are almost always true, succint & accurate.. I just try to give a broader picture, infact if it were my build, I'd expect to scan the budget range for the best possible Hardware.. (And see if it can fit in the budget.. )

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

He didn't mention GTAV in the OP. My comment regarding the GTX650, was only intended to apply within the context for which it was intended.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Can anyone tell me if this is a good build for playing GTA5, Call Of Duty And Team Fortress Two?! https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/user/TheAveragePCGamer21/saved/#view=7kFLrH

And could anyone tell me if this one is any good as well please?! https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/user/TheAveragePCGamer21/saved/#view=tLQscf

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

GTA5 is an order of magnitude more demanding on the GPU than any of the other software titles mentioned.

Both of those builds have some oddities that I would avoid. They are also both uk links, so not dollars, pounds, way out of your specified budget anyway.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8320E 3.2GHz 8-Core Processor $124.99 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler RAIJINTEK AIDOS BLACK 48.6 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $19.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard $57.24 @ Newegg
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $37.99 @ Amazon
Storage Hitachi Deskstar 7K2000 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $63.95 @ Amazon
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R7 260X 2GB Video Card $112.98 @ Newegg
Case Thermaltake Versa H25 ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $48.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $506.12
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-09-20 13:52 EDT-0400
  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! Will add to my list of considerations.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

This is the best build within the budget but if I were in ur place, I'd go with the skylake build.. The advantage for $57 more is too noticeable to ignore.. (Let's not forget how quickly hardware goes ancient ?? Infact even the GTX 960 is ancient even today.. )

Even tho test results for the i5 6500 are not available, I believe the 6500 & 6600k will perform similarly

Here's a comparison between the FX8320E & the 6600K skylake..

http://us.hardware.info/comparisontable/products/241136-315137

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