Well as the title says,first time pc builder,need help with picking parts.Any help would be appreciated.
wait for the i3/pentium to hit the market for that price range
Absolutely well said, +1 for the right advice.. wait for the skylake i3/pentium..
Well here's a Skylake build at just over $650. GPU is a bit weak but you could upgrade later.
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Or if you want the best performance in games out of the box then this is a better pick: