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Hey guys i have budget of $500

lamboracer90
  • 54 months ago

I wanna get into pc gaming i dont know wht i can build for $500 would like to see few builds to see my options i do want this to be a everyday use computer like typing documents youtube netflix etc burnin music cds all the normal stuff. Would a amd build be more cost effective

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  • 54 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4590 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor $179.99 @ NCIX US
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-B85M-DS3H-A Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $52.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $29.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital RE4 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $68.00 @ Amazon
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 270 2GB TurboDuo Video Card $109.99 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design Core 1100 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $29.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $510.93
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-02 17:09 EST-0500
  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $66.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-D3H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $48.45 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $29.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $39.10 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 950 2GB Superclocked Video Card $139.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Deepcool TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case $30.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $39.10 @ SuperBiiz
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $14.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $85.00 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $494.60
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-01 01:03 EST-0500
  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Mind checking my build? I'm looking to get 1080p on all games and 60 fps on high settings for most games (CS:GO, MOBA, other FPS titles) http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PnjQrH

Just wanted to get the most out of my money with having a considerable price tag of about 550-650. Just wanted to get it cheaper if I can, but still maintaining the performance that i want to get out of it.

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

lamboracer90,

Does the $500 include or exclude monitor, keyboard, mouse, operating system, speakers etc?

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Exlude monitor, keyboard etc

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

If you are not going to game: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD A10-7700K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $116.98 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $19.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-D3H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $44.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $29.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.98 @ OutletPC
Case Fractal Design Core 1300 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $48.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $55.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $84.98 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $478.89
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $438.89
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-01 14:02 EST-0500
  • 54 months ago
  • -1 points

Yes, AMD is the cost-effective route. So no gaming?

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