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Need PC for Fallout 4 - $550

Jesslynn
  • 54 months ago

I apologize for asking this because I know it's been answered a hundred times on here, but there doesn't seem to be a search feature. My kids got Fallout 4 and of course, can't play it on their existing PCs. I've never built a PC but am willing to give it a try to save money.

What I need is a dummy proof parts list for a system that will run Fallout 4. They also play other games on Steam and use their computers for basic web browsing, etc.

It needs to include an OS. Do NOT need keyboard, mouse, monitor.

My budget is about $550 USD max. Thank you.

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  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Do you plan on overclocking?

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

No. I don't want to have to do anything that I could mess up. It's probably simple, but I'm intimidated by this whole project already. :D

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Overclocking the Athlon X4 860k is actually extremely easy and there are tons of online guides that will hold your hand through the process.

  • 54 months ago
  • 0 points

I don't know what the best budget cpu is for Fallout, so feel free to change it. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $89.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $56.98 @ Newegg
Memory *Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $34.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 950 2GB Video Card $139.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $49.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $37.98 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $18.88 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $89.88 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $629.56
Mail-in rebates -$65.00
Total $564.56
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-09 23:27 EST-0500
  • 54 months ago
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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $72.98 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $18.00 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-D3H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $67.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $34.99 @ Newegg
Storage Team DARK L3 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $39.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Video Card $149.23 @ Micro Center
Case Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $34.99 @ Directron
Power Supply Fractal Design Tesla R2 500W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $491.03
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-10 02:33 EST-0500
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