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$500 build for a friend

PCRizz
  • 53 months ago

This is my build so far http://pcpartpicker.com/p/XcB2XL

Feel free to change things around I also am not sure about which motherboard and gpu

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  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $71.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $40.80 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill NS Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $33.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 380 2GB Video Card $183.98 @ Newegg
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $55.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $492.51
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-06 20:03 EST-0500

This will perform better. There is no mobo in the build you posted.

  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

If you live within range of a Microcenter PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $71.98 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $13.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-D3H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $62.55 @ Newegg
Memory Mushkin ECO2 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $29.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card Diamond Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card $149.77 @ Micro Center
Case Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $29.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $466.14
Mail-in rebates -$35.00
Total $431.14
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-06 20:30 EST-0500

If not.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $71.98 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $13.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-D3H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $62.55 @ Newegg
Memory Mushkin ECO2 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $29.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 280X 3GB TurboDuo Video Card $184.99 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $29.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $521.36
Mail-in rebates -$55.00
Total $466.36
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-06 20:29 EST-0500
  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

Here is another build for you to consider, your friend can always add another hard drive down the road and this way they get a Skylake i3-6100 and the R9 380 video card. All the best with your build.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $128.80 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $51.98 @ Newegg
Memory GeIL EVO POTENZA 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $39.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $19.90 @ Amazon
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 380 2GB Video Card $183.98 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $29.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $499.63
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-06 22:12 EST-0500

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