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$500-600 Build for a friend

NolanTheMan
  • 53 months ago

Requirements KB mouse OS 720p Gaming at the best frame rate. My friend wants to have a nice looking pc that performs well AMD or INTEL NO NVIDIA GTX 700 SERIES- they don't update drivers forcing buying new GPU's

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  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

What games is he looking to play?

  • 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 $68.99 @ NCIX US
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-D3H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $56.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $34.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card XFX Radeon R7 370 2GB Double Dissipation Video Card $149.98 @ Directron
Case Thermaltake Versa H21 ATX Mid Tower Case $34.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $50.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $89.99 @ NCIX US
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $25.59 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $558.39
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-15 00:37 EST-0500

This will do decent 1080p gaming depending on the game so the 720p wont be a problem

  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

Here's my suggestion.

If you've got any questions, let me know. :-)

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $115.99 @ Directron
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $50.98 @ B&H
Memory G.Skill NT Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $34.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R7 370 2GB PCS+ Video Card $128.98 @ Newegg
Case NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $34.99 @ Directron
Power Supply Antec 450W ATX Power Supply $32.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $89.99 @ NCIX US
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $25.59 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $560.38
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-15 06:18 EST-0500
  • 53 months ago
  • 0 points

Correct me if I'm wrong, But it would be better for a 6300 AMD or an 8350 Etc rather than a dual core intel CPU

  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

For gaming, the i3-6100 performs much better than the FX-8350 or FX-6300.

http://cpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Intel-Core-i3-6100-vs-AMD-FX-8350/3511vs1489

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