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A desktop for about a 1000-1200 dollar budget

jcharzar
  • 52 months ago

Budget: 1000 - 1200 Location: Pennsylvania Use (Gaming, Rendering, etc): Gaming, I kind of wanna get into some animation Peripherals required (monitor, keyboard/mouse, etc): Monitor, Headset, (Keyboard maybe) Operating System required: Yes? Not sure what that means. Im a bit dumb when it comes to pcs

Side note: Id prefer if I could get these parts from amazon since I have amazon prime. No where else please. Just amazon(dot)com. Like I said Im really dumb with pc's and I just want a good pc that can play games. I play on a potato laptop that can barely run Counter Strike Source. Honestly anything that can run like say R6 on max settings with no lag is a God

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  • 52 months ago
  • 2 points

So I chose the non overclocking route because you are a first time builder and it will do a bit cheaper. You won't sacrifice performance from not having the ability to overclock, so don't worry about it. Also, I made sure that every single part was available on Amazon, and this whole part list shows the prices from Amazon. I understand it is kind of pushing your budget but every single dollar is going towards better performance. I chose the i5 Skylake CPU because it is the new line of Intel processors and it will run nicely paired with the R9 380. I also chose a fully modular power supply, which means it will have all the cables you will need but they all aren't connected, so it will help with cable management.

Yes you will need an operating system. The operating system is Windows, which I guess is pretty self explanatory. I also made sure there was an optical drive so you could install windows. The monitor is a pretty simple 24" 1080p 60hz monitor which will work nicely with your PC. I do not own a Kingston HyperX Cloud headset but I have only ever heard good things about it, which is why I'm recommending it. I also threw in a KB/M just in case, and it will work just fine (has both keyboard and mouse). If you have any more questions, feel free to ask :)

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $204.95 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $149.99 @ Amazon
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $45.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $50.44 @ Amazon
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 380 4GB SOC Video Card $204.99 @ Amazon
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA GS 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.99 @ Amazon
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $20.41 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $93.99 @ Amazon
Monitor BenQ GL2460HM 60Hz 24.0" Monitor $139.00 @ Amazon
Keyboard Redragon S102 Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $39.99 @ Amazon
Headphones Kingston HyperX Cloud II 7.1 Channel Headset $96.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1186.72
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-27 10:01 EST-0500
  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you so much man I am very grateful about this like I asked before can you give me reference on what this thing can do/play? (Like high settings with good fps on what game) (type of deal)

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

this will probably achieve ultra settings at 1080p with fps in the 50s-80s. It's not bad of a build at all

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

thank you so much man

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem! Any time.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tkskFT

just find a headset you like

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey I really am grateful for this build, I wanted to ask if you could give reference to what this thing can play/do

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

I can't speak for the 390X, but I have the 390 and i5-6600k, and most games are Ultra at 50-60FPS, usually over 60, so I'd imagine the 390x would be even better. Can't speak for anything greater than 1080p however.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

You should get into 1440/2k/QHD levels and run it very well... In fact I think you may enter playable 2160p/UDH/4K with settings turned down with that R9 390x.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

60+ fps at 1080p with ultra everything, or ~45fps ultra on 1440 i think

not to mention the monitors freesync

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey thanks alot you guys are very helpful!

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

What is the difference between this one and the other that the gent posted?

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

What?

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