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Need some help to a good gaming pc

boyetpogi
  • 52 months ago

Hello guys. I'm planning to build my own pc after i get rid of my alienware laptop but after watching and researching for days i still can't decide what specs should i get. Planning to play games in 1080p in ultra/higher resolution. My budget is kinda tight i only have 800 to spare and it should have an OS. Thank you and i appreciate all the help.

Budget: $800

Location: san jose ca.

Use (Gaming, Rendering, etc): gaming ( maybe some AAA titles since i still have my ps4, but most likely for cs:go and moba games)

Ssd: yes please for OS

Peripherals required (monitor, keyboard/mouse, etc): i have a different budget for those

Operating System required: windows doesn't matter if it's 10

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Okay, looks like a manageable budget, will be back to you in a sec.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you. I just want to let you know that I don't plan overclock anytime soon since I'm just a noob, but prolly in the future

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Just finished this list in about 10 mins, hopefully we can make some improvisions.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/JhBCjX

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

There's a good upgrade path for this list, because the motherboard supports crossfire and the 8gb ram is only on one stick, allowing for more ram upgrades.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Thhis is where i get confuse which driver is better for gaming nvidia or amd?

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

I like Nvidia's drivers, but that's because I'm a fan of them.

From a logical perspective, I think AMD is better because of how many features they have.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks I'll take this build very closely.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Can you possibly use the os from a laptop or something. You can also borrow it. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/RMDYnQ I went way over budget but it's overclockable with a decent cooler, awesome GPU and uses the latest DDR4.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Is true that i can use the back up disk of my laptop to format my desktop?

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

As far as I know, if you throw it on a new hdd, yes!

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Intel is starting to ban overclocking non-k CPUs. He would have to be stuck using old BIOs' if he wanted to overclock a 6500.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $183.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $49.88 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill NT Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $33.99 @ Newegg
Storage A-Data Premier SP550 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $38.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $46.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 390 8GB Video Card $299.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Xion XON-310_BK MicroATX Mid Tower Case $29.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $88.08 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $816.67
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-02-06 02:22 EST-0500

Skylake i5, great upgradability, r9 390. Will max any game you throw at it. If you have about $30 extra bucks I would get the i5 6500 instead.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

I like this wayy more.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Should i get the atx or matx?

  • 52 months ago
  • 2 points

The cheapest atx is gonna be about $40 more than the cheapest micro atx. It's up to you if the extra space is worth it. They function the same usually, the atx is bigger. Also if you get an atx board you might have to spend more on an atx case.

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Can it fit any vga card if i use the matx?

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