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Is this a good "budget build"?

TheRoboticDragon

36 months ago

So, this is my first time building a PC (I'm not actually building it...) and I want some advice on my build. Would this be able to run Minecraft at at least 60 FPS with everything fancy and SEUS (Sonic Ether's Unbelievable Shaders) Ultra Shaders Pack?

CPU: i3 6100 3.7 Ghz Dual-Core Processor

MOBO: MSI H110M Pro-D Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard

RAM: Kingston Fury 8GB (2x4GB) DDR4-2666 Memory

Storage: Toshiba 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 950 2GB Superclocked Video Card (The reason I have an i3 paired up with a GTX 950 is because although Minecraft is mostly CPU "demanding", I heard that shaders are more GPU intensive. The only problem I see with this is that the i3 may bottleneck the 950, so should I get an i5 instead?)

Case: Fractal Design Define S w/Window ATX Mid-Tower Case

PSU: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (I personally think anything above this is too much. I don't even need 500W, but it's there for future upgradibility.)

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  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Also, is this okay for light gaming? I'm thinking like Diablo III and Planetside 2)

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

The i3 is perfectly fine, and it can also handle cards up to the 380x/960/380

Your build is sold and will perform great in the games you play

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

thanks! _^

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

6100/950 is a great budget combo

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