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attempting to build my first pc

ryan-the-lion

39 months ago

The title says it all. I want to build a gaming PC it doesn't have to be the best, but I want to it to be future proof. This is what i have come up with any pointers/tips/help would be greatly appreciated

This one is a little bit more expensive http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/Tbrz6X

this one is a little bit cheaper http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/vGtcHN

Thanks in advance

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  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

This topic has been moved from "General > General Discussion" to "Systems > Part List Opinions Wanted".

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

I would recommend going for a 1TB hard drive and a cheap 250GB SSD instead of a single big SSD. This will give you a lot more space for files while still giving you the speed of an SSD for booting your programs.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $254.98 @ DirectCanada
Motherboard ASRock H110M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $63.08 @ DirectCanada
Memory GeIL EVO POTENZA 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $39.99 @ Newegg Canada
Storage A-Data Premier SP550 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $74.98 @ DirectCanada
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $63.94 @ Vuugo
Video Card Sapphire Radeon RX 480 4GB NITRO+ 4G Video Card $319.05 @ Vuugo
Case Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $48.80 @ DirectCanada
Power Supply Cooler Master 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $82.36 @ DirectCanada
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $114.98 @ DirectCanada
Monitor BenQ GL2460HM 24.0" 60Hz Monitor $179.99 @ Amazon Canada
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $45.99 @ Amazon Canada
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1288.14
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-20 03:53 EDT-0400

Also if you're looking to futureproof a system, pretty much the only two components you can future proof are the PSU and Case. (Everything else moves forward incredibily quickly, but you still have a nice upgrade path with the stuff you have)

PSU is fine, if you want more expandability in the future I recommend getting a case with more options

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

i was a little concerned about storage and price, and this fixes that problem. thanks for the help

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