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Skypanda

38 months ago

Hey, I am building my first PC. I have been planning parts and I am wondering how I could improve it. I am sticking to around 400-500 dollars, so if you can help me find some parts that are better for around the same price or similar parts for cheaper that would be great!

CPU: AMD FX-4350 4.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($76.50)

CPU Cooler: Gelid Solutions CC-Siberian-01 51.9 CFM CPU Cooler ($9.88)

Motherboard: ASRock 980DE3/U3S3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($58.98)

Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury Black 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($35.18)

Storage: A-Data Premier SP550 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($39.99)

Video Card: Sapphire Radeon RX 460 4GB NITRO Video Card ($134.98)

Case: Phanteks ECLIPSE P400S ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99)

Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99)

Total: $465.49

(I have a spare hard drive from an old laptop, not only using the ssd)

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  • 38 months ago
  • 3 points

This would be my suggestion, it has a much faster CPU, I think you're better off with a 1TB hard drive over a 120Gb SSD, as you will fill up the SSD very quickly. I also put in a better quality power supply.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $110.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock H110M-HDS Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $51.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Avexir Budget Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $35.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card PowerColor Radeon RX 460 4GB Red Dragon Video Card $123.98 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design Core 1500 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $53.44 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $464.87
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-08 22:27 EDT-0400
  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for your reply, I forgot to mention I had a spare drive from my old laptop thanks for reminding me and for the power supply suggestion!

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

If you already have a hard drive that you can use, I'd suggest getting this as your boot drive instead of a 120GB SSD http://pcpartpicker.com/product/gf98TW/a-data-internal-hard-drive-asp550ss3240gmc

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

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

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