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opinions on my gaming build

spyer9

38 months ago

as the title suggests I'm using this build for gaming purposes but on a tight budget of round 300. i was wondering if this was a good build for the price and if there are things i should change. link: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/NQ7BvV

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  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Well,

  • The processor is of the best you could get from Intel at this price point. I would consider AMD, just because they have more options at your budget. Perhaps an FX-6300 or similar.

  • The motherboard is nothing special, I'm not sure why you picked this one. I would look for a processor/mobo bundle from Microcenter or another retailer.

  • I would definitely go with a more reputable brand of RAM, even if it means you spend a bit more- it's worth the extra $5-10. Plus, if you want to add more later, the RAM should be cheap and still available later on.

  • That HDD is pretty sketch. Please choose one that won't fizzle and die after a week (no offense :D). A couple days ago I got a 1TB Toshiba drive at Microcenter for $35.

  • Nothing much to say about the GPU, good budget choice.

  • Case is fine, I don't know anything about cases :P

  • PLEASE don't get an Antec power supply. That's what you find dead and discarded at the side of the interstate. But, $22 is a steal if you think you can upgrade before it catches fire. It is 80+ Bronze though, that's good.

Let me know if you need clarification of if I can help you with anything else.

Edit: formatting.

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  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

im getting it off of eBay

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