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william18

38 months ago

Good afternoon,

I wanted to build my first computer and I am kind of new to computers in general so I was wondering if I could get some advice because I just clicked compatible parts for some of the items.. obviously I would like a computer that runs well but I would like the price a little lower just in case I mess up.

http://pcpartpicker.com/list/HDcQyf

Thank you

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  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

The question is what is your goal with your PC and what budget do you have?

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

I just want a computer that can run basic task, word excel play music. I would like to keep it fairly cheap I am trying to keep it around 400.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Then I would recommend going with Skylake.

Not only is it similarly priced but it will have a much better upgrade path allowing to simply build over it with time since the current generations od AMD sockets are pretty much dead and cannot really compete with the current SKylake CPUs.

Note that you can remove the SSD if you want and add it at a later time.

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 $49.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $35.98 @ Newegg
Storage A-Data Premier SP550 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $46.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card PowerColor Radeon RX 460 2GB Red Dragon Video Card $109.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $24.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic S12II 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $472.40
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-21 12:47 EDT-0400
  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you I really appreciate this. The last thing I will need is the operating system correct?

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Correct. If you are a student, Microsoft offers free licenses. Otherwise, you can acquire one of these : https://pcpartpicker.com/products/os/#sort=a4&b=64&t=1

I would strongly recommend Windows 10 though.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok I'm a student so I'll look into those. Thank you for everything

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