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Jackobradovitz

38 months ago

So before i get started i just want to tell you all the games i am planning on playing here are a few; H1Z1, BF1, DOOM, The Division, CSGO, League of Legends, Overwatch, Bioshock Infinite, Far cry Primal and some other new games that might come out at high settings or medium. OK now that that is over I am going to go over my parts please remember i have never built a pc this is just all the knowledge i have built up from about a month of research on these parts.

CPU- For my CPU i chose the I5-6400 2.7 GHz mainly becuase it runs cool and it is a good CPU for the price and it apart of skylake which from what i have heard is a great series.

MotherBoard- The Gigabyte GA-H110M Micro ATX. I honestly didn't do much research on this all i know is that it is a 1151 socket so i am able to upgrade to a i5-6600 if i wanted to and it is compatible with my parts and it is cheap.

Memory- Avexir Core Series 8GB. It is DDR4 so it is new and it was cheap and looks ok.

Storage- Wester Digital Caviar Blue 1TB. This was easy all i really need is 1TB and if needed i can just add another Terabyte and it is a very trusted storage unit

Graphics Card- Gigabyte GTX 960 4GB. I am really torn on this one i have done most of my research on the GPU and i really cant decide. People are saying this card is great for 1080P gaming but i see a lot of other great deals such as this GTX 1060 3GB for only $185 on newegg and a lot of others. But this card is cheap, runs cool, and it looks nice. I have also been seeing a lot of talk about the GTX 1050ti and 1050 but i am not to sure yet i saw the Benchmarks but people are still saying it is bad and then other people are saying it is amazing. BTW this is what i need help on the most.

Case- Zalman Z3 Plus White ATX Mid Tower Case. What can i say it has good reviews, good cable manegment, Good airflow and looks super nice.

Power Supply- EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply. All i saw was good reviews on it so i just picked it up and it is pretty cheap right now.

Monitor- Acer UM.WV6AA.B01 21.5" 60Hz Monitor. I saw this on sale for $89.99 so i just picked it up because i had the cash and didn't want the sale to end.

So in the end i really just need help deciding on my CPU and GPU i need something that can run new games and old games at 1080P at medium-high settings or ultra settings. Thank you guys for your time have a good day.

This is my build link- http://pcpartpicker.com/list/rF9cM8

Comments

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

The PSU isn't good and is very overpriced. WAY TOO much for that GPU., it should be about $120 at this point. You could get a RX 470 for cheaper.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $174.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock H170A-X1 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $76.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $38.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card XFX Radeon RX 470 4GB Triple X Video Card $174.98 @ Newegg
Case Zalman Z3 Plus White ATX Mid Tower Case $42.50 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $45.00
Monitor Acer UM.WV6AA.B01 21.5" 60Hz Monitor Purchased For $0.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $601.93
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-25 22:29 EDT-0400

The price is varying wildly on the PSU currently so I would just pick it up when its around $45. It has a much better motherboard, a much better GPU, and a much better PSU.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you very much for the fast responce. I didn't notice how much the PSU costed, I'll just try to pick it up when it is cheaper oh and btw i am boing to be buying most of my parts during Cyber Monday or black friday i hope there are good deals on Newegg and other sites

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Agreed. I would pay ~$44 for a semi-modular unit... Overpriced.

P.S. I didn't know a GTX 960 could cost that much... -.-

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

What about the 1050Ti, though? Hopefully it doesn't have the same stupid pricing as most current Graphics cards now, so it will have a market.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Its a decent card but it is just slaughtered by the RX 470.

https://youtu.be/7s0NBmYfgnA?t=5m5s

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

=|

Well, hopefully retailers won't screw up the pricing, and, here's an idea... Sell for MSRP!

Ok, rant done. The 1050 / Ti should go quite a bit below the RX 470 to balance the performance delta. Then it makes sense. If not.....

Then the RX 470 will rule budget, pretty much.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

They might actually do it this time since there is competition from AMD so they price it too high its not going to sell good.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Good... Intel and Nvidia need some price competition.=-)

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Explanations :

  • MSI motherboard : Quite similar, just a bit better looking
  • SSD : Added a 120GB one for faster boot and load times, as well as more storage
  • GTX 1050Ti : Just released, will be a great high settings 1080p card. Choose any one, I just picked this Asus one. Performs better than the GTX 960 for less cost.
  • Power Supply : Currently cheaper, semi-modular.
  • Case : Style is subjective, but I threw this in as I think it looks better, and the 88R has quite good cable management.
  • 120mm fan : The Carbide 88R doesn't have a front fan, so I threw this in.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $174.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard MSI H110M ECO Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $58.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $40.88 @ NCIX US
Storage PNY CS1311 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $39.99
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Dual Video Card $149.99
Case Corsair Carbide Series 88R MicroATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $39.98 @ Newegg
Case Fan ARCTIC Arctic F12 74.0 CFM 120mm Fan $6.86 @ NCIX US
Monitor Acer UM.WV6AA.B01 21.5" 60Hz Monitor Purchased For $0.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $631.16
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $601.16
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-25 22:36 EDT-0400

Hope this helps, and just reply if you have any questions or part choices. =-)

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

OK thanks for the fast reply. I am so glad they are coming out with the GTX 1050TI i am so exited to get it i have really thought about it and anyway i will just upgrade later on when i have more money. But my last question is probably do you think this build will be cheaper when Cyber monday comes and on Black friday? and another question When can i buy the 1050ti because i dont want to miss out on it and then have to wait a few months for them to stock back up again.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Sure, no problem.

Will this be cheaper on Black friday? Yes. It'll probably go for $530 total rather than $601. I'm not seeing the 1050Ti in stock right now, but it will probably be up in a week or 2. You probably won't be waiting a month though, seeing as the 1050Ti is a lower-end card. This isn't the 1080 or iPhone 7 launch. ;-)

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok thanks for responding and that sounds great only $530 that is amazing and i know it is just I have never really ordered something right off of launch so yeah I was a little worried but thanks for reassuring me.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Sure

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Here's an RX 470 version :

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $174.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $53.88 @ OutletPC
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $38.99 @ NCIX US
Storage PNY CS1311 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $39.99
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 640GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $41.95 @ Amazon
Video Card XFX Radeon RX 470 4GB Triple X Video Card $209.24 @ Amazon
Case Corsair Carbide Series 88R MicroATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $39.98 @ Newegg
Case Fan ARCTIC Arctic F12 74.0 CFM 120mm Fan $6.86 @ NCIX US
Monitor Acer UM.WV6AA.B01 21.5" 60Hz Monitor Purchased For $0.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $675.87
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $645.87
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-25 22:58 EDT-0400
  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Alright, I ditched the i5 because really you should fine with an i3 in the games you're listing considering they are really gpu intensive not cpu. with this build you are under 600 and could swap a couple things around to get a touch more performance (the 1060 6gb from msi would only put you 10$ over and be a better card) or you could get 16 gb of memory. The i3 is still skylake so when you have the money you also have an upgrade path. good luck

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $110.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Asus H110M-A/M.2 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $47.98 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $40.88 @ NCIX US
Storage Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $44.39 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB Dual Video Card $199.99 @ Newegg
Case Thermaltake Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $34.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $39.98 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $607.69
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $567.69
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-25 23:01 EDT-0400
  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you I will take this into consideration have a good day!

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

This would also work and the gpu is crossfire capable

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $110.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Asus H110M-A/M.2 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $47.98 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $40.88 @ NCIX US
Storage Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $44.39 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon RX 480 8GB Video Card $239.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Thermaltake Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $34.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $39.98 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $637.69
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $607.69
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-25 23:12 EDT-0400

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