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How can i make this build more budget friendly

DropTheBanHammer

26 months ago

meant for 1440p gaming, though it's a bit expensive. how could this build be a little more budget friendly without much bottlenecking?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor $122.95 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $24.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 R5 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $109.49 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Dominator Platinum 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2666 Memory $109.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $47.66 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card $389.99 @ Newegg
Case DIYPC Skyline-07-G ATX Full Tower Case $101.97 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CXM 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $18.69 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1015.61
Mail-in rebates -$50.00
Total $965.61
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-04-30 13:11 EDT-0400

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  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

would the ryzen 1500x be a possible option if i wanted to degrade the 1600 a bit but not so far as to go to a 1400?

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