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Cost Cutting on Ryzen Build

JoshGer

19 months ago

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/KNWdKZ My parents wont let me spend $493.70 of my own money on a PC, so I need to cut costs... I will probably need to go way down on my graphics card but I know very little about choosing one. Computer will be used for moderate gaming. Thanks for the help.

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  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

Brought it down to $373, you will need to buy the used CPU (still plenty powerful, it launched in January, has good clocks and IPC, and has Hyperthreading) and the used GPU

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
Motherboard MSI - B250M PRO-VD Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $52.39 @ OutletPC
Memory Patriot - Viper Elite 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $59.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.78 @ OutletPC
Case Thermaltake - Versa H21 Window ATX Mid Tower Case $19.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $40.89 @ Newegg
Other MSI Radeon RX 460 2gb $85.00
Other Intel Pentium G4560 $71.83
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $428.87
Mail-in rebates -$55.00
Total $373.87
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-05 20:28 EST-0500
  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the help. I am really hoping my parents will allow me to buy this, I am going insane gaming on a 2-core Celeron with integrated graphics...

  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem

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  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

This is more expensive than what he originally had

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  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

It was already $483 and he asked for the costs to be cut. He said $500 was too much. You also severely nerfed the HDD

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  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

Motherboard won't make a real-world difference to him. 120gb fills up too quickly, and unless you are constantly shutting down, re-booting, and never use more than Chrome on a gaming PC then its a storage upgrade.

  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

Use common sense - I ask my parents to buy a PC for $500, they say that's too expensive. I come back telling them, "I knocked off $5, now can I buy it?" "Sure you can!" No.

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  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

It made perfect sense the first time around, all he did was take $7 off the number that's way too high and carefully explain it to you

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