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NeoNoir

17 months ago

Since Im probably getting a job this summer, I want to finally build a gaming pc, somewhere in the middle or a max of 1k, what would be some good parts?

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  • 17 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-8600K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $237.59 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler CRYORIG - M9i 48.4 CFM CPU Cooler $17.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI - Z370-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $89.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $109.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Kingston - A400 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $43.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.85 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB GT OCV1 Video Card $329.89 @ OutletPC
Case Phanteks - ECLIPSE P400S TEMPERED GLASS ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $89.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1062.97
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $1022.97
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-04-13 10:23 EDT-0400

This is what I would go with.

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, ill make sure to check it out and get back to you later

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Do you need OS or monitor or keyboard/mouse? Location?

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

I can handle the OS and keyboard and mouse, I just need a budget list for the parts themselves, and by location do you mean my physical one?

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

No just country so we know where to get from.

  • 17 months ago
  • 2 points

US

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor $175.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard MSI - B350 PC MATE ATX AM4 Motherboard $59.99 @ Newegg Business
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $109.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.85 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Video Card $307.36 @ Amazon
Case Thermaltake - Core G21 Tempered Glass Edition ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair - CXM 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $89.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $931.95
Mail-in rebates -$60.00
Total $871.95
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-04-13 10:19 EDT-0400
  • 17 months ago
  • 2 points

Ill reply later if I need anymore, cheers

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-8400 2.8GHz 6-Core Processor $178.90 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler CRYORIG - M9i 48.4 CFM CPU Cooler $17.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock - B360M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $89.08 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill - Aegis 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $77.99 @ Newegg
Storage ADATA - Ultimate SU800 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $41.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.85 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card $499.99 @ Amazon
Case Cooler Master - MasterBox Q300L MicroATX Mini Tower Case $38.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair - CX (2017) 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $49.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1038.67
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-04-13 10:41 EDT-0400
  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Surprised you fit in that 1070 considering the current prices

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  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Fair point, 16 seems to be the new meta

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Until I get low on ram I feel 8GB should be enough for now, and then I may upgrade to 16

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

The problem is also that it's single-channel. 8 GB would be fine if it's dual-channel, but single-channel will feel even slower.

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

I would be interested to see articles proving that single vs dual channel has a significant impact on latest gen Intel chips. AMD I would agree due to infinity fabric connecting modular core architecture running at ram speed and the higher bandwidth of dual channel helping more.

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  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

I see, dual channel would be better for a gaming PC, on a side note, would investing in a SSD next to a Hard Drive worth the money?

Although they are reliable, they're quite pricey as well, would it be worth buying it with the rest or maybe later on

So what would be the impact of getting it now vs putting it off

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Clock speed can not be compared across architectures. The ipc advantage of Intel, actually means the i5 is still a more capable cpu for gaming.

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

You can add another stick when needed. Intel is not as reliant on dual sticks as AMD. I would really advocate an ssd over 16gb ram, I have not seen any game suffer with 8gb, unless the gpu has a low vram overhead, since uses board ram as a buffer. An ssd not only aids boot times, but also system responsiveness and not getting bogged down like a hdd during software updates which are more important, I see too many systems having system/gaming lag whilst updates operate in background on rust drives. An ssd in my eyes is a must for a modern system. Look how many articles are online talking about the first port of call to improve system speed.

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  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Just looked at those games you mentioned see your point, consuming up to 11GB of system ram. Down to op to check which games he wants to play.

Regarding the 1600 vs 8400. Surprisingly even with its lower clock speed, the i5 8400 performs equivalent or better in games. See https://www.techspot.com/review/1514-core-i5-8400-vs-overclocked-ryzen-5-1600/page6.html.

With current prices and new b360 chipset prices it makes a more compelling reason for this chip. Though saying that an overclocked r5 1600 is still very capable chip and good alternative like you suggested if budget counts.

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm using 1 8gb stick of ram at the moment and i don't suffer at all with games like fortnite, pubg or any other game I play.

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  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Gotcha

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Hitachi drives are known to not be as reliable so I would go Seagate or Western Digital for a few bucks more.

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Ive seen a lot of western digital, I wanted to get one of them as well

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

You mean those cheap Hitachi drives. They are always loud, and often used and abused and out of warranty.

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the build btw, Ill be using it as my basis, might swap a part or 2, but its really good

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