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~$500 PC for general tasks/light gaming

wsawar

10 months ago

Budget: 500 - Location: usa - Use (gaming, rendering, etc): general tasks/light gaming - Peripherals required (monitor, keyboard/mouse, etc): monitor. Keyboard. Mouse. Speakers. - Operating System required: na

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  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2400G 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor $159.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $69.85 @ OutletPC
Memory Team - Vulcan 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $60.88 @ OutletPC
Storage Crucial - BX500 240 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $38.79 @ OutletPC
Case Thermaltake - Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $25.05 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair - CX (2017) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $44.89 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Thermaltake - CL-F011-PL12BL-A 40.99 CFM 120mm Fan $5.39 @ OutletPC
Monitor *Acer - R221Q bid 21.5" 1920x1080 60 Hz Monitor $90.08 @ Amazon
Keyboard Logitech - MK120 Wired Slim Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $14.34 @ OutletPC
Speakers Logitech - S120 2.3 W 2ch Speakers $9.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $519.15
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-01-21 22:22 EST-0500
  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Very reasonable list. I might suggest that the OP shake a few more pennies out of the piggy bank and build with a B450 motherboard, mostly to avoid any BIOS update issue. If you can be sure of sourcing a B350 with an up-to-date BIOS, though, it's fine.

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 3 1200 3.1 GHz Quad-Core Processor $94.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI - B350 PC MATE ATX AM4 Motherboard $85.49 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill - Aegis 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $84.99 @ Newegg
Storage Patriot - Burst 240 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $31.99 @ Newegg
Video Card PowerColor - Radeon RX 570 4 GB RED DRAGON Video Card $144.99 @ Newegg
Case Corsair - Carbide SPEC-06 ATX Mid Tower Case $55.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair - CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $31.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $580.33
Mail-in rebates -$50.00
Total $530.33
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-01-22 02:12 EST-0500
  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Peripherals required (monitor, keyboard/mouse, etc): monitor. Keyboard. Mouse. Speakers

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