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Budget Build for a Friend [HELP]

TheNormalName

1 month ago

Hey, I'm working on a budget build for a friend and his budgets 500$ (a bit more if it's critical enough)

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mhQ7LJ

Any way to make this build better? He don't care about looks.

Comments

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point
  • I would get a B450 motherboard rather than an A320

  • I would also bump up the RAM speed to 3000mhz. Ryzen needs faster RAM.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Swapping some parts around gets you a better build.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 3 1200 3.1 GHz Quad-Core Processor $84.87 @ Amazon
Motherboard ASRock - B450M-HDV Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $68.69 @ Amazon
Memory Crucial - Ballistix Sport LT 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $49.99 @ Amazon
Storage Kingston - A400 240 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $29.97 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.76 @ Amazon
Video Card XFX - Radeon RX 570 8 GB Video Card $154.99 @ Amazon
Case Rosewill - FBM-X1 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $26.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair - CX (2017) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $46.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $511.25
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-25 11:38 EDT-0400

Stuck with all Amazon if you are open to other vendors things can be cheaper or better.

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