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Scallawagers
  • 72 months ago

So I have a computer now that is very outdated. Still running DDR2 with core 2 duo. lol. So I am saving up to build a newer, better performing computer. This is the build I have come up with it. Please give your opinions on this build. Anything I should change? Any part recommendations?

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

You can double your hard drive space for $5, kingston v300 has changed nand recently which is causing some issues apparently, xlr8 is same speed (iirc) & $5 cheaper.

I like a gold rated psu usually, costs more upfront but the electric efficiency pays for the upgrade (vs bronze) via a cheaper utility bill in a year or 2, I don't think it's possible to find a better psu manufacturer than seasonic.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $109.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard $74.99 @ Micro Center
Memory G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $81.99 @ Newegg
Storage PNY XLR8 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $59.00 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $54.99 @ Newegg
Video Card Asus Radeon R9 270X 2GB DirectCU II Video Card $179.00 @ Newegg
Case Rosewill R5 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $49.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic S12G 550W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply $74.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer $19.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $725.91
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-16 15:35 EDT-0400

Sorry I bumped up your budget a little... :(

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

No don't be sorry. I really like this. And my MAX is 800, but I want to spend the least possible for the performance. But thank you for informing me on the SSD.

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