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Budget build for my friend

RyneSmith
  • 72 months ago

Hey guys, my buddy rang me up a few days ago and said to build him a PC with a $350-$500 budget and to try to include a monitor.

At first I was a bit concerned but after scrounging craigslist here's what I've come up with.

The CPU/MOBO/Monitor/Case/PSU are a used bundle deal from someone on craigslist for $240.

I already own the RAM and it's a gift to him from me! Lastly and probably the best part is that I'm picking up a MSI Twin 760 for $100

Here's the partlist : http://pcpartpicker.com/p/G4pXYJ

Keep an eye out in the next week or two for this little bargain build!

Comments

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Add the PSU to the list if you can, so we know what it is

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

the 2500k might bottleneck the GPU depending on the game, but i understand you got that combo which is a pretty good deal. a decent 1080p 21-23" monitor costs like $160 and it's probably preferrable that it has speakers included, but not necessary (true gamers use headphones! lulz)

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't really see the 2500 bottlenecking anything to be honest. It's still a great CPU, I'd rather have that than any of the AMD processors :)

The PSU is a corsair 550w, I'm not sure which model though. Will post the correct PSU and everything once the build is finished!

Thanks for the comments

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