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First Build (Budget) Evaluation

Sepsis
  • 71 months ago

I think (or at least hope) I have made a solid AMD Budget Build PC. I have snooped around PCPartPicker just to get an idea of budget building and I think I got the idea down. Also two of my friends helped me with the parts list.

Here is the parts list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/LKLCFT

There are no peripherals on the list because I already own a monitor, mouse, keyboard, and speakers.

I am also interested putting an SSD into the parts list, but I do now know which one would be the best (ideally 32-120gb for my OS and slow starting steam games).

Comments

  • 71 months ago
  • 3 points

ditch that raidmax powersupply. 1 year warranty and just passable reviews while being on the noisy side, it also apparently didn't actually pass the efficiency rating on hardocp review

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

I see... I will invest more time looking into PSU's then. Thank you for your input.

  • 71 months ago
  • 3 points

My suggestion:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $119.94 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $87.99 @ Amazon
Memory Kingston Fury Black Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $72.99 @ Amazon
Storage PNY XLR8 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $59.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.91 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 290 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card $359.99 @ Newegg
Case Enermax ECA3253-BW ATX Mid Tower Case $29.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Rosewill Hive 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $873.77
  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

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