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Which build is better?

EcoMCG
  • 71 months ago

I am debating on which build is better for my first gaming computer, I've done a lot of research on these 2 builds. So here is the final product:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 760K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor $84.74 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A88X-D3H ATX FM2+ Motherboard $84.24 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.92 @ Amazon
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 270 2GB Double Dissipation Video Card $164.99 @ Amazon
Case Corsair SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case $59.05 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $485.93

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-4300 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor $101.91 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard $84.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.92 @ Amazon
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 270 2GB Double Dissipation Video Card $164.99 @ Amazon
Case Corsair SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case $59.05 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $503.85

Comments

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

I tend to like the first one better. But ideally, I would build your budget PC around a Pentium G3258.

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