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BUDGET BUILD-----VS------PRE-BUILT

Trinh333

63 months ago

My budget build is around $500, any recommendations on improving the set up is appreciated.

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Trinh333/saved/XhyLrH

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$500 pre-built gaming PC from cybrepowerPC

http://www.walmart.com/ip/17811825?wmlspartner=wlpa&adid=22222222227014452437&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=40300055072&wl4=&wl5=pla&wl6=86970124476&veh=sem

I am new to anything related to gaming PC so please explain why thanks!

Comments

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Build yer own the mark up with prebuilt is anything from 30-70%

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

That pre-built gaming PC is useless at gaming, a GTX 610 GPU, the most important part in a gaming PC and they use a $30 card. Every single part they don't specify the exact model will be the cheapest they could get their hands on.

Tweaking your build, a 270 GPU is a good budget gaming card, you really need 8GB RAM for gaming, had to put a cheaper case to keep cost down.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Pentium G3258 3.2GHz Dual-Core Processor $69.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z97 U3 Plus ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $69.99 @ Newegg
Memory Team Zeus Red 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $64.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $54.98 @ OutletPC
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 270 2GB TurboDuo Video Card $99.27 @ Newegg
Case Thermaltake Commander MS-I ID ATX Mid Tower Case $32.99 @ Micro Center
Power Supply Corsair CSM 450W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $29.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer $13.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) $88.98 @ OutletPC
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $519.17
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-16 20:59 EST-0500
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