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Gaming on a budget ?!

vitamin4b11t

62 months ago

what do you guys think about my build.. fairly new to building my own so input would be nice what should i get rid of/change/add

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/LvvbdC

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

still debating on a case, and ooooh interesteing i shall check that out right now might have to switch it . and as for cooler i don't really need it but looks a lot cleaner than having that big COOL MASTER 212 imo

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  • 62 months ago
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ill look into it . and as for graphics card can u post link i can't seem to find it

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

I would downgrade the PSU to a 450-500W. 450 should be anough, just look at your estimated wattage (389W). http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00GP5Y6J0?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00 is a good option. £26 saved.

Also for a budget build I dont think you need to upgrade to the 4gb version. I would save yourself the money and pick up http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00FL8H49Q/ref=ox_ya_os_product instead. £35 Saved. http://www.game-debate.com/hardware/?gid=1979&graphics=Radeon%20R9%20270X%20Sapphire%20Dual-X%204GB%20OC%20Edition

Lastly I would swap out the 8GB 1866mhz ram for 4GB 1600mhz... the performance increase is tiny. I think the sweet spot for budget builds is around 1600 CAS 9 4GBs, since you wont be doing ultra and in most cases anything above 4GB at that point is kinda wasted. http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B006WAGG14/?tag=pcp0f-21 is a good option. No idea how much saved... price of yours not in PC PP but im guessing around £20 ish saved. Though you can obviously upgrade along the way. 8gbs with a better graphics card down the way is a fine way to go to just save a bit now.

All in all £80 saved.. and the performance downgrade, next to nothing.

Edit: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/pg84GX what i bought last night. Just add in a case, HDD and maybe OD and your good to go.. pretty much exactly the same but cheaper in all areas.

Edit Edit: I also have to wonder about the motherboard. While i did get lucky on my board I think again you should be able to go cheaper. up to 8GB Motherboard with 3.0 USB are really the only things that matter at this stage.

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