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My First Build, what'cha think?

NewNewb

62 months ago

Here's the build: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/NewNewb/saved/Tj2BD3

Trying to keep to cheap but will upgrade it over time. Also what kind of game do you think it'll be able to run? Thanks!

Comments

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Helpful criticism, but this build has lots of problems.

  1. You should get the FX-6300 as it's cheaper and better than the one you selected.
  2. There is cheaper and/or faster RAM available.
  3. You can get a 1TB HDD for the same price.
  4. The video card still uses DDR3. There are many DDR5 models available at or near that price range.
  5. I can't vouch for the case itself, but I question the power supply that comes with it.

Try this instead:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $88.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $70.75 @ OutletPC
Memory *G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $54.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card *MSI Radeon R7 250X 2GB Video Card $77.98 @ SuperBiiz
Case NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $31.98 @ OutletPC
Power Supply Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $19.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer $14.98 @ OutletPC
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $412.45
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-09 09:21 EST-0500
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