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Omniarch

61 months ago

Here's what I'm thinking for a $500 budget. I'm mainly going to be editing videos with this PC. What should I improve on? I've been told the power supply is sketchy as well as possibly needing a better cooler. What could I get to replace those things within my budget?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $96.69 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $14.85 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Biostar TA970 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $59.99 @ Newegg
Memory Team Dark Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $57.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $50.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 270 2GB Core Edition Video Card $129.99 @ Newegg
Case Enermax Thorex ATX Mid Tower Case $19.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 400W ATX Power Supply $14.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer $13.98 @ OutletPC
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $459.35
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-21 19:02 EST-0500

Comments

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

...better cooler..

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo is a popular choice.

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