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would this be a good build for a budget pc? opinions needed

bubbatrent2

62 months ago

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/bubbatrent2/saved/GpLfrH just would like to get some opinions on this not really sure what would be best to put in this pc with a budget of 800$ also would like to know if i should use the fx-8350 instead of the i5-4460

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

"Budget PC"? Can you please be more specific, and let us know exactly how much you wish to spend?

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

800$ is the budget but I'm sure if its 20$ over it won't be a problem

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

If you want an Intel-based build that will maximize your budget NOW, while leaving upgrade options later, like a Broadwell i5, here's my suggestion.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Pentium G3258 3.2GHz Dual-Core Processor $59.99 @ Micro Center
Motherboard Asus Z97M-PLUS Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $123.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $73.95 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial M500 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $99.29 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 280 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card $186.61 @ Newegg
Case Corsair Air 240 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $66.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CSM 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.99 @ Micro Center
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $742.79
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-22 17:07 EST-0500
  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

i mean i have no problem with the r9 280 i would just like to use the 290 and get the best fps i can on my games

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Understandable...try this one. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/6nckRB

For an Intel build on that budget, that's hard to beat for having that kind of GPU.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

would i need both of those hard drives or could i just use the one 1TB one and put that other money towards something else?

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/GD6B7P Its a decent build, I just swapped the PSU fo a cheap and bigger one, got a better case, a Z97 motherboard so if you want to get a unlocked i5 and overclock later on you can.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

i like this a lot actually it seems like it would run good

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