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Australian PC first time builder

Sunn1y

61 months ago

I have a budget of $800 (For just the key components), and looking to use this computer for gaming. I just need to know if: There are any parts in this list that need to be upgraded so that they don't hold back the other parts in terms of performance. If there are any parts that are unnecessarily expensive or powerful. Other suggestions for the parts in a similar price range

Thanks

http://au.pcpartpicker.com/user/Sunn1y/saved/M9zCmG

CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core $129.00

CPU Cooler Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 45.0 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing $27.00

Motherboard Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ $77.50

Memory Kingston 4GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 $98.00

Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM $62.00

Video Card XFX Radeon R7 250 4GB $139.00

Case Silverstone PS08B (Black) MicroATX Mid Tower $42.00

Power Supply Silverstone 500W ATX12V $55.00

Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/RSBS DVD/CD Writer $21.90

Total 651.40

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  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $129.00 @ CPL Online
CPU Cooler Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 45.0 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler $27.00 @ IJK
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard $77.50 @ Centre Com
Memory Kingston Fury Black Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $99.00 @ CPL Online
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $61.00 @ Centre Com
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 270 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card $199.50 @ Centre Com
Case Fractal Design Define Mini MicroATX Mini Tower Case $119.00 @ CPL Online
Power Supply Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.00 @ CPL Online
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/RSBS DVD/CD Writer $21.90 @ Mwave Australia
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $802.90
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-26 14:20 EST+1100
  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Cheers, so is it better to have a good 2GB graphics card rather than a cheaper 4gb one?

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

yep the r9 270 will perform a lot better than the r7 250

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