Building my 1st PC! How does this look?Tight budget!

Discussion in 'Desktop Computers' started by Slitseed, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. Slitseed

    Slitseed New Member

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  2. johnb35

    johnb35 Administrator Staff Member

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    Kind of disappointing!!!

    Incompatible motherboard and processor for one. Poor quality psu and hard drive. What is your budget for this build? And I really wouldn't go AMD at this point.
     
  3. Slitseed

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    I have about 550 USD, Thanks for helping me with this.
     
  4. Calin

    Calin Well-Known Member

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    How about this? i3 + 1060 3GB. You can always throw in a cheap SSD later. This is assuming that it's a gaming PC.
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor ($109.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: MSI H110M PRO-VD PLUS Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($46.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($50.88 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.78 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB GAMING Video Card ($194.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 100R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ B&H)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ B&H)
    Total: $552.60
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-08 07:41 EST-0500
     
  5. Slitseed

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    Yeah its for a gaming PC. The thing is i havent owned a PC since i was 18 and im 33 today so my knowing of whats good or bad quality is non existing sadly
     
  6. johnb35

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    Motherboard - https://www.inet.se/produkt/1900108/asus-h110m-a#specs - 699kr
    ram - https://www.inet.se/produkt/6110163/corsair-8gb-2x4gb-ddr4-2133mhz-cl13-vengeance-lpx-rod#specs - 649kr
    cpu - https://www.inet.se/produkt/5300004/intel-core-i3-6100-3-7-ghz-3mb#specs - 1349kr
    psu - https://www.inet.se/produkt/6911368/corsair-cx430-430w#specs - 599kr
    hdd - https://www.inet.se/produkt/4304280/wd-blue-1tb-7200rpm-64mb#specs - 549kr
    video card - 1699kr
    case - 499kr

    total 6043kr = $664usd

    Unfortunately, that is well over budget. And that is the lowest I would go. Basically you would need more money saved up.
     
  7. Slitseed

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    Ok i will have to buy the components on a payment per month option instead. But thx guys i appreciate it
     
  8. johnb35

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    Also, what type of games are you planning on playing? The 1050ti may not be powerful enough depending on games played.
     
  9. Slitseed

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    Im planing on playing civivilization and some shooters. Then hopefully get to upgrade it to play starcitizen when it comes out
     
  10. johnb35

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    Should be able to play civilization ok but FPS games need a better card.
     
  11. Slitseed

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    Ok any suggestions?
     
  12. johnb35

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    If you stayed with nvidia then you would at least want a 1060 or amd rx480
     
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  13. mistersprinkles

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    Also I would avoid i3 for gaming. It's quite limiting. Need moar money.
     
  14. Slitseed

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    Ok but otherwise its a good start of a build?
     
  15. Slitseed

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    Yeah but ill be stsrting with that then upgrade in a couple of months
     
  16. johnb35

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    As I said, its the lowest I would go on the cpu and its only a dual core, really need a good quad core. Star citizen would need a 1070/1080
     
  17. Slitseed

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    Ok then i will start with that and upgrade as the months goes by
     
  18. mistersprinkles

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    While that is a viable option it will be much more expensive in the long term to start with entry level parts then move up to higher performance parts. Even if you resell the used parts you won't get what you paid for them.
     
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  19. Slitseed

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    Well im not gona pay 1000 USD at once for the PC so this will have to do.
     
  20. Punk

    Punk Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah, you'll spend 1500$ or more in the long run because you couldn't wait. :/
     
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