• PC Building Thread V1ti
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What's your current power supply?
[QUOTE=Rixxz2;52989986]What's your current power supply?[/QUOTE] It's an FPS500-60APN. I seem to recall it not even having enough connectors to plug into a GTX 970 that I had bought at first when I last upgrade, so (not just for that reason) I went for a 960 instead. I imagine it probably then wouldn't have enough for the 1070 either.
Ye, the FSP500-60APN only has a single 6 pin PCI-E connector, the 1070 requires an 8-pin. The 970 and 1070 consume roughly the same amount of power, though. [URL]http://www.skytech.lt/gtx-1070-gaming-msi-geforce-gtx-1070-gaming-8gb-gddr5-256-bit-hdmi-dvi-3xdp-p-319367.html[/URL] [URL="http://www.skytech.lt/s12ii520-psu-seasonic-s12ii520-520w-plus-bronze-retail-p-71698.html"]http://www.skytech.lt/s12ii520-psu-seasonic-s12ii520-520w-plus-bronze-retail-p-71698.html [/URL] (You could also just get a molex>8pin PCI-E adapter, but ehhh, something tells me you've had it for quite a while)
[QUOTE=Rixxz2;52990047]Ye, the FSP500-60APN only has a single 6 pin PCI-E connector, the 1070 requires an 8-pin. The 970 and 1070 consume roughly the same amount of power, though. asd [URL]http://www.skytech.lt/gtx-1070-gaming-msi-geforce-gtx-1070-gaming-8gb-gddr5-256-bit-hdmi-dvi-3xdp-p-319367.html[/URL] [URL="http://www.skytech.lt/s12ii520-psu-seasonic-s12ii520-520w-plus-bronze-retail-p-71698.html"]http://www.skytech.lt/s12ii520-psu-seasonic-s12ii520-520w-plus-bronze-retail-p-71698.html [/URL] (You could also just get a molex>8pin PCI-E adapter, but ehhh, something tells me you've had it for quite a while)[/QUOTE] Yeah, it's been quite a while, I'd probably change it even if I didn't have to. Thanks for those, they seem good.
So I'm almost ready to buy my missing parts to upgrade my computer, just wanted some last opinions if it's good or something's missing. I didn't include a power supply as I work a lot and am currently super lazy to open up my case but it's a 600W Corsair if that's enough. Later on I want to add additional 8GB RAM + either a 1050 Ti or 570 GPU. CPU: AMD - Ryzen 3 1300X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor Motherboard: MSI - B350 PC MATE ATX AM4 Motherboard Memory: Crucial - Ballistix Sport LT 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory Storage: Samsung - 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Low Profile Video Card Case: Corsair - 200R ATX Mid Tower Case
[QUOTE=Akri;52990107]So I'm almost ready to buy my missing parts to upgrade my computer, just wanted some last opinions if it's good or something's missing. I didn't include a power supply as I work a lot and am currently super lazy to open up my case but it's a 600W Corsair if that's enough. Later on I want to add additional 8GB RAM + either a 1050 Ti or 570 GPU. CPU: AMD - Ryzen 3 1300X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor Motherboard: MSI - B350 PC MATE ATX AM4 Motherboard Memory: Crucial - Ballistix Sport LT 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory Storage: Samsung - 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Low Profile Video Card Case: Corsair - 200R ATX Mid Tower Case[/QUOTE] What are your current specs?
[QUOTE=Rixxz2;52990236]What are your current specs?[/QUOTE] CPU: Intel i5 760 Motherboard: MSI P55-CD53 Memory: 4,00GB Single-Channel DDR3 @ 668MHz And forgot case but that ain't important. So swapping CPU+MB+RAM and later GPU.
Then it’s looking pretty good, the only thing I’d change is saving a bit of money by getting the “regular” 1200 instead of the 1300X, the only difference is the frequency, which is something you can fix yourself. Maybehaps save up a bit more and get an R5 1600. The R3's are certainly faster than your 760, but not monumentally so (as a reference, an R3 1200 is about as fast as an i7 2600K) . And chances are that in just a few years, having a quad core with no extra threads will be about as crippling as having a dual core today. Ryzen II / Ryzen+ (Pinnacle Ridge) is also planned to launch in february, so waiting / saving up a bit and grabbing an R5 2600 might be the best idea.
[QUOTE=Akri;52990318]CPU: Intel i5 760 Motherboard: MSI P55-CD53 Memory: 4,00GB Single-Channel DDR3 @ 668MHz And forgot case but that ain't important. So swapping CPU+MB+RAM and later GPU.[/QUOTE] That's a lot of rams
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[QUOTE=Rixxz2;52990047]Ye, the FSP500-60APN only has a single 6 pin PCI-E connector, the 1070 requires an 8-pin. The 970 and 1070 consume roughly the same amount of power, though. [URL]http://www.skytech.lt/gtx-1070-gaming-msi-geforce-gtx-1070-gaming-8gb-gddr5-256-bit-hdmi-dvi-3xdp-p-319367.html[/URL] [URL="http://www.skytech.lt/s12ii520-psu-seasonic-s12ii520-520w-plus-bronze-retail-p-71698.html"]http://www.skytech.lt/s12ii520-psu-seasonic-s12ii520-520w-plus-bronze-retail-p-71698.html [/URL] (You could also just get a molex>8pin PCI-E adapter, but ehhh, something tells me you've had it for quite a while)[/QUOTE] Okay so that 1070 seems to be out of stock and it seems like it might be a while until they might have more. I found some other MSI 1070s in a similar pricerange that are in stock but I dunno if they're worth getting or should I just wait: [url]https://www.1a.lt/kompiuteriu_komponentai_tinklo_produktai/komponentai/vaizdo_plokstes/msi_geforce_gtx1070_8gb_gddr5_pcie_gtx1070armor8goc[/url] [url]http://www.skytech.lt/gtx-1070-aero-msi-geforce-gtx-1070-aero-8gb-gddr5-dphdmidvi-p-371468.html[/url]
Okay quick, lightning round suggestions for a card+ PSU combo for something like this GeForce GT 640 15.95 GB RAM 1600x900, 60hz Intel Core i7-3770 CPU at 3.40Ghz
[QUOTE=Pvt. Hazzard;53001101]Okay quick, lightning round suggestions for a card+ PSU combo for something like this GeForce GT 640 15.95 GB RAM 1600x900, 60hz Intel Core i7-3770 CPU at 3.40Ghz[/QUOTE] gtx 1050 TI (media edition if needed) and evga b500.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($199.89 @ OutletPC) CPU Cooler: CRYORIG - H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($27.90 @ Newegg Marketplace) Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-D3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($79.38 @ OutletPC) Memory: G.Skill - Trident Z 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($192.60 @ Newegg Marketplace) Storage: ADATA - Ultimate SU800 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($79.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.09 @ Newegg Marketplace) Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB GAMING Video Card ($259.99 @ B&H) Case: Fractal Design - Define C with Window ATX Mid Tower Case ($82.99 @ SuperBiiz) Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($63.98 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit ($136.88 @ OutletPC) Total: $1197.69 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-12-09 13:12 EST-0500 My wife told me to what a little bit now my budget is more like 1500 and I have the OS covered now. Should I just put the money into a better GPU?
[QUOTE=ethandennis;53004704]PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($199.89 @ OutletPC) CPU Cooler: CRYORIG - H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($27.90 @ Newegg Marketplace) Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-D3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($79.38 @ OutletPC) Memory: G.Skill - Trident Z 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($192.60 @ Newegg Marketplace) Storage: ADATA - Ultimate SU800 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($79.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.09 @ Newegg Marketplace) Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB GAMING Video Card ($259.99 @ B&H) Case: Fractal Design - Define C with Window ATX Mid Tower Case ($82.99 @ SuperBiiz) Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($63.98 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit ($136.88 @ OutletPC) Total: $1197.69 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-12-09 13:12 EST-0500 My wife told me to what a little bit now my budget is more like 1500 and I have the OS covered now. Should I just put the money into a better GPU?[/QUOTE] The 1060 6GB is solid for 1080p gaming, but if you can get a good deal on a 1070 or Vega 56 it would be worth it. Don't buy V56 unless it's cheaper than a 1070.
I finally decided to get a new computer and was wondering if I could get some input from you all. For this build I am aiming for 1440p@100+Hz (haven't decided on the monitor yet) and VR for the near future. I was trying to go full AMD; however, I had trouble finding anything remotely comparable with the GTX 1080 Ti (without having to Crossfire) My current part list: PCPartPicker part list: [url]https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/PFYHVY[/url] Price breakdown by merchant: [url]https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/PFYHVY/by_merchant/[/url] CPU: AMD - Ryzen 7 1700 3.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($374.99 @ Amazon Canada) CPU Cooler: be quiet! - Dark Rock Pro 3 67.8 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($84.92 @ Newegg Canada Marketplace) Motherboard: Asus - STRIX X370-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard ($236.99 @ PC Canada) Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($261.59 @ Amazon Canada) Storage: Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($179.92 @ Amazon Canada) Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.95 @ Vuugo) Video Card: Asus - GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB STRIX GAMING Video Card ($1088.99 @ PC Canada) Case: be quiet! - Dark Base Pro 900 (Black/Orange) ATX Full Tower Case ($254.15 @ Newegg Canada Marketplace) Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($109.99 @ Newegg Canada) Optical Drive: LG - WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($55.99 @ Newegg Canada) Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit ($159.99 @ Newegg Canada) Fan Controller: NZXT - SENTRY 3 Fan Controller ($43.99 @ Newegg Canada) Total: $2921.46 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-12-27 16:23 EST-0500 I'm still debating on the CPU cooler as I'm not planning on overclocking and most reviews I've read praised the stock AMD cooler. (Also since PC Part Picker is saying there is a compatibility issue with the cooler and mobo). I'd say my budget is around C$3k not counting the monitor (which I removed from the list- while I read reviews, etc.) Any help will be much appreciated!
[QUOTE=peepin;53009479]I finally decided to get a new computer and was wondering if I could get some input from you all. For this build I am aiming for 1440p@100+Hz (haven't decided on the monitor yet) and VR for the near future. I was trying to go full AMD; however, I had trouble finding anything remotely comparable with the GTX 1080 Ti (without having to Crossfire) My current part list: PCPartPicker part list: [url]https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/PFYHVY[/url] Price breakdown by merchant: [url]https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/PFYHVY/by_merchant/[/url] CPU: AMD - Ryzen 7 1700 3.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($374.99 @ Amazon Canada) CPU Cooler: be quiet! - Dark Rock Pro 3 67.8 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($84.92 @ Newegg Canada Marketplace) Motherboard: Asus - STRIX X370-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard ($236.99 @ PC Canada) Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($261.59 @ Amazon Canada) Storage: Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($179.92 @ Amazon Canada) Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.95 @ Vuugo) Video Card: Asus - GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB STRIX GAMING Video Card ($1088.99 @ PC Canada) Case: be quiet! - Dark Base Pro 900 (Black/Orange) ATX Full Tower Case ($254.15 @ Newegg Canada Marketplace) Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($109.99 @ Newegg Canada) Optical Drive: LG - WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($55.99 @ Newegg Canada) Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit ($159.99 @ Newegg Canada) Fan Controller: NZXT - SENTRY 3 Fan Controller ($43.99 @ Newegg Canada) Total: $2921.46 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-12-27 16:23 EST-0500 I'm still debating on the CPU cooler as I'm not planning on overclocking and most reviews I've read praised the stock AMD cooler. (Also since PC Part Picker is saying there is a compatibility issue with the cooler and mobo). I'd say my budget is around C$3k not counting the monitor (which I removed from the list- while I read reviews, etc.) Any help will be much appreciated![/QUOTE] If you don't OC the stock cooler will be totally fine. They're not even loud like the intel ones. Everything else looks good. I would swap the Vengeance LPX for G.Skill FlareX, Fortis, or Trident Z sticks as those are most likely to run at their rated speed. Your power supply is a good one, and it's enough to run your system comfortably, but if Noise or heat are a concern you could step up to a beefier one so it's not working as hard to put out the wattage you need. And Vega is meh, it pretty much competes with 1070s.
Stock cooler is OG, honestly sets the standard for future iterations on both team red and blue
[QUOTE=AugustBurnsRed;53009675] And Vega is meh, it pretty much competes with 1070s.[/QUOTE] It's pretty much universally thought that the Vega 64 is a waste of money, if you can get a Vega 56 for cheaper and then overclock it without much effort you can get 64's performance if not exceeding it.
Okay so I want to upgrade in the future. Get a nice new GPU is the most important bit. Seeing as I can run 1080p okay-ish right now, I want to shoot up to 1440p when I upgrade. So what would be best for running stuff on 1440p/high/60fps? Currently playing The Witcher 3, Forza 7, NFS Payback, DOOM, but obviously those games will change when others come out etc. 1070, 1070ti or 1080 (or even something AMD)?
[QUOTE=peepin;53009479]I finally decided to get a new computer and was wondering if I could get some input from you all. For this build I am aiming for 1440p@100+Hz (haven't decided on the monitor yet) and VR for the near future. I was trying to go full AMD; however, I had trouble finding anything remotely comparable with the GTX 1080 Ti (without having to Crossfire) My current part list: PCPartPicker part list: [URL]https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/PFYHVY[/URL] Price breakdown by merchant: [URL]https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/PFYHVY/by_merchant/[/URL] CPU: AMD - Ryzen 7 1700 3.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($374.99 @ Amazon Canada) CPU Cooler: be quiet! - Dark Rock Pro 3 67.8 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($84.92 @ Newegg Canada Marketplace) Motherboard: Asus - STRIX X370-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard ($236.99 @ PC Canada) Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($261.59 @ Amazon Canada) Storage: Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($179.92 @ Amazon Canada) Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.95 @ Vuugo) Video Card: Asus - GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB STRIX GAMING Video Card ($1088.99 @ PC Canada) Case: be quiet! - Dark Base Pro 900 (Black/Orange) ATX Full Tower Case ($254.15 @ Newegg Canada Marketplace) Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($109.99 @ Newegg Canada) Optical Drive: LG - WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($55.99 @ Newegg Canada) Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit ($159.99 @ Newegg Canada) Fan Controller: NZXT - SENTRY 3 Fan Controller ($43.99 @ Newegg Canada) Total: $2921.46 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-12-27 16:23 EST-0500 I'm still debating on the CPU cooler as I'm not planning on overclocking and most reviews I've read praised the stock AMD cooler. (Also since PC Part Picker is saying there is a compatibility issue with the cooler and mobo). I'd say my budget is around C$3k not counting the monitor (which I removed from the list- while I read reviews, etc.) Any help will be much appreciated![/QUOTE] For cheaper/budget systems I'd go with Ryzen, but for a very expensive system that's primarily going to be used for gaming were 60FPS isn't even close to being enough, Intel's the better choice. Will steamroll literally everything, regardless if the title utilizes threads well or poorly. Should be noted that the R7 1700 and the 8700K perform roughly the same in heavily multithreaded applications such as rendering, though. Still, my suggestion: [URL]https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/pCxgYr[/URL] I also swapped the motherboard out with a way cheaper one, as you'll gain absolutely nothing by going with the more expensive alternative, unless you're planning to go haywire with the overclocking. If you do decide to go with the R7, use the stock cooler (which will be absolutely fine even if you do overclock) and get a ~100 dollar motherboard instead, such as: [URL="https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/product/c2DzK8/msi-b350-pc-mate-atx-am4-motherboard-b350-pc-mate"]https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/product/c2DzK8/msi-b350-pc-mate-atx-am4-motherboard-b350-pc-mate [/URL]
Any suggested builds for a $800 -$900 dollar budget? That’s just for the tower. I see AMD has gained some traction. My current build is 7 years old, it’s running a Radeon 6800 + Intel i5 2500k sandy bridge. I mainly play league, overwatch, and fortnight. Also programming work but nothing cpu intensive. Would like to have the freedom to venture into other games if I end up seeing something I like.
[QUOTE=Relaxation;53011843]Any suggested builds for a $800 -$900 dollar budget? That’s just for the tower. I see AMD has gained some traction. My current build is 7 years old, it’s running a Radeon 6800 + Intel i5 2500k sandy bridge. I mainly play league, overwatch, and fortnight. Also programming work but nothing cpu intensive. Would like to have the freedom to venture into other games if I end up seeing something I like.[/QUOTE] Something like this maybehaps? Slightly cheaper if you choose to re-use your current case, obviously [URL="https://pcpartpicker.com/list/NsJwM8"]https://pcpartpicker.com/list/NsJwM8 [/URL]
[QUOTE=Rixxz2;53011875]Something like this maybehaps? Slightly cheaper if you choose to re-use your current case, obviously [URL="https://pcpartpicker.com/list/NsJwM8"]https://pcpartpicker.com/list/NsJwM8 [/URL][/QUOTE] Thanks man. Maybe a slightly nicer mobo? Didn’t like some of the Newegg reviews on it.
[QUOTE=Relaxation;53012047]Thanks man. Maybe a slightly nicer mobo? Didn’t like some of the Newegg reviews on it.[/QUOTE] [URL="https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157761"] Highest rated (AM4) motherboard on the entire site[/URL]
I know nothing about computers parts but I like to play games on and have $1000 to spare. Looking to use it for work too but I only need it to handle two monitors and excel workloads. My current laptop is about to kick the bucket and I figured I would build my next computer. Anybody have any suggestions?
[QUOTE=Valdor;53014204]I know nothing about computers parts but I like to play games on and have $1000 to spare. Looking to use it for work too but I only need it to handle two monitors and excel workloads. My current laptop is about to kick the bucket and I figured I would build my next computer. Anybody have any suggestions?[/QUOTE] I'd just recommend you the same as the one for Relaxation: [url]https://pcpartpicker.com/list/cTRYpb[/url] It's very likely that you'll be able to use the Windows 7/8 license from your laptop to activate Windows 10
So my mom is looking to replace her busted laptop and we got a budget of $300. She mostly just browses the web. So here’s what I’m thinking of so far CPU: [url=https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA1K656X8911] Intel Pentium G4400[/url] $58.67 (I don’t know if I should get this or a [url= https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819117619]Celeron[/url] for ~$37.08, I’d like this build to last a few years though) Mobo: [url=https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0165YUDTM/ref=psdc_1048424_t3_B01N4OM9R4] GIGABYTE GA-H110M-A [/url] $39.99 Memory: [url=https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00UFBZOKK/ref=as_li_ss_tl?smid=A17MC6HOH9AVE6&linkCode=sl1&tag=jayz05-20&linkId=d78b6c8b42d43707152c3d91be3f8f02&th=1] Ballistix Sport LT 4GB [/url] $52.99 PSU: [url=https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06Y63K3HP/ref=as_li_ss_tl?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1&linkCode=sl1&tag=jayz05-20&linkId=3adb9c76f5c7854926c47982e1990050]MasterWatt Lite 500W 80 Plus Power Supply[/url] $44.99 (Would it be better to get a cheaper one or would this last longer?) I got some time to think about a case and HDDs but I’d appreciate input on the main components.
The G4400 isn't bad, but 4GB RAM is not enough for barely anything nowadays and I've powered far worse from power supplies less than half the cost. I'd just set a slickdeals [URL="https://slickdeals.net/newsearch.php?src=SearchBarV2&v=2&q=desktop&pp=20&sort=relevance&previousdays=-1&pricemin=150&pricemax=400.00&filter%5B%5D=3&forumid%5B%5D=all&forumid%5B%5D=30&forumid%5B%5D=9&forumid%5B%5D=44&r=1"]deal alert for a prebuilt of your price range[/URL] and wait a week or two for something to pop up. Right now [URL="https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?sdtid=11086347&SID=8b095164ed0711e7a09096097eac07130INT&AID=10446076&PID=1225267&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-Slickdeals%20LLC-_-na-_-na-_-na&Item=N82E16856164036&cm_sp="]this brick[/URL] looks good. I have some DDR3L lying around if you want some but it's cheap on ebay too
[QUOTE=Shock_Coil;53014849]So my mom is looking to replace her busted laptop and we got a budget of $300. She mostly just browses the web. So here’s what I’m thinking of so far CPU: [url=https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA1K656X8911] Intel Pentium G4400[/url] $58.67 (I don’t know if I should get this or a [url= https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819117619]Celeron[/url] for ~$37.08, I’d like this build to last a few years though) Mobo: [url=https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0165YUDTM/ref=psdc_1048424_t3_B01N4OM9R4] GIGABYTE GA-H110M-A [/url] $39.99 Memory: [url=https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00UFBZOKK/ref=as_li_ss_tl?smid=A17MC6HOH9AVE6&linkCode=sl1&tag=jayz05-20&linkId=d78b6c8b42d43707152c3d91be3f8f02&th=1] Ballistix Sport LT 4GB [/url] $52.99 PSU: [url=https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06Y63K3HP/ref=as_li_ss_tl?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1&linkCode=sl1&tag=jayz05-20&linkId=3adb9c76f5c7854926c47982e1990050]MasterWatt Lite 500W 80 Plus Power Supply[/url] $44.99 (Would it be better to get a cheaper one or would this last longer?) I got some time to think about a case and HDDs but I’d appreciate input on the main components.[/QUOTE] Honestly, look at refurbs. You can get an dell optiplex with 8GB RAM, i5 3570, 250gb HDD ready to go. US$150. You could even put into another case and add a GPU as there are pcie lanes. Or just get a small gpu for the current chassis (1050, 1030) Pretty much a US$150 - $250 PC capable of light gaming and any mum internet habits. I would just stick to lowest wattage GPU and maybe undervolt the CPU slightly if you decide that route.
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