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My first PC build, just wanted a little something that could handle my current usual games, and expand my library a little. Not too much to say about this, it's was a pretty simple build, and didn't require any additional troubleshooting. Fired up like a champ right off the bat.

The only things I wish I could have done different:

  1. I waited way too long to purchase the RAM. By the time I already had the case, and a couple other parts, RAM prices had increased by about $40!!

  2. I wish I would have purchased a modular power supply. While I didn't really have any issues with the one I used for this build, I did find a few modular power supplies go on sale for around the same price I got this one for. Would have been nice for the added convenience.

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  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

This is a very nice build, good use of your money! When you can, try to add an ssd, and that extra stick of ram to take advantage of dual channel. All in all, great first build!

  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

Thank you! And yeah, I contemplated an SSD, but the goal was to stay under $600. Absolutely though, future upgrades will consist of RAM and SSD. Appreciate the feedback!

  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

How much fps do you get on games. What games?

  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

So far, I haven't had time to play or tweak settings, due to my job, but what I've seen so far:

H1Z1: Custom Medium/High - 1080p 60-70fps. GTA V: Custom Medium/High - 1080p 50-60fps Fortnite: High - 1080p 60-70fps World of Warcraft: Legion: Max - 70-100fps

I apologize for not having more information to provide, but as I have more time I will attempt to update.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

will it run gta v

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Absolutely. In high graphical fidelity, too.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

GTA is fairly well optimised, so yes it should run it. You will need to tweak some graphics settings and finish the parts list! you need a cpu cooler.. lol

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

So far I haven't had any issues with the cooler that came with the CPU. (Other than the fact that the outer plastic broke off during shipping, but it was strictly cosmetic, so I didn't complain) Like I said though, I haven't really had much time to really push it to the limit just yet, so I can't really give a full thumbs up on it. Most reviews of the included cooler say there have been no issues though.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Im gonna be using the CPU that comes with Ryzen 3

  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

Where did your find the 1060 3g for $179?

  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

I snagged the 1060 on a Black Friday weekend deal on Newegg. I held out on buying the CPU and GPU until Black Friday/Holiday deals came around. It came down to a 1050Ti 6GB and this 1060 3GB, and fortunately for me, the 1060 dropped to a lower price than the 1050Ti I was watching, so I pulled the trigger.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't see a monitor/keyboard/mouse on this page. Are they just not here or do you have to buy them separately? Sorry this is my first time using this site, I don't know much about it.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

He probably already had a monitor/keyboard/mouse so he didnt add them to the list.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

The monitor I already had, so I did not add that to this build. I did however purchase a new keyboard and mouse to match the color scheme for this build. I went with the UtechSmart Venus on sale for $29 on Newegg, and a cheap off brand $18 orange backlight keyboard I found on Amazon, I will get you the brand as soon as I get off work.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you!

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Awesome build, jealous of the good deals you got. I'll have to wait as well for the next black Friday, got to save up

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Very Nice build, How was building in the apevia case?

  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

It was actually very convenient. The case opens up like the hood of an 18 wheeler, so you have a TON of space to work with. My only "complaint" is that there are so few places to hide the cables that are part of the front ports, so you kind of have to try and tuck them up in the upper half of the case. Other than that, grab an extra exhaust fan for the back, and air flow is excellent.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, the inflation of RAM prices is insane right now. Very nice orange build though, you don't see too many orange builds on here. It actually happens to be my favorite color too, hehe. Anyhow, very nice first build! +1

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

what fps do you get on csgo and pubg ?

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't really play any CSGO. For PUBG, I usually sit around 70-80 FPS at the preset HIGH settings.

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