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16 months ago

Hey guys, I'm looking at building a budget system for when friends come over as a guest PC. I'm not new to building as I'm currently working on my 4th build. The problem I'm having is I just can't decide on parts. I just want something that will play most games at 1080p60 on high or ultra. I don't care about used parts, but I prefer using all new parts. Please note when using all new parts I only want AMD Ryzen based systems. Systems with used parts may include Intel CPUs.

Budget is around $600. Located in California, about an hour from Newegg. I don't need an OS as I made a WIN 10 installer already. I also don't need a PSU. What do you guys suggest?

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  • 16 months ago
  • 2 points

How is this build? PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 3 2200G 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $94.59 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock - X370 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard $89.99 @ Newegg
Memory ADATA - XPG GAMMIX D10 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $84.99 @ Newegg
Storage Team - L5 LITE 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $24.99 @ Newegg Business
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.85 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Phoenix Video Card $184.98 @ Newegg
Case Cougar - MX330 ATX Mid Tower Case $24.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair - CXM (2015) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $46.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $615.37
Mail-in rebates -$20.00
Total $595.37
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-05-02 15:42 EDT-0400

Please Note that: Some AMD X370 chipset motherboards may need a BIOS update prior to using Raven Ridge CPUs. Upgrading the BIOS may require a different CPU that is supported by older BIOS revisions. I'd pop to Newegg and ask them to update the BIOS.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

Not too shabby. I'll keep this in mind and tweak it a bit. Thanks.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

It's not amd. But a great pc for your guest. Added a super cheap ssd just for the boot drive. The 3gb 1060 will outperform the 1050 ti by a mile at 1080p ultra. And the i3 8100 is a great cpu for gaming aswell.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i3-8100 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor $118.69 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI - H310M PRO-VH Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $59.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory ADATA - XPG GAMMIX D10 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $79.99 @ Newegg
Storage Team - L5 LITE 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $24.99 @ Newegg Business
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.85 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB GAMING Video Card $248.90 @ OutletPC
Case Cougar - MX330 ATX Mid Tower Case $24.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $601.40
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-05-02 22:00 EDT-0400
  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

That is a pretty good build, I just really don't want to support Intel, not to start anything. It's more of a personal thing. I appreciate you taking the time to put that together though, I'll be sure to take the SSD into consideration.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem just replace i will just replace it with the amd equivalent. But trust me, go with a 1060 for high to ultra at 1080p.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 3 1200 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor $93.90 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock - AB350M Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $59.39 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $103.99 @ Newegg Business
Storage Team - L5 LITE 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $39.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.85 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB GAMING Video Card $248.90 @ OutletPC
Case Cougar - MX330 ATX Mid Tower Case $24.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $614.91
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-05-03 07:49 EDT-0400
  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 3 1200 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor $94.00 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B350M GAMING PRO Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $49.99 @ Newegg
Memory Patriot - Viper 4 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $82.99 @ Newegg Business
Storage Team - L5 LITE 3D 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $54.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SC GAMING Video Card $299.99 @ B&H
Case Rosewill - FBM-01 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $24.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $621.85
Mail-in rebates -$15.00
Total $606.85
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-05-03 13:41 EDT-0400
  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you all for the suggestions. I'll be ordering parts soon.

  • 16 months ago
  • -1 points

Do you need an OS? I wasn't sure, so I did two systems: one with Windows 10 and one without.

Windows10

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 3 1300X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $109.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-D3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $79.89 @ OutletPC
Memory Patriot - Viper 4 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $82.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.85 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI - GeForce GT 1030 2GB LP OC Video Card $95.38 @ Newegg Marketplace
Case Thermaltake - Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $37.76 @ Amazon
Power Supply Thermaltake - Smart 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $36.50 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $92.89 @ OutletPC
Wireless Network Adapter Rosewill - RNX-N300UB USB 2.0 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter $11.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan Thermaltake - CL-F011-PL12BL-A 41.0 CFM 120mm Fan $4.19 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Thermaltake - CL-F011-PL12BL-A 41.0 CFM 120mm Fan $4.19 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Thermaltake - CL-F011-PL12BL-A 41.0 CFM 120mm Fan $4.19 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $613.81
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $603.81
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-05-02 15:44 EDT-0400

NoWindows10

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 3 1300X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $109.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-D3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $79.89 @ OutletPC
Memory Patriot - Viper 4 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $82.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.85 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI - Radeon RX 560 - 1024 4GB AERO ITX Video Card $148.98 @ Newegg
Case Thermaltake - Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $37.76 @ Amazon
Power Supply Thermaltake - Smart 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $36.50 @ Amazon
Wireless Network Adapter Rosewill - RNX-N300UB USB 2.0 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter $11.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan Thermaltake - CL-F011-PL12BL-A 41.0 CFM 120mm Fan $4.19 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Thermaltake - CL-F011-PL12BL-A 41.0 CFM 120mm Fan $4.19 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Thermaltake - CL-F011-PL12BL-A 41.0 CFM 120mm Fan $4.19 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $574.52
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $564.52
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-05-02 15:45 EDT-0400
  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you, I should have clarified. No, I don't need an OS as I have a WIN 10 installer and I can just run WIN 10 unactivated.

  • 16 months ago
  • 2 points

Use of Windows must be done with a legitimate product key.

Per Microsoft:

You are authorized to use this software only if you are properly licensed and the software has been properly activated with a genuine product key or by other authorized method.

For more information please see: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Useterms/Retail/Windows/10/UseTerms_Retail_Windows_10_English.htm

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

It's not an installer that I downloaded, I just made one out of a flashdrive like lots of other people do and have done, from an activated WIN 10 copy I have.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

You are free to do a USB install of it, you still must activate the copy with a key if you want to install Windows so you still need to buy Windows.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

A 2400G is recommended because the on-board GPU is basically a GT 1030, saving a bit of money.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

An idea I had was replacing the 1050Ti with an RX 560 1024 and running in crossfire. I'm not all too familiar with crossfire as I've only used NVIDIA GPUs. Would that work or be worth it?

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

You still need to buy a key for it.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

Legally yes. I'm just trying to spend as little as possible as this is coming out of my pocket. As a 16 year old there aren't many jobs available to me.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

That PSU has no reviews and its group regulated

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm not worried about a PSU, I have one laying around.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

What PSU is it?

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

EVGA White 430W.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

What exact PSU is it?

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

It's an EVGA White 430W. Works just fine.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

Man, it seems like every PSU on the site has no reviews.

  • 16 months ago
  • 2 points

For sites that you should use for reviews: Tomshardware, HardOCP, Techpowerup, Jonnyguru, and really any site that at least tests ripple and voltage regulation at the bare minimum and ideally more, and opens the PSU up to examine it.

https://cse.google.com/cse/publicurl?cx=006175293167390918428:pda9ozdd3wq

I made this custom search engine to look for only PSU reviews from the proper sites.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

Wow! That's pretty cool! Thanks.

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