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Made a list, is it good enough?

shimarachan
  • 17 months ago

Hey guys, I'm a gamer that's trying to build a computer to handle playing video games on medium to high settings while being recorded without going kaputz. I tried pairing required specs of a game with recommended parts and came up with this list.

CPU Intel - Core i3-6320 3.9GHz Dual-Core Processor

CPU Cooler
Deepcool - GAMMAXX 400 74.3 CFM CPU Cooler

Motherboard MSI - B250M GAMING PRO Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard

Memory
G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory

Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

Video Card
Gigabyte - GeForce GT 1030 2GB Silent Low Profile Video Card

Case
Apex - 21N-01 ATX Mid Tower Case

Power Supply
EVGA - 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply

Operating System
Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit

Monitor HP - 22cwa 21.5" 1920x1080 60Hz Monitor

Keyboard
Logitech - K120 Wired Standard Keyboard

My questions are: a. is this going to be a functional pc? b. will it do what i want it to do? c. do you guys have any suggestions on improvements while keeping the total around 800 or less? Thanks!

Comments

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Among other changes, I would recommend beginning with 8gb of ram and leaving room to upgrade. How does this look?:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 3 2200G 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $98.89 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B450M PRO-VDH Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $69.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill - Aegis 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $63.99 @ Newegg
Storage ADATA - Ultimate SU800 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $48.99 @ Amazon
Video Card Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB Windforce OC Video Card $219.00 @ Amazon
Case Thermaltake - Versa H18 Tempered Glass MicroATX Mini Tower Case $49.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA - BQ 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $49.99 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $98.99 @ Amazon
Monitor HP - 22cwa 21.5" 1920x1080 60Hz Monitor $89.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Logitech - K120 Wired Standard Keyboard $8.99 @ Target
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $798.81
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-09-22 01:30 EDT-0400
  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

That’s great! Thanks for the edits

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

You're welcome - I'll try to respond if you have any more questions.

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

would you recommend a cpu cooler?

  • 17 months ago
  • 3 points

2200G comes with an adequate cooler. You could replace it with a better one, say Cryorig M9a, but I'd say run with the stock cooler to start with and see what your temps are like.

  • 16 months ago
  • 2 points

Yeah, as kschendel said, it comes with a 'good-enough' cooler to begin with. If you want to oc a bit and temps aren't the best then sure invest in a nice cryorig in the future. Since the price is so close to 800, there's no reason to compromise other parts for a cooler in the build i suggested.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

Awesome! Thanks again!

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Why the 2200g if you have a graphics card and it is exactly the same as the 1200

  • 17 months ago
  • 3 points

The 2200G has the ryzen 2 improvements as well and is a bit faster than the 1200.

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Because it's just $5 more idk

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