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550 dollar pc gaming build any opinions on parts

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  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

That's a decent build. Should do okay. The only thing I may recommend changing is perhaps the PSU, as it isn't the most efficient thing on the market and won't allow too much upgrading in the future.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Heya, so I agree with Cryova about changing the PSU. I've given you a great budget one that will serve you well for a while. I tweaked a few other things too. The GPU is definitely better and so is the SSD. I also got you more sensibly priced RAM.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Pentium G4560 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor $62.50 @ B&H
Motherboard MSI - B250M PRO-VD Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $62.88 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $56.99 @ Newegg
Storage SK hynix - SL308 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $57.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.33 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte - Radeon RX 570 4GB Gaming 4G Video Card $178.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair - CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $49.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $557.56
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-05-29 05:17 EDT-0400
  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

PSU isn't good. You're better off changing it. Minimum I suggest is the CX450M.

No point in getting the 1060 3gb. The RX 580 performs better for the same price

That case is okay, but it's rather cramped and can be difficult to work with. I suggest changing it if this will bother you.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

A 480 would be ideal, but every website is either sold out or wanting $250+

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

For that price point I would go used parts, for $500 both teams on scrap yard wars managed to get 980 Tis and i7s :D

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Used parts are not guaranteed to work and have no warranty, but it isn't a bad idea.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

That's a risk I'm always willing to take for dirt cheap components :D Never had a used part DOA or been scammed thus far.

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