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PC for Home,Gaming and small photoshop needs - (new trainee IT Technician)

Dec-Cassar

29 months ago

Hi guys and girls,

I need a PC for home that I can use for everyday tasks, Work as well as gaming, i'm new to the IT field (as a job anyway!), this will technically be my second build but the other one was years ago and I had a lot of help. I want a powerful PC that lasts me a while.

  • Budget: £1000 - it can be a little more but not stupidly over
  • Location: UK
  • Use (gaming, rendering, etc): Work, Everyday tasks and Gaming
  • Peripherals required: Not yet
  • Operating System required: Yes

I'd Prefer an Intel CPU.

Thanks

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  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor £186.99 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard ASRock - AB350 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard £80.92 @ Novatech
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws 4 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory £94.74 @ Amazon UK
Storage ADATA - Ultimate SU800 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £48.75 @ Amazon UK
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £41.99 @ Aria PC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card £398.02 @ Novatech
Case NZXT - S340 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case £62.39 @ Aria PC
Power Supply SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply £64.80 @ Alza
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit £83.70 @ Aria PC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £1062.30
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-09-01 22:11 BST+0100

How is this? For rendering a 12 thread AMD CPU typically beats an 8 thread intel CPU. AMD have a real competitor now in the Ryzen chips, so I wouldn`t dismiss them.

  • 29 months ago
  • 0 points

This is what I recomenend:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i3-7100 3.9GHz Dual-Core Processor £99.89 @ Box Limited
Motherboard Gigabyte - GA-B250M-DS3H Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard £61.48 @ Box Limited
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws 4 series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory £59.30 @ Amazon UK
Storage Toshiba - 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £54.97 @ CCL Computers
Video Card Palit - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB StormX Video Card £128.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk
Case Corsair - Carbide SPEC-04 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case £50.04 @ Aria PC
Power Supply Corsair - CXM (2015) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply £52.47 @ Scan.co.uk
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit £83.70 @ Aria PC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £590.84
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-09-01 19:00 BST+0100
  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

since pentiums have hyper threading i3's are useless

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

micro atx in a atx case would look a bit wierd

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