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Budget HTC Vive VR PC

Evilernut08

10 months ago

Hello everyone.

I'm creating a budget oriented Virtual Reality rig. The maximum budget is under £700. I need your opinions on the part list I currently have (I know it exceeds £700, but if you could make something under £700 that would be great). Thanks loads!

Here is the list I have made up (please use second hand parts if possible) PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor £134.99 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard Asus - PRIME A320M-K Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard £54.99 @ PC World
Memory Crucial - 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory £60.17 @ Amazon UK
Memory Crucial - 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory £60.17 @ Amazon UK
Storage Western Digital - Blue 250GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive £47.96 @ Amazon UK
Case Fractal Design - Define Mini C TG MicroATX Mid Tower Case £59.99 @ Amazon UK
Other Aerocool Integrator 600 W 12 cm Power Supply Unit - Black £34.97 @ Amazon UK
Other Zotac Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Mini 8GB - USED £270.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £723.24
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-10-15 17:59 BST+0100

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  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor £134.99 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard *MSI - B350M PRO-VDH Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard £50.99 @ Ebuyer
Memory Kingston - HyperX Fury 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory £64.97 @ Amazon UK
Memory Kingston - HyperX Fury 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory £64.97 @ Amazon UK
Storage Crucial - BX500 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £39.29 @ Aria PC
Case Aerocool - QS-240 MicroATX Mid Tower Case £31.98 @ Amazon UK
Power Supply Corsair - CXM (2015) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply £47.99 @ Amazon UK
Other Zotac Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Mini 8GB - USED £270.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £705.18
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-10-15 22:42 BST+0100
  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Cheers man.

  • 10 months ago
  • -1 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor $154.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $49.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill - Aegis 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $123.99 @ Newegg
Storage Kingston - A400 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $27.99 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.84 @ OutletPC
Case Rosewill - FBM-01 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $19.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair - VS 550W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $23.98 @ Newegg
Other 1070 USED $355.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $819.67
Mail-in rebates -$20.00
Total $799.67
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-10-15 15:23 EDT-0400

Try this. It should give better performance, allow OCing, and be cheaper at around $610 GBP. You can grab just about any of these parts on your favorite used market for even better prices. The only thing I wouldn't buy used is storage. Buy those new.

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks loads man

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