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Best Performance Under $550 - Please review!

Shoe_Flower

3 months ago

Hey guys, part list here. Curious if anyone knows if i'll run into any issues with this build. Mostly curious about the case and fitting everything into it. Open to suggestions as well. Build is basically "as cheap as possible but still decent performance". I know the parts aren't the most high end, but they're cheap and they got the specs I need.

Side note: What kind of price drops do you expect during black friday? Possible to get this build between $450-500 during the BF sales?

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/YftJb8

Comments

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

No parts list to review.

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

whoops! Fixed it

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $117.68 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte B450M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $70.98 @ Amazon
Memory Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $59.99 @ Newegg
Storage Kingston A400 120 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $27.98 @ Walmart
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $34.85 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI Radeon RX 570 8 GB ARMOR MK2 Video Card $169.99 @ Amazon
Case DIYPC F2 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $41.97 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $583.43
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-14 16:47 EST-0500

better PSU

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the info!

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

8GB 570s aren't really worth it, used the savings to get a 500GB SSD

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $117.68 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte B450M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $70.98 @ Amazon
Memory *Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $49.99 @ Newegg
Storage HP EX920 512 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $63.99 @ Newegg
Video Card *XFX Radeon RX 570 4 GB RS XXX Video Card $129.99 @ Amazon
Case DIYPC F2 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $41.97 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $534.59
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-14 17:13 EST-0500

Could also get a 580

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $117.68 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte B450M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $70.98 @ Amazon
Memory *Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $49.99 @ Newegg
Storage HP EX920 512 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $63.99 @ Newegg
Video Card XFX Radeon RX 580 8 GB GTS XXX ED Video Card $179.99 @ Amazon
Case DIYPC F2 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $41.97 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $584.59
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-14 17:15 EST-0500
  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the info!

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

This will give you alot better performace if your main reason for this pc is gaming.

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-9100F 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor $86.20 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte B365M DS3H Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $64.98 @ Amazon
Memory Patriot Signature Premium 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $30.99 @ Amazon
Storage Crucial BX500 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $54.95 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6 GB VENTUS XS OC Video Card $229.99 @ Newegg
Case DIYPC F2 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $41.97 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX (2017) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $52.98 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $562.06
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-14 17:46 EST-0500
  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

interesting, why do you say better performance? is the i3 better than a R5 2600? and those 8gb vs the 16? I do agree that a 1660 super would be nice

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

If you plan to game this would be better because of the gpu. In gaming the 2600 and 9100 will perform the same. And at a $550 budget i would rather start with 8GB RAM and use that money for other better parts like that gpu. You can always save up and add another set of 2x4GB later if needed.

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the response! I'll consider it

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

That 1TB hard drive will be used and come with no warranty other than not being DOA.

Gets you a bit better board, hard drive, and upgrades to a RX 580 video card.

The power supply is better quality and 550 watts.

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $117.68 @ Amazon
Motherboard ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $74.98 @ Amazon
Memory Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $49.99 @ Newegg
Storage Kingston A400 120 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $21.99 @ Best Buy
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $39.99 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI Radeon RX 580 8 GB ARMOR OC Video Card $179.99 @ Newegg
Case DIYPC F2 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $39.92 @ Newegg
Power Supply Rosewill Capstone 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $569.53
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-14 17:48 EST-0500
  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

awesome, thanks!

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