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Buy this from Craigslist? Or built my own?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

As of posting this, 5 hours ago someone posted a Custom Mini ITX PC and i've been in the market for the past month or so for a more reliable piece of editing/streaming equipment under $500, all I need is something capable of that. I'll probably seldom or never game on it. Working with a limited budget of $500, both of these options are in that range, and if you know anything better PLEASE feel free to tell me.

 

This for $400: https://imgur.com/a/RU1ewmC

 

OR

 

This (for $522.64):

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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, Mr. horse said:

whta do thay want for the ITX system?

$400

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I would build the RX 580 system for sure.. But that's just me.. If the pre-built can satisfy you then go for it.. Only you know what you need.. 


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Just now, Mr. horse said:

I would try talking hi down to 350-375$ it would be a good deal.

Ether way at 400$ your getting a full system vs system with no case.

I have a thermaltake Commander G41 I bought from the thriftstore for $15 a few months back, brand new.

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1 minute ago, ch3w2oy said:

I would build the RX 580 system for sure.. But that's just me.. If the pre-built can satisfy you then go for it.. Only you know what you need.. 

Well... thats why i'm asking the forums.. cause I DON'T know. As i've said I need a streaming and editing PC. And I am unsure which is more powerful / worth it. (I'm actively doing comparisons on google but i'm still not an expert at this).

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1 minute ago, GoldenLag said:

Build your own. 

And the part's i've chosen to use will definitely out perform the Craigslist PC right?

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1 minute ago, Pedakin said:

And the part's i've chosen to use will definitely out perform the Craigslist PC right?

yep, in all ways

 

but i can probably do better

 

budget?


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Just now, Mr. horse said:

I don't see the need for a rx580  for streaming and editing. Seems over kill to me.

Whilst rendering in Sony Vegas (correct me if i'm wrong) it takes the power of both the GPU & CPU. And in fact I am almost 99% sure if you'd like to do so you can have it STRICTLY render with either?

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1 minute ago, LukeSavenije said:

yep, in all ways

 

but i can probably do better

 

budget?

$500, give or take $20 here or there. I'd like to keep it in that ballpark as I am not a wealthy man by any means. However I CAN travel anywhere in the USA for parts as I have free flights anywhere in the U.S. I.E: "Oh theres an amazing place that can sell you all the parts you need for under $500 however it's in Texas" Well I can fly to Texas if need be.

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Just now, Mr. horse said:

So you also plan to do rendering too. ok. Now I get it.

Is rendering not a part of video editing? (not trying to be a smart ass, legit question) because if that's the case i'll start putting that in my posts.

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5 minutes ago, Pedakin said:

And the part's i've chosen to use will definitely out perform the Craigslist PC right?

Yeah, but quite a bit.

 

 

Would swap the cx550m for the cx550. The non-m is better than the modular variant. 

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1 minute ago, GoldenLag said:

Yeah, but quite a bit.

 

 

Would swap the cx550m for the cx550. The non-m is better than the modular variant. 

I see, for the specific tasks I have at hand, Or just in general? Also any other corrections ya can think of?

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1 minute ago, Mr. horse said:

Depends on who you ask. I don't see it that way. But I'm more old school.

I'll start throwing it in my titles just in case. I mean ya can edit a video but it doesn't become complete until you render it and make it the actual .mp4

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1 minute ago, Mr. horse said:

I would say it far faster in general.

Really? Never did I ever think that the power supply was related to any other performance other than keeping the PC regulated with power.

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2 minutes ago, Pedakin said:

$500, give or take $20 here or there. I'd like to keep it in that ballpark as I am not a wealthy man by any means. However I CAN travel anywhere in the USA for parts as I have free flights anywhere in the U.S. I.E: "Oh theres an amazing place that can sell you all the parts you need for under $500 however it's in Texas" Well I can fly to Texas if need be.

something like this should be possible with some microcentre in store deals

 


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2 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

Aww you even included my case, I feel special. Thank you! I'm curious by the way, what is the difference performance wise between a 512gb SSD and oh say a 256gb?

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4 minutes ago, Mr. horse said:

Sorry, we have a miss under standing. It was referring to the newegg build being faster then the CL system.

Oh, yeah I was asking him about the changing of the power supply. But gotcha.

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21 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

yep, in all ways

 

but i can probably do better

 

budget?

If I hadn't seen you post umpteen builds over the past year... I'd think you're hubris is getting a bit out of control.

 

At this point, I'm waiting on the build :)


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7 minutes ago, Pedakin said:

Aww you even included my case, I feel special. Thank you! I'm curious by the way, what is the difference performance wise between a 512gb SSD and oh say a 256gb?

not much, it's more difference per model, and i can't find much about your included one, so i don't trust it

 

1 minute ago, jstudrawa said:

If I hadn't seen you post umpteen builds over the past year... I'd think you're hubris is getting a bit out of control.

 

At this point, I'm waiting on the build :)

it's on the other page


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2 minutes ago, star_pilot475 said:

Thank you! I'm seeing a theme here with the builds being posted. However I gotta ask, so with what you just posted you chose the Ryzen 3 as opposed to the very common Ryzen 5 and I decided to do a quick comparison on google and it seems that in the Ryzen 3 2200G vs the Ryzen 5 1600. The Ryzen 3 2200G VASTLY under performs? https://cpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/AMD-Ryzen-5-1600-vs-AMD-Ryzen-3-2200G/3919vsm441832

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1 minute ago, LukeSavenije said:

not much, it's more difference per model, and i can't find much about your included one, so i don't trust it

 

it's on the other page

Oh don't get me wrong I have no loyalty to ANY of these parts, I would switch them in a heartbeat if I found better performance out of a cheaper one. As of right now your build is what I would / will build. Within the week I am trying to make a decision. But I TRULY appreciate your advice, i'll bookmark it right now.

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3 minutes ago, jstudrawa said:

If I hadn't seen you post umpteen builds over the past year... I'd think you're hubris is getting a bit out of control.

 

At this point, I'm waiting on the build :)

I believe he already posted it.

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11 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

I like this, and even better if you have a Microcenter nearby.  Can't wait til everyone has the 1600 under $100, fantastic CPU.


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