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Hi, I am going to build a PC and my budget is around 1000$*. I am fairly new and have tried to improve my build with some tips from people on here. Oh and I know my CPU is not the most optimal but I already have it so I have to go with it and I think it is O K. 

Any tips or thoughts are appreciated!



*1000$ budget including the CPU


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10 minutes ago, vujs said:

While I'm sure it'd be fine, I'd personally look for a better PSU since you have 20 dollars to play with, there is a PSU tier list for quality in the PSU section of this forum, let me get the link. 


Yours faithfully

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get a asrock b450m pro 4 or move to an ATX case and get the MSI B450-A pro.

Then switch to a RM550X or RX650x

Good luck, Have fun, Build PC, and have a last gen console for use once a year. I should answer most of the time between 9 to 3 PST

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