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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey, so im currently working on a list for my friend who is on a very strict budget of £350. He has asked for a pc for genral use and some lite gaming.

This is the list i have came up with at this point any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

CPU: Ryzen 3 2200g

MBoard: ASRock A320M-HDV

RAM:Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x4gb 3000Mhz

GPU:GTX 970

PSU:Corsair CV450

HDD:WD Blue

Case:Some random thing online

 

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Unless you’re friend is against it, I would go for used. You can usually find much better bang for your buck in used at this price range.


I am far from an expert in this so please correct me if I’m wrong.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
3 minutes ago, boggy77 said:

do you have the gtx970 already?

No i found one second hand

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Posted · Original PosterOP
3 minutes ago, zeusthemoose said:

Unless you’re friend is against it, I would go for used. You can usually find much better bang for your buck in used at this price range.

They want it to be as new as possible im using a few used parts such as CPU, GPU and RAM

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9 minutes ago, 5M1FFY5 said:

No i found one second hand

go AMD (Radeon RX 570 or something). Also, for your CPU, I would get Ryzen 3100 if your country has it priced right.


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laptop: macbook air 13.3”

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            RAM: 4GB 1333MHz

            CPU: Intel Core i5 2557M

            SSD: 128GB

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Posted · Original PosterOP
3 minutes ago, wall03 said:

 

go AMD (Radeon RX 570 or something). Also, for your CPU, I would get Ryzen 3100 if your country has it priced right.

Thanks, I have now changed the GPU to the RX 570 which is saving around £30 and the 3100 is like £100 extra than the 2200g I found so that does not make a whole lot of sense for me.

 

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Just now, 5M1FFY5 said:

Thanks, I have now changed the GPU to the RX 570 which is saving around £30 and the 3100 is like £100 extra than the 2200g I found so that does not make a whole lot of sense for me.

 

ok. it was supposed to be $100. The 2200G is not great but you can get by


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pc:

Spoiler

 

laptop: macbook air 13.3”

Spoiler

            RAM: 4GB 1333MHz

            CPU: Intel Core i5 2557M

            SSD: 128GB

            OS: Ubuntu 20.04

            Status: Current PC

operation badger: coming soon

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            RAM: 16GB DDR4-3200 CL-16

            CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600

            SSD: 256GB (Will get HDD when possible)

            GPU: Radeon RX 470

            OS: Pop!_OS and Windows 10 (dual boot)

            Status: Waiting for mobo prices to drop.

 

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