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500 CAD build

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Budget (including currency): 500CAD

Country: Canada

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: CS:GO /Valorant

Other details (existing parts lists, whether any peripherals are needed, what you're upgrading from, when you're going to buy, what resolution and refresh rate you want to play at, etc): 


 

Hi guys. Friend is asking me to build him a $500 PC. He doesnt have any peripherals but will likely just use a tv as a monitor so forget that. Haven’t built a Pc in 8 years. Thanks guys!

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With that budget it's tight

 

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3200G 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($128.75 @ shopRBC)
Motherboard: ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard  ($128.05 @ Vuugo)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory  ($59.99 @ Memory Express)
Storage: Silicon Power A60 256 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive  ($54.99 @ Amazon Canada)
Case: DIYPC MA08 MicroATX Mini Tower Case  ($44.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Power Supply: Corsair CV 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($74.98 @ Amazon Canada)
Total: $491.75
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-07-16 20:26 EDT-0400

 

I have a build similar to this, you can easily add a harddrive and a GPU once you get more money.

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I'd look at the used market. Might be able to get a bit further that way. 


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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 hours ago, Darpyface said:

With that budget it's tight

 

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3200G 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($128.75 @ shopRBC)
Motherboard: ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard  ($128.05 @ Vuugo)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory  ($59.99 @ Memory Express)
Storage: Silicon Power A60 256 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive  ($54.99 @ Amazon Canada)
Case: DIYPC MA08 MicroATX Mini Tower Case  ($44.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Power Supply: Corsair CV 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($74.98 @ Amazon Canada)
Total: $491.75
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-07-16 20:26 EDT-0400

 

I have a build similar to this, you can easily add a harddrive and a GPU once you get more money.

Wow insane the price of that mobo has doubled since COVID !!! Thanks for the list buddy. Much appreciated.

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15 hours ago, br0dy said:

Wow insane the price of that mobo has doubled since COVID !!! Thanks for the list buddy. Much appreciated.

go used, you could get a better cpu with discrete gpu.

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