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New Build (AUD) for existing workstation - Max $500/$550

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Budget (including currency): AUD

Country: Australia

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: General Browsing, bit of basic photo editing and programming

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 All,


First of all, thank you very much. I did my first build with the help of this forum. Now, i need to help my brother for his custom AMD PC build.


Below are the existing parts/components we are planning to use. Please recommend good AMD CPU, RAM and PSU. Max Budget is $500/$550.


Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti,

Case               : Mini ATX Cabinet

will be using existing LG Monitor (HDMI and DVI), Keyboard and Mouse


Thank you

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This should suffice. I picked the 3300X instead of the 2600 because the single threaded advantage should be more important for photo editing




I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B


Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Kill Trident Z RGB - Force MP500 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - Hyper 212 Black (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G2 650W - Black and green theme, Razer branwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.


Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)


How many watts do I need? Seasonic Focus threadUserbenchmark (Et al.) is trash explained, PSU misconceptions, protections explainedgroup reg is bad

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