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Help the poor student with a budget rig (dream rigs included)

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hello everyone, 


So i am a senior in highschool looking to get a really cheap build that runs with a preferably good performance. These are the things i would prefer it to handle or do.


1)Run games at 60fps (preferably higher quality but doesnt have to)


2)Can be used to edit videos( adobe premier pro and after effects)


3)will not have problems with the hot and humid weather of hawaii.


4)under 1000$ cheaper the better.


So i have never build a computer before but i feel like i have a grasp on what is needed. (but probably not) anyways here are my builds from cheapest to my reasonable DREAM build(please feel free to rape and ravage my setups and tell me what is wrong and what i need):










So thank you very much if you assist me :D


for some pity points here is my current monster rig :http://www.cnet.com/products/toshiba-satellite-c655/specs/

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No, no , no begging. I'm sorry


I confused this thread with begging for money for some reason, sorry. 

muh specs 

Gaming and HTPC (reparations)- ASUS 1080, MSI X99A SLI Plus, 5820k- 4.5GHz @ 1.25v, asetek based 360mm AIO, RM 1000x, 16GB memory, 750D with front USB 2.0 replaced with 3.0  ports, 2 250GB 850 EVOs in Raid 0 (why not, only has games on it), some hard drives

Screens- Acer preditor XB241H (1080p, 144Hz Gsync), LG 1080p ultrawide, (all mounted) directly wired to TV in other room

Stuff- k70 with reds, steel series rival, g13, full desk covering mouse mat

All parts black

Workstation(desk)- 3770k, 970 reference, 16GB of some crucial memory, a motherboard of some kind I don't remember, Micomsoft SC-512N1-L/DVI, CM Storm Trooper (It's got a handle, can you handle that?), 240mm Asetek based AIO, Crucial M550 256GB (upgrade soon), some hard drives, disc drives, and hot swap bays

Screens- 3  ASUS VN248H-P IPS 1080p screens mounted on a stand, some old tv on the wall above it. 

Stuff- Epicgear defiant (solderless swappable switches), g600, moutned mic and other stuff. 

Laptop docking area- 2 1440p korean monitors mounted, one AHVA matte, one samsung PLS gloss (very annoying, yes). Trashy Razer blackwidow chroma...I mean like the J key doesn't click anymore. I got a model M i use on it to, but its time for a new keyboard. Some edgy Utechsmart mouse similar to g600. Hooked to laptop dock for both of my dell precision laptops. (not only docking area)

Shelf- i7-2600 non-k (has vt-d), 380t, some ASUS sandy itx board, intel quad nic. Currently hosts shared files, setting up as pfsense box in VM. Also acts as spare gaming PC with a 580 or whatever someone brings. Hooked into laptop dock area via usb switch

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($75.04 @ Mwave)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A55M-HD+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard  ($50.64 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory  ($69.29 @ Amazon)
Storage: Crucial M500 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive  ($71.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($48.49 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Superclocked Video Card  ($124.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case  ($34.99 @ Micro Center)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($24.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer  ($15.97 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)  ($84.15 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $600.54
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-28 02:36 EST-0500


Here is a nice build that motherboard sounds perfect where you live it comes with, High Density Glass Fabric PCB which helps with humidity so the board doesn't short out and has a built in dehumidifier function

I got the best Waifu a man could ever ask for Lieselotte Sherlock is my girl ( in my profile pic ) 

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