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Ajinkya Bijwe

Best 500$ PC build

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Here is what I was able to come up with. I did not use an AMD CPU though because a skylake CPU is just better. 

 

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/qhn29W
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/qhn29W/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor  ($110.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Motherboard: Asus H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard  ($51.98 @ Newegg) 
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory  ($30.89 @ OutletPC) 
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($47.49 @ OutletPC) 
Case: BitFenix Nova ATX Mid Tower Case  ($22.99 @ NCIX US) 
Power Supply: XFX XT 400W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($49.98 @ Newegg) 
Other: RX 480 ($200.00)
Total: $514.32
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-07-10 21:59 EDT-0400


My Work in Progress PC http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/522048-xeon-build/ <-- That PC was built but never booted:(

My Work in Progress PC 2.0 https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/540583-xeon-build-20-code-name-xenox (Hopefully this one boots.) 

 

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Depends on what you are gonna use it for because if you are gonna do gaming on it then a graphics card is basically mandatory so a RX 480 is the best choice at around $200 when the prices settle down.


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9 hours ago, TheNuzziNuzz said:

Its intel, but is still about 500 USD without the monitor:

http://pcpartpicker.com/list/9zfYr7

no. just, no. bad enough that you won't listen to what we say, but recommending bad partlists to others? NO.


CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1700@3.8Ghz Heatsink: Gelid Phantom Black GPU: Sapphire RX 5700 XT RAM: Qidian DDR4 2x8GB 3000Mhz mobo: Biostar X370GT7 case: Fractal Design Define C PSU: Superflower Leadex Gold 650W

 

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if you're willing to do a few rebates:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($177.89 @ OutletPC) 
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-H Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard  ($31.98 @ Newegg) 
Memory: PNY Anarchy 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory  ($24.99 @ Amazon) 
Storage: Hitachi Deskstar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($44.00 @ Amazon) 
Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 380 4GB Video Card  ($183.98 @ Newegg) 
Case: Rosewill FBM-05 MicroATX Mini Tower Case  ($14.99 @ Newegg) 
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($29.99 @ NCIX US) 
Total: $507.82
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-07-11 06:51 EDT-0400


CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1700@3.8Ghz Heatsink: Gelid Phantom Black GPU: Sapphire RX 5700 XT RAM: Qidian DDR4 2x8GB 3000Mhz mobo: Biostar X370GT7 case: Fractal Design Define C PSU: Superflower Leadex Gold 650W

 

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3 hours ago, herman mcpootis said:

no. just, no. bad enough that you won't listen to what we say, but recommending bad partlists to others? NO.

Where did that come from?


Computers r fun

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