Description

I use this mainly for gaming, work, and other things. I mainly play Arma, Garry's Mod, Ghost Recon Wildlands, and Watch Dogs 2, so I went for a modest PC build ranging to an 800$ style. Many of the components work well in my opinion, just a few minors crash here and there, so pretty good. The case has gotta be upgraded since it's so small. It's the only thing I see wrong with the system.

Part Reviews

CPU

This is an amazing budget CPU, you can strike a deal for this around 90$ it is an amazing investment as it will help your PC when going with a budget build.

Motherboard

This board is perfect for easy upgrades, it has an M.2 slot, PCIe, 4 DIMMs, and SATA slot. So it works well with my build.

Memory

I finally upgraded to 16 GB RAM, and the difference is HUGE. I was just having problems with Just Cause, but yesterday the RAM came and I put that bad boy in, and wow, there is a huge difference between 8 and 16 GB. (8GB RAM = 60 FPS, STANDING STILL, 16GB RAM = 80FPS, STANDING STILL)

Memory

I finally upgraded to 16 GB RAM, and the difference is HUGE. I was just having problems with Just Cause, but yesterday the RAM came and I put that bad boy in, and wow, there is a huge difference between 8 and 16 GB. (8GB RAM = 60 FPS, STANDING STILL, 16GB RAM = 80FPS, STANDING STILL)

Storage

Finally have saved up for a WD Blue 500GB and boot times have increased extremely, as well as more storage capabilities.

Storage

Standard hard drive, nothing special.

Video Card

This GPU is incredible, it's so good, I can play games like Fallout 76 at High, Forza Motorsport 7 at High, Fallout 4 at High, Wildlands at High, Witcher 3 at High, so many games I can play with this amazing GPU, it is a worthy investment, no doubt about it.

Case

This case was a hassle for cable management, and my graphics card fitting problems. It was tricky but I got it in. Now I have no space for my HDD to go, except hanging precariously near the tempered glass window. :|

Power Supply

A little overkill for a 254W system, but who cares? Not me! It works perfectly fine for the system.

Operating System

It's an operating system.

Keyboard

I decided to go a little cheap on peripherals, I wasn't going to go cheap on parts though, this is a pretty good keyboard, it has RGB light sequences, overall a good keyboard.

Mouse

This mouse has 6 buttons, (if you include the mouse wheel click) it has 2 on the left side, and 4 on the top. The 2 on the side are the programmable buttons, there is 1 button I don't know what it's used for, but when I click it all it does is flash red, click it 2 times, flash red faster, click it 3 times, seizure flash of red. Also, the right-click button is very loose, if you put a small bit of weight on it, and will click.

Headphones

Great wireless headphones with a 50 ft range when I was testing the through-wall capabilities, so overall a wonderful headset to own, along with major noise cancellation improvements from the USB, but the mic is a bit meh, but I usually don't voice chat.

Comments

  • 13 months ago
  • 6 points

Like the specs and description, but your pics could use some work. Come on, put some effort into showing off your handiwork!

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm going to work on cable management, but the case gave me limitations because of the non-modular PSU.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build! Very reasonable price. I've heard that it is very important to have dual channel memory for Ryzen 3 2200G, performance will be increased significantly. But good work!

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  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

That's completely incorrect. The double data rate refers to the memory being addressable on both the rise and fall of the clock cycle.

That's a completely separate thing from Dual channel and Single channel mode, which is more like having your ram sticks in parallel, in a RAID 0 like array, to increase bandwidth.

DDR ram gives a huge performance increase. Literally double. Single channel vs dual channel is more like nothing, or not much. 3%-5% in real world use.

Here's a lengthy (cached, sorry) Gamers nexus link to Dual channel memory testing showing 0-5% benefit in real world.

http://cc.bingj.com/cache.aspx?q=single+channel+vs+dual+channel+memory+performance&d=4911404274812082&mkt=en-GB&setlang=en-GB&w=Pqd0QLremu25crSpmmfcA6OTs-v1LNkV

TOmas hardware have an ancient but still relevant round up of RAM specs in this review here: https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/PARALLEL-PROCESSING,1705-15.html Which explains the differences between dual channel and DDR ram well.

So the poster you erroneously replied to is correct - A single stick of 3000mhz ram (with AXMP enabled) is way better, some 20% better, than 2 sticks of 2400mhz ram.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

great job! I love my 2200g. it throws what ever I have put it through. you can download the ryzen master app from the AMD website that will allow you to overclock the cpu and gpu from the desktop interface.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm new to overclocking, so I don't wanna mess around with that too much.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

G A N G B E A S T S -- GANG BEASTS

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

cause yeet

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

In the future add a 1060 6gb and another 8gb stick and you will be good for a while

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

I have added a GPU, and am planning on adding another 8GB stick of RAM.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Why is there no dedicated graphics card?

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Because the cpu takes care of that. Its an APU and it onboard integrated graphics are very powerful; not 1050ti powerful, but enough. This is a great chip if you are at a tight budget for a gaming pc.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

There is now a dedicated GPU, for the system.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

So the GPU fit in fine? You did not have a problem putting it in?

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Mainly my choice of case limited me from fitting it in cleanly, but it did thankfully still fit, just took a bit more time than it should've if I had gone with NZXT for example, but this started out as a budget build.

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