44 months ago
I am putting together a computer for a friend. I'm looking for constructive criticism and opinions. Will mainly be used for games such as, Rust, ARK Survival Evolved, Natural Selection 2, (and Terraria I guess, but that doesn't matter cause it can be played on a hollowed out rock! :P)
OS: Windows 7 64 bit - he has a copy so we don't need to buy it, planning to upgrade to Windows 10 after install
CPU: FX-6300 - I've heard that Directx 12 allows games to utilize more than 4 cores, so this seems to be an ideal budget cpu!
RAM: Kingston HyperX Fury 8GB - 8GB should be enough, single stick so its upgrade-able in the future.
Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - I've had experience using this MB along with the FX-6300, Don't need USB 3 headers.
HDD: He already has a hard drive this one is just for reference.
Graphics Card: EVGA GTX 950 - This card seems to be the best price to performance for a budget build.
Case: Already has one so again, just for reference, same size, doesn't have front panel USB 3.
Power Supply: He already has this exact PSU (although I can't remember if its 500 or 430 watt)
Part List: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/j7RJFT
Any suggestions are welcome!