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Cesar_Martinez 3 months ago

Can Someone make a 500 dollar gaming pc? I want performance oriented, not looks. I dont need operating system, and you can go with the cheapest mouse and keyboard, again, no need for looks. I dont need monitor.

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DaMysteryMan 1 Build 2 points 3 months ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 3 2200G 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Processor $95.00 @ Amazon
Motherboard *Gigabyte - B450M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $59.99 @ Newegg Business
Memory *G.Skill - Ripjaws 4 Series 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-2800 Memory $59.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial - MX500 250 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $52.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card *Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4 GB OC Low Profile Video Card $159.99 @ Amazon
Case Rosewill - FBM-X1 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $26.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair - CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Redragon - S101 Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $29.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $529.83
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-12-01 12:04 EST-0500
fredointhecut 2 points 3 months ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i3-8100 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor $114.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B360M MORTAR Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $69.99 @ B&H
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $61.99 @ Newegg
Storage Team - L5 LITE 3D 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $54.99 @ Newegg
Video Card Gigabyte - Radeon RX 570 4 GB Gaming 4G Video Card $129.99 @ Newegg Business
Case Thermaltake - Versa H18 Tempered Glass MicroATX Mini Tower Case $49.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Rosewill - 500 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $24.99 @ Newegg
Keyboard Logitech - MK120 Wired Slim Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $14.44 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $561.37
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $521.37
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-12-02 01:46 EST-0500
Cesar_Martinez submitter 1 point 3 months ago

Thank You.

Cesar_Martinez submitter 1 point 3 months ago

Would This Be A Good Build With A Monitor Included?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i3-8100 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor $114.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte - H310M A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $45.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill - Aegis 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $56.99 @ Newegg Business
Storage TCSunBow - X3 60 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $16.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate - SV35.5 500 GB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive $24.99 @ Amazon
Video Card Gigabyte - Radeon RX 570 4 GB Gaming 4G Video Card $129.99 @ Newegg Business
Case Corsair - SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case $29.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply *Corsair - CX (2017) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $22.98 @ Newegg
Monitor AOC - E970SWN 18.5" 1366x768 60 Hz Monitor $64.85 @ Walmart
Keyboard Logitech - K120 Wired Standard Keyboard $8.99 @ Target
Mouse Logitech - M100 Wired Optical Mouse $4.44 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $581.19
Mail-in rebates -$60.00
Total $521.19
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-12-02 09:45 EST-0500
Yuva_Boss 1 point 3 months ago

I would rather go with the ryzen 3 1300X as it has 4 actual cores which his better than 2 cores with hyper threading and it is actually cheaper, and you could also porbably find a cheap mobo along with it.

Ηydr.a 1 point 3 months ago

I would choose a better SSD and/or HDD. The storage fredointhecut chose was perfectly fine.

fredointhecut 1 point 3 months ago

your original post said you don't need a monitor? Personally I would not include that monitor in the build as it brings the overall performance down and it's not worth it for a 1366x768 display, just use whatever screen you can for now and save up another $100 for a 1080p 75hz display. Spend that extra money on a better keyboard + mouse. Definitely get a motherboard with 4 ram slots for future upgrades, and a 480gb SSD is more than enough to fit fortnite, bo4, cs:go etc.

this is still the build I'd recommend, https://pcpartpicker.com/list/2qCpJ8

Cesar_Martinez submitter 1 point 3 months ago

Alright

Cesar_Martinez submitter 1 point 3 months ago

Thank You. I Will Definitely Consider It.

aud10_fr3ak 1 point 3 months ago

the rx 570 is a better value and is faster and cheaper: https://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-1050-Ti-vs-AMD-RX-570/3649vs3924

i made a better part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/WPjftg

vagabond139 5 Builds 1 point 3 months ago

That parametric filter is choosing PSU's based on metrics that have no bearing on how good or bad a PSU is, brand and efficiency. You should either hand pick the units for the filter(honestly pointless outside of a build guide or something similar) or just pick a PSU. You have absolutely. zero control of what units pop in to the build by using a parametric filter like that and since you didn't (and can't on PCPP) filter on metrics that matter

aud10_fr3ak 1 point 3 months ago

i have no time-i just create this stuff when i have time, and can't check all the boxes for stuff that's good

never had problems with corsair or evga psus, and they default to newer models since that is what all they sell

psu prices can be very volatile

vagabond139 5 Builds 1 point 3 months ago

You can't filter by the stuff that matters on PCPP since PCPP doesn't reviews PSU's and it wouldn't look pretty to impldent even if you could filter right down to the last detail since there is so much.

never had problems with corsair or evga psus, and they default to newer models since that is what all they sell

The rev.1 B3 (they silently switched OEM's to fix the OPP issue and didn't label which one is which) had a non working OPP which can lead to them dying and/or giving a firework show. There is the Evga B1 and W1 which are super low end. The BR and the BV have zero reviews out for them so their performance and quality are unknown. Corsair only bronze PSU that they sell currently is the CX/CXM and the older CX/CXM which are always priced super high. You're playing a game of chance that you have zero control over.

psu prices can be very volatile

Exactly. That means you have absolutely zero idea what could be in that build a few hours from now. The solution to is either picking a PSU and if it price raises too much by the time OP gets back to you or whatever choose another or hand pick the units for the parametric filter(like PCPP does in the build guides) so it will choose from the cheapest PSU's that you have chosen.

aud10_fr3ak 1 point 3 months ago

corsair cx/cxm priced super high? you're kidding me- cx450 (2017) is only $23 at time of writing (making it a good budget psu as of right now)

minininja0412 1 Build 1 point 3 months ago

What monitor do you have?

Cesar_Martinez submitter 1 point 3 months ago

I will just choose depending on whatever I can find.

Cesar_Martinez submitter 1 point 3 months ago

Thanks To Everyone Who Commented and Helped Me!

I will take all your opinions in consideration. I will just use some cheap, used monitor for now and save up for a better monitor later. I will also use the keyboard and mouse.

Thanks!