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jordy337 3 days ago

I am wanting to build my first PC and I just wanted some advice on this part list. I want to know if it looks like it will be able to run some games (not too much) and if I should be aware of anything complicated while building. Thanks.

https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/qLvGYT

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CiaranOhaodha 1 point 3 days ago

Looks like a good entry level pc for gaming. There is a couple things I would change if you’re fine with it.

  1. I might switch the cpu to an intel i5 8400 because intel has more powerful cores than amd so it should act the same for a cheaper price. (You would have to switch you motherboard to)

  2. I would switch the 1050ti you have picked out to an Asus ROG Strix 1050ti because it’s only like a dollar more and it should look nicer and give cooler temps.

Other than that I like how you’re going with two 4gb sticks instead of one 8gb because of dual channels. Looks good!

CiaranOhaodha 1 point 3 days ago

Should run any 1080p game (medium-ish) setting 60fps

mark5916 1 point 3 days ago

What's your max. budget for that build?

Anyway, because i don't have much time, i would do the below.

Same amount of money and faster.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $238.44 @ Amazon Canada
Motherboard Gigabyte - B450 AORUS PRO WIFI (rev. 1.0) ATX AM4 Motherboard $154.99 @ Memory Express
Memory Patriot - Viper 4 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $93.99 @ PC-Canada
Storage Kingston - A400 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $78.99 @ Amazon Canada
Video Card Asus - Radeon RX 580 4 GB Dual Video Card $249.99 @ Amazon Canada
Case Corsair - SPEC-05 ATX Mid Tower Case $69.95 @ Vuugo
Power Supply Corsair - CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $64.99 @ Amazon Canada
Case Fan Cooler Master - SickleFlow (Red) 69.69 CFM 120mm Fan $8.75 @ Vuugo
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $960.09
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-01-12 14:04 EST-0500

And you can push it even further with a RX 580 8GB GPU solution.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $238.44 @ Amazon Canada
Motherboard Gigabyte - B450 AORUS PRO WIFI (rev. 1.0) ATX AM4 Motherboard $154.99 @ Memory Express
Memory Patriot - Viper 4 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $93.99 @ PC-Canada
Storage Kingston - A400 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $78.99 @ Amazon Canada
Video Card Sapphire - Radeon RX 580 8 GB NITRO+ Video Card $297.99 @ Mike's Computer Shop
Case Corsair - SPEC-05 ATX Mid Tower Case $69.95 @ Vuugo
Power Supply Corsair - CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $64.99 @ Amazon Canada
Case Fan Cooler Master - SickleFlow (Red) 69.69 CFM 120mm Fan $8.75 @ Vuugo
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1008.09
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-01-12 14:08 EST-0500
  • Note: if you exclude the on board WiFi (so no WiFi), the build will come cheaper. (~$25)
jitendrad 1 point 2 days ago

Good Build but if you have some more bucks to invest then get RX580 instead of 1050 ti. Then your build will able to handle almost all AAA title at 1080p resolution at medium to high setting with good Framerate

Noiisezz 1 point 2 days ago

I would switch you ram to something more than DDR4-2133. For example, you can use DDR4-3000 memory. I would also make the upgrade from a GTX 1050 TI to a GTX 1060 like this: https://pcpartpicker.com/product/tJyxFT/evga-geforce-gtx-1060-6gb-sc-gaming-video-card-06g-p4-6163-kr. It is $50 more but the difference is huge as you get 2 more gigs of VRAM and you get way higher clock speeds than the 1050TI.