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Occasional light gaming

Franko74SR
  • 42 months ago

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/hjWt9W how is that, I want something that would look decent aesthetically, isn't too expensive, can play the occasional 1080p gaming and handle basic office tasks.

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  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

You don't need to invest 40 bucks on a cooler to cool a 51 watts tdp cpu. You could either get a 1tb drive to store data or to improve other components. Also you could get the cryorig M9i which performs about the same (1 degree better) than the evo 212 and cost 20 bucks. But for this build just use the stock cooler.

Why do you need 16gb of ram? You are also spending a lot 95 bucks...I would go with 8gb, but if not get cheaper ram.

Get a better PSU and motherboard. You can use the savings for a 1tb drive or to improve gpu..

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $104.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI B150M MORTAR Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $65.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $74.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $75.99 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB SSC GAMING ACX 3.0 Video Card $159.99 @ B&H
Case Cougar Spike MicroATX Mini Tower Case $33.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $46.97 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $582.90
Mail-in rebates -$20.00
Total $562.90
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-30 07:19 EST-0500

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