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Budget: 320$ No GPU, PSU, Case or Storage needed.

I just need a new CPU, motherboard, and ram. I am upgrading from an Athlon II X3 450 and will be playing Overwatch and Monster Hunter World.

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eesti 1 point 1 month ago

If you have an M-ATX case: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $165.98 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock - B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $82.78 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Team - Vulcan 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $89.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $338.75
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-01-28 11:12 EST-0500

If you have an ATX case: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $165.98 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock - B450 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard $89.99 @ Amazon
Memory Team - Vulcan 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $89.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $345.96
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-01-28 11:13 EST-0500

It's a little over budget but a good option anyways

Zerk2012 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Under budget. Your probably going to need a new copy of windows 10 also. You cant just pop your old drive in and expect it to just boot up.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i3-8100 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor $118.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI - B360M PRO-VDH Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $75.01 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $99.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $293.89
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-01-28 13:22 EST-0500
SubNauticaWaterWorld47 submitter 1 point 1 month ago

I've done a motherboard swap before. All I have to do is call Microsoft to re-activate windows.