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Best AMD FX-8350 Build @ $550ish?

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March 30, 2013 9:58:27 PM


I will need the following

motherboard
power supply
video card
aftermarket cooler
ram
hard drive
case
dvd drive
and if possible an ssd

thanks in advance

and the build i'm looking for , i want it to handle most games at a decent fps but what i'm mostly using it for is editing/rendering and gaming/livestreaming on the side

again thanks!

if you think that i shouldn't get the 8350 then just let me know, whats a good built that can handle most games at a decent fps and do editing/rendering very well .

i dont need a monitor or a os already have .

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March 30, 2013 10:15:06 PM

mb with a 970 series chip set $85
2 x4 gig of RAM $50
psu ~ $55
cpu cooler $30
cheap case $30
hdd $60
dvd $17

totals $332

which means you can afford a Radeon 7870 if you shop carefully
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March 31, 2013 1:43:28 AM

Outlander_04 said:
mb with a 970 series chip set $85
2 x4 gig of RAM $50
psu ~ $55
cpu cooler $30
cheap case $30
hdd $60
dvd $17

totals $332

which means you can afford a Radeon 7870 if you shop carefully


^ i dont have the 8350 yet , the price you listed does not include the 8350 and keep in mind i still need a graphics card.. and the graphic card doesnt have to high ended,
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March 31, 2013 11:18:38 AM

NuVoxZero said:
Outlander_04 said:
mb with a 970 series chip set $85
2 x4 gig of RAM $50
psu ~ $55
cpu cooler $30
cheap case $30
hdd $60
dvd $17

totals $332

which means you can afford a Radeon 7870 if you shop carefully


^ i dont have the 8350 yet , the price you listed does not include the 8350 and keep in mind i still need a graphics card.. and the graphic card doesnt have to high ended,


Keep in mind you didnt list the 8350 as one of the things you need
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March 31, 2013 11:56:53 AM

Getting a decent gaming/editing/rendering rig for around $550 is hard. I chose a FX-6300 instead, as it will still do decent in rendering with the 6cores.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($49.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($93.59 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($155.38 @ Newegg)
Case: Xion XON-180 ATX Mid Tower Case ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Cooler Master GX 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $564.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-31 14:56 EDT-0400)

6cores and 16gb of ram for editing/rendering.
1tb HDD for storage.
7790 for gaming.
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