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Need help building a pc for LoL (capable of streaming as well if possible) 400-500 budget

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October 25, 2013 6:34:03 PM

Hey im trying to build a pc mainly for LoL. I do want to stream but if the budget doesn't allow it i'll be fine without it (but feel free to shoot some builds at me that is capable of streaming). Im looking at a 400-500 dollar budget just for the pc. (mouse, keyboard, monitor and os i already have) It doesn't matter to me if it's amd or intel as long as it can handle LoL on high settings with 60 fps. I may need a wireless adapter so ill be needing some assistance with that as well.

other information: i dont know much about gaming pcs or the terminology, so bare with me

I'm also aware that black friday/cyber monday will be coming soon, would it be wise to wait?

Thanks in advance.
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October 25, 2013 6:41:57 PM

If you are willing to wait there are usually great deals to be had on components on Cyber Monday, and I recommend something like a A10-6800K based build for budget reasons
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October 25, 2013 6:44:21 PM

patrick47018 said:
If you are willing to wait there are usually great deals to be had on components on Cyber Monday, and I recommend something like a A10-6800K based build for budget reasons


Do you think you can post a build so i know what to look for? that would be greatly appreciated.
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October 25, 2013 6:45:38 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1TeRL
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1TeRL/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1TeRL/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost 2GB Video Card ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $543.93
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-25 21:45 EDT-0400)
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a b 4 Gaming
October 25, 2013 6:47:58 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1TeUp
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1TeUp/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1TeUp/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i3-4330 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor ($132.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Asus H81M-A Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($64.47 @ Mwave)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost 2GB Video Card ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $536.40
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-25 21:47 EDT-0400)
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a b 4 Gaming
October 25, 2013 6:53:16 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Tf0F
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Tf0F/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Tf0F/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 740 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus F2A55-M LE Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($69.98 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $498.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-25 21:53 EDT-0400)
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October 25, 2013 6:53:51 PM

@smorizio
Are both builds capable of being overclocked? i don't how to do it myself but i do have a friend that knows how. Also, are both builds capable of streaming?
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a b 4 Gaming
October 26, 2013 2:39:33 AM

the 6300 cpu is faster then some of intel i5. works better due to it six cores. the i3 going to be faster then the x740. the x740 going to be the cheapest build.
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October 26, 2013 7:40:58 PM

Thanks for the help. Going for the amd 6300 rig.
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