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November 27, 2013 8:23:09 PM

I wanted to make something that could play minecraft well and record with,Tell me if i did well.http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2a5Sl

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November 27, 2013 8:38:30 PM

well...you're missing a drive and RAM, so no. You've not met your $200 price point.
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November 27, 2013 8:44:19 PM

A $200 gaming PC won't last you a year. Spend a bit more on a better PC like this.

[PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2a6RB) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2a6RB/by_merchant/) / [Benchmarks](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2a6RB/benchmarks/)

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
**CPU** | [AMD A6-6400K 3.9GHz Dual-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/amd-cpu-ad640kokhlbox) | $67.24 @ Amazon
**Motherboard** | [MSI FM2-A85XA-G43 ATX FM2 Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-motherboard-fm2a85xag4...) | $49.99 @ Newegg
**Memory** | [G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f314900cl9d8...) | $52.99 @ Newegg
**Storage** | [Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/western-digital-internal-h...) | $58.98 @ OutletPC
**Case** | [NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/nzxt-case-s210002) | $35.97 @ Amazon
**Power Supply** | [Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx430...) | $37.99 @ Microcenter
**Operating System** | [Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit - OEM (64-bit)](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/microsoft-os-885370635690) | $99.98 @ OutletPC
| | **Total**
| Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $403.14
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-27 23:43 EST-0500 |
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November 27, 2013 11:59:54 PM

Remember that minecraft is ram dependent. this build is an APU, Meaning it has a hybrid gpu/cpu so you can even play bf3 without the need of a dedicated graphics card on low/medium present games.. and some games on high settings. and later if you can, buy an additional 7750 and it is crossfire compatible with that apu and you can play modern games even high/ultra settings on 780p.

If you are really on a tight budget then ask somebody if they have a free copy of windows :D  even on internet you can find one but its up to you. you can get -80$ less on your budget build.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2acu9

CPU: AMD A10-6800K 4.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($42.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Mushkin Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.98 @ OutletPC)
Case: Raidmax ATX-249B (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($19.99 @ Microcenter)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $432.90

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygbDLwHbhfw
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November 28, 2013 12:35:16 AM

My advice is to ask around and collect as many parts as you can, list what you have here and we'll tell you what you should use and what you need to buy.
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November 28, 2013 1:51:49 AM

TBH, if you only have $200 then don't spend your cash. You wont be able to build something worth buying.
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November 28, 2013 9:49:10 AM

USAFRet said:
well...you're missing a drive and RAM, so no. You've not met your $200 price point.

I didnt add a Hard Drive because i already have that and i already have the ram.
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November 28, 2013 1:06:13 PM

M0kujin said:
Remember that minecraft is ram dependent. this build is an APU, Meaning it has a hybrid gpu/cpu so you can even play bf3 without the need of a dedicated graphics card on low/medium present games.. and some games on high settings. and later if you can, buy an additional 7750 and it is crossfire compatible with that apu and you can play modern games even high/ultra settings on 780p.

If you are really on a tight budget then ask somebody if they have a free copy of windows :D  even on internet you can find one but its up to you. you can get -80$ less on your budget build.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2acu9

CPU: AMD A10-6800K 4.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($42.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Mushkin Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.98 @ OutletPC)
Case: Raidmax ATX-249B (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($19.99 @ Microcenter)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $432.90

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygbDLwHbhfw


I am going to go with this build and save up.I guess i wanted something cheap so i could get it earlier but i realized it wouldnt be all that good.Btw thanks for all the help
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