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Friend has a 500$ budget for a new CPU, PSU, Mobo, Ram and Graphics Card. Will use Photoshop and will game.

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December 8, 2013 10:03:31 PM

You need a minimum 500w for a 270x

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2ht8C

I swapped out the PSU for alot better quality one and a cheaper ram set thats on sale but alot better then the one you pick. But now its $5 more expensive then the orginal link.

There's other RAM sets that are a bit cheaper:

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f31866c9d8ga...

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f312800cl9d8...

But if you want it lower then $500 then just pick a Corsair 500w PSU with which ever ram set you prefer.
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December 8, 2013 10:29:04 PM

sportfreak23 said:
You need a minimum 500w for a 270x

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2ht8C

I swapped out the PSU for alot better quality one and a cheaper ram set thats on sale but alot better then the one you pick. But now its $5 more expensive then the orginal link.

There's other RAM sets that are a bit cheaper:

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f31866c9d8ga...

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f312800cl9d8...

But if you want it lower then $500 then just pick a Corsair 500w PSU with which ever ram set you prefer.


Thanks man, I ended up with this:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2htMG

for lower than I originally had. I think that'll be fine.
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December 8, 2013 10:38:23 PM

Yes, that was the one I had in mind when looking at the parts to go under budget. Honestly if you can buy the other PSU it'll be better. Lots of people say the CX line from corsair isn't that good.

Anyways GL to your friend
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