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Questions about building my first (budget) PC

I've been reading a lot about computer parts the past few days, and I put together a budget build because I want to transfer from console gaming. If you see any issues with this, feel free to tell me, because I probably don't know about them.

Build w/Intel: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/HD74jc

I want this PC to run better than current gen consoles, but I'm skeptical of the graphics card. Should I get a GTX 1050/1050 Ti, or will the CPU bottleneck those cards? If it would, would it be a better idea to go with a fairly cheap AMD CPU at ~3.6 GHz with 4-6 cores?
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    The 1050 Ti will work fine with the CPU, no bottleneck.
    The 1060 however will be bottle necked.

    Nope. Any AMD chip other than the Ryzen chips are worse than Intel chips, don't even consider it.
    They have high clock rates and core counts, but you need to understand that's not the whole story when it comes to CPU's. Their architecture is very badly made, meaning an Intel 3.0GHz chip could beat an AMD 4.0GHz chip.

    And you need a better power supply, there is no doubt.

    Try this if you're on a budget
    https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/product/mY98TW/be-quiet-power-supply-bn266
  2. Thanks for the quick response, that PSU seems like it'll last longer. Wasn't aware that Intel was that much better than AMD, but it seemed fishy that AMD had such low prices. What do you think of the RX 460 4GB?
  3. InfidelCastro said:
    Thanks for the quick response, that PSU seems like it'll last longer. Wasn't aware that Intel was that much better than AMD, but it seemed fishy that AMD had such low prices. What do you think of the RX 460 4GB?


    Here are the facts, not my opinion.

    http://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-1050-Ti-vs-AMD-RX-460/3649vs3641
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