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Need To Build A Custom Gaming PC Under The Price Of A PS4

I've tried looking up custom gaming pc's under 300 (price of the PS4) and all the ones I've watched were wrong about their pricing. Can anyone lay out a full pc.
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  1. Do you have any parts already like monitor and such? You won't get much gaming computer for less than $300. A good gaming CPU alone would be close to $200 and a capable GPU would be at least somewhat $250. On top of that you will need to add Motherboard, DDR4 RAM, PSU, Case, Storage and maybe monitor and peripherals.
    You need to remember that a computer needs a lot higher specs to perform equal to a console, as console games are very optimized for the specific hardware in the console.
  2. Yes we have monitors and peripherals just need the computer components
  3. Turtle_5 said:
    I've tried looking up custom gaming pc's under 300 (price of the PS4) and all the ones I've watched were wrong about their pricing. Can anyone lay out a full pc.


    Under 300 you ain't getting something that has ps4 performance new. You can go used and get something better but thats hard for us to help with. My advice is either save up (500 is the sweetspot), go used or get a ps4.
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    you CAN get something that will play games for that price.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - A12-9800 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($94.00 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock - A320M-HDV Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($49.49 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Patriot - Viper Elite 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Hitachi - Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($39.80 @ Amazon)
    Case: Rosewill - SRM-01 MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($19.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic - S12II 620W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($31.90 @ Newegg)
    Total: $295.17
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-10-26 19:04 EDT-0400

    you'll usually hav eto play in low, but it is under $300.
  5. Turtle_5 said:
    Yes we have monitors and peripherals just need the computer components


    And a valid Windows OS for ~$80, which blows your budget out of the water for a real comparison.
  6. Or just don't activate windows like I didn't. Still works fine.
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