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Ello guys, i'm thinking to buy a gaming computer finally after years, but it has to be enough (really enough GHZ to run CSGO,League,Mc) so I need suggestions. Please help me by posting URL's down in the topic. It helps me much easier.

Thank you guys and pls do not spam in here. I just need a good pc so simple is it.

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Halo Snap,

If you want some advice about buying a computer you would probably want to post a budget (Amount of money you want to spend) Otherwise its pretty hard to come up with a build.
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Budget: Around 500-600 can be also 400+ not higher then 600 atleast
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You might run into some budget problems, but I suppose you only play these games and not any triple A titles?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($98.89 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock 970M PRO3 Micro ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($58.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($62.69 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Video Card ($179.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($40.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($15.88 @ OutletPC)
Total: $602.38
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-05 18:05 EST-0500

If you have enough with 250gb of storage ( windows will take around 60-80gb ), you can swap out the hard drive and ssd for a 250gb samsung 850 evo. This build is strictly for gaming, enough cores, ram, gpu power etc. Note that the prices might be different at your country.

Hope its good for you. If you're not an amd fan, ill give ya another build with a intel cpu.

:)) !
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Seems nice, waiting for more opinions! (Edit) btw I know nothing about computers to be honest.)
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Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply

430W PSU on a GTX 960? Not so sure that's a good idea tbh. I suspect the 960 will require a bit more juice (600-700+) than that.
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Konijn wrote:Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply

430W PSU on a GTX 960? Not so sure that's a good idea tbh. I suspect the 960 will require a bit more juice (600-700+) than that.
Well apparently I know even less about hardware than I thought I did because according to this: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/i ... -2gd5.html that PSU should be fine. Still, if it were me I'd get at least 500 just to be sure.
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Konijn wrote:Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply

430W PSU on a GTX 960? Not so sure that's a good idea tbh. I suspect the 960 will require a bit more juice (600-700+) than that.
Well apparently I know even less about hardware than I thought I did because according to this: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/i ... -2gd5.html that PSU should be fine. Still, if it were me I'd get at least 500 just to be sure.
Thats why I went cheapo on all the other components, but I already said. its not really upgradable with that PSU. This PC ( according to pcpartpicker ) consumes only around 314W. + the psu is 80+ bronze so I guess its a good enough psu for this build.
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GuuhaN wrote:You might run into some budget problems, but I suppose you only play these games and not any triple A titles?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($98.89 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock 970M PRO3 Micro ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($58.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($62.69 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Video Card ($179.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($40.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($15.88 @ OutletPC)
Total: $602.38
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-05 18:05 EST-0500

If you have enough with 250gb of storage ( windows will take around 60-80gb ), you can swap out the hard drive and ssd for a 250gb samsung 850 evo. This build is strictly for gaming, enough cores, ram, gpu power etc. Note that the prices might be different at your country.

Hope its good for you. If you're not an amd fan, ill give ya another build with a intel cpu.

:)) !
Is it euro's? (Euro or dollar?)
Just to make you guys let you know; I live at Netherland so if someone knows a good pc in one of the shops in Netherland i'm gladly looking towards this. cuz bringing the package from america to netherland (for a example putted america in) is more $$$.
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What about this?

CPU

Intel Core i5-4690 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
€227.90 €227.90 Caseking Buy
CPU Cooler

Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Evo 43.1 CFM CPU Cooler
€22.85 €22.85 Amazon Deutschland Buy
Motherboard

Asus H81M-PLUS Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
€61.16 FREE €61.16 Amazon Deutschland Buy
Memory

Crucial Ballistix 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory
€38.96 FREE €38.96 Amazon Deutschland Buy
Storage

Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
€52.89 FREE €52.89 Amazon Deutschland Buy
Video Card

Gigabyte Radeon R7 370 2GB WINDFORCE 2X Video Card
€146.87 €7.99 €154.86 Mindfactory Buy
Case

Zalman ZM-T4 MicroATX Mini Tower Case
€30.89 FREE €30.89 Amazon Deutschland Buy
Power Supply

EVGA 430W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply
€46.89 FREE €46.89 Amazon Deutschland

Total; 636 euro
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SNap wrote:What about this?

CPU

Intel Core i5-4690 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
€227.90 €227.90 Caseking Buy
CPU Cooler

Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Evo 43.1 CFM CPU Cooler
€22.85 €22.85 Amazon Deutschland Buy
Motherboard

Asus H81M-PLUS Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
€61.16 FREE €61.16 Amazon Deutschland Buy
Memory

Crucial Ballistix 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory
€38.96 FREE €38.96 Amazon Deutschland Buy
Storage

Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
€52.89 FREE €52.89 Amazon Deutschland Buy
Video Card

Gigabyte Radeon R7 370 2GB WINDFORCE 2X Video Card
€146.87 €7.99 €154.86 Mindfactory Buy
Case

Zalman ZM-T4 MicroATX Mini Tower Case
€30.89 FREE €30.89 Amazon Deutschland Buy
Power Supply

EVGA 430W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply
€46.89 FREE €46.89 Amazon Deutschland

Total; 636 euro
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1. Your CPU and mobo are kinda 2 different leagues. Having an i5 4460 is good, but your pc is strictly for gaming. So I don't think you should push that amount of money on your CPU. Also, your mobo is kinda cheapass compared to your CPU. Balancing the parts is the way to go. Thats why I recommend AMD Quad cores, since they are cheaper, sometimes faster and better value.

2. CPU cooler is no need, you can use the stock heatsink that is included with the cpu. Aftermarket coolers are sometimes only handy if you are an overclocker ( You need an unlocked cpu for that tho )

3. R9 370 has less GPU power than a GTX 960. Also, a gaming rig around that pricepoint should have more GPU power than CPU power.

4. Dual channel memory is always better than 1 single ram stick. More performance and tbh, 8 gig should be more than enough.

5. If you are thinking about upgrading, forget it. Either your Power supply will lack power for upcoming upgrades, or your components are just too weak for an upgrade which result in bottlenecking.

6. Why a minitower? Should be atleast a mid tower cuz of the GPU length and more cooler than if you are going to squeeze everything inside a small form factor case. + its easier to manage with a bigger case :)

7. I do think SSD's are more affordable these days and makes your PC just snappier and more responsive. I recommend a SSD + additional hdd, but if you are willing to sacrifice faster loading times on OS, games etc. Your call. In the end, HDD shouldn't really affect gaming performance anyways.

Here are some things to consider. Might be wrong, since its your build.
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@GuuhaN, this is for you from a person which I don't know.

FlaNky;]: 1. there's no issue with the cpu/moboard. as I told you to save €30 or something you could hcange to a 4590. 2. CPU Cooler, remove it if you want its just more in terms of keeping the pc cool and so you've not got a 70c cpu under load(maybe 80). 3. The r7 370 is better than the 960, the only difference is nvidia/amd & stock clock the 960 wins but like I told you as soon as you overclock it it beats the 960 when that is stock/overclocked
FlaNky;]: 4. The motherboard only supports 2 sticks of ram, thus meaning I used 1x 8gb stick so you can add another 8gb stick later
FlaNky;]: 5. You won't need any change of psu because there's enough wattage for you to in the future get something like an r9 380/r9 390 which is more than enough(€250/€300 gpu) if you want it but you probably won't and you won't need it imo.
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FlaNky;]: Means I can't post etc
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FlaNky;]: 6. Partially true but I was factoring in cost & the case itself is no issue / its more about picking one you think "looks nice" & everything will fit into the case. You can remove the coolre if you want and that'll save you downgrading to a 4590.
FlaNky;]: 7. You said it, it doesn't really affect anything other than afew seconds and one can be picked up for about €30/€40 on amazon when he actually wants to see a difference but right now, this is more of a budget build and even recommending an ssd comes at a cost. You either recommend an ssd without any hdd(as they'll be used for storing movies etc on in the future) or don't recommend one at all. You pick 1 or the other and I went with the HDD.
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Konijn wrote:
Konijn wrote:Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply

430W PSU on a GTX 960? Not so sure that's a good idea tbh. I suspect the 960 will require a bit more juice (600-700+) than that.
Well apparently I know even less about hardware than I thought I did because according to this: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/i ... -2gd5.html that PSU should be fine. Still, if it were me I'd get at least 500 just to be sure.
I got 500 with an i5-6600K and 960 so he should be fine
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Ok its easy, but snap here is another idea ;) I strongly advice to look that link. Ive builded every pc that I had on those advices the last years. they never let me down once.

http://nl.hardware.info/pcadvies/1013/b ... ember-2015


Oh and, skip every amd processor that is available right now. They might be cheap. but there performance is aswell. 6core sounds amazing. but the calculation is even worse then a 4core intel. I hope the futere brings more amd so intel has to lower their prices a bit. But that is not in the next 2 year.
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