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Need help on building my first PC!


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SwellyKG

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I already bought the tower, but that doesn't really matter.

What matter is what goes inside of it and this is what I have:

http://www.amazon.co...=topnav_lists_2


I am not 100% on the mobo and vid card. Any recommendation would be great.

I will be using this pc for everyday use and some gaming(mostly League of Legends).
I mainly use it for watching movies online, streams and FL Studio.

Thanks!
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phillpower2

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:welcome: SwellyKG

The parts you have put together are ok but they could be improved upon if you were to either swap to an AMD build for around the same budget (circa $600) or increase your budget and go for an i5 CPU, a 256-bit video card for better video quality and a better brand of PSU such as Antec, Corsair, OCZ or Seasonic.

To ensure compatibility can you tell us what case you have purchased.
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I purchased Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case.

I wouldn't mind switching items off my build. I'm not sure on the mobo and vid card mainly.

I want to keep the i3 bc it is in my price range atm, but a recommendation on a different mobo/vid card would be great.

For the psu, i was think of going with, Corsair Builder Series CX 600 Watt.


Appreciate the help!
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Done an AMD build that comes out at just under $637, see what you think http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tg4j

You are welcome BTW :thumbsup:
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Nice that looks great.

Just one question though.

Is there any big difference between AMD and Intel?

Also, if I want to upgrade the cpu in the future, will it possible or will I have to purchase a new mobo?
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AMD and Intel both make very good CPUs but Intel tend to be more expensive.

The AMD CPU that I suggested will do you for years to come, the fastest CPU that will go in the board http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819103960 the average user will not even use four cores and so 8 cores is a complete waste when you consider the minimal speed difference but big price difference.
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Ok Thank You

Really appreciate the help!
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You are welcome and if you have any further questions let us know :thumbsup:
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