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Building a basic PC

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I am currently thinking of getting a gaming PC, however I don't have the funds to buy one I would like or even one of the basic ones, so I had a thought that should I buy a cheap normal PC, (about $150) and then add a graphics card and a better processor, can someone please say whether that would work, or whether I would be better off just buying a gaming PC full stop.


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:welcome:   AppleOrchard54,


A $150 budget PC will be just that, a basic case, a poor quality under powered PSU and most likely a dated motherboard that will restrict any CPU upgrade options.


As for being "better off just buying a gaming PC full stop" that depends, you could build your own over time by starting off with a computer that has a CPU that also has graphics capabilities, this is later technology that has an upgrade path but it will initially cost you more than $150 and more like $500, we will help you with the latter should you decide to build your own gaming rig.

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