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I would like to build a PC I have 400 budget :) (Solved)


Best Answer frichieny , 10 February 2017 - 10:55 AM

Scratch that I solved it I manage to bump my budget up. I took i5 7400 Rx 460 Rakk Case and PSU Same ram and Mobo that you suggest  Go to the full post »


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I really want to play The Witcher 3 :) I am just thinking if it is possible to build a pc with my current budget.


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Dunno; however, I do recommend you get Macrium Reflect or anything similar along with whatever reliable and affordable external media you choose for the purpose of making routine full image backups of your internal HD's OS partition and data partition onto said external media.


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What is the difference of CPU with and without integrated Graphics


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:welcome: frichieny

 

What is the difference of CPU with and without integrated Graphics

A CPU with integrated graphics (iGPU) does not need a separate (discrete) video card.

A CPU without a iGPU displays nothing on the monitor(except the BIOS) it requires a discrete video card to display any other content.

 

You can't build a gaming computer with $400 as about $100 is required for the OS.   Please give us some more info.

Do you have an old computer that we can alter?

Do you have a monitor?


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I have a monitor and 1 HDD a low end pc will do :) I only need the system box :)


Edited by frichieny, 03 February 2017 - 09:16 AM.

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OK :thumbsup:

Here is a fairly basic build.

Notes.

No add on video card, but the iGPU will play most games at medium settings.   You could add a card later if not happy with the performance. 

example, 24” Widescreen

16:10

1920 x 1200 pixels

No operating system.

 

The MB has all the latest bells and whistles and will support up to a i5 K series CPU, would not go to an i7.

The CPU is a very fast Duel core with Hyper threading, all 4 cores will run at 3.9GHz and can be overclocked.

included a optical drive to save the hassle of preparing USB sticks for OS and Driver install. 

Parts list, > https://pcpartpicker.com/list/HwqdgL

 

You could probable save $55 by going rock bottom on the MB and CPU (loosing some features/upgrade potential) and ditching the optical drive.

 

You will need to prepare, clean, the HDD before OS install.

 

Let us know what you think, have any questions?


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Gday frichieny.

Not heard back from you yet!!   Is the build suitable for your needs?   An update would be appreciated.

 

Thanks. 


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Hello, Sorry for the late reply :) I did manage to build a new pc hehe thanks sadly i have to invest more but it went ok now :)

I have another problem It seems that the partition on the desktop have a RAW file system I don't know what to do. It is currently running on Windows 10.


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✓  Best Answer

Scratch that I solved it :) I manage to bump my budget up.

I took i5 7400
Rx 460
Rakk Case and PSU
Same ram and Mobo that you suggest 


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Thanks for the update  frichieny.

Having some extra $$ Makes for a wider choice of parts.

 

If you are having performance problems, please start a new topic so that more members will be notified as I am the only one watching this one.

 

Thanks. 


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