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Building a computer, low budget, need opinions.

Mauhl

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Hello, its the first time im building a computer from scratch and i really have no idea what im doing, im short on budget, but this are the 2 options that i think are best for me. I dont really need my compuer for anything fancy just normal school stuff and playing league of legends


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PROCESOR: INTEL CORE I3 3220
RAM: 4GB DDR3
VIDEO: NVIDIA GEFORCE GT630 4GB DDR3
BOARD: INTEL DH61
HDD: 500 GB 7200RPM
POWER: THERMALTAKE 600W REAL

On a thermaltake versa II tower.

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PROCESOR: AMD FX 6100 3.3 GHZ
RAM: 4GB DDR3 1600B
VIDEO: ATI 7750 1 GB DDR5
BOARD: ASUS NSA97 EVO
HDD:500GB 7200 RPM
POWER: 450W REAL

On a thermaltake V3

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PROCESOR: AMD FX 6100 3.3 GHZ 14 MB CACHE
RAM: 4GB DDR3 CORSAI 1600
VIDEO: 1GB DDR5 GTS 450
BOARD: MSI 760GM
HDD: 500GB 7200RPM
POWER: 450W REAL

On a V3 thermaltake


Which one would you choose? thanks for your help.
 

brandonwh64

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Cooling Corsair A70 Push/Pull | Corsair H50
Memory Crucial Ballistix DDR4 2400 MHz | Pereema 3x2GB DDR3
Video Card(s) Gigabyte Gaming G1 GTX 1070 | Gigabyte 7970 3GB
Storage 2x Samsung Pro 256GB M.2 SSD's in Raid 0 | 4TB Western Digital SATA drive
Display(s) ViewSonic VG2227wm 1080P | OLD viewsonics
Case NZXT Tempest 410 Elite | NZXT Source 210
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Power Supply Corsair 750TX | Enermax Liberty 500W
Mouse MX518 | MX502
Keyboard TESORO Mechanical | ANZO Mechanical
Software Windows 10 Pro on both
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Give us your full budget and were you live?
 

Mauhl

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Alright, my budget is 600 - 650 $, and i live in Colombia. But what do you think of the build i posted? are they that bad ? :laugh:
 

brandonwh64

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System Name The StarCrunch Defender! | X58 Cruncher!
Processor I7 6700K @ STOCK | Intel I7-920
Motherboard Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 | Alienware MS-7543 X58
Cooling Corsair A70 Push/Pull | Corsair H50
Memory Crucial Ballistix DDR4 2400 MHz | Pereema 3x2GB DDR3
Video Card(s) Gigabyte Gaming G1 GTX 1070 | Gigabyte 7970 3GB
Storage 2x Samsung Pro 256GB M.2 SSD's in Raid 0 | 4TB Western Digital SATA drive
Display(s) ViewSonic VG2227wm 1080P | OLD viewsonics
Case NZXT Tempest 410 Elite | NZXT Source 210
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Corsair 750TX | Enermax Liberty 500W
Mouse MX518 | MX502
Keyboard TESORO Mechanical | ANZO Mechanical
Software Windows 10 Pro on both
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What website do you order off of that will ship to colombia?
 
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I understand that there are dealers who will ship to Colombia. Don't limit your options to just eBay. Try Googling for specific components that you are after, then choose the dealer with the best (cheapest) option for shipping to Colombia.

Overall performance of the FX-6100 and of the i3-3220 are roughly the same. But the i3-3220 draws less power, and is therefore the recommended CPU.

CPU: Intel i3-3220

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-HD3

Video Card: Either a GTX650 or a Radeon HD 7750

RAM: Kingston HyperX Genesis 8GB (2 x 4GB) dual channel {part no. khx1600c9d3k2/8g}

HDD: 500GB SATA, either Western Digital Blue, or Seagate Barracuda

PSU: Seasonic SSR-360GP 360W is recommended first choice. Second choice (if Seasonic unavailable, or too expensive) is Silverstone SST-ST40F-ES 400W.

Although only 300W is required for the system if using the above components, a slightly higher output PSU is better in case of component upgrades etc.