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Gaming budget CPU+MoBo+RAM(GPU can be included) Combo

zackdivas

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Can you guys suggest me a good gaming PC? I have here my Old PC and completely outdated. I think i will keep my Case, PSU and Hard drive for now. I play online games like Dota 2, CoD Black ops 1 and 2, and LAN games like Skyrim, Fifa 15, The Forest, Battlefield 4. My budget is under 250$ and can go a lil bit higher than 250$. Btw, I live in Philippines

Kind users from here suggested this and I appreciated them. Maybe there's something better than this. Thank you everyone!

The first was one was APU. And second one needs a GPU. If you know that you can give a better options out of this two please feel free to suggest. Need best suggestions from experts.
Intel or AMD?

APU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
board http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
ram http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$194

Pentium G3258 $65
Asrock Z97 Pro $69
4gb 1600 Gskill $36
750 gtx $80
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$253
 
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Processor Intel Core I5-6500
Motherboard Asrock H170-PRO4S
Cooling Stock cooler
Memory 2x8 GB Crucial DDR4 2133MHz CL16 (CT2K8G4DFD8213)
Video Card(s) Integrated (For the moment)
Storage SSD A-DATA Premier Pro SP920 (2.5, SATA3, 256GB MLC,) (ASP920SS3-256GM-C)
Display(s) Philips Brilliance 220SW
Case Zalman Z3 Plus
Audio Device(s) Integrated
Power Supply CoolerMaster V550S (550w, 80+Gold)
Software Windows 10 Pro 64bit
The Intel build seems to be pretty solid to me and at a great price also.
 
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Video Card(s) Integrated (For the moment)
Storage SSD A-DATA Premier Pro SP920 (2.5, SATA3, 256GB MLC,) (ASP920SS3-256GM-C)
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Case Zalman Z3 Plus
Audio Device(s) Integrated
Power Supply CoolerMaster V550S (550w, 80+Gold)
Software Windows 10 Pro 64bit
For that price -253$ no, what you already have in the Intel build gives excellent value-performance for the money and that CPU is a little monster and great overclocker it will serve you well.

On a side note: The Intel build is better than the AMD one because it has a dedicated GPU with great driver support.
 

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For that price -253$ no, what you already have in the Intel build gives excellent value-performance for the money and that CPU is a little monster and great overclocker it will serve you well.

On a side note: The Intel build is better than the AMD one because it has a dedicated GPU with great driver support.

I see thanks for your opinion it makes me feel a lil bit confident with it. But will be happy seeing what others can say too. :)
 
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do you have specs of your old computer?

First thing you might encounter.

PSU - could be outdated and not really good. You will risk your new build if the PSU is not a good quality. Even worst, if it will give over voltage.

old HDD, is it a sata connection or the old IDE? you might wanna take a look.

If you are going for G3258, drop the z97 board. if you can find asrock B85, look at the price. Like my budget gaming, I am using asrock B85-HDS board and I can still OC my g3258 to 4.2 or 4.4 ghz.

if you get the G3258 and OC to about more than 4, consider buying aftermarket cooler. the Hyper 212 EVO is not expensive but it does the job really well

For RAM, buy one RAM only if you are in tight budget and get another 1 after you save some. Better that you get 1 pc 4gb now and then 1 4gb again later for dual channel
 

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do you have specs of your old computer?

First thing you might encounter.

PSU - could be outdated and not really good. You will risk your new build if the PSU is not a good quality. Even worst, if it will give over voltage.

old HDD, is it a sata connection or the old IDE? you might wanna take a look.

If you are going for G3258, drop the z97 board. if you can find asrock B85, look at the price. Like my budget gaming, I am using asrock B85-HDS board and I can still OC my g3258 to 4.2 or 4.4 ghz.

if you get the G3258 and OC to about more than 4, consider buying aftermarket cooler. the Hyper 212 EVO is not expensive but it does the job really well

For RAM, buy one RAM only if you are in tight budget and get another 1 after you save some. Better that you get 1 pc 4gb now and then 1 4gb again later for dual channel

Hello thanks for your response. Im using my tablet so its kinda hard uploading things up. Check the link. My specs were posted there last Nov 4
http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2360927/overclocking-core-duo-e4600-40ghz.html

Update: My HDD is connected through sata one. Searched it on how to identify
 
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