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Hey guys , would like to build a gaming pc under 500$ . I m new here , so I would like your help .
Thank you
P.S. Don't mind peripherals
 
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You need peripherals and monitor included in this PC or just the main system itself? Do you have any existing computer parts you could salvage to use like a cpu,motherboard,ram, hard drive and OS.
 
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Hello and welcome to TPU. More information will be needed for adequate help. :) Do you have parts from previous system ? Which on line shops do you have access to ? Which country ? Are you willing to use second hand parts - like a PC case for example ? or you want everything brand new ? Should we include OS as well ?
 

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You need peripherals and monitor included in this PC or just the main system itself? Do you have any existing computer parts you could salvage to use like a cpu,motherboard,ram, hard drive and OS.
I have got Peripherals and Case , also have 500watt old psu :X so all another stuff is needed
 

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Hello and welcome to TPU. More information will be needed for adequate help. :) Do you have parts from previous system ? Which on line shops do you have access to ? Which country ? Are you willing to use second hand parts - like a PC case for example ? or you want everything brand new ? Should we include OS as well ?
Hello , thanks . I prefer everything brand new . Any country is acceptable for me ... no OS is needed
 
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What PSU do you have, I wouldn't risk it if it is some no-name PSU.
 

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It's Deepcool 500watt , DN 500 model
Hm, it is a CWT based PSU so it should be decent. I can't find any reviews for it so I can't really say. What I'm worried tho, even though it's 500W it has just one 6+2 PCI-e cable. I would find a new PSU to go along with the build.
 
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With that little money to spare, he can happily get by with 500 though.
 
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What are your options for buying? Are you ordering online or you're buying from a local store?
 

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PSU won't be a big problem . I'm going to buy online , cause there is no such a local shop with big choice ... They got no gaming parts ( More of them )
 
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https://pcpartpicker.com/list/TmVdLD

heres a start w/ knowing all but nothing more than "a basic gaming PC for $500" but it gives a rough idea of what to and not to spend $$ on.

4 thread pentium
8 Gb ddr4
basic MoBo
Seasonic PSU
gtx 1060
case needed. im of the school of thought that a case isnt worth spending money on, so i leave it out until last minute.
 

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Nice, and even a 1060 6GB!
;)
the kids still got it! :roll:

its just a rough idea, but with the limited info the OP provided, its a good start IMO. spending where it actually matters, leaving the shiny mobo, and cases out :)

BTW, I recommend B&H photo to anyone who hasnt found a replacement for the now all but dead Newegg, B&H has been really great when ive ordered from them, they will even price match if you email them randomly. just food for thought.
 
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https://pcpartpicker.com/list/TmVdLD

heres a start w/ knowing all but nothing more than "a basic gaming PC for $500" but it gives a rough idea of what to and not to spend $$ on.

4 thread pentium
8 Gb ddr4
basic MoBo
Seasonic PSU
gtx 1060
case needed. im of the school of thought that a case isnt worth spending money on, so i leave it out until last minute.
He needs to add storage tho.
 
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i didnt pick the PSU due to ratings, i picked it because it is a Seasonic, and a reputable quality PSU.

SSD is NOT needed.
HDD will suffice
 

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and the CPU , is this ok ? Just I ain't know so much :p
Thanx for help guys . The price looks nice, I appreciate
An intel i5 would be a bit better for gaming but that's probably out of your budget.