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What do you think about this BUDGET GAMING PC BUILD ?

Hello guys I am about to build a gaming pc for around 500$ and after some searches I decided to buy these pc components: at this like (or below) http://pcpartpicker.com/list/Hhpvnn

CPU: Intel Core i3-4170 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor ($121.98 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-H Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($51.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($27.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.49 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Video Card ($163.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Deepcool TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($42.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $486.40

Now I want to know what do you guys think about it and DO I HAVE TO change something ??
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    whitebeard1 said:
    Hello guys I am about to build a gaming pc for around 500$ and after some searches I decided to buy these pc components: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/Hhpvnn

    Now I want to know what do you guys think about it and DO I HAVE TO change something ??


    Go Skylake i3 6100

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor ($110.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Asus H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($57.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($33.89 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.49 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Video Card ($163.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Deepcool TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $494.33
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-07-17 17:03 EDT-0400
  2. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    whitebeard1 said:
    Hello guys I am about to build a gaming pc for around 500$ and after some searches I decided to buy these pc components: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/Hhpvnn

    Now I want to know what do you guys think about it and DO I HAVE TO change something ??


    Go Skylake i3 6100

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor ($110.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Asus H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($57.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($33.89 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.49 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Video Card ($163.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Deepcool TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $494.33
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-07-17 17:03 EDT-0400



    This is a good build but wouldn't the 960 be a bad idea? The RX 470 and GTX 1060 3 GB surely will retail around that price and will offer significantly better performance. Although you did find him a really cheap 960, the price/performance still doesn't compare to the new cards.
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