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I went and put together some parts which I thought would be good and would love is someone could check over them, make sure they're compatible and if you could give me some suggestions that'd be great. I'm new to the whole PC scene and honestly have no idea what I'm doing. These are the parts I quickly put together:
CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor
Motherboard: Asus Z170-P ATX LGA1151 Motherboard
Memory:G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Video Card:MSI GeForce GTX 960 4GB Video Card
Case (without power supply): Aerocool X-Predator Devil ATX Full Tower Case
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer
Thanks!
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  1. What is your budget? Let me help you make a build.
  2. IDProG said:
    What is your budget? Let me help you make a build.
    My budget would be $1400 AUD or lower, preferably a few hundred lower but I will be okay with spending a little extra if it really makes a difference.
  3. http://pcpartpicker.com/list/zHfsZ8
    $1400 AUD translates to $1000 USD.
  4. ^ currency conversion doesn't work like that - your build comes to $1600 aud
  5. IDProG said:
    http://pcpartpicker.com/list/zHfsZ8
    $1400 AUD translates to $1000 USD.

    Thanks, like i said i would be willing to spend a little more if necessary (as madmatt30 said it converts to 1600 aud), although if there are some parts that could be changed (price wise) and it wouldn't make a huge difference in performance, that'd be great. If they are completely necessary though thats fine and btw im planning on running games such as gta v or skyrim on med - high graphics settings.
  6. Best answer
    Bang for buck build , swap the GPU out if you like but it is a very good deal considering oz prices.


    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($274.00 @ Centre Com)
    Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty H170 Performance ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($159.00 @ CPL Online)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($99.00 @ CPL Online)
    Storage: Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($97.90 @ Newegg Australia)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($68.00 @ CPL Online)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 390 8GB SOC Video Card ($359.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Case: Cooler Master N300 ATX Mid Tower Case ($55.00 @ CPL Online)
    Power Supply: Antec 600W ATX Power Supply ($72.00 @ IJK)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($19.00 @ IJK)
    Total: $1202.90
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-07-23 16:29 AEST+1000
  7. madmatt30 said:
    Bang for buck build , swap the GPU out if you like but it is a very good deal considering oz prices.


    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($274.00 @ Centre Com)
    Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty H170 Performance ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($159.00 @ CPL Online)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($99.00 @ CPL Online)
    Storage: Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($97.90 @ Newegg Australia)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($68.00 @ CPL Online)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 390 8GB SOC Video Card ($359.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Case: Cooler Master N300 ATX Mid Tower Case ($55.00 @ CPL Online)
    Power Supply: Antec 600W ATX Power Supply ($72.00 @ IJK)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($19.00 @ IJK)
    Total: $1202.90
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-07-23 16:29 AEST+1000


    Thanks man! it looks great (from my eyes) and even less than i expected to spend. Really appreciate it.
  8. ^ that build will pretty much rape any game at high/ultra mate.
    That 390 looks to be the best deal gpu wise IMO (gtx 1060/1070/RX480 are just not good value for money in your country) .
  9. madmatt30 said:
    ^ that build will pretty much rape any game at high/ultra mate.
    That 390 looks to be the best deal gpu wise IMO (gtx 1060/1070/RX480 are just not good value for money in your country) .


    Nice. i can't express how much i appreciate u for doing this. Thanks again!
  10. NP mate , happy to help.
    There's room for change regarding case & drives (I would keep the ssd in though)after a quick think consider upping the PSU to the 700w model for the sake of $15 , with your summer temps the less load on the PSU the better IMO (especially with it being a average quality unit)
    http://au.pcpartpicker.com/product/fVnG3C
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