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What do you think about my budget PC build?

Hello!
I'm building a budget gaming PC and i want some opinions about it :)
I will upgrade it over time :)

Specs:

CPU:
i3 6100 @3.7Ghz

Motherboard:
MSI B150 PC MATE ATX LGA1151

RAM:
8GB DDR4 1x8 gb

GPU:
EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 ti SC Gaming

Storage:
1TB WD 7200rpm

Case:
AeroCool Vs-1 Midtower ATX

PSU:
EVGA 430 Watt 80 Plus

From Andreas :)
6 answers Last reply Best Answer
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  1. could maybe bump up to a 1060
  2. you could propably save some money with an h110 motherboard with no performance difference, since its a budget build.

    If you can afford a better graphics card go with a gtx 1060 3gb or an rx470. Both cards perform much better than the 1050ti

    Everything else looks solid
  3. Tadeh123 said:
    could maybe bump up to a 1060


    Yeah, i thought about that but my budget is VERY limited. Thanks for the suggestion :)
  4. konius said:
    you could propably save some money with an h110 motherboard with no performance difference, since its a budget build.

    If you can afford a better graphics card go with a gtx 1060 3gb or an rx470. Both cards perform much better than the 1050ti

    Everything else looks solid


    Thank you for you suggestion :)
  5. Best answer
    You don't specify which RAM it is, this board support DDR4 2133 and DDR4 2400 only, no overclocking is possible. There is no use in buying RAM over 2400 MHz speed. Also, the B150 has 4 RAM slots so better to go with 2X4GB over 1X8GB. This way you will be able to run in dual channel mode.

    Also, is there a reason that you chose the i3-6100 over the newer i3-7100? Not a big difference but the 7100 is a bit faster.

    The PSU is a very low quality PSU, suitable for budget builds only so it would limit any future upgrades. One of the biggest mistakes that people make is to skimp on the PSU.

    Not sure about the case. There was no price in PCPartPicker and it only came up on Amazon.co.uk so I assumed pounds as the currency.

    PCPartPicker part list: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/jJDKkT
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/jJDKkT/by_merchant/

    CPU: Intel Core i3-7100 3.9GHz Dual-Core Processor (£115.66 @ CCL Computers)
    Motherboard: ASRock B250M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard (£84.92 @ BT Shop)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory (£59.30 @ Amazon UK)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£44.32 @ Amazon UK)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB SC GAMING ACX 2.0 Video Card (£153.93 @ Amazon UK)
    Case: Aerocool VS-1 ATX Mid Tower Case (£42.88)
    Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 380W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£43.47 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Total: £544.48
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-25 11:42 GMT+0000
  6. imsqam said:
    You don't specify which RAM it is, this board support DDR4 2133 and DDR4 2400 only, no overclocking is possible. There is no use in buying RAM over 2400 MHz speed. Also, the B150 has 4 RAM slots so better to go with 2X4GB over 1X8GB. This way you will be able to run in dual channel mode.

    Also, is there a reason that you chose the i3-6100 over the newer i3-7100? Not a big difference but the 7100 is a bit faster.

    The PSU is a very low quality PSU, suitable for budget builds only so it would limit any future upgrades. One of the biggest mistakes that people make is to skimp on the PSU.

    Not sure about the case. There was no price in PCPartPicker and it only came up on Amazon.co.uk so I assumed pounds as the currency.

    PCPartPicker part list: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/jJDKkT
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/jJDKkT/by_merchant/

    CPU: Intel Core i3-7100 3.9GHz Dual-Core Processor (£115.66 @ CCL Computers)
    Motherboard: ASRock B250M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard (£84.92 @ BT Shop)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory (£59.30 @ Amazon UK)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£44.32 @ Amazon UK)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB SC GAMING ACX 2.0 Video Card (£153.93 @ Amazon UK)
    Case: Aerocool VS-1 ATX Mid Tower Case (£42.88)
    Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 380W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£43.47 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Total: £544.48
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-25 11:42 GMT+0000


    Dude, thank you! Sorry that i didn't specify the RAM very well :)
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