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2 years ago#1
I want to have a max budget of 700$ nothing too fancy but enough to play some games when i feel like it.

Anyone want to help me out with this? It's a bit overwhelming when seeing what would be optimum for price and efficiency.

I friend recommended that site but I dont know where to start...
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2 years ago#2
It's a good site to pick parts, yeah.
2 years ago#3
chris121691 posted...
It's a good site to pick parts, yeah.


Any recommendations, smart guy?
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2 years ago#4
a processor and a gpu
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2 years ago#5
UltimateMonkey posted...
chris121691 posted...
It's a good site to pick parts, yeah.


Any recommendations, smart guy?


Wasn't trying to come off as rude sorry :/
2 years ago#6
elsmitty posted...
a processor and a gpu


those wont work without a power supply to supply them power powerfully. you'll need atleast a 950w for that.
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2 years ago#7
But yeah, just start off with mobo, cpu, and gpu.
And try to fit the rest in according to budget
2 years ago#8
Do you need an OS?
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2 years ago#9
Your friend could've atleast recommended you some parts to give you an idea where to start rather thansimply sending you to a site like pcpartpicker.

http://www.logicalincrements.com/

This isn't a go all end all site, but you can use as a reference and more information.
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2 years ago#10
chris121691 posted...
But yeah, just start off with mobo, cpu, and gpu.
And try to fit the rest in according to budget


It's all good chris. Ok I'm starting off there and yes I'll need an OS. Windows 7 is probably what I'll go for.
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