mectus11

PC Build Help

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So I'm saving up currently and I'm planning on building my first rig, I have an idea of the parts I'm looking for within my budget and the stores locally around where I live, will these all go together, fit into the mobo and the case?

Plus I heard you needed an anti-static armband or something, how does that work?

Here's my lovely spreadsheet.

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My reccomended Config: 

Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811353098&ignorebbr=1

PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182328 

MOBO: https://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-LGA1151-Intel-Motherboards-GA-Z170M-D3H/dp/B012N6F0TO/ref=sr_1_5?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1472845089&sr=1-5&keywords=Gigabyte+GA-Z170

CPU: http://ark.intel.com/products/88184/Intel-Core-i5-6500-Processor-6M-Cache-up-to-3_60-GHz  http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819117563&Tpk=N82E16819117563

HDD: http://www.shop.bt.com/products/toshiba-e300-3tb-3-5--sata-6gb-s-5940rpm-64mb-internal-hdd-hdwa130uzsva-BPR3.html?referrerid=ZA00&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=affiliates&utm_content=ZA00&awc=3043_1472845833_4c8812b53f3b4bad1a064dc90bac6b9d

SSD: Nope 

GPU: https://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-Radeon-NITRO-Graphics-11257-02-20G/dp/B01J1M4HDS/ref=sr_1_7?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1472845915&sr=1-7&keywords=RX+470 Reason: http://hwbench.com/vgas/radeon-rx-460-vs-geforce-gtx-750-ti

RAM: https://www.amazon.com/G-SKILL-Sniper-240-Pin-Desktop-F3-1866C9D-16GSR/dp/B00CAPBNCW/ref=sr_1_6?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1472846053&sr=1-6&keywords=CAS+9 

Mouse:https://www.amazon.com/Redragon-CENTROPHORUS-2000-Gaming-Buttons-Weight/dp/B00HTK1NCS/ref=sr_1_4?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1472846363&sr=1-4&keywords=Mouse

Keyboard: Logitech K120 https://www.amazon.com/Generic-920-002478-Logitech-Keyboard-K120/dp/B003ELVLKU/ref=sr_1_4?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1472846131&sr=1-4&ke

Headset: https://www.amazon.com/SA-708-Stereo-Headphone-Headset-Microphone/dp/B00DU2CHE2/ref=sr_1_4?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1472846178&sr=1-4&keywords=Headset (OR something else since this is SALE Price)

Monitor 1: https://www.amazon.com/HP-Pavilion-21-5-Inch-HDMI-Monitor/dp/B015WCV70W/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1472846404&sr=1-1&keywords=Monitor 

Monitor 2 (Optional!): https://www.amazon.com/Dell-E178FP-17-LCD-Monitor/dp/B001AZX3PS/ref=sr_1_9?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1472846450&sr=1-9&keywords=Cheap+monitor

Mousepad: Really dawg (Use ur old one)

Chair: Dont even...

 

This build is a bang for Your buck one, and I cut out a few things as a result, I woud (in my opinion) much rather a newer up to date rig that may not be that fancy at loading times, but excell at games, the 460 will get the job done VERY good for the price, the CPU is there just to back anything You need up for CPU usage, monitor #2 is a BASIC multitask monitor not meant for gaming obviously, You don't even need something fancy for Multitask. Headset, mouse, keyboard are basic to compensate for the costs, also the lack of a SSD, Mobo shoud be more than enough for a good stable OC on Your GPU and CPU, PSU plenty for Your Rig, and the case looks nice (2 me).

Anyways, didn't calc the costs, I will leave that to You since it is gettin late and my maths sucks anyways :P.

 

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"We only ship to the 50 U.S. States and APO/FPO addresses. We do not ship internationally or to Puerto Rico, Guam and US Virgin Islands.
Fedex Ground and Fedex 3 Day shipping methods are not applicable on orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii."

Yea, mectus is in Tunisia, North East Africa.... Building a PC might be the cheapest route for him.

The anti-static wrist strap makes sure you don't shock the little sensitive electronics in the case while you install things.  There are a few steps to ensuring a proper ground, and I've put a link to instructions on Tom's Hardware, which is where you wanna get your best info from on a number of PC topics from best parts to How To's.

A little moral and legal disclaimer (gonna just copy Tom's):
Warning: Building computers can be very dangerous. Make sure you know exactly what you are doing. If, after reading this, you either damage your computer, burn your house down, or kill yourself, you or your next of kin cannot sue me over it.

TLDNR; small static shocks can kill PC parts - you must ground yourself and your PC build as you go...

 

How To:

First put on your anti-static wrist strap, connect it's wire clamp to the case somewhere with NO paint, now ground yourself and the case by touching something in your house that you normally would get a "static shock" from, like metal in a door frame, or the metal screw on a light switch or power outlet cover.  You and the metal case are now (for just now) at a near Zero static charge, now you can take the motherboard out of the box knowing you won't send a shock through it.  Don't go shuffling your feet on the carpet until we've installed the PSU... ;)

The motherboard may have built up a charge itself from plastic or packaging materials so they ship them in anti-static bags.  Once you and the case are grounded, you can pick up your motherboard and take it out of the anti-static bag, and screw it into the case.  If you have a laptop, you can have it open to some website like Tom's and follow all kinds of instructions as you carefully build your PC.  If you must put your motherboard down before it is screwed into the case, first place it back inside the anti-static bag it shipped with.

 

Next, you install your Power Supply Unit, but before you connect it to the motherboard, or anything, make sure it's switch is in the OFF position ( O symbol) and plug it into a wall outlet.  The power supply is now grounded and any charge it may have had is now gone for our purposes.  Next you connect the main power cable to the motherboard.   At this point, the PSU is still plugged into the wall, and the PSU is in the OFF position, you are still connected to the PC Case by your anti-static wrist strap, you are still alive, and all of these electronics are safely grounded.  You can now begin to install chips into/onto the Motherboard, and if you accidentally touch some chip or exposed circuit, it won't fry it. 

Since there are so many steps in building a PC, you may need to take a break.  You take off the wrist strap and leave it connected to your PC case.  When you come back to build some more, you put the wrist strap back on, and you are grounded again.  If the wrist strap clamp comes off the PC (Happens to me all the time), just re-clamp it onto the case, anywhere that is not painted.  People who use "wireless" anti-static wrist straps ensure their case is grounded before beginning work.  I prefer the wired wrist straps myself, even though they come unclamped from time to time when moving around the case.

 

 

As far as parts go, I think you could get an i5 and a faster, name brand SSD (Samsung EVO or PRO, whichever is available and cheaper to you where you are).  The Speed increase for a few more dollars spent in either category is worth it, and the difference is minimal, and sometimes better - some SSD's that are slower than Samsung are more expensive, too - but that depends on the sales you can get there in Tunisia I guess...

Also, be sure that GFX card is the current generation and not older gen - didn't google it, none of those links can be clicked cuz u posted an image so... be sure it's this year's version or it's a waste of money.  Lastly, that monitor setup... looks like you are adding two more monitors maybe the same type as your current monitor in order to have a 3 display setup for FPS games.  If so, I would make sure that the total resolution you are intending to push is within the limit of that GFX card (2GB VRAM) -- probably is, but the VRAM on a GFX card dictates the maximum resolution it can handle, mostly coming into play with these new 4K monitors and people trying to run 3 or more of them off one card, but with 2GB just double check your max resolution.  Example:  (1600 x 900) x 3  would be the max resolution if all three monitors were 1600 x 900.  1080p would be 1920x1080 x 3.

But for monitors, I prefer and recommend a fast single monitor with cheap secondary monitors for videos or ts3 or webpages while gaming..  the ASUS VG248 is a kick-ass display capable of 144 FPS, a setting that is always capped by the refresh rate of the Monitor you buy, not by anything fraps or in-game FPS counters tell you.  A monitor can only push as many graphical frames to the screen as it's refresh rate is capable of.  So, 120Hz monitor can do 120FPS, a 75Hz monitor will only every show 75FPS -- note that Hz number as well as the resolution and response time when buying a monitor.  Response rate (lower is better) makes it possible to stare for long time at the screen without eye fatigue (great for snipers).  Aim for 0.5-2ms (milliseconds) for response time of a "good" monitor.

Again, I've put a link at the bottom if you want to learn more.



http://www.tomshardware.com/faq/id-2121341/ground-building-computer.html

http://www.tweaktown.com/tweakipedia/89/much-vram-need-1080p-1440p-4k/index.html

http://topreviews.best/main-review/best-gaming-monitors?gclid=CLyOw5nB8c4CFURafgodXhkMrg

 

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*you seem to have left out a CPU cooler - you cannot use the stock Intel CPU cooler that comes with it, you must get something.  Air cooled is cheaper, but can be noisy.  Liquid cooled is a little more expensive, but helpful for noise and a little more room in overclocking projects.

You'll wanna buy Artic Sliver as well for a thermal compound between the CPU and the cooler.  For that matter, you should buy or order some rubbing alcohol - the closer to 100% the better, helps in evaporation time of the water mixed in (if any).

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anti-static wrist strap ... really man ... you don't need that shit, just stand with your feet on the ground :P 

don't really know alot off PC parts but I would recommend to get an i5, keep the SSD (I can't live without it).
your motherboard is overclockable but your CPU is not, maybe change that up (could get a cheaper one maybe or get an i5 xxxxK )

Do you really need 2 monitors? if not you could use that money to buy a GTX 1060 6GB grafics card (350$) instead off the 750ti, if you really need the 2 monitors i would still change the 750ti to a GTX 1060 3GB (around 200$ i think). they are sooo much more powerfull!

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