Help budgeting this build

Build to budget :


Hello, I am looking to budget this build that i just build blindly. I am new to this so i have no clue if its good. Please let me know.




This build is a mess. I assume your budget is around 1k, since I can't edit your build on PCPP without changing the build I have saved, I'll just tell you what to change. 

CPU: Your choice is fine

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 240M (This thing beats the H100i in cooling)

Motherboard: Fine

RAM: G-Skill Ripjaws 8GB 1600 RAM CAS9, I wouldn't pay 50+ for RAM

HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200RPM HDD, or Western Digital 1TB 7200RPM HDD (The one you chose is pointless really. If you want speed in a drive then get an SSD.)

Video Card: Radeon 7950 (Your choice of brand)

Case: Your choice is fine but there are a ton of options out there. I.E. Corsair 500R (400R,300R), Bitfenix Shinobi, Zalman Z11 Plus, CoolerMaster Storm (any from the series), NZXT Tempest, Fractal Design Define R4...

PSU: You can get a 600W Corsair PSU for $60 (80+bronze certified). Your overspending here.

OS: You can get Windows 7 home premium for $70 on Amazon. Unless you need Professional.

Need help with anything else then ask :)

Well my budget is 800 i just dident look at the price

In that case, switch out the 8350 for a 6300 and get a Radeon 7870XT or GTX 660TI. This should fit in your budget.

There is no doubt that the FX-6300 is a great chip. There is not much it cannot handle. I agree here with Foxy that if you do not need pro then save the coin there too. If you are interested in cutting your costs a little further I personally really like the HIS IceQ Radeon HD 7870. It is a 2 GB, 256 bit GDDR5 card. The core clock is 1000MHz. Here is the link to the card on Newegg for you to have a look at. Again, I only try to offer alternatives for people to look at and make up their own minds about with way to go with a build. I can speak for this card as I have one myself. Hope this is of some help.



This build should be good. Good luck!

you really need to reconsider your cpu cooler. you could quite easily get away with using the stock cooler, or an aftermarket tower cooler for only around $20.

You are over spending on your ram and psu for what your getting. That hard drive isnt going to be necessary, a barracuda will be just fine aswell or perhaps some sort of ssd.

The gpu is ok, however with the money you can save eslewhere you should be looking to be upgrading to like a 7870 or 660