Hello Microcenter staff,
I've been thinking about building a PC, but don't know if my part selection is good or not. Can I have some help here?
My part list is :
Intel Core i5-9600K 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
MSI Z390-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard
Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 MemorySeagate Barracuda Compute 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Kingston A400 240 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
MSI GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER 6 GB VENTUS XS OC Video Card
Corsair SPEC-DELTA RGB ATX Mid Tower Case
SeaSonic S12III 650 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit
i'm just going to be using it for gaming and school, but i might download a really intensive/memory taking game if i feel like it's interesting. Also, for what it's worth, I also made a 'Dream PC' list for a PC that I would like to get. The video card is seriously overpriced right now since it's being sold from scalpers atm ( for Dream PC ) but the original price is still close to 1800.
Dream PC: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/m4WRCz
I'm relatively new at all of this, so I could use some help.
Is your budget for this $1800 or what would your budget be at this time?
I am looking for compatible components to build my gaming pc. My budget is currently $1500.
@Ian I would obviously like to lower it as much as possible, but am willing to go upto this price. I would, though, if possible, at least try to go to 16 or 1500.
I would look at the following list which is right around $1500-1600 with taxes / and if you wanted to change cases it would leave you some wiggle room for that, or other minor part changes:
Hello, I would also refer you to the same list as the poster above if it's just strictly for gaming:
Hello! What was your intended budget?
Greetings, I'd like some help in regards to a Gaming PC as I have no knowledge about what parts do what and the cost-effectiveness of it all. So I'd like to leave the suggestion making to the minds of the knowledgeable.
I've been using a laptop to game for the past 6 years and I think it's time I get a desktop and enjoy frames above 25fps whilst being able to play for more than 2 hours. The only limitation this computer should have is being able to run Metro Exodus (or any other graphically intensive game) at roughly 1440p 60fps. I don't plan on gaming at such high settings, I just believe it's a safe spot for any current and future games to be played comfortably at 720p/1080p. I'm not brand picky nor do I need peripherals. My budget is uncapped but any money that can be saved will be appreciated.
On another note, my friend would like to buy a Gaming PC, with basic peripherals included, with a budget of $1k.
I am looking to build a gaming computer and i ussaly play minecraft or SC-GO but i want to be able to stream on twitch while playing minecraft without any lag spikes and i also want the computer to be able to play shooter games like fortnite and star wars battlefront with good settings. but because this is all totaly new for me i dont know what to choose and what for specs i need so do you guys have sugestions for parts or even a pre build computer for around 600-700 ? (without monitors)
Hello, did you have any idea on a maximum budget? That would help us out greatly with making our suggestions.
For the 2nd PC at $1000 w/ peripherals, is a monitor needed with that as well?
The maximum budget would be $4k, but I would like some leftover money for some games I have on a wishlist
2nd PC would include a monitor
@MCGamer Just chiming in. $4K is good to have for a gaming pc build, but overkill a little. Below are some links outlining gaming pc parts that will meet your requirements you mentioned.
Go with a AMD build, Ryzen 5 3600 and the ASUS B550 E gaming motherboard. Go with 16gigs of ram to start. You can always upgrade to more RAM if you need to later down the line. Go with the Nvidia RTX 3060, 3070 , 3090 or the RX 5700 or 5800 as a choice of graphic card. These are the main components to look at. Go with the PSU, SSD, etc. that's mentioned in these links.
You can use the Microcenter build link to see what you total price may be with MC and include the cost of your Operating System.
For you friend looking for a gaming pc. Have him go to Microcenter.com and look at the follow Gaming pcs (inc. SKU#).
Microcenter Build pc Link:
@ninjaturtle just chiming in. I don't see that we would have parts for a PC build at $700 minus peripherals. YOu'll need at least $1,000 for a pc build you are looking to build.
You may find a pre-build PC off Microcenter.com for $700.
Take a look at sku# 149211.
oke thank you
Please let us know if you have any other questions.
@Duarog just chiming in. There are pre-built systems in stock like the Powerspec G900 sku# 224212 or the Dell Alienware Aurora Sku# 242107 that has the 3070 installed already. These systems are in store purchase only, not available online.
I was thinking of having a pc built for me and I'm completely new to this so I don't know if any of the parts I picked using the pc builder are any good. If anybody could give feedback I would appreciate it.
When I picked my video card it says that it's unavailable online does this mean I have to wait until stock arrives before it gets built?
Greetings. What is the intended use of the PC and your overall budget?
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Its going to be mostly gaming and school. I'm looking to spend $2500 at most and if I could get something good under it then its better.
@alex0564 just chiming in. Take a look at the links below for the parts you'll need for your system. $2500 may be overkill. Go with a Ryzen 5 3600 as cpu and Gigabyte X570 motherboard (its in the links). Go with 16 gigs of RAM (memory) and look at the RTX 3060 as your graphic card.
Graphic card for Microcenter can only be purchased in the store if they are in stock. Graphic cards can not be purchased online from MC.
Let us know if you have any other questions.
Link# 1 https://www.logicalincrements.com/articles/vrguide
Link# 2 https://www.pcgamer.com/gaming-pc-build-guide/
Link# 3 https://www.microcenter.com/site/content/custom-pc-builder.aspx
Hey everyone! I'm looking for a PC around 1500. I'm a digital animator, who works mainly with the Adobes (After effects, Animate, photoshop etc..) I'm also a gamer so I'm looking for something that can work best with both things. This is what I had in mind:
• MBO Motherboard MSI B550 Mortar WIFI Socket AM4 / DDR4 (128Gb Max.) / USB 3.1 / Ryzen 3nd.
• Processor AMD Ryzen™️ 7 3700X 4.40GHZ / 8 Núcleos /16M /Unlocked
• Cooling Wraith Prism with RGB LED
• Graphics card ASUS ROG STRIX Nvidia RTX 3060 12Gb GDDR6 /3 vents
• 32GB RAM DDR4 Kingston HyperX 3000 Mhz /No-Ecc /S-Ch.
• SSD M.2 NVMe WD Blue 250Gb / 2280 /2400 Mbps
• HDD WD Blue 1Tb /SATA 3 /7200 RPM /New 2021
• Black case /Led vents /USB 3.0+Frontal audio
• Power supply 750W/ Certified 80+ Bronze
I'm really new to this so I'm open to all sorts of suggestions! Thanks!
I don't really see any issues with that if that fits in your budget. Keep in mind you will need a copy of Windows and you may want additional hard drive space.
hello, I have been looking at a lot on gaming pc's because I am almost 16. I have looked at multiple pre-built pc's and none of them peaked my interest so I am here to ask about what pc parts must I get for a total of $5-7k, I am looking forward to gaming, and streaming.
Your budget is 5000-7000? Does this need to include monitor, mouse, keyboard., etc? You can try out the PC part picker to get an idea of what you may want: https://www.microcenter.com/site/content/custom-pc-builder.aspx
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