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Forum Topic "My Friends Build"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

You can get a much better build for that budget: (case suggestion included)

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor $189.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B350 PC MATE ATX AM4 Motherboard $84.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $188.00 @ Amazon
Storage Crucial - MX300 275GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $79.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $59.99 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI - GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8GB Video Card $469.99 @ Amazon
Case NZXT - Phantom 410 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $95.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.90 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit -
Case Fan Cooler Master - SickleFlow (Red) 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan $7.53 @ Amazon
Case Fan Cooler Master - SickleFlow (Red) 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan $7.53 @ Amazon
Case Fan Cooler Master - SickleFlow (Red) 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan $7.53 @ Amazon
Case Fan Cooler Master - SickleFlow (Red) 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan $7.53 @ Amazon
Case Fan Cooler Master - SickleFlow (Red) 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan $7.53 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1286.49
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-26 03:42 EST-0500

He also wants to order all parts from amazon

Everything on this list is picked from Amazon. (Except windows, since Amazon only has one OEM version.)

Forum Topic "Just looking for someone to look over my build"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

You could get a couple parts cheaper. Also the PSU was out of stock, so I added an alternative:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-8600K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor £269.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk
CPU Cooler Scythe - Mugen 5 Rev. B 51.2 CFM CPU Cooler £43.84 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard ASRock - Z370 Extreme4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard £141.14 @ Amazon UK
Memory Team - T-Force / Night Hawk 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory £151.82 @ Amazon UK
Storage Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £79.97 @ Amazon UK
Video Card Palit - GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Super JetStream Video Card £478.97 @ Ebuyer
Case Cooler Master - Storm Stryker (White) ATX Full Tower Case £114.95 @ Overclockers.co.uk
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply £90.39 @ Amazon UK
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £1371.07
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-26 08:21 GMT+0000

im guessing all im missing is the thermal compound

Thermal compound comes pre-applied on the cooler.

Forum Topic "Why can't this case go with this cooler."

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

The case only supports 120mm radiators, see here.

Forum Topic "Free Windows 10?"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Anything besides a license bought from an authorized seller is (at best) questionably legal, and most of the time simply piracy. PCPP has pretty strict guidelines regarding piracy, so you won't find any info here.

Forum Topic "Jokes"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Welp, there goes all my jokes.

Forum Topic "AMD HTPC"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

You could get a better PSU:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - A10-7860k 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor $97.16 @ Amazon
Motherboard ASRock - FM2A68M-HD+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $44.99 @ Amazon
Memory Crucial - Ballistix Sport XT 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory Purchased For $0.00
Storage Team - L5 LITE 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $47.99 @ Newegg
Case Thermaltake - Core V21 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $54.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply SeaSonic - S12II 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $38.59 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $283.72
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-25 03:55 EST-0500

Other than that I can't really add anything, though. Maybe go hunting for these parts used? It seems a bit silly to buy stuff this outdated new.

Forum Topic "Gaming pc thoughts"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Prices change a lot over time, so this is mostly just better pricing:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-8600K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $295.99 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Scythe - FUMA Rev.B 79.0 CFM CPU Cooler $45.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus - Prime Z370-P ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $138.89 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill - Trident Z 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $154.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial - MX300 275GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $79.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate - BarraCuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $44.99 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card $429.89 @ B&H
Case NZXT - S340 Elite (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $79.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $109.99 @ B&H
Case Fan Deepcool - TF 120 WHITE 76.5 CFM 120mm Fan $14.99 @ Newegg
Case Fan Deepcool - TF 120 WHITE 76.5 CFM 120mm Fan $14.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1480.68
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-25 00:10 EST-0500

I did add an extra drive, better cooler, and windows.

Forum Topic "Is the PSU Large Enough?"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

and where would i find a non OEM windows 10

here:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full - USB 32/64-bit $119.99 @ Best Buy
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $119.99
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-24 23:57 EST-0500

Forum Topic "New PC build opinion"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

For games and Blender use, would i5 8600k be enough?

Yes, it would. You could even get a 1080Ti for this budget:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-8600K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $295.99 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Scythe - FUMA Rev.B 79.0 CFM CPU Cooler $45.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus - Prime Z370-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $167.89 @ OutletPC
Memory Kingston - HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $213.78 @ OutletPC
Storage Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $89.99 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $41.77 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB SC2 Video Card $739.99 @ Amazon
Case Cooler Master - MasterCase Pro 5 ATX Mid Tower Case $104.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $109.99 @ B&H
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1880.37
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-24 22:05 EST-0500

Forum Topic "Black Friday/Cyber Monday?"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

I don't think there are any particular deals on Black Friday specifically, you can keep an eye on the deals forum though.

Forum Topic "Are any of these pcs worth it"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

You're welcome!

Forum Topic "Are any of these pcs worth it"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

The first one has a (slightly) better CPU, but the second has more RAM and a far better GPU as well as a SSD. I don't really keep up on used parts, but buying a new GPU that would match the GTX 980 in terms of power would cost about $350, so I'd say the second build is the best deal.

Forum Topic "BUDGET ASIAN DOTA 2 NOOB PLAYER"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

You could build a computer with sufficient power for much less than that:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $145.00 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B350 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard $84.99 @ Amazon
Memory Team - Vulcan 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $95.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial - MX300 525GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $129.99 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB SSC GAMING ACX 3.0 Video Card $169.89 @ OutletPC
Case Corsair - 750D ATX Full Tower Case $119.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic - S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $37.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $783.84
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-24 03:59 EST-0500

Or if you want enough power to run AAA games at high to ultra settings at 2K, you could do this:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 7 1700 3.0GHz 8-Core Processor $239.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B350 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard $84.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $154.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial - MX300 525GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $129.99 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card $429.89 @ Amazon
Case Corsair - 750D ATX Full Tower Case $119.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1229.83
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-24 04:01 EST-0500

Forum Topic "(HELP) Are these parts is compatible?"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

I would like to know if I can get better parts for the same price.

Yes, you could:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-8600K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $295.99 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Scythe - FUMA Rev.B 79.0 CFM CPU Cooler $45.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus - Prime Z370-P ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $138.89 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill - Trident Z 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $154.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial - MX300 525GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $129.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $69.09 @ Newegg Marketplace
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1080 8GB SC2 Gaming iCX Video Card $529.99 @ Newegg
Case Corsair - Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case $87.12 @ Newegg Marketplace
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.99 @ SuperBiiz
Optical Drive Asus - DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer $17.95 @ Directron
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $109.99 @ B&H
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1649.98
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-24 03:40 EST-0500

Changes:

CPU- newer and roughly equivalent to the 7700K.

Cooler- cheaper and still a very good cooler. (the one you picked would work too, though.)

RAM- faster and cheaper.

Drives- more space for cheaper. (the 850 EVO is an excellent drive, but will have little to no perceptible difference for general use.)

Video card- upgraded to 1080.

PSU- 850W is overkill, the Focus Plus is an excellent PSU with a more suitable wattage.

Windows- full version.

Are these parts is compatible?

Yes, they are. PCPP makes that pretty hard to mess up.

Forum Topic "Need a Canadian section"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 6 points 17 months ago

I haven't noticed this at all. Just include that you want prices in CAD in your post, most people here are used to swapping currencies/countries.

Forum Topic "BUDGE COFFEE LAKE LIGHT GAMING PC - BLACK FRIDAY"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

I'd recommended the Ryzen mainly because it offers comparable performance at a lower price, (mainly due to the Z370 boards being the only choice for coffee lake.) If you do really want the high single core speeds though, getting a good air cooler is better than a 120mm liquid cooler.

I wasn't sure about the PSU, do you think a SeaSonic is a better deal?

The EVGA isn't a bad cooler, it just isn't especially good. Unlike the S12II which is one of, if not the best at this price point.

Forum Topic "BUDGE COFFEE LAKE LIGHT GAMING PC - BLACK FRIDAY"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

While the i3-8100 is a good processor, the motherboard is overpriced for a locked chip. I'd recommend either going with a Ryzen build:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $223.72 @ Vuugo
Motherboard MSI - B350M GAMING PRO Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $100.78 @ Newegg Canada
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $92.99
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $87.64 @ Vuugo
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SC GAMING Video Card $339.00
Case Fractal Design - Focus G Mini (Black) MicroATX Mini Tower Case $76.14 @ PC Canada
Power Supply SeaSonic - S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $67.18 @ Newegg Canada
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $987.45
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-23 16:45 EST-0500

Or stepping the 8100 up to a 8350:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i3-8350K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $258.72 @ Vuugo
CPU Cooler CRYORIG - H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler $52.36 @ Amazon Canada
Motherboard ASRock - Z370M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $184.80 @ Vuugo
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $92.99
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $87.64 @ Vuugo
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SC GAMING Video Card $339.00
Case Fractal Design - Focus G Mini (Black) MicroATX Mini Tower Case $76.14 @ PC Canada
Power Supply SeaSonic - S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $67.18 @ Newegg Canada
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1158.83
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-23 16:48 EST-0500

Forum Topic "Building my first pc"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Please post this on the Parts list opinions wanted forum, and make sure to say what your budget, country, and purpose of build are.

Forum Topic "Best single player games."

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 3 points 17 months ago

Subnautica

S.T.A.L.K.E.R series

Metro series

Just Cause series

DOOM

Portal

Half Life 2

Mass Effect

Saints Row 3

**** ME ITS THE MIDDLE OF A STEAM SALE I COULD ADD TO THIS FOR HOURS.

Forum Topic "How can I lower the price of this build?"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

You could trim it down a bit, yes:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $145.00 @ Amazon
Motherboard ASRock - AB350 Gaming-ITX/ac Mini ITX AM4 Motherboard $94.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $69.99 @ Newegg
Storage SanDisk - SSD PLUS 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $54.99 @ Amazon
Storage *Seagate - Constellation ES 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $54.99 @ Newegg Marketplace
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SC GAMING Video Card $269.49 @ OutletPC
Case NZXT - S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $66.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic - S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $37.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $109.99 @ B&H
Monitor Acer - GN246HL 24.0" 1920x1080 144Hz Monitor $187.49 @ B&H
Keyboard Redragon - S101 Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $29.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1121.90
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-22 16:52 EST-0500

(motherboard includes Wifi)

Forum Topic "I can't manually create parts on PCPP anymore?"

Forum Topic "First build on a budget. What to change?"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Could do a little better for the budget:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-8600K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $279.89 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Scythe - FUMA Rev.B 79.0 CFM CPU Cooler $45.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus - Prime Z370-P ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $138.89 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill - Trident Z 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $154.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $89.99 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $41.77 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card $469.99 @ Amazon
Case NZXT - S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $66.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1358.49
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-21 22:32 EST-0500

Equivalent and newer CPU, better cooler, faster RAM and a 1070Ti.

Forum Topic "NEED HELP!!!!"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

That board only supports up to 2666Mhz RAM, the RAM you picked is 3000Mhz. It would still work, but wouldn't run at it's full speed.

Forum Topic "Feedback on this build"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

What is this build for? What is your budget?

Forum Topic "Anyone used 2x4GB Apacer Commando?"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 2 points 17 months ago

It's got a stylized G36C on it, I think.

Forum Topic "Need advice"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

You could do this instead:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $145.00 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B350M MORTAR ARCTIC Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $90.00 @ Amazon
Memory Team - Dark 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $139.99 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design - Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case $69.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic - S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $37.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $482.97
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-21 17:01 EST-0500

CPU can be upgraded up to the 1800X and potentially further, considering AMD says they will support the AM4 socket until 2020. Twice as much, and faster RAM, solid PSU and sorta managed to keep the colour scheme.

Forum Topic "Black Friday gaming build opinions!"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Not sure, the 1700X doesn't include a stock cooler. If you're curious about what the Wraith spire can do, see here.

Forum Topic "How long does the season pass last for?"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Ehh, Nuka World is pretty cool. Kinda hard to compete with the likes of Dead Money and Old World Blues though.

Forum Topic "Black Friday gaming build opinions!"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Just for clarity, the Wraith spire cooler, (which comes with the 1600,) is good enough for a moderate overclock if that's all your looking to do.

Forum Topic "Black Friday gaming build opinions!"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

The 1060 and 580 are very close in terms of power, but the 580 is the better deal when combined with a freesync monitor.

Also, that CPU cooler is unnecessary unless your planning on heavy overclocking.

Forum Topic "VR & gaming Ryzen 7 build"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

More storage space, cheaper case, better PSU:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 7 1700 3.0GHz 8-Core Processor $380.78 @ Amazon Canada
Motherboard MSI - B350 PC MATE ATX AM4 Motherboard $128.78 @ Amazon Canada
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $263.18 @ Newegg Canada
Storage Crucial - MX300 275GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $111.98 @ Amazon Canada
Storage Seagate - BarraCuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $61.88 @ Vuugo
Video Card MSI - GeForce GTX 1080 8GB DUKE OC Video Card $739.18 @ Newegg Canada
Case Deepcool - KENDOMEN Black ATX Mid Tower Case $67.18 @ Newegg Canada
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $134.38 @ Newegg Canada
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full - USB 32/64-bit $162.38 @ PC Canada
Monitor AOC - G2460PF 24.0" 1920x1080 144Hz Monitor $287.87 @ Amazon Canada
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2337.59
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 23:13 EST-0500

I would also consider replacing the monitor with a 1440p one, the amount of rendering power in this build would be a bit wasted on a 1080p monitor.

Forum Topic "Looking to Upgrade"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Changed the CPU to intel's newest gen equivalent. Also added a suggested SSD and case, and the full version of windows.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i3-8350K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $190.98 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Thermaltake - Water 3.0 Riing RGB 240 40.6 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $102.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Asus - Prime Z370-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $167.89 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $174.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial - MX300 525GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $149.88 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate - BarraCuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.56 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus - GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB STRIX GAMING Video Card $804.98 @ Newegg
Case Thermaltake - Core X71 Tempered Glass Edition ATX Full Tower Case $136.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Thermaltake - Toughpower Grand RGB 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $87.99 @ SuperBiiz
Optical Drive Lite-On - iHAS124-14 DVD/CD Writer $10.99 @ Newegg Marketplace
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $109.99 @ B&H
Case Fan Corsair - LL120RGB LED (Three Fans With Lighting Node PRO) 43.2 CFM 120mm Fans $119.99 @ Amazon
Monitor Asus - ROG SWIFT PG348Q 34.0" 3440x1440 100Hz Monitor $1159.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $3267.21
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 22:18 EST-0500

Should I really get a SDD? I don't feel like I would really miss it if I didn't have it.

The most obvious change you'd notice going from a mechanical drive to a SSD would be boot times, but you also get general improvements in system responsiveness and load times for programs installed on the drive. It's not really something you'll miss if you don't have it, but you'll never go back once you've tried it.

I want to do dual graphic cards but that might have to wait seeing as how expensive this is getting.

SLI is badly supported, and only offers a performance increase in a handful of programs/games, and can actually decrease performance in many cases.

Forum Topic "PURCHASING TODAY! BLACK FRIDAY DEALS!"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Looks solid, i can't find any issues with it. You could get cheaper parts if you sacrificed some of looks, but I'm guessing that's not a concern.

Forum Topic "First build opinions"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

You can drop the price a bit without losing performance, and in fact actually gain a bit:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor $189.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B350M MORTAR Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $89.98 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $142.99 @ Newegg
Storage SanDisk - SSD PLUS 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $79.00 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $41.77 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card $429.89 @ Amazon
Case Cooler Master - MasterBox Lite 3.1 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $45.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic - S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $37.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $109.99 @ B&H
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1167.58
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 18:53 EST-0500

Forum Topic "Is this good for 1080p gaming?"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

An alternate suggestion:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor $189.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B350 PC MATE ATX AM4 Motherboard $84.99 @ Amazon
Memory Team - Vulcan 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $95.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $41.77 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Dual Video Card $269.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT - S340 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $82.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $75.00 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $109.99 @ B&H
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $950.71
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 18:26 EST-0500

The Ryzen 1600 can do 1080p-60Hz just fine, and is much more cost effective. With the budget freed up there you can get faster RAM, and upgrade to a 6gb 1060 so you can do ultra settings easily.

Forum Topic "do i upgrade video card or cpu?"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Get the full version of windows, its worth it:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full - USB 32/64-bit $117.99 @ Other World Computing
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $117.99
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 18:08 EST-0500

Forum Topic "New £800 ish PC gaming build"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

I'd recommend the 8350K if you want to go with intel. You'll have to pay a premium for a high end board regardless, you might as well get an unlocked CPU to go with it. Plus, the main advantage the 8400 has over the 1600 is single and quad core performance, and the 8350K beats both in those categories.

The intel build goes a bit over budget:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i3-8350K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor £150.19 @ Alza
CPU Cooler CRYORIG - H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler £29.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk
Motherboard ASRock - Z370M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard £111.88 @ More Computers
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws 4 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3200 Memory £92.92 @ Amazon UK
Storage Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £79.99 @ Amazon UK
Storage Seagate - BarraCuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £35.94 @ Aria PC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SC GAMING Video Card £256.92 @ Laptops Direct
Case Cooler Master - MasterBox Lite 3.1 MicroATX Mid Tower Case £38.56 @ Amazon UK
Power Supply Corsair - TXM Gold 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply £62.99 @ Ebuyer
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £859.38
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 22:52 GMT+0000

A Ryzen build would stick closer to £800 though:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor £174.98 @ Ebuyer
Motherboard MSI - B350M PRO-VDH Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard £65.99 @ Ebuyer
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws 4 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3200 Memory £92.92 @ Amazon UK
Storage Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £79.99 @ Amazon UK
Storage Seagate - BarraCuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £35.94 @ Aria PC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SC GAMING Video Card £256.92 @ Laptops Direct
Case Cooler Master - MasterBox Lite 3.1 MicroATX Mid Tower Case £38.56 @ Amazon UK
Power Supply Corsair - TXM Gold 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply £62.99 @ Ebuyer
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £808.29
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 22:58 GMT+0000

Forum Topic "Gaming and HTPC"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Get the full version of windows:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit £100.37 @ More Computers
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £100.37
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 22:31 GMT+0000

Other than that it looks good.

Forum Topic "Custom Part functionality gone?"

Forum Topic "Need advice"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

The link you have right now is the generic "current parts list" link, so it just leads to whatever build the person who opens it was last working on.

It should look like this: (https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/hJjJYr)

Not this: (https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/)

Forum Topic "Feedback wanted"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Cool, just wanted to make sure the 1060 i picked would fit. (it will)

Forum Topic "800-1000 dollar work + game pc"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

More modern CPU, cheaper and faster RAM, better PSU and full version of windows:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor $189.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B350 PC MATE ATX AM4 Motherboard $84.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $154.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $89.99 @ B&H
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $66.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Dual Video Card $279.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Cooler Master - MasterBox Lite 5 ATX Mid Tower Case $49.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.59 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $109.99 @ B&H
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1106.40
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 04:09 EST-0500

Forum Topic "I think this is the build I've settled on... almost ready to order - Please check for issues I'm unaware of."

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

This is not an exact measure of performance, but it can give you a good idea of the difference in power:

CPU comparison

GPU comparison

1050 vs 1050Ti

Forum Topic "Ryzen 3 1200 with a GTX 1050 ti or GTX 1060 3gb"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Could you post a parts list please, more information is needed. (budget, country, etc.)

Forum Topic "thoughts on this build ALSO need a PSU recommended"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

There are a few things on that list that should be changed, but I'll need to know what you budget is before i can help with that as a couple of your parts are out of stock.

PSU:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
Power Supply SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply £65.47 @ Scan.co.uk
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £65.47
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 06:57 GMT+0000

Forum Topic "small machine learning build"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

I'm not sure whats required for a machine learning build. (or even what that is,) so I can't help you there. I can help finding cheaper equivalent parts, though, so where in Europe are you? PCPP has settings for many other countries besides the US, one is likely closer to you.

Forum Topic "I have a few questions before I start buying parts."

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

You could tweak a few things for better price or performance:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 7 1700 3.0GHz 8-Core Processor $380.78 @ Amazon Canada
Motherboard Asus - STRIX B350-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard $173.58 @ Newegg Canada
Memory Kingston - Predator 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $284.62 @ Amazon Canada
Storage Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $143.92 @ Vuugo
Storage Seagate - BarraCuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $61.88 @ Vuugo
Video Card Asus - GeForce GTX 1080 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card $847.82 @ PC Canada
Case Phanteks - Enthoo Pro M Tempered Glass (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $139.98 @ Newegg Canada
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $134.38 @ Newegg Canada
Optical Drive Asus - DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $29.68 @ Vuugo
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full - USB 32/64-bit $162.38 @ PC Canada
Wireless Network Adapter Gigabyte - GC-WB867D-I PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter $50.38 @ Memory Express
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2409.40
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 01:29 EST-0500

does the motherboard distinguish between the appropriate levels to use depending on current operating conditions, or is it something that is static (and set by me)?

I'd ask on the PSU thread for a better answer. But from what little I know, the voltage is set by which port of the PSU you use, (different components have their own proprietary connections to avoid plugging stuff in wrong,) and fine tuned by the motherboard. You can control voltage for some components manually (namely the CPU and GPU,) but there's no reason to unless you're overclocking. In short, not something you have to consider outside of overclocking.

Forum Topic "My first build"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

No case?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor $189.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus - STRIX B350-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard $119.49 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $154.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $41.77 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Dual Video Card $279.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.59 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $109.99 @ B&H
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $975.81
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 00:54 EST-0500

Cheaper and faster RAM, higher clocked 1060, better PSU and full version of windows.

Forum Topic "1k gaming build and editing"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Changed the CPU to a Ryzen 1600, which is great for gaming, editing and streaming. Switched the RAM to dual channel, and added a better PSU and the full version of windows.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor $189.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B350 PC MATE ATX AM4 Motherboard $84.99 @ Amazon
Memory Patriot - Viper Elite 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $94.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $41.77 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SC GAMING Video Card $269.49 @ OutletPC
Case Corsair - Carbide SPEC-04 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case $49.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply SeaSonic - S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $37.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $109.99 @ B&H
Monitor Acer - H236HLbid 23.0" 1920x1080 60Hz Monitor $129.00 @ Newegg Marketplace
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1008.20
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 00:48 EST-0500

Forum Topic "Need advice"

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

You posted an incomplete link.

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