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budget AMD build...

Discussion in 'New to PC gaming & upgrade advice' started by builder22, Apr 1, 2019.

  1. builder22

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Dec 14, 2005

    Posts: 2,273

    considering building the following with an AMD cpu with integrated graphics to keep cost down
    currently using an E8400 and 8800GTS 512 card so pretty much anything would be an upgrade

    want to use it for light photoshop work and to try some video editing - I downloaded the Premiere Pro trial but the vid's started stuttering halfway through the tutorial, which is half the reason for wanting something new.
    Can't play any games atm, I know a gfx card would be much better but just being able to play demos/my old games on steam will let me see if I want to uild somehting better in the future

    also want to use my existing case for now which is ATX, will the MB fit?
    the case - https://www.pcper.com/reviews/Cases-and-Cooling/Cooler-Master-Centurion-530-Mid-Tower-Case

    will everything here work together ok? any suggestion to reduce cost/improve?

    cheers


    My basket at Overclockers UK:
    Total: £393.49 (includes shipping: £11.10)
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2019
  2. djshauny1

    Mobster

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    Posts: 3,340

    Id ditch that Kolink PSU and go for something better tbh.
     
  3. orbitalwalsh

    Capodecina

    Joined: Dec 1, 2015

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    Not sure if your able to stretch to £500.. or sell the 3 free games you get to make up some cash back ?

    My basket at Overclockers UK:
    Total: £497.05 (includes shipping: £11.10)
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


    12 threads will help with Prem Pro. As paying for intel 8400 would give better results , but onboard GPU is a lot weaker the Ryzen 2400g
     
  4. builder22

    Wise Guy

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    could you do a budget intel/nvidia build? would be funny to upgrade from an 8400 to an 8400!

    I was only thinking AMD because I'd been reading how their integrated graphics were the best, then seeing the total at under £400 was appealing
     
  5. orbitalwalsh

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    apologies for the delay . GTX 1060 is more powerful then the RX 570 4GB along with 2 xtra 2GB of VRAM

    My basket at Overclockers UK:
    Total: £536.05 (includes shipping: £11.10)
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    9400F is more powerful then Ryzen 2600 for PURE GAMING at 1080p as well

    if you wanted to know down price cheaper ...

    https://www.overclockers.co.uk/koli...us-bronze-modular-power-supply-ca-02c-kk.html

    but wouldnt recommend it!

    dont get the free game along with Rzyen 2600 bundle , but still full Gigabte warranty with board and card.
    again to keep costs down, ASRock rx570 for £130 but now no longer comes with 2 free games

    https://www.overclockers.co.uk/asro...ddr5-pci-express-graphics-card-gx-005-ak.html

    more price dropping , but if gaming wouldn't recommend it personally

    https://www.overclockers.co.uk/giga...151-ddr4-micro-atx-motherboard-mb-56t-gi.html

    budget as can be


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    My basket at Overclockers UK:
    Total: £509.04 (includes shipping: £11.10)
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    with the Aorus AMD bundle being same price, would choose that for the better board and PSU​
     
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2019
  6. EsaT

    Soldato

    Joined: Jun 6, 2008

    Posts: 5,182

    Location: Finland

    Well, isn't that only good excuse for why you haven't gone through tutorials, if someone asks?:p

    Parts fit to that case, but that last millennium's PSU on top design is rather horrible for anything but light use.
    Unless you've got Dremel or similar job doing tools to improve cooling I would suggest new case.

    And certainly PSU would have to be good quality instead of marketing BS cheapo when used as case exhaust.
    Neighbour had two PSUs die in pretty simular design case in PC assembled at same time as yours:
    Known to be reliably very unreliable PSU bundled with the case surrendered in five months and next standard level capacitor PSU cooked up in four years.
     
  7. orbitalwalsh

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    ^^Esat is a bit of a beast with PSUs :D

    again, heads up about Kolink PSU .. been trying to get rep on here to push for some reviews !

    their flagship models, thing of class but at a different £££ scale
     
  8. builder22

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Dec 14, 2005

    Posts: 2,273

    Jesus, my PC is from the last millennium :D
    I’ll get a proper look at the builds when I’m home...phone is rubbish for researching, and I’m supposed to be working
    Cheers
     
  9. orbitalwalsh

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    luckily ocuk forum isnt blocked from most company's firewalls :D
     
  10. builder22

    Wise Guy

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    I’m in a shed using my mobile data and using a stylus so the screen doesn’t get dirty :p
     
  11. orbitalwalsh

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    hehe . just sounds dirty
     
  12. builder22

    Wise Guy

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    leaning towards going as cheap as possible...it just all starts adding up then you're soon at 150% of the figure you first started with!

    I can't find it on OC website but would a Corsair VS450 psu be fine for this? I'm going on the theory Corsair is a decent brand and will the MB + PSU fit in my antiquated case?

    My basket at Overclockers UK:
    Total: £260.47 (includes shipping: £10.50)
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    I do...where would the vents go? I remember when building it the idea was to pull air through front panel and exit through rear, there's an intake fan on the front and exhaust on the back just now. How does the PSU fan affect things?​
     
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2019 at 6:03 PM
  13. orbitalwalsh

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    Board will work fine, blessing is Gigabytes customer service .

    Personally push Gigabyte B450M Gaming for the same price !!! Difference is 2 Dimm slot so better ram support for APUs and heatsink, seems Buildzoid likes it as a APU board .

    £70-75
     
  14. builder22

    Wise Guy

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    no intention of upgrading this btw so whatever ram goes in just now will be forever :)

    what about budget PSU? The Corsair VS450 is £30...seems so cheap..but fine/reliable for a basic build?
     
  15. tamzzy

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