What's the cheapest gaming PC you can get?

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  1. Vieela
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    What's one of the cheapest "good" gaming configs you can get nowadays? I do not plan to play too many heavy games like The Witcher III or GTA V. I'd like something pausible for "casual" games or something like that.
     


  2. jDSX

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    What is your budget?
     
  3. Vieela
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    I'd say 1.5k in BRL. I'm searching for a cheap computer overall. I just want to play some casual games like The Sims and etc on a nice graphics/framerate,
     
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    are you willing to build it, or do you want a pre-build? Also, another question if pre-build. Are you looking for a desktop or a laptop?
     
  5. Tenshi_Okami

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    This https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PD3LBP

    This is honestly a great PC for medium gaming for a good price

    Only thing is that exceeds the 1.5kBRL by just a bit. It's around 1,557BRL if I'm correct
     
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    Thanks!
     
  7. Tenshi_Okami

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    You can run a lot of games with it, only upgrade you would need to do later is the HDD to SSD and 8gb more of RAM

    And maybe change the CPU fan :P
     
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    I would recommend a pentium 4650 but that would require for the op to update the bios which might be a hassel but same performance for half the price. Nice build all around.
     
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    I like the build. Just did a few changes..

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/6q3LBP
     
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    Eh, leave him with the I3, since if he picks the Pentium, it can also be a hassle on certain games. Source? I have a Pentium G3220 and im crazy to change it :rofl2::rofl2:
     
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    There's a big difference between the G3220 and the G4560. Most notable difference? The G4560 has Hyperthreading, so your OS will see it as 4 threads instead of 2. Big performance boost.
     
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    I have heard that the pentium kabby lake is actually really good and have seen many benchmarks but for cpu intensive games I'd recommend a better i3 or an i5.
     
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    here made one. The one above looks good, but for a cheap build. I would find AMD better to go with because of it being cheaper. Other than that I am an intel fan :P https://pcpartpicker.com/list/QDqCVY
    It's over the budget depending on the case you get, but yee.
     
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    Mine was 700€.

    GPU: GTX1060 3GB 0C
    CPU: i7-4790 (not K!)
    RAM: 2x8GB
    HDD/SDD: HDD 2.5" 1TB 7200rpm
    Motherboard: (I don't remember, but it costs like 50-60€ and is from MSi)
    6 fans (4 from the case and 2 from the GPU).

    If you search on internet, this could cost 900€+- (probably more, if you search in the wrong places).

    It is not from a brand (it's generic - made piece by piece).
     
  17. RaMon90

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    Good pc but too bad he can't get quad core, even if the dual core i3 handles games well.
    There's another way to get maybe quad core at reasonable price and the answer can be ryzen r3, only problem is you have to wait for the announcement by amd.

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  18. Tenshi_Okami

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    Dual Core is not as bad as you think

    And the magic in it is that he can always upgrade to an i5 or i7 later

    And he did say that one of the games he planned to play was Sims, which I can play on my budget gaming PC at fairly good FPS(~60 fps on medium, The Sims 4)
     
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