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Another Budget Build By A 13 Year Old

by MattPunz



Date Published

Dec. 2, 2018

CPU Clock Rate

3.2 GHz

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.168 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

7 GHz


If you saw my previous build I built a $350 console killer for my school friend, my other school friend saw and asked me to build him one for $530 which I did. I know it says $577 but we got a few parts on sale during black Friday and cyber Monday sales and got to around $525. It runs fortnite really well and he is very happy with it!

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Crazycatman 4 Builds 2 points 3 months ago

I had same case, and was never impressed with it. After I got my newer PSU, I was done.

MattPunz submitter 2 Builds 1 point 3 months ago

I let him choose and he picked that one so yeah.

the-doodle-noodle 1 point 3 months ago

if you put lexan glass on it it becomes amazing

brysonroxcp 1 Build 2 points 3 months ago

I'm highly impressed with your knowledge. When I was 13 I was constantly looking for deals on hardware and basically trying to make a reasonable build. As an 18 year old I can strongly say that you know more than I did at 13 lol.

MattPunz submitter 2 Builds 1 point 3 months ago

Lol thanks :)

OrbitalBuzzsaw 1 Build 2 points 3 months ago

Neat. Not how I would have budgeted it out (I would have dropped down to a 2200G and gotten a better PSU and a SSD) but what works works.

hornetkiller25 1 point 3 months ago

I'll give you a 6/10 for this build i also would've changed out the PSU for a better one and add an SSD for the boot drive but all an all not bad for the budget you had.

LedZeppin 1 point 3 months ago

For the price that you made this build, you could have gotten better for a lower price. I would have gone with a ryzen 3 2200G, 2x8 Gb of RAM for under $100, and a RX 570, like you did. The CPU and mobo prices would be lower because of this, thus allowing you to get a possibly better mobo. I'm not trying to be rude, just trying to suggest that maybe some things could be different about the build. +1 for the great looking PC still!

MattPunz submitter 2 Builds 2 points 3 months ago

Thanks. I will do more research next time.

SirChivvi 1 point 3 months ago

not a bad build, but get a better psu and add an ssd. The case can be changed and here is a better one.


MattPunz submitter 2 Builds 1 point 3 months ago

He didn’t want to spend anymore than $500 but I told him next thing to upgrade is case and ssd

SirChivvi 2 points 3 months ago

(thumbs up emoji)