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ThoughtA's Build Guide: Entry Level Intel Gaming Build

tussiez 1 Build 2 points 1 month ago

One word: Nice for a budget PC!

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 4 months ago

Whoops! I just typed in a whole page full then it got erased. :( These are more simple. 1. Put the motherboard port cover into the case before you put in the motherboard. 2. Make sure you put the RAM into an actual slot. It is recommended to put the RAM sticks in the slots that the motherboard manual tells you to. It usually improves startup performance. 3. Open the lock on a PCI Express port before you insert any accessory/video card. I sadly ruined one of my PCI ports by ripping a video card out. The video card survived though. 4. This applies to fully modular PSUs: Do not mix up the PERIF port with the SATA port on the back. 5. Do not mix up the ports for the case connecting to the motherboard. I blew my included speaker for the motherboard doing this. There is also usually a pinout with directions for it somewhere nearby on the motherboard, or consult the motherboard manual. 6. Do not buy any thermal paste if you are buying a CPU with an included cooler. The fan included usually has thermal paste pre-applied to the heatsink. 7. Do not buy any useless accessories (ex// Gaming Mouse 2000, Expensive Keyboard 200) This also applies if you are buying fan controllers. It is not necessary as it looks. 8. Make sure you have a hard drive with an install CD/DVD or even a USB if you'd like. 9. Do not pull out cables from SATA devices. (They WILL be destroyed.) 10. Make sure to buy a wireless card if your motherboard doesn't include built-in WiFi. 11. Follow-up: Do not buy Sound Cards, Hot Swap Devices, Fan Controllers, Random Card Adapters, and other commonly sold accessories. Only buy things like this if needed. 12. If your computer is not starting up, go back to EVERY SINGLE THING YOU DID. Also, a common answer to this is TURN ON THE PSU. Simple! 13. If your case comes with fans, do not buy fans. Save lots of money that way. 14. Make sure to buy a reasonably priced PSU that CAN handle the load, and can handle PLENTY more wattage if needed. PCPARTPICKER will determine the minimum power needed by your future computer. Somewhat go by this: Follow this number, then add 200+W to that number and you will find that wattage that you need. 15. Buy from reliable sources. 16. Get better quality from Intel, but you can get MUCH cheaper products from AMD. I have chosen a Ryzen as it seems like the easiest to choose from the super long line of products. 17. It does not matter if your PC has LED lights or not. You can come by cheap cases like mine and find built-in lights. 18. Think about the inside, not what it looks like. 19. Buy an HDD! It's become super cheap and is very useful. That's it! I may post this into the article about my computer.

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 7 months ago

Sorry I'm late, installing AMD CPUs are fairly easy compared to Intel one. (It won't fall out, it has pins.)

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 7 months ago

By the way, I had the SSD on hand in the first place. Thinking of that CPU upgrade soon.

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 7 months ago

It was on a sale. 69 bucks.

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 7 months ago

the case idea was changed last minute

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 7 months ago

I have a camera... I take too many pictures :(

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 7 months ago

Hah! That was my original idea.

talby's Completed Build: drop-in upgrade for my 9yo son

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

slips a lot

the they're just circles of gold contacts

talby's Completed Build: drop-in upgrade for my 9yo son

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

LOL

In my experience when I installed a CPU (AMD) I finished putting it in BUT I FORGOT TO OPEN THE BRACKET. heh

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

No of course i don't need it.. all of the pins were squashed. Anyways no big deal to MSI and so that wasn't the "steel" PCI-E socket I was using. Anyways, there's always PCI x1 to PCI x16 converters anywhere on Amazon...

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 0 points 19 months ago

Um... Not sure.

talby's Completed Build: drop-in upgrade for my 9yo son

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

How hard was it for you to instal the Intel Processor? I heard it was hard.

GoreSpiller's Completed Build: The Minecrafters (MeanGreen) and (BlueIce)

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

LOLZ watch

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GoreSpiller's Completed Build: The Minecrafters (MeanGreen) and (BlueIce)

tussiez 1 Build 2 points 19 months ago

Poor Club Penguin is gone. now what do you have

MINE-CRAFT

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 0 points 19 months ago

;)

well I still didn't beat you. lemme tell you a BIG secret...

I PULLED OFF ONE OF THE PCIE SLOTS by accident while I was installing it..

marksman's Completed Build: Bumblebee Wall PC

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

...Worked for me. It's for MSI motherboards. mostly

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 0 points 19 months ago

I do have one. Even better I have an m.2 card

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 0 points 19 months ago

+1 on whatever you're doing

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 3 points 19 months ago

Thanks a lot

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 0 points 19 months ago

lolz

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 2 points 19 months ago

i have a sponsor my uncle + 200$ of quite old Christmas money

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

It's very EASY because of how the CPU has all of these gold pins sticking out and on the MB there are holes for it... lol its not Intel where there are just gold "spots"

bmccarthy8989's Completed Build: Miami Hurricanes

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Take note there’s 93 pics

marksman's Completed Build: Bumblebee Wall PC

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Engine Starter. Did you stick JFP1 with a power shorter there?

marksman's Completed Build: Bumblebee Wall PC

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

i think real bumblebees (if they saw it) would start making their beehives so high-tech. Thats one overkill build

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Was going for that but, Dad told me that on Amazon the comparison with that and the current one was the same

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build -2 points 21 months ago

Dunno

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

:p dad told me to get that case. I was thinking of Cooler Master MasterBox 5 (White) instead.

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

There is. Just didn't put in list.

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 2 points 22 months ago

Fixed that with my dad today.

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 2 points 22 months ago

By the way I used a slower version of the memory ddr4 2133 the fast one was out of stock/

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

Oh hey guys, me again. When I did not have the case I had to turn it on by shorting the pins (power) on JFP1. It's not recommended but it works.

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

I'll let you in a secret: first I was gonna build $200 pic then $500 then $800 then $700 then $600

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build -4 points 22 months ago

Case is fairly silent the people who reviewed the case are WRONG

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build -9 points 22 months ago

Sorry man

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 0 points 22 months ago

Will fix. Adding new pics now!

tussiez's Completed Build: First Build by an 8 (1/2) yr old kid!

tussiez submitter 1 Build 2 points 22 months ago

I have the new GPu and case now C:

Blog Post "Charity:Water Completion Report #7"

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

You meant you were giving 100% of your profits to Charity

(JUST KIDDING)

Charity's Completed Build: Martini (Best BYOC PC @ Dreamhack Austin!)

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

G

Charity's Completed Build: Martini (Best BYOC PC @ Dreamhack Austin!)

tussiez 1 Build 2 points 22 months ago

Press G to pay respects to "charity"s wallet.

(I mean CHARITY- charity the charity)

Charity's Completed Build: Martini (Best BYOC PC @ Dreamhack Austin!)

tussiez 1 Build 2 points 22 months ago

F

Dillbrobaggins's Completed Build: Ryzen 7 1700 my first ever pc build. Complete newb

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

Ooh

Forum Topic "500$ CAD mini itx build for dads birthday"

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

because kaby-lake S mobo's are hard to find

Forum Topic "$700 Build"

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

Nice! Good thing you have at least 1 dp port, I have one of those cables that can convert dp to mini-dp.

Forum Topic "500$ CAD mini itx build for dads birthday"

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

yes it is he can switch it when he wants

Forum Topic "$700 Build"

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

He has the same degree

My dad helped him - I think it was my dad's advice

Forum Topic "$700 Build"

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

Recording the game for no reason, maybe posting it to my classmates :p

Forum Topic "500$ CAD mini itx build for dads birthday"

tussiez 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Pentium G4560 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor $69.06 @ Newegg Marketplace
Motherboard ASRock Z270 Killer SLI/ac ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $143.51 @ Newegg
Memory Crucial 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $59.74 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $54.42 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB SC GAMING ACX 2.0 Video Card $123.26 @ Amazon
Case Azza SIRIUS ATX Mid Tower Case $38.09 @ Newegg
Power Supply Logisys 480W ATX Power Supply $24.75 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $512.83
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-04-29 14:31 EDT-0400

Forum Topic "$700 Build"

tussiez submitter 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

my relative is a real pc geek he makes a lot of money coding and he told me that i should wait until they have real good gpus in the future so i might have this gtx 460 for a while until i find one of those real good GPU's for a real cheap price in a few months so I could focus on other things.

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