900$ Intel Gaming PC - Is this any good?

Aug 4, 2018
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https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Fmy2bX
This is my first build so I could use some help.
I got around 900$ budget with the monitor included.

Thank you all in advance!





 
Made quite a few changes to the list:
1, i3-8100 over the i3-8350k, The 8350k is widely considered to be a really bad cpu for the money since it's essentially the 8100 with bit higher clocks, unlocked multiplier and 50$ more price. Unlocked multiplier of course would have been totally useless to you since you went with a motherboard that doesn't allow overclocking.
2, SSD, It will improve the load times of whatever's on it so significantly that not including it would be very dumb.
3, Case, simply cheaper and from a more known brand.
4, PSU. Even though EVGA is a known brand their past budget PSUs have been quite horrible, this though is a new series but as of now lacks the reviews to make it recommendable over the more widely known and proven CX450.
5, The HP monitor had a really high response time (7ms) for gaming use so i swapped it for a Dell with 1ms response time. Not just that, Dell monitors are widely known to overall be better than HP monitors.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i3-8100 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor ($118.70 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - B360M DS3H Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($65.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory ($147.89 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Crucial - MX500 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($64.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate - BarraCuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($42.69 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB WINDFORCE OC 6G Video Card ($294.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Deepcool - DUKASE V2 ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Corsair - CX (2017) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($23.98 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Dell - SE2417HG 23.6" 1920x1080 60Hz Monitor ($108.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $903.20
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-08-04 13:15 EDT-0400
 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i3-8100 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor ($118.70 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - B360M DS3H Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($65.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory ($147.89 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Crucial - MX500 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($64.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate - BarraCuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($42.69 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SC GAMING Video Card ($279.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Deepcool - DUKASE V2 ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: SeaSonic - S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.95 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Dell - SE2417HG 23.6" 1920x1080 60Hz Monitor ($108.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $899.18
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-08-04 13:38 EDT-0400

Better PSU and higher clocked GPU with better warranty.
 

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I'd go for an i5 8400 & dump the ssd personally.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i5-8400 2.8GHz 6-Core Processor ($195.79 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: MSI - B360M PRO-VD Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($61.89 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory ($147.89 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($43.89 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: PNY - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB XLR8 Gaming OC Video Card ($284.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master - MasterBox Lite 3.1 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($35.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair - CX (2017) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($23.98 @ Newegg)
Monitor: LG - 23MP48HQ-P 23.0" 1920x1080 60Hz Monitor ($108.32 @ Newegg)
Total: $902.72
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-08-04 13:34 EDT-0400

Also consider the rx 580 over the 1060.

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/jkFXsY/asus-radeon-rx-580-8gb-dual-video-card-dual-rx580-o8g

The saving will get you nice 75htz freesync screen.

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/Dnbkcf/lg-24mp59g-p-238-1920x1080-75hz-monitor-24mp59g-p
 
on your build if you can wait a bit the newer intel x390mb are dropping and the newer 9000 cpu. if you have a local micro center look at there cpu and mb combos. i would also look at ryzen cpu and mb for entry level gaming pc. on your gpu i would wait for the newer nvidia gpu to drop.
 
Aug 4, 2018
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WOW! Thanks for the help guys!
After reading what you suggested I decided to edit the list a little bit.
https://pcpartpicker.com/list/JTNmFt

I have decided to add 2 case fans for better airflow. Do I need to buy anything extra with these or do they just connect to the motherboard or PSU?

Also I used Amazon prices as I am from EU. (I am not buying from my own country as the price would go up with about 50%)
 
[quotemsg=21205207,0,2772129]WOW! Thanks for the help guys!
After reading what you suggested I decided to edit the list a little bit.
https://pcpartpicker.com/list/JTNmFt

I have decided to add 2 case fans for better airflow. Do I need to buy anything extra with these or do they just connect to the motherboard or PSU?

Also I used Amazon prices as I am from EU. (I am not buying from my own country as the price would go up with about 50%) [/quotemsg]

You don't need a separate cpu cooler, the i3 already comes with one.
 

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