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Question Help for budget pc build

Chrispt93

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Hi everyone,

So I wanted to ask for y'alls help with a budget pc gaming build. Every time I go on pcpartpicker I just always end up going for the high tier stuff for whatever reason.

Any recommendations for a build that would be to play games like Civ6, Overwatch and in the near future Overwatch2 on a 34 inch LG ultrawide monitor 3440x1440. I'm not trying to go for competitive or anything but I just want something to run these games at high settings at 60 fps and not crash. Budget would be somewhere between $500-600

Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
 
Your budget really isn't sufficient enough to drive a 1440p ultrawide monitor. You'd need at least a 1650 Super for 60 FPS in Overwatch at that resolution and high settings, but even though I cut every cost I could there was still not enough budget left for any decent SSD or HDD. This is the build I was able to do:

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i5-10400 2.9 GHz 6-Core Processor ($182.00 @ B&H)
Motherboard: Gigabyte B460M DS3H Micro ATX LGA1200 Motherboard ($69.98 @ Amazon)
Memory: GeIL EVO POTENZA 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 CL16 Memory ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Green 240 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($37.26 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($43.25 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4 GB Twin Fan Video Card ($159.99 @ B&H)
Case: Deepcool MATREXX 30 MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($39.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX (2017) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($69.93 @ Newegg)
Total: $657.38
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-07-11 22:39 EDT-0400


It's still a decent budget build, just not in your budget. But like I said, going down from this would probably cause your requirements to not be fulfilled in at least one of the two games you've mentioned - Civ6 needs a good CPU, Overwatch at that resolution would need at least a half-decent GPU. The build above has both, but again, exceeds your budget. You really need to increase your budget for a proper PC for such a monitor.
 

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