Productivity pc for friend

philip nasus

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Hello guys.So my friend is looking to get a productivity pc for about 700$ to run programs like autocad,cubase,ableton as well as microsoft word and excel and maybe a little bit of gaming here and there.He already has an ssd and a full hd monitor and he wants the cpu to be a ryzen 5 1600.Additionally in order to use the free sync with his monitor he needs an amd graphics card.Can you suggest me a build?
 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($193.88 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock - AB350 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard ($73.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($156.34 @ Newegg Marketplace)
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB Mini ITX OC Video Card ($199.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Deepcool - D-Shield ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $704.17
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-10-24 13:26 EDT-0400
 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($193.88 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock - AB350 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard ($73.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($156.34 @ Newegg Marketplace)
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB Mini ITX OC Video Card ($199.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Deepcool - D-Shield ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $704.17
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-10-24 13:26 EDT-0400
 
autocad and cubase take it a little beyond simple "productivity" PC.

For your budget vapour did a good job. The Ryzen 5 is the best core/thread CPU for your budget range, you need 16gb of ram, and while I know you said AMD GPU, the software you mention will do considerably better using CUDA cores in NVIDIA then OPENCL in AMD cards.
Since only doing light gaming seems like the better GPU for work is more important than refresh rate.
 

philip nasus

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okay thanks for your time!
 

philip nasus

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Okay thanks for your advice!
 

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