Question Should i go with the Ryzen 3?

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I'm thinking of buying an used Ryzen 3 for cheap price, i found some Ryzen 3 1200 and Ryzen 3 2200g, i will buy the GPU later (or maybe use the integrated one if that's applicable), which one is a good option for low end gaming like Minecraft, PC Building Simulator and video editing? I will use a 450w PSU, and i will buy an motherboard MSI A320M Pro-E.

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Well the second gen is better than the first...
It all comes down to cost if the first gen is much cheaper it might be worth it to go with that.
For low expectation gaming they will be ok,very simple video editing will also be ok.
 

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Well the second gen is better than the first...
It all comes down to cost if the first gen is much cheaper it might be worth it to go with that.
For low expectation gaming they will be ok,very simple video editing will also be ok.
Thinking of the 2nd because i don't have money to buy the GPU, the 1st gen it's 20 euros cheaper compared to the 2nd.
 

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Get the fastest and largest dual channel memory kit (2 modules in a kit) you can afford since you will be using the iGPU which uses system ram. The fastest ram you can use on the Ryzen 3 2200g is DDR4 2933mhz (just get a 3000Mhz kit if you want the fastest speed. You will have to set the memory profile or manually set the memory speed in the motherboad bios to the advetise speed.
 

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It will get the job down. You can upgrade (increase) memory later, too. Wolfshadw is correct, the 1200 lacks an iGPU and is not an option per your stated requirements.
Since you cannot afford a GPU at this time, the second gen, 2200G is your only option as the first gen does not include integrated graphics.

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Well this is the final build:
Ryzen 3 2200G APU with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
4X2GB RAM 2133MHz (cheapest i could find)
120GB SSD + 80GB HDD
450w 2hix PSU
MSI A320M Motherboard

What do you guys think?
 

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It will allow you to install Windows and a few apps, but you will have to be very vigilant regarding what you install.
Thanks man, just some more questions.
If I use 2133MHz RAM as I said, will I have too much lag in games? (I searched a bit)
And if I play in 1680x1050, is that ok for this APU?
 

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2200g CPU is based on 1st gen Ryzen. If I was building now a budget PC for myself I would definitively go for that. The GPU is pretty good for the money. Only a GTX 1060 or above would be a good upgrade. Get 1TB of HDD they are pretty cheap in most countries. The 2133mhz Ram is approximately 8-10% performance hit(in games it may be higher) so go at least 2400mhz IMHO
 

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It is more than enough. Not everyone lives in the USA. Elsewhere prices for HDDs can be double or even triple! The 120GB SSD is just enough for the OS ONLY! But the OP needs at least 500GB HDD according to his local prices and budget.
 

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It is more than enough. Not everyone lives in the USA. Elsewhere prices for HDDs can be double or even triple! The 120GB SSD is just enough for the OS ONLY! But the OP needs at least 500GB HDD according to his local prices and budget.
500GB is about 40 euros and 1TB is the same price, so next year i can get one. Is there any difference if i get 5400rpm or 7200rpm if i install some games like GTA V or anything like that? Sorry for making multiple questions but i want to make sure i buy the right parts.
 

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Better get a real desktop one at 7200rpm and NOT a laptop one 5400rpm, There is a noticable difference if the 1TB 7200rpm one costs like5 Euros more I think it is worth the minimal extra cost
 

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If you get 2133, oc it as much as possible. Not only does a ryzen cpu perform better with faster ram, but your integrated vega 8 igpu performs much better with faster ram as the vega igpu uses the systtem ram as vram
The difference between 5900rpm and 7200rpm is noticeable. If possible go for 7200rpm but for just games the 5900 is fine.
Thanks a million, i will use your suggestions.
 

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