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PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
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CPU | Intel Core i5-10400F 2.9 GHz 6-Core Processor | $175.00 @ shopRBC
CPU Cooler | Deepcool GAMMAXX 400 Blue 74.34 CFM CPU Cooler | $34.99 @ Amazon Canada
Motherboard | MSI B460M PRO-VDH WIFI Micro ATX LGA1200 Motherboard | $134.99 @ Amazon Canada
Memory | Crucial Ballistix 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory | $108.75 @ Vuugo
Storage | Western Digital Blue SN550 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive | $64.98 @ Amazon Canada
Video Card | Asus GeForce GT 1030 2 GB Video Card | $138.60 @ Vuugo
Case | Fractal Design Focus G ATX Mid Tower Case | $62.15 @ Vuugo
Power Supply | Corsair CX (2017) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply | $54.99 @ Amazon Canada
Monitor | Acer HA220Q Bbix 21.5" 1920x1080 75 Hz Monitor | $119.99 @ Canada Computers
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | $894.44
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-05-18 23:47 EDT-0400 |
 

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I can't find anything online about that particular ASRock board, so I'd recommend looking for something else. I have personally only had good luck with Asus boards so far, so if I had to build a new PC today on the lowest budget possible, I'd go with:
https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/product/ybjBD3/asus-prime-b560m-a-micro-atx-lga1200-motherboard-prime-b560m-a

If I felt a little more fancy, I would move up to this:
https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/product/d8KKHx/asus-tuf-gaming-b560m-plus-wifi-micro-atx-lga1200-motherboard-tuf-gaming-b560m-plus-wifi

The motherboard selection, availability and pricing in Canada kind of sucks. I'm currently waiting for prices to settle down and more models to become available before upgrading my PC. Ideally, I'd want something with at least one 2x2 USB port since I'll almost certainly wish I had one 3-4 years from now and the only way to add one after-the-fact is to sacrifice the only x4 slot on mainstream platforms.

BTW, in case this may be of some interest to you, there is a 32GB kit currently on sale:
https://www.newegg.ca/ballistix-32gb-288-pin-ddr4-sdram/p/N82E16820164189?Item=N82E16820164189
I ordered one since I doubt memory in Canada will get this cheap on a regular basis any time soon and I plan to upgrade my i5-3470 probably to an i5-11400 in the not-too-distant future.
 

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