Kill Your Console! Build a $350 Gaming Rig | December 2016

Phew! $350 gaming rigs are some of the more difficult builds to part together – a lot of sacrifices have to be made, but in the end you can still get something that will be on par or beat that console sitting at some Best Buy. This is custom and made up to what you need it for. Everyone has their opinions and needs for things, and that’s what makes building a custom PC so great. Prices may vary – but if you need help building your console-killer PC, hit up the forum! forum.crit.tv/


INTEL:
i3-6100: amzn.to/2ikkFMN
ASUS H100M-A: bit.ly/2hggUYy
Mushkin 8GB DDR4: bit.ly/2h06HlB

OR AMD:
AMD FX 4350: amzn.to/2i4sBlg
ASUS M5A 78L-M: amzn.to/2gPZv8h
Patriot 8GB DDR3: amzn.to/2hXby8K

PICK ONE:
Powercolor RX 460: amzn.to/2hOOnKk
Zotact GTX 1050 Ti: amzn.to/2gPY61e
MSI GTX 1050: amzn.to/2gPY1Ld

REST OF PARTS:
WD 250GB HDD: amzn.to/2i4u62P
EVGA 400W PSU: amzn.to/2hK7bx5
Rosewill Ranger-M: amzn.to/2gPZMYR


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  1. GabD says:

    Zotact would indeed be a better brand name than Zotac.

    Edit : 2 days later, the typo remains unfixed.

  2. I think the Athlon X4 880k may be a better choice for AMD. Lower TDP, better cooler (unless AMD upgraded the 4350), and there are a wider variety of motherboards available. Costs about the same as well.

  3. Something extremely important, given that you brought up emulators, is the fact that intel's i3 has an instruction set that AMD has yet to incorporate into their cpu's which is used in, at least, Dolphin and PCSX2.
    I honestly forget what it was though...something like SSE2..?In any case, food for thought.

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