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Budget desktop for playing Overwatch

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Hi
I need some advice for a pc I want to build for my girlfriend to play overwatch with me (she actually plays MORE than me with my account).
I thought of a mini tower/itx with the minimum to play decently at 60fps (medium/high settings). I was thinking about a gtx 950 and an i5 but I'm not sure, could you give me some advice? Thanks
Edited by KalashNK - 8/12/16 at 2:38pm
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I'd get a amd FX 8300 and 970a-ud3 and a 380/480

I know people are going to say blizzard is dual core but the fx8 is cheaper and faster than a i3 + 950
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Originally Posted by CravinR1 View Post

I'd get a amd FX 8300 and 970a-ud3 and a 380/480

I know people are going to say blizzard is dual core but the fx8 is cheaper and faster than a i3 + 950

CPU suggestion is fine though, I'd stick with an Nvidia GPU because Blizzard games favor them heavily.
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CPU suggestion is fine though, I'd stick with an Nvidia GPU because Blizzard games favor them heavily.

Yes I think that's the better choice
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Intel 1150 Pentium G3258 CPU Box 3,20G

Zotac NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti, 2GB

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This to play at medium/high and not spending much?
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750ti is not a card for gaming
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Intel 1150 Pentium G3258 CPU Box 3,20G

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Kingston HyperX Fury DDR3, 4 GB

Asrock 90-MXGSR0-A0UAYZ H81M-Dgs R2.0

WD WD10EZEX Blu Hard Disk Desktop, 7200 RPM, SATA 6 GB/s, 64 MB Cache, 3.5 ", 1 TB

This to play at medium/high and not spending much?

Can you increase the RAM to 8GB? I have G3258 but I don't have Overwatch, so I can't comment on it's performance.
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750ti is not a card for gaming

Why? Till few years ago it was considered a great gaming card, PS4 and XB1 have similar GPU. 750 Ti is still a good gaming card depending on resolution and settings, if they aren't pushed too high.
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post #9 of 9
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750ti is not a card for gaming

The only game will be overwatch, and maybe skyrim and indie stuff. Medium setting is good enough, too.
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