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You can't really trust brands, Corsair makes some really good PSU's and some that aren't that good, like the VS. You need to look at who build the unit, whats inside it and how it performs. Brands mean next to nothing when it comes to PSU's.

Can you link to the shop you'll be buying from so i can see what's available?


It's msy.com.au
post #12 of 29
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It's msy.com.au

The Antec HCG Modular 520M should be pretty decent its a Seasonic unit and only a bit more expensive at 99 AUD
post #13 of 29
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.00 @ Centre Com)
Motherboard: ASRock Z170 Pro4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($159.00 @ IJK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.00 @ Umart)
Storage: OCZ Trion 100 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($64.00 @ CPL Online)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon RX 480 8GB Video Card ($369.00 @ CPL Online)
Case: Cooler Master N400 ATX Mid Tower Case ($75.00 @ CPL Online)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($31.00 @ CPL Online)
Total: $1012.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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post #14 of 29
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Hi All,

I'm planning to build a Gaming PC soon and I was wondering if this build would be okay to do gaming?

Specifications
CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 (I don't intend to overclock)
Motherboard: ASUS H110M-E mATX LGA1151 Socket
PSU: Corsair VS Series 650w
SSD: Intel 540s Series 120GB
Case: Cooler Master NSE-300-KNN1 mATX/ATX Mid Tower
GPU: Gainward GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
RAM: Kingston Fury 8GB 2x4GB 2133MHz RAM

Like I said I'm not overclocking it. So do you think it's okay.

Any questions will be appreciated smile.gif

PS: I've already got a 1TB HDD somewhere.

Swap out mobo for a Gigabyte G1 Gaming Z170N ITX, swap out case for Corsair Obsidian 250D, swap out PSU for EVGA G2 550W or Seasonic G Series 550W if the former is too pricey. This would be practically the same as the PC I just built for my brother although with a better mobo and half as much RAM.
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post #15 of 29
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I'm not a big fan of ITX cases not that I hate them, but next build someday I might consider building with a ITX case. This Cooler Master Case I chose since it can fit any GPU in the market right now.

@PontiaxGTX That Sapphire Radeon would be demolished by a Gainward GTX 1060

@Gilles3000 Thank you for the recommendation
post #16 of 29
if your not overclocking the cheapeest motherboard is the one you want, also like others said 500 w psu should be enough.

but your closing your options on overclocking if you by cheap mobos and psu's. if its only a few dollars extra then no doubt always go for the best components

2400, 2600mhz ram may only be a few dollars extra with comparison to 2133 or 1600 ram. so you want to get faster ones if you see them.
post #17 of 29
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I'm not a big fan of ITX cases not that I hate them, but next build someday I might consider building with a ITX case. This Cooler Master Case I chose since it can fit any GPU in the market right now.

@PontiaxGTX That Sapphire Radeon would be demolished by a Gainward GTX 1060

@Gilles3000 Thank you for the recommendation

I didn't think I was a fan of ITX cases either but I bet the 250D would make for an easier build and provide better airflow while being quieter. Such a well designed case. It can fit full length GPUs although some insane AIBs like the MSI GTX 980 Ti Lightning (13" length) probably wouldn't fit. Full sized PSUs as well.

But as far as mATX goes, you may wish to look at Phanteks cases.
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post #18 of 29
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New Specs:
SSD: Intel 540s Series 120GB
Case: Cooler Master NSE-300-KNN1
GPU: Gainward GTX 1060 3GB
CPU: Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Processor
PSU: Antec High Current Gamer 520w
RAM: Kingston Fury 8GB 2x4GB 2133Mhz
Motherboard: ASUS H110M-E mATX, ATX

Total Cost + Shipping = $968.98

I'm not going to be playing that many new games ATM just EVE Online, WaW, MW Remastered etc.
post #19 of 29
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New Specs:
SSD: Intel 540s Series 120GB
Case: Cooler Master NSE-300-KNN1
GPU: Gainward GTX 1060 3GB
CPU: Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Processor
PSU: Antec High Current Gamer 520w
RAM: Kingston Fury 8GB 2x4GB 2133Mhz
Motherboard: ASUS H110M-E mATX, ATX

Total Cost + Shipping = $968.98

I'm not going to be playing that many new games ATM just EVE Online, WaW, MW Remastered etc.

Get a 6gb gtx 1060,  and 16gb of ram.  Windows idle us up to 4gb alone. 

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Yeah don't get a 3GB GTX 1060. You'll be wanting more, needing more in many situations.
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