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I want to get into pc gaming but im not sure what parts work best together. My budget is around $300, which i know isnt much so any thoughts would be nice. I do want a separate CPU and GPU as well as 8GB of RAM. I dont need a SSD, a standard 500GB HD would be nice. Micro ATX would also be preferred. If anybody knows of a possible build within these limits please let me know in the comments. Links to parts are appreciated. Thanks.
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What you are asking is virtually impossible without using an APU and 4GB RAM.

Your best bet is to look on Craiglist for a 2nd hand PC imo.
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LSX wroteWhat you are asking is virtually impossible without using an APU and 4GB RAM.


Its not impossible.




OP: Do you require a keyboard, mouse & monitor?

Don't expect the system to run games like GTA even at medium with a low budget build though.
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LSX wroteWhat you are asking is virtually impossible without using an APU and 4GB RAM.


Its not impossible.




OP: Do you require a keyboard, mouse & monitor?

Don't expect the system to run games like GTA even at medium with a low budget build though.


That's why I said virtually. It'll be very hard to do it, probably only good enough for GMOD on medium settings. (just a comparison)
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I already have a keyboard, mouse, monitor and headset. I dont really plan on playing any modern day top titles, mainly cs:go and some of the free to play games. Any suggestions would be very helpful.
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A bit over the budget but It's a struggle to get everything in within $300.

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As cheap as you're going to get it but you'll need to do something about storage and it includes a cheap, shit case. You could get an RX 460 to save $10 but the GTX 1050 is worth the $10 premium IMO.
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Thanks for the parts list guys. I understand if its a bit over budget, thats fine. I will certainly consider both build options.
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HerosGaming117 wroteThanks for the parts list guys. I understand if its a bit over budget, thats fine. I will certainly consider both build options.

Don't. The Pentium G3258 would be a terrible option.
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