PC config for a student [40K]

Renny

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1. What is the purpose of the computer? What all applications and games are you going to run? (Be exact. Which games? Which applications? Avoid the word 'et cetera.' Vague answers like 'gaming' or 'office work' will not work.)
Ans:
Posting this on behalf of a relative who wishes to get a desktop build for the following requirements
- Music editing & creation like FL Studio, Adobe Audition
- Casual Gamine (Fortnite etc.)

2. What is your overall budget? If you can extend a bit for a more balanced configuration, then please mention.
Ans: 40k to 45k

3. Planning to overclock?
Ans: NO

4. Which Operating System are you planning to use?
Ans: Windows 10

5. How much hard drive / solid-state drive space is needed?
Ans: SSD for Windows, can buy a 1TB SSD later on

6. Do you want to buy a monitor? If yes, please mention the screen size and resolution you prefer. If you already have a monitor and want to reuse it, then do mention the screen size and resolution of the monitor you have.
Ans: YES

7. Which components you DON'T want to buy? i.e. which components you already have and plan on reusing?

8. When are you planning to buy the system?

Ans: 2-3 weeks

9. Have you ever built a desktop before? Or, will this be done by an assembler?
Ans: Yes, I will be building it for him.

10. Where do you live? Are you buying locally? Are you open to buying stuff from online shops if you don't get locally?
Ans: Bangalore

11. Anything else which you would like to say?
Ans: None
 

bssunilreddy

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Budget -46.2k (AMD APU)

AMD Ryzen 3 3200G - 7.9k
MSI B450M Pro VDH MAX - 7.9k
ADATA Gammix D30 XPG 8GB DDR4 3200MHz - 3.2k
Crucial BX500 480GB 2.5″ SATA3 SSD - 4.1k
WD Blue 1TB - 3.3k
Corsair CX550 - 4.5k
Corsair SPEC 01 - 2.9k
Samsung LS22R350FHWXXL 22" LED IPS monitor - 8.4k
Logitech MK200 -1k
APC 600VA UPS -3k

Total - 46.2k

All above components prices are taken from vedantcomputers unless otherwise specified.
 
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Renny

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Budget -46.2k (AMD APU)

AMD Ryzen 3 3200G - 7.9k
MSI B450M Pro VDH MAX - 7.9k
ADATA Gammix D30 XPG 8GB DDR4 3200MHz - 3.2k
Crucial BX500 480GB 2.5″ SATA3 SSD - 4.1k
WD Blue 1TB - 3.3k
Corsair CX550 - 4.5k
Corsair SPEC 01 - 2.9k
Samsung LS22R350FHWXXL 22" LED IPS monitor - 8.4k
Logitech MK200 -1k
APC 600VA UPS -3k

Total - 46.2k

All above components prices are taken from vedantcomputers unless otherwise specified.
UPS is not needed. Also, instead of 480GB, 240GB is enough.

With this saving of ~5K, can we get a better processor?
 

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I think you can easily get Ryzen 5 3500 or 3300X, or even 3600 of you compromise on GPU
 

bssunilreddy

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UPS is not needed. Also, instead of 480GB, 240GB is enough.

With this saving of ~5K, can we get a better processor?
Budget -47.7k (AMD APU)

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G - 13.9k
MSI B450M Pro VDH MAX - 7.9k
ADATA Gammix D30 XPG 8GB DDR4 3200MHz - 3.2k
ADATA Ultimate SU650 M.2 240GB SSD - 2.6k
WD Blue 1TB - 3.3k
Corsair CX550 - 4.5k
Corsair SPEC 01 - 2.9k
Samsung LS22R350FHWXXL 22" LED IPS monitor - 8.4k
Logitech MK200 -1k

Total - 47.7k

All above components prices are taken from vedantcomputers unless otherwise specified.
 
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