Upgrading PC in 17k budget.

vishu_ka

Broken In
1. What is the purpose of the computer? What all applications and games are you going to run? (Stupid answers like 'gaming' or 'office work' will not work. Be exact. Which games? Which applications? Avoid the word 'et cetera.')
Ans:Mild gaming and watching movies. Games (medium or low settings) like Gta4, PCSX2 emulator games like
Smackdown, Tekken tag, God of war. Especially GTA4 at lowest setting possible (as i m a huge fan of this series). I wiil never do encoding or use ne other high end software.

2. What is your overall budget? If you can extend a bit for a more balanced configuration, then mention this too.
Ans:18k

3. Planning to overclock?
Ans:Only if ne game requires to run otherwise never.

4. Which Operating System are you planning to use?
Ans:Win 7 or 8.

5. How much hard drive space is needed?
Ans:I am gonna buy 1TB HD (as not much diffrnce in price b/w 500gb and 1tb)

6. Do you want to buy a monitor? If yes, please mention which screen size and resolution do you want. If you already have a monitor and want to reuse it, again mention the size and resolution of monitor you have.
Ans:No. I have Samsung Syncmaster793df.

7. Which components you DON'T want to buy or which components you already have and plan on reusing?
Ans:I already have and gonna reuse-
Intex 450W SMPS (2 yrs old)
DVD Writer
Iball cabinet

8. When are you planning to buy the system?
Ans:Within one or two mnths.

9. Have you ever built a desktop before or will this be done by an assembler?
Ans:Assembler

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:I live in Delhi so either gonna buy from NEHRU PLACE or ONLINE (whichever is cheaper)

11. Anything else which you would like to say?
Ans:Since i m out of budget right now so i am gonna buy a decent GRAPHICS CARD after around 6-8 mnths (i vl take u people's suggestion then which one to buy).
Hence i guess i wont able to play GTA4 right now so i vl w8 till i vl buy GPU.
 

ankush28

Bazinga
I will not recommend to use that smps..
here is my suggetion
i3-3220 - 6.8k
Gigabyte B75m-d3h - 4k
Corsair 4 GB value select ram - 1.9k
Antec VP450p - 2.6k or antec bp300 - 1.7k
logitech k200 - 0.4k
lenovo m6811 - 0.66k
WD blue 1TB - 3.8k or toshiba 1TB
 

Nighthawk12

In the zone
FX 6300 7k
ASUS M5A78L-M LX V2 3k (With in built graphics)
Corsair Value select 1x 4gb 1.8k-2k
Seasonic 400W 2.5k/Corsair CX 430 2.7k/Antec VP450 3k
Dun have any info about harddisk though.
Total 15k
Rest for HDD.
 

ankush28

Bazinga
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vishu_ka

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Look guys i dont understand hifi terms like igpu and all so please keep it simple.

1st of all i am confused b/w INTEL or AMD proc.
I hve been using Intel Pentium4 2.4ghz over 8 yrs now nd almost every part of my pc has either been repaired or replaced except it so i m seriously considering i3 3220 which is around 6.8K.
Still if in this range ne AMD proc performs better than i3 3220 please suggest considering i vl only play games, watch HD movies nd net surfing.
My frnd's AMD dual core proc stopped working in 1 yr dats why i hve a bad impression of it.
 
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vishu_ka

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I will not recommend to use that smps..
here is my suggetion
i3-3220 - 6.8k
Gigabyte B75m-d3h - 4k
Corsair 4 GB value select ram - 1.9k
Antec VP450p - 2.6k or antec bp300 - 1.7k
logitech k200 - 0.4k
lenovo m6811 - 0.66k
WD blue 1TB - 3.8k or toshiba 1TB

I am sory i forgot 2 mention dat i also hve Keyboard, mouse nd speakers.
 

Cilus

laborare est orare
AMD FX-6300 is a better solution over i3 3220 any day at the 7K price point. For Motherboard, opt for Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 as minimum.
 

ankush28

Bazinga
A10-6800k ???? hybrid cfx is not good option now
no doubt FX 6300 will give more performence but now in this budget it is hard to fit graphic card and it is required for any FX rig.
if op wants FX 6300 then gt630 or hd 6670 ddr5 should be minimum.

and one more thing i3 3220 is hyperthreaded.
by googling and reading bechmarks i found both i3-3220 and fx 6300 will give 55-65 FPS @ max setting with any decent graphic card like 7850 or 7890
 

NoasArcAngel

Wise Old Owl
A10-6800k ???? hybrid cfx is not good option now
no doubt FX 6300 will give more performence but now in this budget it is hard to fit graphic card and it is required for any FX rig.
if op wants FX 6300 then gt630 or hd 6670 ddr5 should be minimum.

and one more thing i3 3220 is hyperthreaded.
by googling and reading bechmarks i found both i3-3220 and fx 6300 will give 55-65 FPS @ max setting with any decent graphic card like 7850 or 7890

no point suggesting intel. All pro-amd here.

i hope i dont get an infraction for this. :|
 
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vishu_ka

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a better option will be to go for apu and later add a dedicated gpu.

Guys i dont understand these fancy words like APU or IGPU, so please try to keep it simple.

As i hve already mentioned a dedicated Graphics card i will install after 6-8 mnths as i m out of budget right now.

So right now 17-18K i will spend only on PROCESSOR, MOBO, RAM , HARD DISK. Out of which i hve decided to buy Corsair ram 4gb 1333Mhz (2K) & 1TB WD HD (4k)
 
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vishu_ka

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A10-6800k ???? hybrid cfx is not good option now
no doubt FX 6300 will give more performence but now in this budget it is hard to fit graphic card and it is required for any FX rig.
if op wants FX 6300 then gt630 or hd 6670 ddr5 should be minimum.

and one more thing i3 3220 is hyperthreaded.
by googling and reading bechmarks i found both i3-3220 and fx 6300 will give 55-65 FPS @ max setting with any decent graphic card like 7850 or 7890

I hve been using Intel P4 2.4 Ghz for over 8 yrs now & almost every component of my PC has either been replaced or been repaired except it so i m a little biased towards INTEL. If upto 7K ne AMD can perform better than INTEL please suggest considering i will only play games, watch HD movies & net surfing.

My frnd's AMD Dual core proc stopped working in 1 yr dats why i hve a bad impression of AMD.
 

ankush28

Bazinga
arrreyyy :facepalm:
mobo has igpu means it has any vga or hdmi output and it can utilise igpu which is in processor.
For FX series graphic card is must
 
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Cilus

laborare est orare
^^ I guess nighthawk was asking about the AMD Motherboard. The older 7XX and 8XX (apart from 790FX and 890FX) chipset based motherboards do come with HD 3000 or HD 4000 Graphics respectively.

some old intel chipsets has igp on mobo and not on processor core ;-) Only new intel cpus comes with igp on its processor core. Some new cheap amd motherboards still have igp on mobo.

From last three generations of Intel Processors, there is no IGP in the motherboard
 
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