Why is AMD the Budget Option for Gamers? Should you replace your video 2 days ago   12:05

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Oakaxe
Is the 750$ budget USD or CAD?
mariozeferino
here's what I'd like to see: an explanation on Why my brand new Ryzen 7 2700 is twice slower than my extremely old I7 920 on Lumion rendering software. when it should be 3.5 faster. Ifeel like i am being scammed by AMD.
montyman montyman
I lov my AMD
Kenshin Himura
Yes AMD is for poor people
RockManDo KeeperOfTheStones
Save a buck, get a bucket of regret.
Mike Mckay
This is just needlessly complicated

Cases and PSUs work on both, so those could have been excluded especially as they don't impact performanceSo the "budget" could then have just been for drives, CPU, motherboard, cooler, ram and GPU but with a reflectively smaller budget and with an identical case and PSU being "assumed" for each build
matt karl
I own both intel and AMD systems. For my most recent build (after years of not gaming) I went with AMD and I have no regrets. I have been an AMD fan since I was 14 when I built my first gaming system (33yo now) I am into this build for under 1k and not completely finished with it, however it is finished in the aspect of being a respectable gaming system.

-ASUS Prime X470-Pro - $150
-Ryzen 5 2400g - $150 (because I wanted to wait to buy a card - will prob upgrade to 7 2700 eventually)
-Sapphire Nitro+ RX590 - $229
-16GB Crucial tactical 3000mhz - $100 (will add another 16)
-FSP HYDRO GE 550 - $75
-Crucial MX500 1TB SSD - $120
-Metallic Gear MG-NE510_SR01 Neo Series ATX Case Silver - $110
***Total $932

I big part of the cost went into the aluminum and glass case which I forget exactly the cost but it was something like $110 and a 3 year warranty on all of the hardware. All things considered I still came in well under 1k and absolutely love the way the rig turned out.
I am not a hardcore gamer by any means. I mostly just been playing Paladins with my g/f. With gfx maxed out the game is capping FPS solid at 175..which is totally overkill because I vsync 144hz.. but from the research I did prior to this build I should be able to see 60+fps max setting / 1080 on mostly any game that is out right now.
The Bo
Double channel ram has a bigger impact on games than one could think. Comparing single channel 1bank 8GB vs 2x4GB could be not so fair. Maybe Comparing them the same ram config could show more differences
DaviT
I wish that dude could loose weight... :-( Dude is talented we don't wanna loose you broand it would make a huge difference to your presentation look
Th3HotRed
why Ryzen Graphics card was not used?
I don’t know what my name should be
I wanna see this video but for a 1000$ budget
IdDuncan
Maybe add also a prductivity task load testing, Image, & Video édition etc... Just an idea to cover also multitasking behoavior
Dj Sharpe
Try and match price to performance of this build... uk prices £1200 full build including monitor keyboard mouse...

https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/4VRKzY
AegisHyperon
Xeon is significantly cheaper than Epyc, easy choice if you want ECC
Brian Jobim Tan
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Component Selection Price
CPU


AMD - Ryzen 7 1700X 3.4 GHz 8-Core Processor $169.88
CPU Cooler


Cooler Master - Hyper 212 RGB Black Edition 57.3 CFM CPU Cooler $36.99
Motherboard


MSI - X370 GAMING PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard $111.98
Memory


Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $72.89
Storage


Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.40
Storage


Western Digital - Blue 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $64.89
Video Card


MSI - Radeon RX 570 8 GB ARMOR OC Video Card $139.99
Case


Cooler Master - MasterBox Lite 5 ATX Mid Tower Case $49.99
Power Supply


Corsair - CX (2017) 650 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $49.89
SaltyScrubLord
Can ROG STRIX Z390-I GAMING, i know its not posible but can it use Ryzen 7 processor? i overheard some1 pairing it with it, and i coundlt find anywhere the answer. And i asume its a no but wtf are they doing then? and if it is posible, how?
Shokwavx
I'd love to see this at different price points: $1000, $1500...
Михайло Заклецький
650w? Really? :)))
Erick Harianto
Strange I tried to build all new pc...AMD is way cheaper for entry-med level PC build, I did a performance and price research
Vert343
The other thing useful on AMD based systems, I could chuck a Ryzen 3 3300x in my current 1300x motherboard without a problem,
I couldnt chuck an Intel i3-9100 into a 7100's mobo with just a bios upgrade
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