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#1 Brakiachi

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Posted 18 February 2018 - 11:00 PM

Looking at building a modest gaming / photo editing computer. I started with this build https://pcpartpicker.com/list/4wkqzM

but I am not sold on the mobo after looking around. It has been a long time since I have built and I had not heard of ASrock. Reviews seem all over the place.

 

Any suggestions?



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Posted 18 February 2018 - 11:54 PM

It's hard to make suggestions not knowing the budget. I do see a couple of changes I would make.



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Posted 19 February 2018 - 06:07 AM

Asrock is fine, they make pretty good budget boards.

It should be noted that all the board brands have a different reputation depending on who you ask.

But I am on my first asrock motherboard and everything is fine on my end.


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#4 Brakiachi

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Posted 19 February 2018 - 06:33 PM

It's hard to make suggestions not knowing the budget. I do see a couple of changes I would make.


I would like to remain sub 1000, but that isn't a hard limit

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Posted 08 March 2018 - 01:44 AM

Try to find a B350 board on sale, at least they are overclockable if you choose to do so in the future, and some are available with pretty modest price increases over the A320 series...


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Posted 08 March 2018 - 09:33 AM

That video card is so absurdly overpriced (stupid cryptocurrency miners). Unfortunately, it's not a good time to build a computer. Can you hold off on this build? Manufacturers are working to increase GPU production and hold product for non-mining consumers (supposedly). I think GPU prices will normalize over the next few months so if you can hold off, I think that would be best. 






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