Cheap gaming PC based on AMD and Nvidia

Inexpensive PC gaming configuration based on AMD and Nvidia

For today we have prepared a system that you have requested for a long time, an AMD based system. The system is very affordable and is great for gaming, configured think of players with limited budget.
Not everyone can afford the latest and most advanced components, so we did AMD and Nvidia-based system, and that almost everyone can afford.


It is a quad core AMD Athlon X4 845 model, which is good enough for gaming.
Here is a simple plate with basic facilities, which gives us essential, given the limited budget with which we must work.


I chose to put giga 8 because it is the perfect amount. 4 giga would have been too little, 16 giga would have been too much. I went to Kingston to attend basic DDR3 to avoid compatibility problems with the motherboard.

SSD storage.

Even if we have an inexpensive PC gaming, we can not abandon the SSD which gives working speed that we need. Optionally you can mount a hard drive to where you store multimedia, ISO images and games installed. SSD is only for the system.

Video card:

ASUS GeForce® GTX 1050 Expedition is a video card with high frequency easily on the graphic chip for better performance. Not by chance that we chose this board; I wanted a board with two fans, to get a relatively quiet system.


It is a relatively cheap source of 400w (enough) with large fan and PCIe connector.


I chose a simple and cheap housing, is nothing special, it is a choice for keeping prices low. If your budget allows you can choose any housing that will winks.
The components used for this inexpensive PC gaming:
AMD Athlon X4 845,3800MHz, 2MB, Socket FM2 + Quiet Cooler, Box
MSI A68HM-P33 V2, Socket FM2 +
Kingston memory 4GB, DDR3, 1333MHz, Non-ECC, CL9, 1.5V, LowProfile
Solid State Drive (SSD) Samsung EVO 750, 120GB, 2.5 "SATA III
ASUS GeForce® GTX video card Expedition 1050, 2GB GDDR5, 128-bit
Delux housing DC610, ATX Mid Tower Black
Source Deepcool DE530, 400W, V2.31 ATX, Black

Optional storage:

Toshiba HDD DT01ACA 2TB, 7200rpm, 64MB cache, SATA III

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About Cristian Cismaru

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  1. Hello Cristi, that hard put to you is dust. Better put a Seagate these new or WDC are better than Toshiba. Toshiba that is weak and ill. Many no longer recommend. Not very resistant to tumble as Seagate and WDC.

    • If you have OS on the SSD, not really matter what you drive fence.
      I had something 2 Toshiba for years and have not had any problems. In contrast with Seagate and Western Digital we have had some problems over time.
      I also have a Hitachi, which is great.
      The fact is that when using SSD for the operating system, I have not encountered any problems with any hard disk.

      • I had 3 3 Hitachi and Toshiba, all 6 made pending Current and clattering sector, clanc, clanc + reallocation of sectors 355 Warning! Current and pending 736.

  2. ddr3 on 1333 mhz?
    I personally tested fm2 1333, 1600 and 2133 and sees an important difference to running programs (with an AMD a10-5800k) also with integrated GPU with dedicated gpu ..
    here i've found poor processor bottleneck plate perfectly lean (too little chispet capabilities) and memory that (is most unsatisfactory frequency).

  3. PCU's ok. yes bronze certificate if the source is not about nothing. I do not know if it indeed offers you write. but at this price it's ok. when nau budget for the 5 6 million higher

  4. Ice Alinutza said

    An exciting. For those who had "issues" with some parts I would draw attention to the power used which most often is neglected selecting the "cheap goods" - not saying that all "certified" are "and bad" or vice versa ! . Personally recommend selecting a source "certified" and offering protection source confirmed that choose not to "one or two" so to speak. Cvomponentelor enemy's greatest computer is "current fluctuation" and the source if quality can take part, but only part of these fluctuations ...

  5. Ice Alinutza said

    On the intake system ... Are you sure TDP is the power consumption of the processor? I do not! I have read here (see link below) recommended that the power source only if the video card is 300W. It is true that I read on another site that same model but with 4GB (model Ti) benckmark consume about 125W when the maximum video card was used. So I wonder if you estimated consumption (200W average) is not a bit optimistic ... (in the link below and have information relating to TDP):

    • 1050 1050 both normal and TI if they do not pin socket 6 consume extra power for maximum 75W. It is the maximum current that can offer any motherboard PCI-E slot

  6. Cristi, you can help me I have a nelarurire I'd like to install Windows 7 but when I get to create my partitions C and D do not know which format to give to both or only to D.

    • Format where you saved all your personal files! Check partitions, how are they made? Videotutorial find here an older site (but excellent) by Cristi made with reference to the correct partition HDD. Success!

  7. Daniel Radu said

    You will make a tutorial about Open Broadcaster Software?

  8. Can you please recommend us some good ,, ,, mouse?

  9. Veronica said

    Good morning gentlemen Cismaru Cristian, Adrian Gudus,
    and all connoisseurs in the field,
    Can you recommend a blogging platform free (no money to buy the field), which has "censorship policies / Do not close the blog" that can monetize smoothly and traffic of public search engines like Google and others ? Excluded WordPress and Blogger blog as close you guys when you do not expect and work for nothing for months as I happened to her.
    Thank you.

    • Let's say you want to make a political or economic blog comments where you do significant revelations.
      Any platform (Facebook, Twitter, Blogger, WordPress, etc.) has the tools by which to "sign", you can blog irrelevant or unusable.
      The only way to avoid partial censorship is to your home site hosting, but here you're not 100% safe.

      • Thank you for the answer. You're right, day by day nor amaratele not buy those newspapers that nobody can comment freely. It's funny, there are blogs and websites with all kind of masking prohibited, violence, swearing and prosteli for frail but not closed on the contrary seem to be encouraged and more.
        Method hosting home web ui would be good but beyond my knowledge in linux pc plus they also require investment in computer devices.
        If in the future there is a blogging platform "free and independent" made a videotutorial please.
        All the best.

  10. 10 minutes ago I heard on CNN that the Samsung phones 7 batteries caught fire, the cause was routing with PingPong Root. Is it really true?

  11. A very simple and complete guide for those who want to buy a desktop or laptop PC future how how performance can be found here:

  12. Howdy,
    How can we speak on the phone from the computer with free internet line Romtelecom with various mobile operators in Romania?

  13. Howdy,
    How can we speak on the phone from the computer with free internet line Romtelecom with various mobile operators in Romania?
    The people did not want to call them Skype, do not have computers or laptops. They are elderly.

  14. For better performance for gaming recommend these components, what I have in computer

    Mars Middle Gaming is not a cover MC416 really special but it is ok.
    Platinum Corsair SODIMM DDR4 PC4-19200, 2.400 Mhz RAM 16GB Emori
    MP800 800W or HX750 ™ HX Series - 750 80 Watt PLUS® Platinum SOURCE
    Intel Core i7-5820K 3,3 GHz Processor Socket 2011v3
    Asus Maximus Extreme VIII, Z170 Intel Mainboard - Socket Motherboard 1151
    Asus GeForce GTX Gaming 1060G STRIX 6, 6144 MB video card GDDR5
    Seagate Barracuda SATA 6G, 7200RPM, Polla 3,5 - 3 TB HDD

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