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Hi guys!I’m wanting to build a PC that is fairly inexpensive as well as being powerful enough to run sims 4, GTA V, Skyrim, Fallout etc, all on ultra high smooth graphics. The specs of the PC are listed below that I am planning to build together (with the help of YouTube lol). Is this list okay? Will all of these products be compatible with one another?*I have also listed some DDR4 RAM sticks I am planning to use, however I am not sure if these are compatible with gaming PC’s or not? if they are compatible it would save me a bit of money*I’m completely new to building PC’s so any help will be appreciated!😁 Thank you in advance.
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Where's the list?
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i built a pc once with my dad but i was 8 at that time and i didn't anything that was happening :lol:
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Hi guys!I’m wanting to build a PC that is fairly inexpensive as well as being powerful enough to run sims 4, GTA V, Skyrim, Fallout etc, all on ultra high smooth graphics. The specs of the PC are listed below that I am planning to build together (with the help of YouTube lol). Is this list okay? Will all of these products be compatible with one another?*I have also listed some DDR4 RAM sticks I am planning to use, however I am not sure if these are compatible with gaming PC’s or not? if they are compatible it would save me a bit of money*I’m completely new to building PC’s so any help will be appreciated!😁 Thank you in advance.
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i built a pc once with my dad but i was 8 at that time and i didn't anything that was happening :lol:
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(Original post by Jesswaltonx3)
Hi guys!I’m wanting to build a PC that is fairly inexpensive as well as being powerful enough to run sims 4, GTA V, Skyrim, Fallout etc, all on ultra high smooth graphics. The specs of the PC are listed below that I am planning to build together (with the help of YouTube lol). Is this list okay? Will all of these products be compatible with one another?*I have also listed some DDR4 RAM sticks I am planning to use, however I am not sure if these are compatible with gaming PC’s or not? if they are compatible it would save me a bit of money*I’m completely new to building PC’s so any help will be appreciated!😁 Thank you in advance.
Bit unfortunate you never came back and provided the list.
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Everything is heavily standardised with PCs, the ATX standard prescribes things down to spacings to the millimetre on motherboards.

Any non-ECC DDR4 will be "compatible". Ensure the socket of your CPU matches the one on the motherboard you're getting, similarly for the cooler if you're using an aftermarket cooler. If you want to do CPU overclocking, make sure your motherboard's chipset supports that. (sometimes you can get around this with software hacks) GPU overclocking doesn't need a specific chipset.

Ensure you get a case big enough for your motherboard (if you get a micro ATX board you'll need at least a micro ATX case) and your GPU. Any ATX power supply of sufficient wattage will be compatible and have the right connections but this is the thing you least want to cheap out on, get a good one.

PCPartPicker handles the vast majority of these things automatically and will flag any issues.
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Moved from Gaming to Technology and Computers. The thread matches better by far here and it is more helpful for you.
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Where's the list?
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Bit unfortunate you never came back and provided the list.
There was a list but this thread was flagged because of the link...

discobish can you restore the link?
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