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Cheap 4k movie watching

mcfisithunder

7 days ago

Hi guys, I'm wanting to build a pc that can be used to watch movies and stream netflix in 4k. Ideally I'd like the build to be as cheap as possible, apart from that I have no other requirements. Any suggestions?

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  • 6 days ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor $119.87 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte - B450 AORUS M Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $74.99 @ Newegg
Memory Patriot - Viper Elite 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $40.98 @ Newegg
Storage HP - EX920 256 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $39.99 @ Newegg
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1650 4 GB XC BLACK GAMING Video Card $149.99 @ Newegg
Case Thermaltake - Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $34.12 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair - CX (2017) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $39.98 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $499.92
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-05-18 06:17 EDT-0400

This gives you a well rounded machine for 4K playback of all sorts.

Enough CPU power for a broad range of CPU based decoding scenarios.

A GPU with well supported 4K decoding capability, including netflix support.

GPU with HDMI 2.0 for 4K 60hz support.


If you can afford another 10%, double up on the SSD and RAM. It'll stretch the useful life of the machine out more than 10%.

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor $119.87 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte - B450 AORUS M Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $74.99 @ Newegg
Memory GeIL - EVO SPEAR 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $67.98 @ Newegg
Storage HP - EX900 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $63.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1650 4 GB XC BLACK GAMING Video Card $149.99 @ Newegg
Case Thermaltake - Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $34.12 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair - CX (2017) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $39.98 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $550.82
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-05-18 06:45 EDT-0400
  • 7 days ago
  • 1 point

I should point out I already have the monitor and peripherals, as well as an Os. So it's literally just the pc left to sort out

  • 6 days ago
  • 1 point

Exact budget?

Country?

That way we can figure out the build.

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