The first question to ask which CPU maker offers the best dollar value. Now that Windows 10 is the future we need at least 4 cores for acceptable performance. In the past this has been a no-brainer however cpu maker AMD have been steady inroads into Intel’s dominance of the desktop market with it’s Ryzen architecture CPU’s

AMD Ryzen 3 2200G  – $145

# of CPU Cores: 4
# of Threads: 4
Max Turbo Core Speed: 3.7GHz
Total L3 Cache: 6MB
Package: AM4
Thermal Solution: Wraith Stealth Cooler
Graphics: RX Vega
Default TDP / TDP: 65W
Package: Box
Warranty: 3 Years

Intel Core i3-8100 – $205

Frequency 3600 MHz
Low power frequency 800 MHz
Clock multiplier 36
Package 1151-land Flip-Chip Land Grid Array
Socket Socket 1151 / H4 / LGA1151
Microarchitecture Coffee Lake
Processor core Coffee Lake-S
Data width 64 bit
The number of CPU cores 4
The number of threads 4

In terms of bang for buck the AMD cpu wins hands down and it’s integrated graphics processor performs better than Intels.

Below you will see the rest of the components used for this build , I always include and provide the manufacturers warranty in my quotations and you should always check the warranties offered when purchasing as it is sure sign of the quality of those components.

Asus Prime A320M-K AM4 uATX MB

I have used and trusted Asus motherboards for over 15 years. Their design of motherboards is unequalled as is their use of qualtiy components er mosfets, capacitors and inductors.  All ASUS motherboards come with a 3 year warranty.

AMD Ryzen 3 2200G, 4 Core AM4 CPU

Comes with a 3 year warranty

Kingston 8GB RAM    DDR 4 2400

Comes with a 5 year warranty

Seagate 1TB HD

Comes with a 2 year warranty

LG 22″ 2ms 75Hz Full HD FreeSync Monitor

Comes with a 3 year warranty

Microsoft Wireless Desktop 850 Keyboard & Mouse 

 

Cooler Master N200 Advanced MicroATX Case 

Cooler Master MWE Series 500w PSU – 80+

3 years warranty