Youtube Setup In A Budget


The Legend
Jun 16, 2014
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In the fiery pits of HELL, BRB at 'cha.
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Youtuber, Vlogger, Comedian, Gamer, Commentator, Designer
It's pretty hard to make these type of articles but I'll do my best to help you peeps out.

Disclaimer: I'm not going to give you guys a build or items that'll cost you $1k, but I also wouldn't give you guys low-quality stuff. Prices are from Newegg and Amazon.

So let's start off with desktop or system unit (can't record games without a computer or laptop):

Intel: Intel Core i3 6100 3.7 ghz 2-core ($118) || Intel Pentium Processor G4400 3.3 GHz ($62)
AMD: AMD FX 4-Core Black Edition FX-4300 ($78) || AMD A10-Series APU A10-7700K ($80)

Intel: MSI Intel Skylake B150 LGA 1151 DDR4 ($50) || ASRock Motherboard Micro ATX DDR4 LGA 1151 ($48)
AMD: Gigabyte Motherboard GA-78LMT-S2 AMD AM3 ($55) || Gigabyte AMD FM2+ GA-F2A68HM-H ($47)

DDR4: Avexir Core Series 8GB DDR4 2400 ($43) - Only for Intel Processors
DDR3: Kingston HyperX FURY 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL10 DIMM - Blue ($48)

Hard Disk Drives: WD Blue 1TB Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM ($50)

Graphics Card:
Nvidia: MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti ($140)
Radeon: XFX Radeon RX 460 True OC ($99)
(Don't buy a graphics card if you're buying the AMD A10 processor)

Power supply: Seasonic S12II 520 BRONZE ($47)

Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 ($54) || DeepCool TX Mid Tower TESSERACT ($46)

Keyboard and Mouse: Cooler Master Devastator 2 ($30)

Total: $450-$550

and now for the recording stuff:

Webcam: A4Tech PK-910H ($23)

Headset: Kingston Hyper-X || Asus Cerberus || Bloody Headphones (I'm not going to put prices here, they are cheap but it's up to you to choose which one you like best)

Headphone (if you are planning to buy an external/separate microphone): Sennheiser HD 202 II (or beats or whatever you prefer)

Microphone: Zalman Zm-Mic1 (Clip-on) ($8) || Pyle-Pro PDMIK1 ($4) + InstallerParts 3.5mm Stereo Plug to 1/4” Stereo Jack Adapter ($3) || Andoer SF-910 Condenser Mic ($8)

USB Soundcard (Get this if you're planning to use Condenser Mics otherwise the sound quality will be sh*): SYBA external USB Stereo Sound Adapter ($6)

Total: $44

If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to comment below and I'll do my best to respond and help out.
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I Love YTtalk
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I record sitting on the floor using a rusty potato! All almost jokes aside, I really like your article! It makes me so excited to build my own PC! Which I am doing in the future... But for now I get rusty potato that is 5 years old.
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TubeBuddy Easy to use and install.