Recently I have decided to stop just using spare parts from computers and making frankencomputers. I have purchased all new parts except for a graphics card and wanted some advice as to if it were a good deal or not :D
Total Price : Around $270.00.
CPU : New Intel Celeron Dual-Core E3300 2.5GHz LGA775 CPU OEM 44.99
HDD : WD Caviar Blue 500GB Internal Hard Drive 3.5 55.99
Mobo : MSI G31TM-P21 Core 2 Quad Intel G31 DDR2-800 MATX MB 44.99
Ram : OCZ 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 800 PC2 6400 Memory RAM 45.00
CPU Cooler : MASSCOOL 8W553B1M3 90mm Ball CPU Cooler 9.91
Network Switch (I hate wireless and needed a new switch) : Rosewill RC-405X 10/100Mbps 5-Port Switch 7.99
Case : APEX TX-381-C Black Steel Micro ATX Tower Computer Case (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811154094
) : 29.99
Thermal Paste : Arctic Silver Ceramique Thermal Compound - OEM 5.49
Video Card : ASUS EAX300LE 128MB PCI-E Video Card : Free
This is my first build in which I found the parts online and things of that matter.