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trying to build my first system

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#1 RPALT1981


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Posted 11 October 2010 - 11:44 AM

HELP. i am trying to build my first computer. I am on a limited budget so things are a little difficult. this is only going to be a surf the internet kind of computer and maybe online videos. so far i have

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition
ASUS M4A88T-M Motherboard
Kingston HyperX 2GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory - Non-ECC, CL7, Unbuffered DIMM, 240-pin
Western Digital WD5000AAKS Caviar Blue Hard Drive - 500GB, 7200rpm, 16MB, SATA-300, OEM

I already have a case and PSU so i need help with the guts of the computer.

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Posted 11 October 2010 - 07:01 PM

here is a build that i just got done with for my grandparents that only email/surf the web and were on a limited budget:

EDIT: My fault, I think this is one of the glitches from the changed forum software. I'll see if someone can straighten this out and make it readable ~ Hamluis.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16827140041 dvd/cd burner with lightscribe 29.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16813128444 mobo ddr3 am3 usb 3.0 onboard graphics 109.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16820231190 4gb (2x2gb sticks) ddr3 1333 ram 74.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16819103844 athlon iix2 3.1GHz dual core processor 63.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16832116754 windows 7 home premium 99.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...6-073-_-Product 500gb HDD 54.99

that is everything since u said u already have a case and psu total:433.94 without shipping 436.84 with shipping to my house so it may change (shipping: $2.90)

the onborad graphics will be enough unless u plan on gaming, in that case i would suggest getting a video card with the money u save with already having psu and case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...0-467-_-Product this card can handle some gaming..dont expect the best graphics though

good luck Posted Image

i always forget something....but u can combo deal the mobo and windows 7 and save another $10-15..... just saying

Edited by Orange Blossom, 26 October 2010 - 06:11 PM.
Removed blank lines ~ Hamluis.

#3 DJBPace07


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Posted 11 October 2010 - 09:53 PM

Blaze's build is good for what you are planning on doing. However, if you see yourself doing any video or audio editing, you may want a better CPU and a graphics card which isn't on-board.



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Posted 15 October 2010 - 08:27 AM

What is your budget? I've built a computer with a budget of $200 AUD and it often gets used for internet browsing and watching tons of videos.

System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Games: APB: Reloaded, Hours played: 3100+  System2: Late 2011 Macbook Pro 15inch   OFw63FY.png

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