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A Budget Build for the Non-Gamers and the Poor (Like Me)


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#1 anyrepli

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 03:37 PM

$49.99 - ASRock B75M-DGS R2.0 LGA 1155 Intel B75 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard (newegg.com)
$49.99 - Intel Pentium G2020 Ivy Bridge 2.9GHz LGA 1155 55W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics (microceneter.com)
$39.99 - TC102 Mid Tower ATX Computer Case with 500W Power Supply (microcenter.com)
$43.99 - 8GB DDR3-1333 (PC3-10600) Desktop Memory Kit (Two 4GB Memory Modules) (microcenter.com)
$71.99 - Patriot Pyro 60GB SSD (no longer available from newegg.com or microcenter.com)
$17.99 - Lite-ON 24X SATA DVD Burner - OEM (microcenter.com)

Total Cost - $273.94

Comments:
The cheapo power supply will work fine on this rig as it requires very little wattage; however, bring on the power supply Gurus with their warnings of caution. Anyway, throw in an OS and you're good to go!

Benchmarks you can expect:
Win 8 WEI:
CPU - 6.9
Memory - 7.7
2D Graphics - 5.0
3D Graphics - 5.9
Hard Disk - 8.1

ATTO Benchmark Scores:
4096 (block size) transfers: 550MB/s (read) and 490 MB/s (write)

Cheers!


Edited by anyrepli, 22 April 2013 - 04:59 PM.


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