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Old 06-03-2008, 09:52 PM   #1
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Im a high school student and I need a computer and I have about a budget of about 500 ... I have a copy of Xp and a list of parts would work because I can build my own rig no prob ... If you have any suggestions post em plz.
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Old 06-03-2008, 09:58 PM   #2
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Well lets start by asking what parts do u already have and what will the pc be used fo??.
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Old 06-03-2008, 10:00 PM   #3
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I have a display and 2 Gb of DDr2 ram
Its going to be used 4 word docs and mild photo editing
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Old 06-03-2008, 10:21 PM   #4
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processor:
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ 2.4GHz Socket AM2 65W Dual-Core Processor Model ADO4600DOBOX - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103212

motherboard:
Foxconn A7GM-S AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813186141

graphics card:
SAPPHIRE 100226L Radeon HD 3850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102715

case:
RAIDMAX SMILODON ATX-612WBP Black SECC STEEL ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 500W Power Supply - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811156062

hard-drive:
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST380815AS 80GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148231

ram
Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB)Desktop Memory Model GX22GB8500PDC - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146565

dvd/cd drive

SAMSUNG 20X DVD±R DVD Burner Black IDE Model SH-S202J - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151161
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Thanks for the list !
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Old 06-03-2008, 10:40 PM   #6
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wow tave built you a comp...


you already have 2gb of ram right? i dont think you would need another gb
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Have a look through this thread for build ideas: http://www.computerforums.org/showthread.php?t=69845
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Old 06-04-2008, 12:49 AM   #8
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What I came out with.For graphics this build uses the hd3200 integrated graphics chip. This is the best integrated graphics chip you can get. It will be fine but if you want more graphics you can do a pci-e. It leaves you price room for either, or new RAM.

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