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Old 01-26-2012, 03:27 AM   #1
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Default A Little Budget Build, Please Help Me ! :D

Okay hey guys,
i'm building a computer for me and someone else, its gotta be pretty cheap, dont have much money to spend, maybe around $800 - $900 if possible.
the other person im building for only really wants it for a bit of websurfing and word documenting, but i want it for a bit of gaming, (Battlefield 3, doesnt have to be the best Settings but yeah).
So i need to keep the price down as much as possible and hopefully all goes to plan, can someone pleaseeeee help me
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:09 PM   #2
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do u need perifirals? keyboard? mouse? OS? monitor? Office?
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:17 PM   #3
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-NZXT Source 210 S210-001 Black “Aluminum Brush / Plastic” ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

-ASRock 970 EXTREME3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

-SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16

-APEX AL-D500EXP 500W ATX12V Power Supply

-AMD FX-4100 Zambezi 3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor FD4100WMGUSBX

-CORSAIR Vengeance 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model CML4GX3M2A1600C9

-Seagate Barracuda ST250DM000 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

-LITE-ON Internal 24x DVD Burner with Label-tag Feature 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model iHAS524-06 - OEM


This comes out to a United States subtotal of $576.92
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Old 01-27-2012, 06:54 PM   #4
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@Greenglob: i need an OS, office, and a graphics card. thanks for the suggestion !
may i ask how much each item comes out to, and just a few add ons to that,
case: sounds pretty good, might know a cheaper one
mobo: should i trust ASRock ?
GPU: looks good
PSU: maybe 600W ?
CPU: might change thissssssss.
RAM: 4gb or 8gb ?
HDD: maybe a 500gb.
CD Drive: sounds quite good

thanks heaaaaaaps, just if you could reply would be great !
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Old 01-28-2012, 12:28 AM   #5
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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - 189.99

Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student 3-User - 119.99

Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor -109.99

MSI P67A-G43 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard -119.99

CORSAIR Vengeance 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model CML4GX3M2A1600C9-31.99

Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive-84.99

LITE-ON Internal 24x DVD Burner with Label-tag Feature 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model iHAS524-06 - OEM-19.99

APEX AL-D500EXP 500W ATX12V Power Supply-39.99

NZXT Source 210 S210-001 Black “Aluminum Brush / Plastic” ATX Mid Tower Computer Case-39.99

SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card-164.99

this comes out just short of your $900 budget at $896.91
without tax or shipping in this build... it is intel based instead of amd... i got you a little more trusted brand mobo and software...
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Old 01-28-2012, 06:37 PM   #6
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thanks heaps mate, but i think i have a good build now
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