Final thoughts on workstation PC Tags: Workstations MSI AMD Systems Motherboards ATX Last response: June 23, 2013 12:15 PM in Systems Share sgtlazerass June 23, 2013 12:01:50 PM I'm trying to build a computer for very light gaming, MS Office stuff, Skype, etc. Plan on running win. 7. Thoughts? Budget is up to $550 (without monitor), currently is around 460 with windows. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/196E0 -AMD A8-5500 3.2GHz -MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard -Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory -Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive -Apex SK-393-C ATX Mid Tower Case -Antec EarthWatts Green 380W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply -Asus DRW-24B3ST/BLK/G/AS DVD/CD Writer More about : final thoughts workstation Reply to sgtlazerass smorizio a c 253 V Motherboard June 23, 2013 12:08:16 PM Swap your power supply out for cosair 430w unit or 500 w unit. It give you a little more head room if you add a gpu latter on in the build. Reply to smorizio sgtlazerass June 23, 2013 12:15:47 PM bump? Reply to sgtlazerass Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer swifty_morgan a b V Motherboard June 23, 2013 12:15:52 PM get 2 sticks of ddr3 1866 not 1 stick of 1333. i'd rather have the antek listed instead of one of corsairs cheap line. Reply to swifty_morgan Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumSolvedLooking for final thoughts on medium range Gaming PC build ForumSolvedFinal thoughts before I order. gaming pc ForumSolvedBuilding a Gaming PC, Final thoughts? ForumFinal Thoughts, first PC-Build-to-be (gaming) ForumSolvedFinal Thoughts Before Ordering New PC ForumFinal Thoughts on my PC ForumSolvedFinal thoughts on gaming pc, 1500$ ForumShortlist for workstation PC upgrade - your thoughts? ForumFinal thoughts\revisions for $3000 gaming PC ForumFinal PC Build Thoughts ForumNew PC final build thoughts ForumFinal thoughts for i7 gaming pc ForumGaming PC -About to purchase. Final thoughts? ForumSolvedFinal Build Thoughts Comments (First Time) ForumSolvedFinal Thoughts on my build. Buying this weekend ForumSolvedFinal thoughts before I purchase a GPU... ForumSolvedGaming Rig Specs Final Thoughts? ForumSolvedFinal thoughts/suggestions before I order ForumSolvedFinal thoughts on build PLEASE much appreciated ForumFinally completely finished Gaming PC. Thoughts? ($1500) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !