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April 26, 2014 12:29:56 PM

Hello, I'm looking to build a budget PC. Unfortunately, I'm pretty new to this, so I have no idea how to go about it, and need some help, so I'd like to ask you guys to help me put together a decent budget PC.

My limit is $600, and it would need to include everything; core pieces, OS, and peripherals, sans the monitor if necessary. Ideally the core pieces would get the most attention. I wouldn't mind getting cheaper peripherals, so long as they aren't junk. Primary use of the PC would be gaming, hopefully playing things like Dark Souls 2.

Thanks in advance.

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April 26, 2014 7:53:50 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.18 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M Pro4+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($59.99 @ Micro Center)
Memory: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7750 1GB Video Card ($100.74 @ Amazon)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $573.84
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-26 22:53 EDT-0400)
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April 27, 2014 3:47:18 AM

HP Envy 700-210 Desktop PC:
HP Envy Desktop PC, 700-210 Key Features and Benefits:•AMD Elite A10-6700 Quad-Core processor
3.70GHz, 4MB L2 Cache

•8GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory (expandable to 32GB)
•1TB SATA hard drive

•SuperMulti DVD Burner


•10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wireless
8GB memory and 1TB hard drive

•AMD Radeon HD 8670D Graphics
With up to 4224MB total graphics memory, dual-link DVI capabilities

Additional Features:•15-in-1 memory card reader
•8 x USB 2.0 ports, 4 x USB 3.0 ports, 1 x DVI-D port, 1 x headphone jack, 1 x microphone jack, 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet port, 1 x optical audio out, 1 x surround audio jacks
•1 x PCI Express (x1) mini slot, 2 x PCI Express (x1) slots, 2 x PCI Express (x16) slots, 1 x external 5.25" bay, 1 x internal 3.5" bay, 1 x internal 2.5" bay
•The Windows 8.1 Desktop (monitor not included) with AMD Elite A10-6700 Quad-Core Processor is 21.61 lbs, 16.71" x 6.86" x 16.29"
$500 from hp website or $550 from walmart
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a b 4 Gaming
April 27, 2014 7:03:05 AM

mohit9206 said:
HP Envy 700-210 Desktop PC:
HP Envy Desktop PC, 700-210 Key Features and Benefits:•AMD Elite A10-6700 Quad-Core processor
3.70GHz, 4MB L2 Cache

•8GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory (expandable to 32GB)
•1TB SATA hard drive

•SuperMulti DVD Burner
•10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wireless
8GB memory and 1TB hard drive

•AMD Radeon HD 8670D Graphics
With up to 4224MB total graphics memory, dual-link DVI capabilities

Additional Features:•15-in-1 memory card reader
•8 x USB 2.0 ports, 4 x USB 3.0 ports, 1 x DVI-D port, 1 x headphone jack, 1 x microphone jack, 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet port, 1 x optical audio out, 1 x surround audio jacks
•1 x PCI Express (x1) mini slot, 2 x PCI Express (x1) slots, 2 x PCI Express (x16) slots, 1 x external 5.25" bay, 1 x internal 3.5" bay, 1 x internal 2.5" bay
•The Windows 8.1 Desktop (monitor not included) with AMD Elite A10-6700 Quad-Core Processor is 21.61 lbs, 16.71" x 6.86" x 16.29"
$500 from hp website or $550 from walmart


Walmart really? *slaps knee* The only computer I've bought from them wasn't even for myself.
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