$700 computer build

I need to build a new computer. I have a new p180 case ready to go and I need to buy everything else. Obviously I would like to get the best bang for the buck. I would be willing to try and overclock one if needed to maximize perfromance. This will be general home use unit and I have a 22" widescreen monitor to use on this system. Maybe an ocassional game will be played and a movie will be watched on the unit.
I know I am asking alott but I am curious what route you guys would go??
I forgot to mention I have Windows Vista ready to load on the unit.

Thanks
Rob
2 answers Last reply
More about computer build
  1. http://arstechnica.com/guides/buyer/guide-200706.ars/2

    Since you don't need a monitor, get an extra 1gb of RAM, and possibly change to a 8800GTS/368mb (or an 8600gts would probably be sufficient for occasional gaming). You may want to upgrade to a slightly faster CPU, but for most uses, any dual core is going to be enough.
  2. DS3 Mobo - $99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128042

    E4300 CPU -$117
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115013

    2GB DDR2-800 Cas 4 $70 (After Large Rebate)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820146565

    Coolmaster Case - $40 (After $10 Rebate)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119088

    320 7200.10 HDD - $80
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148140

    CPU Cooler - $35 (Not a great price - About $5 high)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186134
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Sub Total $406

    500W PSU - $50 (Note: RoseWill makes no PSUs - This very specific model is decent - other Rosewill PSUs are not of the same quality.)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182016
    http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=48

    Sub Total $456

    8800GTS - $259 After Rebate.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130082
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Grand Total - $715+Shipping After Rebates.
Ask a new question

Read More

Homebuilt Computer Build Systems Product