cheap build for my poor sister Tags: Build Corsair Systems Last response: January 5, 2008 12:17 AM in Systems Share sharp910sh January 4, 2008 11:27:52 PM OK my sister wants a pc, where she can ungrade easily when she has more cash, since she is a student Specs:- E2160 will OC to 3ghz Asus p5k 8500gt or 2600 pro 256 Gddr2 Coolermaster Centurion 5 corsair HX450W 2GB of corsair 800Mhz ram cheap 250GB HDD cheap 19" screen cheap mouse and keyboard and thats it, what do you think? budget is £400 More about : cheap build poor sister monste4321 January 4, 2008 11:35:27 PM if that all fits into a 400 dollar budget go for it, but switch the corsair with crucial balistic, its on sale for 40 dollars for 2 gigs right now, its much better, other wise its actually quite a nice build go for it Shadow703793 January 4, 2008 11:47:19 PM If OCing don't forget a good CPU cooler. Also switch the motherboard to a P35-DS3x if possible. If she doesn't game you can get a 8400GS for $20-25 after MIR. Related resources $510 Game Build for my Sister - Forum rig for my sister - Forum A build for my sister . - Forum Need Help on Budget Gaming build for my Sister . $600-700 - Forum Sister want's to update her computer? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sharp910sh January 5, 2008 12:03:08 AM which cooler would you recommend? yer i may as well get a cheaper graphics card since she doesnt game Loser777 January 5, 2008 12:17:28 AM Yeah, those specs look decent. Don't go too cheap on the graphics because then you start getting into some nasty bottlenecks. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumOPERATION: LITTLE SISTER 'S COMPUTER UPGRADE!!! ForumIntel - stopping poor children from getting computers ForumChallenge -- Best REALLY cheap used parts gaming build ForumAny help with making Sister systems? ForumNew Build for sister -in-law ForumCheap Graphics card ForumTips for keeping a room with computers cool? Custom case build ideas? ForumQuestions about new build (Need some advice) ForumCheap $300 office with a touch of gaming build . ForumBudget build for poor man. ForumYellow Build - 2013 - Need your advices ForumNew System -- poor card choice -- Now What? ForumHelp a poor guy out!!! ($800 build ) ForumWindows won't boot after Motherboard/CPU/RAM change Forumnew system build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !