System For $300-$350 USD Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: July 27, 2009 12:32 PM in Systems Share roots88 July 26, 2009 9:53:14 PM hey guys ive decided to get a new mobo instead of the one my buddy gave me. which wasnt worth spending of the cpu i have this layout of all the parts i want so let me know what you guys think i just want to spend @ least $350 here are my parts below. COOLER MASTER Elite RC-310-BWN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case$39.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SPARKLE SFPC84GS512U2LP GeForce 8400 GS 512MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI HDCP Ready Video Card $44.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS-500-PCAR-A3 500W ATX12V V2.3 Power Supply$39.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ARCTIC COOLING MX-2 Thermal Compound$7.98 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-2GBNQ $29.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASRock G31M-S LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard $43.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Intel Pentium E5200 Wolfdale 2.5GHz 2MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor $65.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler$29.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : system 300 350 usd Outlander_04 July 26, 2009 10:50:22 PM Your mb has onboard video but not particularly good . If you replaced it with this ASRock G41M-LE LGA 775 Intel G41 Micro $63 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... you wouldnt have to buy the gfx card you have listed . That saves you $33 , which you could reinvest in more RAM . A 2 x2 gig kit probably is affordable . The system wont be capable of gamng , but then it wouldnt with an 8400 gs either . Later you can add a gfx card and then it will . m 0 l stumpystumped July 27, 2009 1:15:08 AM I'd not buy an aftermarket cooler and thermal grease, core 2 duo runs really cool, with stock cooler you can easily get 3.6G up unless your room is an oven. with the money you saved, get a better graphics card. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer roots88 July 27, 2009 12:32:47 PM Wow you guys help me out alot, thnks alot m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need system - $300-350 budget Forum $300-$350 budget, but old(ish) system Forum $300-350 System Build (Board/Processor/Memory) Forum SolvedCase below rm350/150usd Forum Solved300 USD - Budget. Need help to choose a better Intel GAMING processor and motherboard. Forum Solved$350 USD Budget Gaming Desktop Build Forum SolvedLooking for a 300-350€ monitor Forum SolvedGood monitor to buy for roughly 250-300 USD Forum SolvedWhat is the best and cheapest graphics card upgrade (200-300 usd) for an Alienware m17x r4 with an NVIDIA geforce gtx 675m? Forum SolvedGtx770 or r9 290? Or better card for £300-£350 Forum SolvedBest Graphics Card ($300-350) Forum Solvednew build for $300-350 Forum Solved[Solved]Red/Green Colorblind Gamer: Approx 350 USD Recommendation Forum SolvedGaming monitor under 300 USD Forum SolvedI am looking to purchase a Mobo, CPU and RAM for $300-$350 AUD. Forum SolvedUnder $300-350 budget gaming build Forum New CPU, 350 usd max Forum SolvedA perfect water cooling setup for 300USD ? Forum SolvedI need help with building my first gaming pc [Tight Budget £300 - £350 max] Forum Solved$300-$350 gaming pc to play skyrim? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !