Solved First build - need help finding good mobo - Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: September 18, 2009 7:35 AM in Systems Share kylo September 18, 2009 4:57:39 AM I am building a new system... i have already bought everything except the CPU, MOBO, and ram. $180 is the budget... (i know its not much, but its all i got) CPU - Intel Celeron E3200 Wolfdale 2.4GHz 1MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - $55 MOBO - ?? - $70 at the most... (need help finding one) needs to have on-board video.. RAM - 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) - $52 i'm using Newegg.com More about : build finding good mobo skora September 18, 2009 5:45:20 AM Ditch the celeron. AMD 250 x2 and Gigabyte 785G AM2+ $136 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... 4gigs DDR2 ram $48 amir http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $184 delivered OR If you want faster ram, get this mobo/CPU combo instead $126: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Faster DDR2 4gigs 1066 ram $55amir: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $181 amir delivered m 0 l Outlander_04 September 18, 2009 6:08:40 AM what is the system for and what are the components you already have ? m 0 l Related resources newbie builder needs help with finding a mobo for first build - Forum Need help finding good gaming PC build! - Forum Need help finding a good gaming PC build from $500 - Forum First time, need help finding good desktop - Forum Need help with mobo to finish off first pc build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kylo September 18, 2009 6:33:52 AM its for home use.... no overclocking, gaming,...... i have the case, 600w PSU, dvd/cd drive, and 500gb sata HD.. all i need is a MOBO, CPU, and ram.. and my budget is $200 at the most... (thats all i can afford so please don't try to push it).. m 0 l Best solution Outlander_04 September 18, 2009 6:49:50 AM The best onboard gfx is on AMD motherboards . Its much better than the intel options at this time . So... AMD Athlon II X2 245 Regor + GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AMD 785G HDMI m-ATX combo $125.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... 4gigs DDR2 ram $48 amir http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820220293 Thats fits the budget. The mb is m-atx but it fits an atx case and works fine unless you have a whole bunch of pci cards you want to plug in Skora beat me to it and his RAM was a better deal . I must be getting old . I cant keep up ........ Share kylo September 18, 2009 6:55:39 AM oh cool... thats what i was looking at... i like that combo.. which of these for choices for ram... that MOBO has 6 slots for 1066 DDR2 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820227269 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820231166 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820134596 m 0 l kylo September 18, 2009 7:35:19 AM Final build - costing $350 after shipping and taxes - I will be purchasing this!!! WOOT....!!! Thanks too everyone who helped me out!!! I will be back to let you know how it runs. Specs............................................................................................. NEW SYSTEM- running windows XP pro 32bit CPU - AMD Athlon II X2 245 Regor 2.9GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket AM3 65W Dual-Core Processor Memory - G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) MoBo - GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX HD - 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA PSU - 600watt Monitor - 20inch flatscreen Specs............................................................................................. OLD SYSTEM- running windows XP pro 32bit CPU - Intel Pentium 4, 2533 MHz (19 x 133) Memory - 1536 MB (DDR SDRAM) Video - NVIDIA GeForce 6200 (256 MB) Audio - Creative Audigy LS Audio Processor MoBo - Intel Blue Mountain D845EBT (5 PCI, 1 AGP, 2 DIMM, Audio, LAN, IEEE-1394) HD - 100gb PSU - 350watt Monitor - 20inch flatscreen m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! 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