going to build my first computer. Wife wants the towers total to be 500-600 money really not a problem but i just need a simple build. http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?I...
this combo comes with a gigabyte mother board. 2.8ghz dual core processor. 2 gigabytes of ram. CPU cooler. 1gb graphics card. and a 500 gb hdd.
I am going to be adding another 2gigabytes of gskill ram. wireless nic. dvd drive. and internal memory card reader. and a 600 watt PSU. and a case, case really is not important right now. and for a monitor i have 200 i have found a 23 inch monitor not the problem right now.
total is just above 500 with monitor about 700
CPU AMD Athlon II X2 240 Regor 2.8GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket AM3 65W Dual-Core Processor
Motherboard GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H
RAM G.SKILL 4GB (4 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
HDD Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AADS 500GB SATA 3.0Gb
GPU XFX HD-467X-ZDF2 Radeon HD 4670 1GB 128-bit DDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16
PSU will be a 600W 8 pin connector for cpu and i need a molex for my dvd and a sata power for my HDD
as for case that one is still in air have been looking at http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... like the whole green black blue might change blue fans to green
this is going to be a basic computer to play world of warcraft, surf web, and do photo editing. I have a 12megapixel DSLR camera
so my needs are that much. am thinking of OC CPU to a 3.0 ghz nothing special i mean .2 out of each core with that huge cooler.
just wondering if there is any problems with this build. case sucks. any of the componets just plain suck
Here's a trial build that should perform better in WoW and for photo editing. Final cost under $500 not counting shipping or OS ($12 shipping to me) Uses a AthlonII x4 630, AM3 motherboard, 2x2 GB DDR3 RAM (a bit slow, but can be OCd) Antec300 case with a 400w Antec PSU (fine for the 9800GT GPU)
Although I'd feel better about recommending that PSU after I've seen a review of it, Antec's recent track record is good enough that the PSu is probably excellent, and dirtM has a nice overall build. The X4 Propus is a dramatically better choice than the X2 Regor.