Solved Very low budget $200-300 build. Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: February 19, 2010 11:47 PM in Systems Share seraphkz February 19, 2010 1:19:32 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: upcoming 2 weeks BUDGET RANGE: $200-$300 After Rebates SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Surfing internet and Microsoft Word, and that's it. PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, OS. PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA PARTS PREFERENCES: by brand or type: Core 2 Duo (hopefully) or any alternatives to that. Hopefully a dedicated video card. OVERCLOCKING: NO Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes / No / Maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION: N/A ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Preferably small. Thanks guys More about : low budget 200 300 build Best solution MadAdmiral February 19, 2010 1:30:15 PM You're not going to get (or need) a discrete GPU. CPU/Mobo: X2 420 and GIGABYTE GA-MA785GMT-UD2H $132 RAM: Kingston 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 $57 HDD/PSU: Seagate 7200.12 500 GB $55 Optical/PSU: Cheapest SATA DVD burner and OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W $58 after rebate Case: Rosewill R220-P-BK $30 Total: $332. Over budget, but close. This is about as cheap as you can get it... seraphkz February 19, 2010 1:34:58 PM Got you. Thanks a lot for taking the time to write that out. Any other options out there? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer seraphkz February 19, 2010 11:47:56 PM Best answer selected by seraphkz. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCPU + MB Upgrade on $ 200-300 budget Forum$ 200-300 Budget , looking for new card solution Forum£ 200-£300 Build Forumvery low budget build ForumSelecting New GPU, DX11, Budget : $ 200-300 ForumHow to Ask for New Build Advice ForumTroubleshooting ForumNew PC Tower (£ 200-£300 ) Budget ForumBudget Low Power 24/7 PC Forum200$-300 $ ForumSalvaged build for around $ 200-300 (Already have some parts) ForumBenchmark seems VERY low ForumLooking for ideas on a very low budget build for less demanding games ForumVery low budget HTPC build , Intel or AMD? ForumHelp me choose a cpu($ 200-$300 ) ForumGraphics Card advice for first build $ 200-$300 ForumSmall upgrades to low budget gaming PC ForumVery low budget PC ForumNew build im working on More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !