Please review my $800 build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: April 10, 2010 5:16 AM in Systems Share atwork111 April 10, 2010 4:44:35 AM A friend of mine wants to spend $800ish before shipping on a light photoshop build. I'd like to save her a little money but I still want to build her a decent upgradable machine. APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: sometime this month but will wait till may for suspected price drops/new stuff within budget. BUDGET RANGE: 800 before shipping and rebates SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: light photoshop, internet, media(avi, mkv, mp3 etc), maybe light gaming PARTS NOT REQUIRED: monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg, tiger, amazon. theres a frys nearby as well COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: usa PARTS PREFERENCES: none OVERCLOCKING: whatever the stock heatsink will allow but i might buy a new heatsink later SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1440x900 AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor - Retail - $159.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103674 GIGABYTE GA-770T-USB3 AM3 AMD 770 USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail - $89.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128431 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM - Retail - $119.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303 SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive - $89.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185 Antec earthwatts EA500 500W Continuous Power ATX12V v2.2 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC "Compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply - Retail - $69.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371007 LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM - $24.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106289 SAPPHIRE 100293L Radeon HD 5570 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Low Profile Ready Video Card - Retail - $79.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102874 Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM - $99.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116754 $734.92 before shipping Still need a case but im gonna let her pick that out. I told her to choose between antec, cooler master, and lan li since i've seen those recommended the most. More about : review 800 build batuchka April 10, 2010 5:16:16 AM $737 AR including ship m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPlease review my build (~$800 budget) Forum Please review my first planned build (£700-£800) Forum Please review my first-time $800 gaming PC build Forum New Budget Build Review Please (trying for under 800) Forum 700-800 multi-purpose build. Please Review/Suggest/Advice Forum Please Review ~$1,800+ i7920 Build Forum New 800$CAN build, please review Forum Solved800$ gaming build review Forum Solved$1500 Final build review please! Forum Solved$1,300 Budget Build Review Please! Forum SolvedReview my Gaming Build, please Forum SolvedCan you please review my planned build for my gaming PC. Forum SolvedPlease review my build Forum SolvedNEW to this please my build review thanks a lot ! Forum SolvedFinal Review/Comments on ~$800 Gaming Build Forum Build review 800$ Forum SolvedAdvice Needed: Looking to buy a new build, please review my choices. Forum $800 Budget Build, Review needed! Forum SolvedPlease review my build! Forum SolvedPlease Review My Gaming PC Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !