First build, for college. $600 with OS and Keyboard/mouse Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: May 22, 2010 4:33 AM in Systems Share linkidaman May 15, 2010 5:08:23 PM Case- Rosewill DESTROYER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower- $49.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PS- Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.2 Modular Active PFC Power Supply-$59.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU- AMD Athlon II X2 240 Regor 2.8GHz Socket AM3 65W Dual-Core Processor-$56.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... MOBO-GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard-$79.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Memory- AllComponents 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)- $99.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU-SAPPHIRE 100287L Radeon HD 5670 (Redwood) 512MB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16-$94.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HD-Western Digital Caviar Blue WD1600AAJS 160GB-$39.49 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... OS- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM-$99.99 Keyboard/Mouse Combo-Rosewill RK-800G Black 104 Normal Keys PS/2 Wired Gaming Keyboard-$19.99 Any tips would be greatly appreciated, I would love for my first build to go smoothly. More about : build college 600 keyboard mouse linkidaman May 15, 2010 5:15:10 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: In 2-3 Months possibly BUDGET RANGE: <1000 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Internet, Gaming, Music PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Monitor, unless there is a really good deal PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com PARTS PREFERENCES: None OVERCLOCKING: No Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION: N/A ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: For college m 0 l silvergo May 21, 2010 8:32:24 AM FOr some reason even though there the same i like this one better =p http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... YOu ever gonna upgrade ? cuz your RAM dd2 is gonna be outdated, update the mobo and Ram? MOBO http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $80 RAM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $100 i would try to spend a lil more on the Harddrive 160 is kinda small but if its good for you go for it. But yea everything else looks what games are you playing? i dont know much about processors(i5 750 users) at X2, any AMD dual core users help on this one? m 0 l Related resources First-time build- $600 budget (OS included) - Forum 600$ College first build - Forum 600 dollar build including os - Forum 500-600$ gaming build(Including OS) - Forum 600 dollar build w/ os - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer silvergo May 21, 2010 8:35:58 AM o yea your keyboard maybe check this one out? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... looks nice i dont have it but the review are great. reminds me of the more expensive G11 logitech which i have. http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2025226 check out the LX3 Mouse, use the codes(logi_lx3_51410 and fatwallet_free410 ) to make it around 10 bucks shipped!!!!this combo is better than any rosswell w/e its called lol m 0 l batuchka May 22, 2010 4:33:59 AM $594 AR m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved500-600$ Budget Build with an OS Forum Solved$600-700 Gaming Build (First Build) Forum SolvedFirst Build $600 Gaming - Need a decent build Forum SolvedPC Build Under 600$ (w/ OS) Forum SolvedDoes this look like an okay budget build? ($600 W/ OS) Forum Solvedfirst time build for $600 CDN Forum SolvedIntel Gaming System Build ~$600 (NO OS and NO HD) Forum Solved$600 Intel Game System (and video encoding) Build (No OS, HD) Forum SolvedCollege Student System, first build Forum Solved$600 build w/os Forum SolvedAnything to change for $600 build with os? Forum SolvedGaming pc for college with crossfire hd6950 (first build) Forum SolvedFirst Time Builder (700-800) College/Upgradable Build Forum Solved$600 gaming build(including os) Forum Solved600-700$ Build do not need OS/Display/HID/HDD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !