Good compatible AMD system under 500?? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: August 10, 2010 7:02 AM in Systems Share sonnyw August 5, 2010 2:39:44 PM Hi Im planning to buy and build myself a new computer, im fixing with computers a bit but at building one from scratch i a newbie. Im not a gamer, it will only be for light online-games and mostly for multimedia, music, video, photos and browsing the web. Some photoshop but nothing complicated. It will be for windows 7. I would really appreciate some feedback and thoughts and comments on the choices im thinking of; ******************** APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: this week BUDGET RANGE: under 500$ canadian SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: surfing the internet, listening to music, watching movies, some photo-editing PARTS NOT REQUIRED: ( keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS, DVD-reader) PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: http://www.directcanada.com/ COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: (Canada) PARTS PREFERENCES: by brand or type ( I would like to use an AMD CPU & Gigabyte or ASUS motherboard and miditower ) OVERCLOCKING: No SLI OR CROSSFIRE: probably not MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1680x1050 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: (e.g.: It will be for windows 7, nothing fancy, I would like a quiet solid and reliable PC) ********************* Corsair CMPSU-400CX 400CX 400W ATX 12V 30A Power Supply Active PFC 120MM Fan www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=11180AC4237 G.SKILL F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK PC2-8500 4GB 2X2GB DDR2-1066 CL5-5-5-15 240PIN Dual Channel Memory Kit http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=15380BD6771 Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H AMD880G mATX AM3 DDR3 1PCIE CrossFireX Video Sound GBLAN Motherboard $92.78 http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=11830BD9120&v... Antec TriCool 120MM Case Fan 3-SPEED 1200/1600/2200RPM 25/28/30DBA 39/56/79CFM 3 & 4PINS http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10370AC4286 Coolermaster Elite 310 Black W/ Silver Trim ATX Mid Tower Case 4X5.25 6X3.5INT 1X3.5EXT http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=11130AC5111 Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATA2 7200RPM 16MB 8.9MS 3.5IN http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=25350DR9550 AMD Phenom II X2 550 Dual Core Processor Socket AM3 3.1GHZ 6MB L3 Cache 80W Retail Box http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10360BD5988 More about : good compatible amd system 500 Mark Heath August 10, 2010 7:02:00 AM I'd opt for an Athlon X3 instead: http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10360BD1367&v... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources what would be a good system for under £500 - $800 us -$840 canadian Forum SolvedGood card under 140$ for gaming (Amd compatibility needed) Forum Can I build a system as good as this for under £500? Forum SolvedBest gaming pc build under £500 with AMD FX 8350 (that runs cool) Forum SolvedNew Budget System build under $500 Forum SolvedWill a Radeon HD 6670 Graphic Card work in a HP pavilion 500-023w, if not what good card under $100 will work in my pc Forum SolvedI need a good GPU for 2014-2015 under $500 Forum SolvedAPU Gaming System under $500 Forum SolvedA good gaming PC for under ~$1,500. Forum SolvedGood ATX Motherboard Under 100$ (AMD) Forum Solvedgood CPU and Graphics for AM3+ under 500$ total. Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming pc for under $1000 and are all parts compatible? Forum SolvedAM3+ Motherboard (compatible with AMD parts) with internal Wireless Network Adapter for under $150? Forum SolvedBuilding a computer for my bro's b-day for under $500, is this good? Forum SolvedSAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE500BW 2.5" 500GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) Compatible with AMD motherboads? Forum SolvedI need a 500W PSU for my PC. Is there a good one for under 100 dollars? Forum SolvedAny good gaming system build under $1000 Forum SolvedIs a 500w PSU good for an AMD 5800k and r9 270? Forum Solved$500 Rig - Are these parts compatible? Can I overclock this system? Forum SolvedGood build under $500? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !