Cheap system? Tags: Homebuilt Systems Product Last response: September 5, 2010 7:28 PM in Systems Share mp3911 September 5, 2010 7:21:39 PM Hey everyone, this is a cheap system that I am about to get, your thoughts? AMD Phenom II X6 1055T @ 195.99 (Micro Center) MSI 880GMA-E45 Socket AM3 880G Motherboard @ 73.96 (Open Box) (Micro Center) Gigabyte GZ-X2 Black Mid Tower @ 29.99 (Micro Center) Diablotek DA Series 500 Watt Power Supply @ 19.99 (Micro Center) Hitachi Desktar 1 TB 7200 RPM HDD @ $50 (Newegg) G.SKILL 4GB (2x2 GB) DDR3 SDRAM @ $79.99 (Newegg) Total Cost (including rebates, discounts, tax, and shipping): 494.05 More about : cheap system Timop a b B Homebuilt system September 5, 2010 7:28:30 PM Cheap system with an 1055T? Why? Id say for general usage you can get by with a Athlon X4 635 just fine. Maybe even a 440. First, stay as far away as possible from Diablotek, its just BAD, get this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Then get this board, $60 for the same features+ warranty: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Finally, don't Microcenter have a Buy a CPU get a board free deal? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !