First Budget Build - Comments/Help Tags: Build Green Systems Product Last response: October 1, 2010 6:17 PM in Systems Share bigfish12 October 1, 2010 5:50:56 PM This is my first build. It’s just a small home budget build for my mom. I would appreciate and feedback and/or recommendations. CPU: Athlon II X4 460 Motherboard: MSI 785GM-P45 Memory: Kingston 2GB DDR3 1333 PSU: Antec EarthWatts Green EA-380D Green 380W >>>>> Upgraded from Rosewill RV300 300W ATX12V Case: Rosewill R101-P-BK Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS-324-98 HDD: WD Caviar Blue WD1200 (currently own) OS: Windows XP Total Cost: $229.94 (after rebates) Thanks for your feedback! I've upgraded the PSU thanks to the recommendations. Everything else look good? More about : budget build comments batuchka October 1, 2010 6:11:14 PM I would hit an entry level 300-400W 80+ PSU for peace of mind 24/7 operations hehe ScrewySqrl October 1, 2010 6:17:03 PM jeez. a $17.99 PSU? I can smell the escaping magic smoke from here! Try a $39 Seasonic or Antec 350W. you'll be happier Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved2500k build need some comments/help Forum SolvedFirst time building - Budget build Forum SolvedFirst gaming budget build. Forum SolvedFather/Son Project: First Build for a Home + Light Gaming Rig (budget: approx. $500-600?) Forum SolvedNeed help for a first time $650-700 budget build. Forum SolvedFirst build, large budget. Forum SolvedNeed advices for my first build 1500€ budget. Forum SolvedMy first gaming pc build, thoughts? (£650 budget) Forum SolvedFirst build, and on a budget. HELP!!! Forum SolvedFirst Ever Budget/Middling PC Build Forum SolvedFirst PC build. £2500 budget. Plans to Upgrade to gtx870/880 sli when released. Are these specs okay? Forum SolvedFirst pc build on budget Forum SolvedFirst Budget Build, Need Feedback please. Forum SolvedMy first pc build. 560$ budget gaming pc. Forum SolvedFirst budget pc build, will this suffice? Forum SolvedFirst build, please help! $1000 budget Forum SolvedWould this be a good first budget build for gaming ? Forum SolvedFirst time budget gaming build Forum SolvedNeed help for a new first time build with a budget of $400-500. Forum Solvedbudget first gaming PC build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !