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First Ever Build And I Would Like Help
Jan 6, 2011, 2:40 PM
Hey everyone I am looking to build a new system under 400 dollars.
No this will not be a gaming rig but a good home computer.
I need the community's input on this. Would like a core 2 duo or even a quad core.
Just something to replace my old ass computer.
I would go buy one from the store but would like to see what kind of performance I can get from my own build and whether its better to.
I will be running windows 7 which I got for Christmas but my computer can't run.
The most demanding thing I do on a computer is encode my raw .avi files from the camcorder to DVD's using Convertxtodvd.
I don't play games, I have a console for that and the only games I play on a computer are basic flash games online.
I want to build my own rig but if it is better and cheaper to buy one then I will take the community's word for it. Thanks
So, what case, mobo, ram, cpu, etc.. should I get?
Thanks in advance
Jan 14, 2011
Jan 7, 2011
first build help
Jan 7, 2011, 3:01 AM
^ For that budget, IMO an AMD build would better suit,...
X3 450 + Biostar 880 board - Has a powerful onboard video
Mushkin 4GB DDR3
Jan 14, 2011, 2:58 PM
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Jan 14, 2011, 2:58 PM
Thank you so much. I was expecting to get much less for this price. I will be saving up my pennies to get this. Thanks again.
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