Budget pc compatibility advice Tags: New Build Hardware Compatibility CPUs Systems Last response: January 17, 2011 2:55 PM in Systems Share jonathan777 January 16, 2011 3:15:00 PM Hi, my dad has £150 to spend on upgrading his pc. he needs; 1) Motherboard 2) CPU 3) RAM 4) CPU cooler 5) Hard drive And I'm looking for advice if; a) The hardware is all compatible together b) Could I do better for price/performance (pref. hardware from same site) Here is the hardware I'm looking at; 1) Motherboard http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MB... 2) CPU http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CP... 3) RAM http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY... 4) CPU Cooler http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=HS... 5) Hard Drive http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=HD... I'm have built Pc's before, but it was a while ago and I'm not up to date on compatibility of hardware. I'd appreciate any advice Thanks jon More about : budget compatibility advice mdd1963 a b à CPUs January 16, 2011 3:50:05 PM You really don't need an aftermarket cpu cooler, stock heat sink/fan is fine...; I'd try to bump your mem to a 4 gb kit (2x2gb) if possible.... Otherwise, ....start your assembly and OS install!! jonathan777 January 16, 2011 4:02:33 PM Thanks for reply. Unfortunately the CPU is OEM so i just went with the cheapest fan i could get. I your opinion are ALL the components compatible with each other? thanks Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jonathan777 January 17, 2011 2:55:49 PM bump Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBudget Gaming PC Advice - Components Compatibility Forum $500 Budget Gaming PC, need advice & suggestions; compatibility? Forum Budget Gaming PC, seeking compatibility and price advice Forum SolvedNew PC builder who wants pricing and compatibility advice Forum SolvedNeed Advice on PC Build Compatibility Check (1st) Forum SolvedIs this an error in compatibility? (Budget Gaming PC) Forum SolvedCompatibility/Advice for Budget Gaming Forum SolvedFirst PC build. Compatibility check/advice much appreciated! Forum Solvedadvice buying a PSU for my first budget pc build Forum SolvedAdvice Needed for My Budget Gaming Pc build Forum SolvedNeed a quick compatibility and advice check for Gaming PC Forum SolvedAdvice needed: First Build - Budget Gaming PC (inc. FX-8320 + MSI GTX760 - OR - R9 280) Forum SolvedAdvice on pc part compatibility Forum SolvedNeed Advice on Budget PC Build Forum Solved(1600$ budget) High end PC, advice needed on parts Forum SolvedCould you help me to check the compatibility of my Budget PC? Forum SolvedGaming PC Advice For First Build Compatibility Check Forum SolvedBudget Pc Build Advice Forum SolvedLow Budget PC - Pentium G3220 - iGPU - Any advice? Forum SolvedBudget PC Compatibility Check Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !