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: ForumBudget Gaming PC Advice - Components Compatibility ForumFirst Build - Seeking Compatibility and Budget Advice ForumNew Build Gaming PC Advice ( Budget £1000) ForumVerifying component compatibility for new budget PC Forum$500 Budget Gaming PC , need advice & suggestions; compatibility ? ForumCompatibility/Advice for Budget Gaming ForumNew bulid advice on budget PC ForumCompatibility Check and Advice on $1000-1200 Gaming PC ForumAdvice on budget build and compatibility Forum~$1000 Mid Range PC Build Compatibility Check/ Advice /Recommendations ForumBudget PC Advice - This machine will remotely access office machin ForumBudget Gaming PC , seeking compatibility and price advice ForumAdvice and compatibility on my gaming pc ForumI5 Tight Budget Build - Compatibility Check + Advice ForumNeed advice and answers on building a budget 500-600$ gaming PC . ForumWindows won't boot after Motherboard/CPU/RAM change Forum500$ Budget Build for Parent(Looking for suggestions) ForumNeed Advice on First Build ForumFirst build need some advice ForumPlease critique this SB build. $1600 budget More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !