First Budget building - $400-450 Tags: New Build Systems Last response: February 1, 2011 5:54 AM in Systems Share megatron25 January 31, 2011 1:07:50 AM First time builder. 1. Purpose of computer: Watching HD movies, using multiple applications at once, no photoshop or video editing. NO gaming at all. 2. Budget: $400-450 3. List which parts you have and/or which parts you are considering: a. CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 640 - $99 : b. Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-880GMA-UD2H AM3 - $99 c. GPU: Not needed d. Hard drive: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" for $54.99 e. Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) for $49.99 f. PSU: Antec EarthWatts EA-500D Green 500W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply for $49.99 g. Case: COOLER MASTER Elite 430 RC-430-KWN1 Black Steel / Plastic Computer Case for $49.99 h: Optic (CD/DVD/Blu-ray): Already have one i. Monitor (size&resolution): Not needed until I find a great deal for about $150 4. Overclocking: not necessary The total is $408 including shipping. Should I go for this setup? More about : budget building 400 450 mattius92 January 31, 2011 12:16:07 PM That system should be able to do everything you will ask of it. HD video, multiple applications, web browsing, and more. I dont see any issues with this build. So go for it. m 0 l batuchka February 1, 2011 5:54:09 AM Hmm if u stay near a Microcenter: Items off Egg $166AR $96 X4 640 + MSI 785G mATX http://www.microcenter.com/specials/promotions/AMDbundl... $262AR in total m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources First Budget Gaming Build - $400-$450 Forum SolvedI need help on my first budget gaming PC($400-$450) Forum SolvedBudget Ga ming build $400-$450 after Rebates Forum SolvedBudget Game-PC $400-$450 Forum Solved£400-£450 system budget (No monitor +gpx card needed) Forum Looking to upgrade PC ~$400-450 budget Forum SolvedBest Gaming Build around $400-450 Forum Upgrading Crossfire HIS 6850 IceQ X Turbo, $400-450 budget Forum Solved$400-$450 pc build Forum Solved$400-$450 pc build Forum SolvedAdvice: All new system build for office & storage <$400-450 Forum SolvedFirst Time Building - Budget ~1.5 - 2k (Aus) Forum SolvedIm building my first gaming PC, and I'm on a tight 500$ budget. How is this for a build? Forum SolvedNeed help, building a gaming computer for the first time, 1,500 dollar budget Forum SolvedFirst time building a budget gaming pc. Any thoughts or opinions? Forum SolvedFirst time building a PC and I got a $1200 budget and I need help Forum SolvedMy first time building and on a budget. Forum SolvedBuilding first pc £1000 pound budget need advice Forum SolvedBuilding my first budget PC NEED HELP! Forum SolvedNeed help building first gaming PC. 2000$ budget Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !