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Budget Programming Build
Mar 11, 2011, 3:00 AM
Approximate Purchase Date: March 19
Budget Range: $400
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Programming with NetBeans, 720p video (no games though).
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com
Country of Origin: USA
Parts Preferences: No preference, but quality parts.
SLI or Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: 1440x900
Additional Comments: I am seeking to build a computer that I can program with NetBeans and is able to play videos on NetFlix, Youtube, and Hulu. If at all possible, it must be fairly quiet.
I have built a system around this, but I am not sure if it is suitable for what I am wanting or afraid it may not be capable of doing some things...
AMD Zacate Motherboard by Gigabyte
Crucial Memory, 4GB
WD Scorpio Black 320GB
Mar 11, 2011
budget programming build
Mar 11, 2011, 3:27 AM
With $400 I'd look at the Phenom II X2 555/550/545. One of those.
Mar 11, 2011, 3:28 AM
And a good budget card would be the Radeon HD 5570, or the GT 440.
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Mar 11, 2011, 10:32 AM
If Microcenter an option
965BE + Gigabyte 760G $149.99
Parts from Egg $168
No Blu Ray/HD DVDs that IGP is fine else
19.99AR HD 5450 with onboard HDMI
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