Solved [Solved][new build] $400-500 school rig Tags: New Build New Build Systems Product Last response: October 26, 2011 1:14 AM in Systems Share kszabo October 19, 2011 2:35:44 AM Hey I have not been paying close attention to gpu/cpu evolution for the past 3 years, the last time I was a real PC enthusiast the Radeon 9600 256mb was the hottest card around. Approximate Purchase Date: Within a month Budget Range: 400-500 after rebates System Usage from Most to Least Important:University school work; multi-tasking, playing some games on low settings Parts Not Required: OS, Speakers Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (e.g.: newegg.ca, tigerdirect.ca Country of Origin: Canada Parts Preferences: by brand or type (e.g.: Is Intel still best for multi-tasking? Overclocking: not important SLI or Crossfire: no Monitor Resolution: I am thinking dual monitors Additional Comments: While this is going to be a school pc I would still like to be able to play Diablo 3 on low settings so please, no on-baord video More about : solved build 400 500 school rig Best solution ScrewySqrl October 19, 2011 3:00:04 AM a llano build around the A8-3850 would be around your price, and its onboard GPU should do diablo 3 at medium settings, 1680x1050, around 35 fps. Share kszabo October 19, 2011 3:11:21 AM Your advice is echoed in this fantastic guide I found in another post. Thanks! http://www.squidoo.com/electronicandmore#module14772757... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kszabo October 26, 2011 1:14:48 AM Best answer selected by kszabo. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources $400-$500 New-Build? (Mainly school & Watching videos) Forum Solved[New Build] Beginner building a school and gaming rig (Please help) Forum SolvedNeed help for a new first time build with a budget of $400-500. Forum SolvedNew Entertainment Build ~$400-$500 Forum Old School Comp Geek - Building New Gaming Rig Forum SolvedGrad School DONE; Advice on new build please? Forum SolvedNew Gaming/School Build Forum Solved(SOLVED) New build, Monitor and components don't receive signal when my GeForce GTX 760 is plugged in. Works when I unplug it. Forum SolvedNot solved Help for new pc build Forum New build for school ($400-$600) Forum $400-500 Potential New build, also comparison against a pre-built system. Forum SolvedNEW I7 RIG under 1500. NEED OPINIONS. NOT SOLVED Forum New build £400-£500 Forum 400-500 [NEW BUILD] Forum $400-$500 Graphics [Photoshop] [NEW BUILD] Forum Asus Z87 pro booting issues with new rig [SOLVED] Forum First Time New Build. Moderate Gaming/Multitasking/PS. £400-500 Forum SolvedPC Freezing problems. (New build) (Solved) Forum Solved[Solved] New $1500 rig for gaming, first timer Forum Solved[SOLVED] MEMOK solid red -- help with a first timer's new build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !