Best Budget AMD Computer

Hi, I am looking for the cheapest possible rig to build with AMD CPU.

This system will be used for casual internet browsing, music, office work and a little gaming (eg. Angry Birds, Puzzles etc.)
Budget: $100-$250

Im really not looking into performance although if comes in the price range i am more than happy for the suggestions, just something that will work and is really cheap will do anyway.

Parts I dont need: Tower Case, Fans, Drives, Keyboard, Monitor, Speakers, OS, HDDs and Mouse.

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  1. Piece together something that looks like what is in my signature with an Antec 380w and no video card.
  2. Best answer
    CPU: AMD Athlon II X2 250 Regor 3.0GHz $62
    MOBO: Foxconn A88GMV AM3 AMD 880G $55
    RAM: Kingston Value 4GB DDR3 1333MHz $20
    PSU: Antec EarthWatts Green EA-380D $30

    Total is $167. You can buy a low end graphic card later down the line if the integrated graphic doesn't work out for you. You'll be fine with something like a gt 240 which you can grab for like $35 these days I think lol.
  3. I would stretch for the Phenom 2 840 processor instead of the Athalon 2 250, but for extremely light duty work either might be good enough.

    In any event, it still fits under the budget maximum.
  4. or you could go the APU route with tbe memory and PSU above.
  5. "Cheapest possible rig" I know there's enough money to get better parts but he did asked for the cheapest XD
  6. Well, the cheapest possible rig could include going to a pawn shop and buying some pos computer from 1985 for like $10 and it would potentially function.

    It wouldn't necessarily accomplish the goals set forth in a meaningful way, though.

    I proposed an amendment because I thought the increased experience would be worth the increased expenditure.
  7. Best answer selected by iGGY-101.
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