Critique my upcoming build? Tags: Homebuilt Build Systems Product Last response: December 4, 2011 9:41 PM in Systems Share Bakes357 December 4, 2011 9:05:25 PM This is going to be my first time building a pc, and so far all that I want out of it is the basic tasks as well as the ability to run emulators and games that don't require more than these specs...suggestions are more than welcome. AMD Athlon II X3 450 Rana 3.2GH More about : critique upcoming build Outlander_04 a c 136 B Homebuilt system December 4, 2011 9:12:03 PM the processor is fine for your usage , but you will need a few other parts to make it run ....... Bakes357 December 4, 2011 9:19:02 PM That's what I get for not previewing my post first. Here's the rest of it... ASUS M4A88T-M/USB3 AM3 AMD 880G USB 3.0 HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBNQ PowerColor AX6670 1GBK3-H Radeon HD 6670 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card Seagate Barracuda ST3250312AS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM Antec EarthWatts Green EA-380D Green 380W Continuous power ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power ... Antec One Hundred Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Related resources Upcoming PC build Critique and Advice - Forum [New Build ] Need Critique on my build , please - Forum Critique my first gaming build ? - Forum Critique my upcoming gaming PC components - Forum Critique build - first timer - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Bakes357 December 4, 2011 9:20:16 PM and the processor is more or less suppose to be an AMD Athlon II X3 450 Rana 3.2GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor Outlander_04 a c 136 B Homebuilt system December 4, 2011 9:22:19 PM use an AM3+ motherboard instead so you can upgrade the processor later on . Asus AM3+ motherboards are M5xxx . There is an equivalent of the unit you have listed and the price is similar Bakes357 December 4, 2011 9:41:22 PM Outlander_04 said:use an AM3+ motherboard instead so you can upgrade the processor later on . Asus AM3+ motherboards are M5xxx . There is an equivalent of the unit you have listed and the price is similar Wow, thanks for that..what do you think about the build overall? As time and my knowledge increase I plan on upgrading this system within about 2 years. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forum"final" build list - opinions/ critique please ForumFirst time build revised. 2/10/09. Critique . ForumGaming Rig - Advice from ppl who know about upcoming hardware ForumMy new potential Rig - critique please ForumLongtime lurker, first time poster.... My 1st upcoming build ForumCritique my $1k gaming build ForumNew Mainstream Build , please Critique Forum$1700 Build Critique - Gaming/Programming/Linux ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC Forum2k to build gaming rig for next 2/3 years need ideas ForumFirst Pc build Forum[Solved] $500 HTPC build ForumFeedback on this build ForumGaming build under $2000 ForumBudget hybrid(gaming/working) build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !