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December 30, 2011 4:03:27 PM

as i stated in the title i need the best build for 450 but the main concern is i have available this money only today...so im in a rush to order it from newegg.

pc will be used for internet browsing , movie watching , office work and such. Maybe latter some photoshop but def. no gaming going on...
maybe include a gpu too if it can be done...


thx .
December 30, 2011 4:07:09 PM

what did you do? stole a credit card :) 
Go with one of the amd A series .. with intergrated gpu
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December 30, 2011 4:09:22 PM

no i didnt...:)  but this money expires at new year....now that would do the job? photoshop too? slower cpu than a i3 2100?

i was thinking i3 2100 for 99$.....than add a 6850 maybe for 130 ish...?
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December 30, 2011 4:09:58 PM

and if u think it would do the job help me out with the build ...i dont know much about amd
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December 30, 2011 8:30:10 PM

lol looks like i need to explain my self :) )) so people would help here...
i DID NOT STOLE A CREDITCARD :) )))...so u wanna help now? i did just found out my job offers 450$ each year as a fund for electronics for me to be better connected and more efficient ....but the fund its not transferable from year to year...so tomorrow expires ....can i get some help here? im looking at the best build in 450$

thx.
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December 30, 2011 9:22:31 PM

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cpu--i3-2100 ---99$
and i have a xfx radeon 4850 1gb

looks like a good build?
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December 30, 2011 9:25:28 PM

that should work out ok.
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December 30, 2011 9:33:25 PM

The more expensive is much better. Spend the $15 if you've got it.
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December 30, 2011 9:43:33 PM

If you get 450 a year why not order 450 tonight and another 450 on sunday?
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December 30, 2011 9:45:11 PM

cause they decide when i get the 450......sux hm.?
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December 30, 2011 9:46:18 PM

andrewcarr said:
If you get 450 a year why not order 450 tonight and another 450 on sunday?


That might qualify as "taking the p*ss"
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December 30, 2011 9:58:00 PM

The cooler master should be fine i don't see the need for the more expensive PSU I think it even be good with a less expensive one like http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... with 80 plus bronze . Just an Athlon II X4 for the same price as I3 but quad core. But I like the I3 a tad bit better in this case.
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December 30, 2011 10:01:10 PM

I'd still go PC&C for the PSU. It is better.
But aznshinobi has a very good argument there.
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December 30, 2011 10:03:36 PM

Erm, I was talking about the $400 build but now have to add that he's also right about the CX430
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December 30, 2011 10:07:42 PM

aznshinobi said:
The GX series and Extreme series uses cheap capicitors resulting in shorter life. He's better off with the CX430.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Only $25 after the Promo gift card and has a $10 MIR




Ya i say for this build it probably be the best choice. You really don't need to spend $60+ on a psu for this type of computer.
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December 30, 2011 10:08:17 PM

OCZ's are pretty good now, although there are some reviews that suck about OCZ most of those are cries over rebates. But aside from that OCZ has always put out pretty decent PSU's.
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December 30, 2011 10:22:23 PM

the psu what aznshinobi sad the cx psu...its 450w as i stated i have a 4850 1gb ddr3
that requires a 450w min psu....it would be safe? at least the pc power and cooling its 500w and its modular...the antec its 500w too but its not modular...what should i do? would the cx cover my 4850?
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December 30, 2011 10:49:49 PM

shinobi, if you designed those builds, maybe you should fix the prices, non include Os, people generally dont like to game on ubuntu or linux. and windows 7 could add another 100$ on to any of those builds, and xp could add 60 or more dollars, of course for anything more than the 400$ build you wouldnt really want xp because it only has DX9 and is usually 32 bit.
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December 30, 2011 11:13:31 PM

^ don't worry I told him that his builds are crap :) 
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December 30, 2011 11:16:04 PM

GPU manufacturers always overstate power requirements - 430/450w will be fine if you stick to single card.
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December 30, 2011 11:17:53 PM

hahaha guys u dont have to be mean:) ...they are not crap...just prices outdated , .......
ok - ok and maybe he gets payed to recommend all that *&%@# ram's:) 

wd -hdd 500g at 44$?.......i wish
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December 30, 2011 11:20:52 PM

longpig...thx
than ill go with the cx450w corsair and the rest of the build i ques
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December 31, 2011 7:28:55 AM

Mild, those builds are made for people on the forum who ask for the build and just that. Most of the time the people/OP's have OS already so I didn't incorporate it. It's also how THG operates, when THG says it's a $1000 Budget build they usually don't incorporate the OS either.

As for MadChemist, GTFO and make your builds then recommend them. Don't come on the forums and start trolling others builds when you have nothing to show for. I'm actually quite tired of your ***.

Urbz those prices are updated.
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=59705&vpn=WD2500AAKX&m...
If you read the description further it says on NCIX US specifically.

Just btw, the CX430 is fine for the 4850.
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December 31, 2011 2:11:05 PM

I would. I'm just not sure how do I make this web space for builds. Maybe u can guide me ?
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December 31, 2011 2:42:58 PM

i got an idea. Buy half the parts this year the other half in 2 days and have a 900 dollar budget :D 
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December 31, 2011 3:01:27 PM

lol already said read the form
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December 31, 2011 3:52:52 PM

IN that case buy really really upgradeable pieces. Like buy the mobo with just a built in graphics card and get hte actual card later. So when u do get that 450 u can upgrade the shiz out of it
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December 31, 2011 4:08:53 PM

Did you read the form at all? or just jump in
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December 31, 2011 5:01:28 PM

ok guys so i finally got on idea of what i need thx to all of u...i did posted if u look higher up the build what im gonna do but im gonna do some small changes to it...

i dont need the gigabyte mobo with hdmi.....i have a 4850 card....so ill save some money on the mobo
the antec psu will be replaced by the cx corsair 450w...save some money there too

and with the saved money and the money from the 4 g ram ill buy 8 g ram...

today after noon im ordering my stuff .
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December 31, 2011 7:48:27 PM

It's not the CX450, it's the CX430.
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January 1, 2012 12:44:21 AM

and urbz, ur right prices are outdated, but i remember when my sisters HDD broke (didnt have the cash to get a new OS to put on a new HDD so i didnt bother at all, she been using my old desktop) and 500gb HDDs that were fairly nice cost like 60, not bad, especially for nowadays after that stupid flood.
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January 1, 2012 5:25:41 AM

Best answer selected by urbz.
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January 1, 2012 5:29:02 AM

yes i did order my stuff....so im really pleased with the new build and im excited...
U GUYS ALL OF U u did amazing.....i needed to build 2 build in 4 days....1 with 300$ other with 450$ and u guys did the hard work for me helping me out with the right build...

i wanna thank you each for ur time and effort, thx to tomshardware ,


HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYBODY.

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January 1, 2012 3:19:39 PM

happy new year to you too!
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