Budget Build

Approximate Purchase Date: End of January

Budget Range: under $325

System Usage from Most to Least Important: internet, word, games

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, moniter, os

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country: US of A

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: AMD CPU

Overclocking: no

SLI or Crossfire: no

Monitor Resolution: 1440x900

Additional Comments:

here is what i came up with so far.

CPU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103951
HDD- Already bought
CD drive- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204
Case- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147123
PSU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371029
GPU- with cpu
Ram- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220480
Mobo- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157277

Or 8 gb ram if its worth it- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220557
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  1. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371033

    I'd switch to this PSU, i think they're both the same price.

    If you can find a cheap kit, 1600 Mhz memory will be better, it's sometimes only a few dollars difference. Whether you need 4 or 8 GB is up to you. 4GB should get you by if you aren't running a lot of programs and tabs.

    You might also want to check the combos with your APU. Newegg is offering a lot of combos with APU + motherboard. A55 chipset is alright if you're cutting costs, but an A75 has USB3 and SATA3.

    What kind of gaming are you doing, even on the low end?
  2. this seems like a nice combo, and my gaming will probably be stronghold crusader extreme, gta sa, gta vc, and probably any game pre-2004. Oh and can you recommened me a wifi card please.

  3. actually nevermind, i dont need a wifi card.
  4. so is that combo good?
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