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January 21, 2012 7:25:17 PM

Hi, I am planning on building my own computer and I have put together a parts list. I was just wondering if all of the parts would be compatible with each other and if you have any other suggestions.

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Part Price Link
Kingston HyperX 8GB DDR3 39.99

ECS Black Series AMD 64.99

MSI N210-MD512D3 30

LITE-ON DVD iHAS124 17.99

Western Digital Caviar Blue 59.99

AMD Athlon II X4 645 3.1GHz 104.99

Diablotek Legend ATX Mid 38.88

Diablotek PSDA350 ATX12V 12.99


Thanks,
Noah

p.s. I may have put this in the wrong category I am new here :D 

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January 21, 2012 7:54:48 PM

They look to be compatible but I will advice against Diablotek PSU! What is the planned purpose of this build?
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January 22, 2012 8:08:09 PM

Pretty much just for fun. Music, Homework, youtube, stuff like that. No gaming or video production.
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January 22, 2012 8:31:41 PM

This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey
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January 22, 2012 10:02:17 PM

What's your budget?
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January 25, 2012 12:10:30 AM

Not very much, I just want a kinda fun project to do. So probably no more than $350?
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January 25, 2012 12:12:03 AM

$350 doesnt include shipping or rebates
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January 25, 2012 1:37:03 AM

Ah okay. I agree with rolli59 about the PSU. Try a different brand. I'll look up a build right now and see if it fits in your budget.
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January 25, 2012 1:56:05 AM

Here it is:

AMD A4-3400 Llano 2.7GHz Socket FM1 65W Dual-Core Desktop APU with DirectX 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD 6410D AD3400OJGXBOX $69.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS F1A75-M LE FM1 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS $89.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model CT2KIT51264BA1339 $39.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec EarthWatts Green EA-380D Green 380W Continuous power ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply $44.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

COOLER MASTER Elite 430 RC-430-KWN1 Black Steel / Plastic Computer Case $49.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD1600AAJS 160GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $69.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total: $365 before shipping and taxes (if applicable)

I'm not sure how much hard drive space you want, but the hard drive I linked includes a DVD burner as well. This is as close as I can within your budget and still get parts from reputable brands.

Edit: Actually, you can get within budget if you get only 4GB of RAM:

Crucial 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model CT2KIT25664BA1339 $22.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

This brings the total to $348.

If the hard drive is too small, you can probably go with your original selections for hard drive and optical drive and still be within reasonable range of your budget.
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January 25, 2012 8:00:53 PM

Thanks for the suggestion. I am not going to build yet (I might not build at all). Its kinda just for fun and I am not so serious yet about it. I will post back later if I am serious about building. :p 
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January 25, 2012 10:01:26 PM

Sounds good. Maybe hard drive prices will have come down a bit by then. Made this budget build very difficult actually since it took up such a large portion of the budget. Anyway, take care :) 
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February 5, 2012 12:17:56 AM

Best answer selected by onthemark15.
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February 5, 2012 2:20:14 AM

This topic has been closed by Hunter315
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