Father and son first computer build Tags: New Build Computer Systems Last response: March 11, 2012 11:02 PM in Systems Share jde30ster March 11, 2012 8:49:27 PM my son and I are going to do uor first budget computer build. The components we will be using are. We already have a 1tb hdd ASUS M5A97 motherboard AMD Athlon II X3 455 Rana cpu SAPPHIRE 100292DDR3L Radeon HD 5450 1GB 64-bit DDR3 gpu G.SKILL Value Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 Rosewill RNX-N300 Wireless N Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n PCI COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS500-PCARD3-US 500W ATX12V v2.3 Power Supply COOLER MASTER Elite 430 RC-430-KWN1 Black Steel / Plastic Computer Case LG 22X Super-Multi DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH22NS90B Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM the total coast 453.25. Any suggestions would be appreciated. thank you. More about : father son computer build azeem40 March 11, 2012 8:52:33 PM Your budget is? CM is terrible PSU maker. Get a Corsair, XFX or Seasonic PSU. jde30ster March 11, 2012 8:55:47 PM our budget is 450.00 Related resources Father/son computer-build project-double check us (please) - Forum Comments on hardware for first time build - father/son project. - Forum 1st time father/son project build (~$1300 +/-) - Forum New Build For Father . - Forum First build for my father and I - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer azeem40 March 11, 2012 9:00:18 PM Get this PSU instead: https://www.google.com/url?url=http://www.amazon.com/Co... kajabla March 11, 2012 10:03:07 PM What's the goal here? Are you going for gaming or just for general use? ^That PSU, or even Corsair's CX430, would be good. catatafish March 11, 2012 10:10:45 PM +1 on a better PSU, and great idea father/son build! jde30ster March 11, 2012 10:44:09 PM well general use mostly. Internet some watching dvds, dvd ripping, burning, converting dvd to avi. word prossesing and power point. kajabla March 11, 2012 11:02:00 PM The 430's definitely fine, then: no need to leave room for a powerful graphics card. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumBuild computer for 11 yearod son ForumCheaparse first build for father ForumConsidering first build for son - gaming pc ForumFirst Gaming Build ...for son , xmas Forum10 Year old son has been begging to build a computer ForumMy son wants to build his first PC. Need suggestions. ForumGaming computer for my 13yr old son Help! ForumI need help finding/building gaming computer for son ForumGaming CPU build for my Son ForumPC Build for my son ForumPower Supply good for cheap price Forum[Solved] Build for music & on line movies Forum[Solved] $1200 Build review Forum$550(ish) build, check please. ForumUnder $500 Computer Build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !