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Help with new home build
Jun 15, 2012, 6:27 PM
Approximate Purchase Date: Next 2 Weeks
Budget Range: 650 - 750 $
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Surfing the Net, Occasional Movies watching, Little Photo-Editing.
Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Display, Speakers.
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com
Parts Preferences: Intel CPU, Asus/GigaByte Mobo.
Overclocking: Maybe, if it's not too difficult!
SLI or Crossfire: No.
Monitor Resolution: Dell 1920x1080
Additional Comments:- Don't really want it to be expensive.
Jun 16, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
help home build
Jun 15, 2012, 11:59 PM
Intel Core i3-2120 Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz - $130
CORSAIR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333mhz - $25
SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6670 1GB - $65
GIGABYTE GA-H61M-S2H LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI mATX Intel Motherboard - $70 (sale)
Rosewill REDBONE Black SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - $40 (sale)
XFX ProSeries 450watt power supply - $63
Seagate Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Drive 500gb - $90 (sale)
Sony DVD burner - $18
Windows 7 - $100
= $620 + DiRT 3
Jun 16, 2012, 12:54 AM
has more performance and will be able to play most games on high or ultra details
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Jun 16, 2012, 1:18 AM
He doesn't want to play games...
Jun 16, 2012, 1:23 AM
well then take out the graphics card. the intergrated stuff is more than enough for watching movies
Jun 16, 2012, 1:38 AM
Well I saw his res. can I was a little hesitant to tell him to use Intel HD 2000...
Jun 16, 2012, 1:45 AM
i5 3450 uses hd2500 which is equvalent to hd3000
Jun 16, 2012, 3:13 AM
It's weaker : |
Jun 16, 2012, 3:31 AM
i'd rather have a graphics card to be on a safer side.. i might play an occasional game
Jun 16, 2012, 3:32 AM
Best answer selected by anee1712.
Jun 16, 2012, 3:33 AM
the hd 6670 sounds just fine..
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