Help with build $200
so amazon, micropc, newegg are all in same area or provide Free 1 day shipping, i had this pc for quite a long while now but its getting really old, and i need a new on so i decided to upgrade it to 8GB rAM and 1tb sata harddrives that i got all free from work because i work at nexcess with my bro, im 16 he's 27, so i decided to get new board as this board is outdated and doesnt take sata, so i was wondering, as i need a new case and stuff, i dont want a fancy case if there are cheap cases ill go with, and a new board, power supply, and other stuff, all i got is 1 tb drive and 8gb RAM its a 2x4, i have a 4x2, so if you guys could help me out im a bit newby, i dont want to play something hardcore, i just need it for editing my gameplays, and playing leagueoflegends with out lag any ideas? its going to be hard to take this out, but im sure at work there is most of parts
A build with almost everything for about 200 bucks its kinda hard, only if you are getting some used parts and getting super priceses like a processor for 50 bucks a mobo for 50 and a PSU for 50... and so on..
For that really low budget, i consider that getting an APU combo of mobo+cpu for about 150$ and a case with PSU for 50bucks.
And if you are getting that i recomend you wait a couple of weeks and
get some of the new generation of APU that will come faster and better, also you can save some bucks for a case and a decent PSU that is always important
I'm not sure that your going to be able to do that on a $200 budget , because the parts that you end up with if you can find them that cheap most likely won't have too much success with gameplay.
GIGABYTE GZ-F3HEB Black SECC Steel / ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Intel Pentium G630 Sandy Bridge 2.7GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80623G630
ASRock H61M-DGS LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
Broadway Com Corp OKIA-BLACK-550 550W ATX Power Supply
EVGA 01G-P3-2621-KR GeForce GT 620 1GB 64-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
This total comes to $238 and maybe you can pich up some of these parts cheaper someplace else but for now this would be the best that I can put together.
It's challenging for such budget, but have a look at these three builds, one from Intel and others from AMD:
Common Stuffs from all these builds:
Case: $20 Apex (Cheap)
PSU: $45- Corsair CX430 (has $5 off with promo, and another $20 off as Rebates)
Total(Excluding Rebates): $65
Rebates, promos: $25
Now the builds:
First with Intel-
CPU: $50- Intel Celeron G530(cheap dual core CPU, also a sandy bridge derivative)
Motherboard: $50- Asrock H61US3(Cheapest mobo supporting this chip)
GPU: $65- Sapphire Radeon 6670(has $10 off as rebates, also quite good at gaming at low resolution)
Total: $165 (cheaper by $10 with rebates)
Next AMD APU, I would not recommend this since AMD will be ditching this Socket in a few months, but can't help at this low budget:
APU & Motherboard: $139- A6-3670K & Asrock A55HVS(Quad core CPU with good IGP, and cheap motherboard, Also APU has $15 off with promo EMCNDJH45)
Another AMD, but without APU:
GPU: $65- Sapphire Radeon 6670(same)
CPU & Mothreboard: $88- AMD X2 250 OEM & Biostar N68S3+
Cooler: $15- Rosewill (The above chip does not have a cooler so you have to get a cooler like this)
Your choice now
Ok sense your trying to do a cheap build ill help you out with my thrifty senses trust me being a ninja is not easy.. http://www.ebay.com/itm/PowerColor-Gaming-500-Watt-ATX-SATA-PCIe-Heavy-Duty-DualRail-Power-Supply-80PLUS-/350474904823?pt=PCA_UPS&hash=item5199eea4f7#ht_3284wt_905 this is a 500watt power supply with 2 6 pins .. for 31.95
http://www.ebay.com/itm/HIS-H487FM1GH-Radeon-HD-4870-1GB-256-bit-GDDR5-PCI-Express-2-0-x16?item=270997192104&cmd=ViewItem&_trksid=p5197.m7&_trkparms=algo%3DLVI%26itu%3DUCI%26otn%3D5%26po%3DLVI%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D9180725127569180430#ht_748wt_1164 this is a used 4870 1 GB graphics card.. way better then the 6670 .. although its not direct x 11 you will be able to do x10 .. oh and its only 60 dollars..:)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Gigabyte-GA-78LMT-S2P-Socket-AM3-760G-mATX-AMD-Motherboard-Rev-5-0-BRAND-NEW-/140754248496?pt=Motherboards&hash=item20c59b6330#ht_1625wt_1164 this one is a micro atx board.. you looking at 45.99 it also supports AM3 + and AM3
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-AMD-Phenom-II-X3-B73-2-8GHz-Triple-Core-AM2-AM3-CPU-/221041861438?pt=CPUs&hash=item33771f233e#ht_1220wt_1164 this is going for 60 bucks.. leaving like 2 dollars and some change..
this is is based on the 1 tb drive and 8GIGS of ram you said you have .. now you can bench run this set up with out a case until you get one .. how ever i think this is an oem cpu so i dont think there will be a heat sink with it .. but you should be able to pick up on for 10- 20 bucks this will also more then likely unlock to a 4 core phenom 2..
maybe you can get a heat sink from work .. any way this will actually end up being a half way decent system if put you pull this .. only thing is if you dont like what i picked im thinking budget wise.. cheapest cost higest performance in mind.. the 8 gigs would max out the mother board and micro atx cases are cheap...