Barebones PC

So I don't have much money so i want to build a barebones computer that will still be highspec but won't have unnecessary things in it like to actually work. And then once i do have the money I can add everything else in bit by bit. I was wondering what parts don't i need?

At the moment it its

Case
Motherboard
PSU
CPU
RAM
SDD
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  1. You need operating system.
  2. First off fill this out and we can better assist you: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advice

    As far as what parts you do and don't need - concentrate on these areas (in order of importance): PSU, GPU, motherboard/CPU, cooling, case, storage (SSD/HD/optical), OS, peripherals (monitor/keyboard/mouse), and accessories.
  3. Not like exact parts just what i need to build a computer that will work but still have the high spec to support good uogrades in the future monts
  4. ryanwyvill1 said:
    Not like exact parts just what i need to build a computer that will work but still have the high spec to support good uogrades in the future monts


    Well these are the main components you need to make a PC work:

    Case
    Power Supply
    Motherboard
    CPU
    Cooler (optional)
    RAM
    Hard Drive
    SSD (optional)
    Optical
    GPU
    Operating System
    Monitor / keyboard / mouse

    Things you don't need would be like thermal compound (included with CPU cooler), SATA cables (included with motherboard and drives) cable ties (included with power supply), tool kits, anti-static wrist straps, connectors, adapters, things of that nature.

    What your actual build will look like depends on your budget and primary use (games, video editing/producing, things of that nature).
  5. No like i want the bare minimum to make it work so like no GPU the nwhen i have the money buy the upgrades
  6. ryanwyvill1 said:
    No like i want the bare minimum to make it work so like no GPU the nwhen i have the money buy the upgrades


    That's still kind of a vague description - do you want a sample system? I can't post that if I don't have an idea of a budget or anything - $750? $1000? $1200? $1500?
  7. Busget will be £500ish for it turn on and work i don't care about anything like GPU that'll make it do things well. But I still want all the parts in it to be good for when i get the money for everything else.
  8. ryanwyvill1 said:
    Busget will be £500ish for it turn on and work i don't care about anything like GPU that'll make it do things well. But I still want all the parts in it to be good for when i get the money for everything else.


    This is what a sample build would look like. I included a basic GPU - it's better than the Intel HD 3000.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i3-2130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor (£110.56 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Motherboard: Asus P8H77-V ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£83.99 @ Dabs)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£41.55 @ Amazon UK)
    Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£49.97 @ CCL Computers)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card (£110.12 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case (£38.92 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Power Supply: Corsair 600W ATX12V Power Supply (£52.37 @ Ebuyer)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer (£13.98 @ Novatech)
    Total: £501.46
    (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
  9. That is WAY better than the HD 2000.
  10. No i want everything that will make it turn on and just like browse the internet so i'd want a good motherboard, CPU, SDD (i have a HDD already), Case and RAM. When i get more money from my newly aquired job i shall be buying a GPU and all the rest that it needs to be a high spec gaming build.
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