Solved Need Help on First Budget Build around 350$ Tags: Build DDR3 Systems Product Last response: August 3, 2012 8:39 PM in Systems Share austinedwards7 August 3, 2012 7:30:33 AM Really need some advice on my first build. Athlon II x3 450 3.2ghz http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Biostar Micro ATX Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Sapphire Radeon HD 6670 1gb DDR3 128-bit http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ePOWER EP-500NE-XV 500W ATX12V http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... AMD Entertainment Edition 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HEC Blitz Case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Disc Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Without hard drive: 290$ Basically, I'm asking if this is all compatible and if I'll be able to do some light gaming. On an unrelated note how would I boot this computer with Linux? Overclocking: Maybe a little Approximate Purchase Date: this week Crossfire: no Thanks More about : budget build 350 Best solution ScrewySqrl August 3, 2012 11:53:21 AM you can do a little better for $350. as for booting with linux, you can download either cd/dvd ISO files or bootable USB files (called a Live CD), and boot with those into Linux. from there, you can install Linux to the hard drive here's my $350 suggestion PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD A8-3870K 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock A75M-HVS Micro ATX FM1 Motherboard ($69.98 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital RE2 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.27 @ Compuvest) Case: Rosewill R101-P-BK MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($33.98 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Antec 380W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($40.49 @ SuperBiiz) Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg) Total: $338.70 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-08-03 07:52 EDT-0400) you could drop to the 3670K and squeeze in a 6570 Share austinedwards7 August 3, 2012 8:39:32 PM Best answer selected by austinedwards7. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer austinedwards7 August 3, 2012 8:39:36 PM Thank you very much. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help to build my first Gaming PC ($350 - $400 Budget)(18000Php) Forum SolvedI need help with building my first gaming pc [Tight Budget £300 - £350 max] Forum First budget build i5-2500k around $750 need help!! Forum SolvedNeed help on first custom gaming PC. Budget is around $3000 - $3500. Forum SolvedNeed help with budget gaming build for around $400 in CAD Forum SolvedNeed help deciding a budget build around a gtx760. Forum Building my first system with a budget of around $1000-$1300, need advice to select best part for its price. Forum SolvedFirst Time Builder, budget around $1500, need help Forum SolvedLooking for a REALLY low budget (around $350) gaming pc (build?) Forum Solvedfirst build around $2000 aud need help Forum My first gaming build on 350-450 pound budget. Need advice, Forum SolvedFirst Time building a budget Gaming PC [Around $500] Advice needed please! Forum Need Advice on First Build ($2000 Budget; Value of All Around Performance) Forum Need Budget PC around $350 for playing minecraft Forum SolvedFirst build need help around $1500 Forum SolvedCheap gaming build. Budget around $350-$450 Forum Need help with building a budget gaming build $350 Forum Solved First build, need help optimizing evolves around the Phenom II X4 965 Forum Needing help on my build. $350 budget. (Still need help 1/10/13) Forum need help building a budget gaming pc for around 800$ Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !