First Build - Budget System Tags: Homebuilt Systems Matth963 August 11, 2012 9:48:13 PM Hi! I'm building a budget system for my dad mainly for web surfing, office work and a little gaming(FIFA) . I also want to be future-proof. Here's the parts I'm planning to use: CPU/GPU(APU): AMD A8-3870k Black Edition - £79.40(Is it better to use an Intel processor and buy a discrete graphics card or this one is fine for its use?) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-A75M-UD2H SKT-FM1 Motherboard (Rev 1.0) - £62.99 Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (4x2GB) - £45.88 Case: Antec One Midi Case - £39.99 PSU: Corsair CMPSU-430CXV2UK Builder Series CX430V2 - 80 Plus Certified Power Supply-£36.68 CPU Cooler: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 CPU Cooler - £15.73 HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAIII 6Gb/s 16MB Cache - £52.99 DVDRW: LiteOn IHAS124-19C 24x Internal DVDRW Black Bulk SATA - £15.74 Can you please tell me where to tweak? Thanks in advance! More about : build budget system | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>First Build - Budget System> Related ressources: ForumFirst system I'm building, ~1K(?) budget for modded out Skyrim Forumfirst time system builder 700 budget build -need help for boxing day ForumFirst Time PC build (need help getting the system within budget ForumFirst time full build gaming system - $1700ish budget ForumBuilding first budget system , need advice for foundation ForumFirst time build - Budget /Midrange system (multitask, office, games) ForumFirst build for budget system ..Noob inside ForumFirst build : Gaming/Entertainment system ; $1,000-1,200 budget ForumNeed Guidance on First System Build ($2000 Budget ) Forum[New System Build ] first build !/ WoW computer/$1000 - $1500 budget Forum2000 dollar budget for first system build , any suggestions? Forum$600-$630 Budget PC Build - First -timer Seeking Advice ForumNoob flavored first gaming build on a budget - HELP ForumFirst Build !!! $1250-$1750 Budget ForumFirst Build !!! $1250-$1750 Budget ForumShould I upgrade my video card or hdd to sdd? ForumFirst build for budget system..Noob inside ForumFirst time build - Budget/Midrange system (multitask, office, games) ForumFirst System Build $900 dollar budget ForumFirst Build - AM3 Budget System More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !