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November 27, 2012 8:54:51 PM

Hello! I want to build a budget PC that can run simple PC games like Counter Strike Source and Call of Duty 4. Will setup work together? If so, would you think it could run those games?

Right off of Newegg

APEX SK-393-C Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Maxtor 6L160P0 160GB IDE Ultra ATA133 / ATA-7 3.5"

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

COOLMAX CA-350 350W ATX Power Supply

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Patriot Signature 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AMD A4-3400 Llano 2.7GHz Socket FM1 65W Dual-Core Desktop APU (CPU GPU) with DirectX 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD 6410D

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

*I'm planning to run Windows XP Professional on this rig*

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November 27, 2012 10:15:10 PM

I suggest you wait for a shellshocker combo deal instead. They typically come with a 20-25% discount. Newegg had one this morning for $179.
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November 27, 2012 10:54:49 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD A4-5300 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor ($52.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI FM2-A55M-E33 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: AMD Entertainment Edition 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Apex TX-381 MicroATX Mid Tower Case w/300W Power Supply ($38.76 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $244.71
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-27 19:54 EST-0500)

That's the best I can do for ~$200.
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a b B Homebuilt system
November 27, 2012 11:01:33 PM

$250 is a tiny amount of money.
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December 4, 2012 10:56:01 PM

Best answer selected by kassuba39.
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December 4, 2012 11:16:28 PM

I post an entire build, and someone posts "$250 is a tiny amount of money." and it gets selected as best answer?
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