Solved $250 Budget Build Tags: Homebuilt Build Systems Product Last response: December 4, 2012 11:16 PM in Systems Share kassuba39 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* More about : 250 budget build o1die a b B Homebuilt system 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. Pingypoker 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. Related resources $ 250 Budget Build (Need Opinions) - Forum New Member, First Build , What GPU for £ 250 Budget - Forum Should I build a HTPC? ( Budget : ~$ 250 ) - Forum Will this work together? ($ 250 Budget Build ) - Forum $1, 250 budget for gaming build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution samuelspark a b B Homebuilt system November 27, 2012 11:01:33 PM $250 is a tiny amount of money. kassuba39 December 4, 2012 10:55:53 PM x kassuba39 December 4, 2012 10:56:01 PM Best answer selected by kassuba39. Pingypoker December 4, 2012 11:16:28 PM I post an entire build, and someone posts "$250 is a tiny amount of money." and it gets selected as best answer? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumLots of Advice needed- Budget Build : £ 250 ForumBudget gaming build around a GTS 250 Forum$ 250 -300 Budget Build . Costco or Build My Own? ForumNeed CPU, Mobo and RAM for home server $ 250 budget ForumKids Gaming PC ( Budget £ 250 /$400) ForumBasic Build - £ 250 Budget ForumIn need of upgrade advice, $ 250 budget ForumUpgrading GTS 250 , $120-$200 budget ForumCan't Decide Which Graphics Card To Pick-$ 250 Budget ForumShould I upgrade my video card or hdd to sdd? ForumBudget PC ForumHey folks build advice needed. ForumBudget Build ForumCould any of you computer whizzes improve this build? ForumIs the NZXT Mid Tower 410 crap? New Build Help?!?! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !