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December 10, 2012 11:24:31 PM

My cousin says that he's gonna get a new computer but is only spending $300 max

Approximate Purchase Date: idk :]

Budget Range: $300

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Web browsing and Minecraft

Parts to Upgrade: ALL

Do you need to buy OS: No


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: NEWEGG

Location: Illinois (Microcenter is 4 hours away so no)

Parts Preferences: Doesnt matter

More about : 300 build

December 10, 2012 11:47:04 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD A8-5600K 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M-DGS Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($60.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Smart Tracer 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($31.64 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On IHAS324-98 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $314.57
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-10 20:46 EST-0500)

I like this because it has a better quality power supply.
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December 11, 2012 12:05:14 AM
December 11, 2012 12:08:48 AM
December 11, 2012 3:52:37 AM

There's not much to be done here, the best build is between tiny voices and e_X.
Just put the corsair cx 430w(it will do) and most components from tiny voices, with the ram of e_X (the mobo and cpu supports 1866) and he seagate, perfect amalgation.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/rWML
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December 11, 2012 3:55:43 AM

tiny voices said:
There is no chance this will play minecraft.

If my Ipod can play Minecraft than ...
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December 11, 2012 4:00:08 AM

Tom Burnqest said:
If my Ipod can play Minecraft than ...

ipod version of minecraft? plus it doesnt have a huge os like windows to run

the a8 builds are good
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December 11, 2012 4:04:51 AM

djangoringo list is about perfect, one thing I would change.

There is a combo with the AMD A10-5800K and a GIGABYTE GA-F2A55M-HD2 FM2 for almost the same price as his A75 MB and A8 CPU.

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

The A55 I listed is doesn't have the USB 3, but is otherwise comparable. I would take a faster GPU of the A10 over USB 3, you can add a card later if you need USB 3.
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December 11, 2012 7:50:57 PM

Tom Burnqest said:
If my Ipod can play Minecraft than ...




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