Solved $500 Budget Build For the Kids Tags: New Build Monitors Systems Product Last response: December 27, 2012 3:44 PM in Systems Share NeedForSleep December 27, 2012 7:07:23 AM Approximate Purchase Date: 2-3 weeks Budget Range: $500 give or take a hundred System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, media, school Are you buying a monitor: Yes Parts to Upgrade: Everything except HDD and optical drive Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: pcpartpicker.com Location: Beaufort/NC/USA Parts Preferences: No preference; whatever you think is best Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: No Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 More about : 500 budget build kids Best solution DeusAres a b C Monitor December 27, 2012 7:14:38 AM Try this... PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($89.99 @ NCIX US) Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.89 @ Outlet PC) Memory: Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Ed 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($31.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Newegg) Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($47.98 @ Newegg) Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($42.99 @ NCIX US) Monitor: Acer V213HLBJbmd 60Hz 21.5" Monitor ($129.99 @ Newegg) Total: $582.82 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-27 04:14 EST-0500) If you have any questions, feel free to ask. NeedForSleep December 27, 2012 7:15:38 AM Best answer selected by NeedForSleep. Related resources Kids Gaming PC ( Budget £250/$400) - Forum Building kids computer...trying to keep under around 500 $ - Forum Building a 500 $ Kids computer (thinking of AMD) - Forum Computer for kids around $ 500 - Forum Tip for dads: Budget 3.6Ghz game computer for the kids - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer NeedForSleep December 27, 2012 7:16:38 AM Thanks once again, my friend! You've been a great help. Hell, this entire forum has been a great help. Tom's Hardware is one of the best forums I've used. bigcyco1 a b C Monitor December 27, 2012 7:53:10 AM http://www.amazon.com/Asus-VE228H-21-5-Inch-Integrated-... <--- Monitor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... <--- Keyboard pick which you prefer http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... <--- Keyboard pick which you prefer CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Ed 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($47.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB Video Card ($129.99 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.94 @ Newegg) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply Total: $497.90 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-27 04:52 EST-0500) bigcyco1 a b C Monitor December 27, 2012 7:55:41 AM Lol!Already solved my bad. NeedForSleep December 27, 2012 3:44:29 PM It's all good. Thanks for the suggestion. I appreciate the effort. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBuilding 2 new budget gaming builds for my 2 kids any suggestions? ForumFor the kids . That are age 10 and 7 Forum$400-ish computer for the kids ForumPlease help me rate this sub $ 500 budget build . Forum$ 500 -$600 Budget Gaming Build ForumBuilding a budget ( 500 - 600) gaming system, looking for opinions ForumBuilding pc for my special needs kids really need help guys ForumBudget build with my kids ForumHTPC Mobo+CPU ~$150 More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !