Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question
Solved

$500 Budget Build For the Kids

Last response: in Systems
Share
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

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.
Share
December 27, 2012 7:15:38 AM

Best answer selected by NeedForSleep.
m
0
l
Related resources
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.
m
0
l
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)
m
0
l
a b C Monitor
December 27, 2012 7:55:41 AM

Lol!Already solved my bad.
m
0
l
December 27, 2012 3:44:29 PM

It's all good. Thanks for the suggestion. I appreciate the effort. :) 
m
0
l
!