Advice for First Time Build...

I'm trying to build a cheap desktop computer to replace my old iMac that recently broke. I've never built a pc, but I'm confident I can with guides and tutorials online. I don't need a keyboard or display and I'm trying to spend as little as possible haha :D . I saw a combo on newegg and I'm wondering if all the parts are compatible and if this combo is worth the money. Also the display im using is an LCD tv and I was wondering how i would get an hdmi output with this build. Thanks for your time :)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1094441
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  1. You can do a little better if you start from scratch. This combo deal isn't that hot.

    What is your budget? If its around $300, you should upgrade to a A10

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113280
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    Alternatively you can try this build I made:


    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/BEh6
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/BEh6/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/BEh6/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD A6-5400K 3.6GHz Dual-Core Processor ($73.24 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: MSI FM2-A55M-E33 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($48.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Patriot Signature 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($20.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Thermaltake VL80001W2Z ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $265.17
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-05 18:24 EST-0500)
  2. Azn Cracker said:
    You can do a little better if you start from scratch. This combo deal isn't that hot.

    What is your budget? If its around $300, you should upgrade to a A10

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113280
    ----

    Alternatively you can try this build I made:


    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/BEh6
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/BEh6/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/BEh6/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD A6-5400K 3.6GHz Dual-Core Processor ($73.24 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: MSI FM2-A55M-E33 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($48.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Patriot Signature 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($20.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Thermaltake VL80001W2Z ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $265.17
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-05 18:24 EST-0500)


    Thanks for the advice. Ill definitely consider that.
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