Trying to build a computer around $500 Tags: New Build Systems Last response: February 28, 2013 4:44 PM in Systems Share bfos33 February 28, 2013 3:45:03 PM This is what I have so far, I just want to know if the parts are compatible and if I'm getting the best bang for my buck. Thank you in advance! (I don't have a CPU cooler, I need help there) CPU- Intel Pentium G850 Sandy Bridge 2.9GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 CPU Cooler- ? Motherboard- ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP LGA 1155 Intel H77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Memory- G.SKILL Value Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model Storage- Western Digital WD Blue WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Video Card- EVGA 01G-P4-2650-KR GeForce GTX 650 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 Case- Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Power Supply- Antec VP-450 450W ATX 12V v2.3 Optical Drive- LG 24X DVD Burner More about : build computer 500 mavikt February 28, 2013 4:44:32 PM Check out the cooler they're using here: The boxed cooler. It's definitely the best bang for your buck. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumBuilding kids computer...trying to keep under around 500 $ ForumFirst Computer Build -- Budget Gaming around $ 500 ForumOk trying to build a $ 500 computer with old parts ForumBuilding a computer around 500 $ ForumNew Build - Around £ 500 -600 - UK ForumNeed a decent gaming computer for around $ 500 ForumPossible to build a gaming pc for around $ 500 to $600? Forum1st Gaming PC Build , Trying to stay around $700-$900 Forum(New Build /Upgrade) Budget around 500 $ ForumNew Build review Budget around $ 500 Forum$ 500 build built around AMD Phenom II 955 Black processor? ForumGaming computer build around 500 $ Forum$ 500 -$700 pseudo-gaming/all- around build ForumLooking to build a new system for gaming...( around $ 500 ) ForumGaming build around $ 500 ForumAdvice on my build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !