New build £500 Tags: New Build Systems Last response: August 13, 2009 1:06 PM in Systems Share Anonymous August 13, 2009 7:56:54 AM Hey, I'm looking to build a new pc for the first time. Thinking about waiting for the new i's but leaning more towards a phenom II amd 3 system. What do you guys think about these parts Gigabyte GA-MA785GMT-UD2H 785G Socket AM3 DVI VGA HDMI Out 8 Channel Audio MATX Motherboard £70 AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition 3.2 GHz Socket AM3 8MB Cache Retail Boxed Processor £145 Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz/PC3-12800 XMS3 DHX Memory Kit £65 Hitachi DeskStar 1TB Hard Drive SATAII 7200rpm 16MB Cache - OEM £55 Sony DRU-870S 24x DVDRW SATA Black - Retail Box £20 Antec Mini P180 Black MATX Case - No PSU £60 Corsair 400W CX PSU - 12cm Fan 80Plus Certified Efficiency 6x SATA 1x PCI-E £40 Total £465 I will also be buying a dedicated graphics card later when the new directx 11 range comes out. Is everything compatible. Thanks More about : build 500 batuchka August 13, 2009 11:40:32 AM Hmm if i were you i'd tone down on the case as that seems a tad steep for an mATX case while with the funds saved, i would pump into a more powerful PSU (assuming you plan to game with powerful current gen GPUs) Helloworld_98 August 13, 2009 1:06:09 PM save £15 and get an antec 300 over the P180 as it's not much taller. and get a 650w from corsair, OCZ or Antec if you plan on getting a DX11 graphics card. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew Build: gaming rig for 500-700 USD Forum SolvedNew build £500/$850. Thoughts? Forum SolvedNeed help for a new first time build with a budget of $400-500. Forum SolvedNew build cooling advice please? i5 / Z97-A / 500R Forum SolvedCX500? New Gaming Build (HELP) :( Forum SolvedNew Build - Home Svr + light Photoshop use < £500 Forum Solved£500 gaming pc build or buy a new console Forum SolvedNew Budget System build under $500 Forum Solvednew build. need psu, gpu, mobo and case for around $500 Forum SolvedNew to here so dont know if this is the right spot. so im looking to build two pc. one for around 500 and the other for 800. Forum SolvedNew Low budget build 500$ Forum Solved$500 New Build Gaming - Compatible/Optimized for Price? Forum SolvedNew PC build with Corsair 500R, Not sure about airflow and total power consumation Forum SolvedWant to build new inexpensive gaming rig, already have some parts ($400, $500, $600 or so) Forum Solvedmini itx build with cooler master elite 110 new case under $500 Forum Solved$1,500 New PC Build - Many questions Forum SolvedNew Budget $500-750 build for work/netflix Forum SolvedAdvice for New Build w/ Corsair 500R Forum Solved£500 upgrade to new build. Forum SolvedAdvice on new build ~$500 Budget Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !