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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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) | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>New build £500> Related ressources: ForumSolvedNew Sub-$500 Computer Build ForumSolvedNew Build - < $500 budget ForumSolvedNew Budget Build US $500-650 ForumSolved$500 Budget new build ForumSolved[New Build] $500-550 resuing GF Card and others ForumSolvedNew 500- 600 first build ForumSolvedNew build 500$ need help ForumSolvedNew build feedback, sub 2,500 ForumSolved500-800 New Build ForumSolvedNew build / Upgrade ~$500 ForumSolved[New build] 500-650$ gaming pc ForumSolved$1,500 AUD New Build ForumSolvedNew PC Build $500-$700 ForumSolvedNew computer build $500-600 ForumSolvedThoughts on my selection of new build? ($500, HTPC and home desktop) ForumSolved Under $1,500 Gaming PcPlease help me with a new build I want to make. ForumSolvedAdvice, new gaming build (budget around $500, have GPU, HDD) ForumSolvedNew budget gaming build $500-700 ForumSolved$500 Diablo 3 ready build using old parts with new... ForumSolvedNew build 500$-550$ More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !