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Old 09-23-2010, 02:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default £300($470) Everyday computer build

Hey again, Due to my last computer build going to plan my sister was wondering if i could build her one. Her budget is £300 pound which is $470 US dollars, so its a pretty low budget,She wants to mainly play, Music, Internet surf, Flash games and Play sims 3 all pretty quick (Sims 3 she isn't bothered about what settings its on aslong as its not slow or crashy) I planned up a build but I think you guys could prolly get a better bang for the buck for her, Heres the spec i came up with.( im using Overclockers UK And this budget is only for the core tower, with no windows 7 included)

Case - Coolermaster Elite 335 Case
CPU - AMD Athlon II X2 Dual Core 250 3.00GHz (Socket AM3)
Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-M52L-S3P nForce 520LE (Socket AM3/AM2+) PCI-Express DDR2 Motherboard [GA-M52L-S3P]
RAM - Patriot Signature 2GB DDR2 6400C5 (800MHz)
HDD - Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATA-II 16MB Cache
CD-Drive - LG GH22NS50 22x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter
GPU - XFX ATI Radeon HD 4650 1024MB DDR2 PCI-Express Graphics Card
PSU - OcUK Crusade 650W Dual-Rail High Efficiency Power Supply]
Case fan - Akasa AK-274CB-4BLS 120mm Blue LED Fan

Thanks in advance

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Old 09-23-2010, 08:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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your build looks good , it should get the job done.

only thing i would change though is that psu.
Corsair CX 400W ATX Power Supply (CMPSU-400CXUK) [CMPSU-400CXUK] Power Supplies Corsair
reputable corsair psu, this will power that rig with no problems, and it's a little cheaper.

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Old 09-24-2010, 04:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for the reply, Glad to hear its a okay build and yeah i'll go with your PSU wasn't sure if 400W was enough to power it but i guess i was wrong thanks again(Posted with brothers account by mistake )
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