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Old 04-21-2010, 09:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need a Build: ~$400 budget

I need something in the range of $400, preferably under. This build will be for my brother who will be using a program called Mastercam X, or something along the lines of that. I dont know much about it and I am not sure how intensive that program is.

Anyway, all that is needed is a:

CPU (brand doesnt matter, but AMD is more budget friendly supposedly.. so AMD?)
Video card
RAM (atleast 2 gigs)
Yeah, a case will most likely be needed. So, last thing would be a PSU to power this baby up. Case will be up to my brother.

I havent kept up to date with the computer world for the last 10 months, so there's a lot of new things I havent seen.

Any help is much appreciated.

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Default Re: Need a Build: ~$400 budget

PSU - CORSAIR CMPSU-400CX 400W ATX12V V2.2 80 PLUS Certified Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply $54.99

CPU - AMD Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition Kuma 2.8GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache 2MB L3 Cache Socket AM2+ 95W Dual-Core Desktop Processor - Processors - Desktops $53.99

Motherboard - BIOSTAR MCP6P M2+ 6.X AM3/AM2+/AM2 NVIDIA GeForce 6150 / nForce 430 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard $44.99

GPU - XFX HD-545X-ZNF2 Radeon HD 5450 1GB 64-bit DDR2 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card $59.99

RAM - Crucial Ballistix 2GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Desktop Memory Model BL25664AA80A $51.99

Grand Total:* $265.95

And you can pick out a case

Im not sure if this is a good build but feel free to replace parts (^.^)
AMD FX 9370 @ 4.4Ghz
Asus Crosshair V Formula Z
Deepcool Genome Case with Watercooling
16GB DDR3 1600Mhz
Areocool 750W Semi Modular PSU
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