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Old 07-29-2010, 05:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im on a budget of 300-400 MAX for some light to medium gaming. Intel based maybe a i3 board? I dont know what parts to get for my budget if you could help me. If that isnt to much thanks.
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That's a pretty tight budget, but we'll see what we can do.
Is there anything you can re-use from an older machine - SATA hard drive, DVD drive, monitor, keyboard+mouse, and perhaps RAM depending how old this theoretical older machine is.
I presume you mean $300-400 USD?
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Old 07-29-2010, 11:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That's a pretty tight budget, but we'll see what we can do.
Is there anything you can re-use from an older machine - SATA hard drive, DVD drive, monitor, keyboard+mouse, and perhaps RAM depending how old this theoretical older machine is.
I presume you mean $300-400 USD?
I already have a monitor keyboard & mouse. My older desktop I handed down to a cousin and I have a laptop as of right now. I actually would like to add $50 to my budget. Yes I mean USD.
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Any other processor I would be willing to take.
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Old 07-30-2010, 09:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
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doesn't include the best of the best parts, but this build should get the job done.

cpu/motherboard
athlon ii x2 245
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msi am3 740g 740gm-p25


gfx card/psu
xfx 4870 1gig
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ocz fatal1ty 550w


case/hdd
seagate 7200.11 160gb
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rosewill blackbone case


ram
Newegg.com - Patriot 2GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model PSD32G13332

optical drive
Newegg.com - LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner - Bulk - CD / DVD Burners

totals $395 before shipping and/or taxes, with $40 total in rebates you could get back.
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