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Old 02-13-2013, 03:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Please suggest assembling a NEW PC under $400

Excluding - Case, keyboard, mouse, monitor. Just the internal part.

Preference - Intel processor.

Purpose - Gaming (Not hardcore)

Please let me know from Fry's Home Electronics | Computer Parts & Accessories, Software, Games, TVs, Cameras - Frys.com as I will be buying from here.

Thanks.
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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not going to happen.

the cheapest no brand parts might barely make it, and even then it wouldnt be a 'gaming' computer.

do you need windows 7/8? because then it really isnt going to happen.
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Please suggest assembling a NEW PC under $400

Excluding - Case, keyboard, mouse, monitor. Just the internal part.

Preference - Intel processor.

Purpose - Gaming (Not hardcore)

Please let me know from Fry's Home Electronics | Computer Parts & Accessories, Software, Games, TVs, Cameras - Frys.com as I will be buying from here.

Thanks.
Fry's online inventory is usually different from what they have available in the store so even if we were able to make a rig and link the parts you have about a 40% chance of buying the parts in store. If you are going to order off the site and do pickup then you might as well order off Newegg.

I second the last comment, you wont get a feasible gaming rig for 400 bucks.
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Old 02-13-2013, 11:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Do you have a microcenter available to you? I built my i5 3570k with asus board and 16gb of memory for 370 out the door.
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The whole tower? PSU, HDD/SSD, GPU, case, OS, motherboard, CPU?
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Just mobo/chip/memory. He said he doesn't need case, not sure if he needs a psu and hdd. An i3 setup with only 8gb should come in well under 300 and leave room for a decent psu and hard drive.
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Still need a GPU of some sort though and the OS. Also, when I went to MC they didn't exactly have cheap stuff really. Their sales are good, but you have to catch them at the right time.
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Ya, microcenter is usually really only great for processor deals. They are running a deal right now where you get 50 bucks off of a 3570k and motherboard package.
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Do you have a microcenter available to you? I built my i5 3570k with asus board and 16gb of memory for 370 out the door.
unless you can get a dvd drive, hard drive, power supply, os?, and gpu for $30...

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Thank you everyone for your comments.

I just want to know about internal components

NO - Case, OS, Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse.

Just - Motherboard, RAM, HDD, DVD, GPU (hope so), PSU, Fans (if any extra needed or cooling supply).

I want atleast an i5. If its not possible under $400, then may be little up. My budget is really tight.

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