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Old 08-02-2012, 05:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default First Time Computer Build AMD BUDGET 500

1. Motherboard for either an Intel or AMD processor
ATX or Micro-ATX form = ASUS M5A88-V EVO AMD 880G + SB850 ATX Motherboard - AM3+ socket

2. Processor for either Intel or AMD motherboard = AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Processor

3. Memory for motherboard DDR3 = INTEGRAL PC3-10600 DDR3-1333 DIMM RAM Memory Module - 2GB x2
9.99 x2

4. Case to hold the motherboard CPU and Memory
Full tower, Mid-tower, or Micro = COOLERMASTER Elite 360 ATX PC Tower Case

5. Power supply if the case does not include one = OCZ ZS550W-UK ATX PSU

6. DVD RW drive = HP DVD1260i

7.Hard disk drive (AKA HDD) = WHITEBOX Generic Internal 3.5" Sata Hard Drive - 1TB

8. Video card if your motherboard does not have integrated video or you plan on playing games. = PNY Ge Force 8400 PCI-E Graphics Card - 512MB

9. CPU cooler AKA heatsink. if its not included with the processor (Retail box units include the cooler) = XIGMATEK Loki 92 mm Case Fan

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Old 08-03-2012, 08:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: First Time Computer Build AMD BUDGET 500

What is this computer being used for? If gaming, I recommend upgrading form that 8400 as it will provide very little performance. Also, if this is a general purpose computer, onboard should be plenty.
Build to be updated, a reminder to myself.
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