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Hey,
So my friend wants to build his own Rig after seeing mine He's done with buying overpriced bloatware filled PC's.
He's on a very tight budget of only $500 His main PC needs are light Photoshop and some non-heavy gaming so he asked for my help to pick out the parts and help him build it only problem is I'm not sure what he can get for only $500 I picked some stuff out, any advice would be appreciated.

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F4 2TB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152245
XFX Radeon HD 5770
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150447
Corsair 650w PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139005
Combo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.647174
Thanks
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post #2 of 35
You'll probably be able to find a significantly better deal for the price than that DIY combo i.e. use a different case with no PSU as that PSU in that combo would be useless, NZXT GAMMA much better for just $35 on Amazon
post #3 of 35
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Thanks
I've got this so far but I dont know what MOBO to get.

NZXT GAMMA
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F4 2TB
XFX Radeon HD 5770
Corsair 650W
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz
Total =$505 without motherboard anyone know a decent one?
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post #4 of 35
You won't need a 650W PSU. The 5770 is one of the least power consuming cards out there. I'd go with a 400 or 450W. That'll cut some off your build since the budget is tight.

Cheers.
post #5 of 35
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Thanks
Is this good enough?
And any suggestions on what Motherboard?
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post #6 of 35
gtx460 is aonly $15 more than a 5770 but is about 20% more powerful. After MIR a galaxy gtx460 is cheaper than a 5770

gtx460=$100 after MIR

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814162058
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post #7 of 35
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Originally Posted by jonnyquest View Post
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Is this good enough?
And any suggestions on what Motherboard?
amperage is a little low, I'd say something over 22amps on the 12v would be better.

something like this....http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371033

heard great things about it, been planning on putting one in my brothers budget build
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post #8 of 35

sorry for the triple post, but you may aswell get a phenom 955 its only $5 more that the i3 and has twice as many cores...plus its a black edition

edit: scratch that, its $5 cheaper


Edited by (mirror)52-D.S.L. - 5/12/11 at 5:56pm
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post #9 of 35
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Originally Posted by (mirror)52-D.S.L. View Post
amperage is a little low, I'd say something over 22amps on the 12v would be better.

something like this....http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371033

heard great things about it, been planning on putting one in my brothers budget build
Thanks for all the help, build looks decent so far Total only $474 $414 with MIR
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post #10 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by jonnyquest View Post
Thanks for all the help, build looks decent so far Total only $474 $414 with MIR
hahaha getting those rebates back will be a good day
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