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Help $500-$600 AMD build

post #1 of 42
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The wife needs an upgrade
I already have a case (old school alienware ) full ATX top psu (can mod for top mount)
2-DVD multi
32in 720p Sony
keyboard & mouse
wireless card

Mainly for serfing, pics & lite gameing
quality over performance for this one fellows
her curent rig is a '96 lenovo

She is also AMD groopie



SHE THINKS THIS IS MINE!!!!
Edited by robert c james - 1/30/11 at 12:23am
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What does quality over performance even mean? They usually go hand in hand, don't they?
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post #3 of 42
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mostly but a fast generic that wont hold together will get me cut off
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Thread Starter 
She loves the old case
I was leaning tword this psu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139004
unless i can find a good top mount
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post #6 of 42
I just threw in the case just because it is a decent cheap case.

Either power supply would work, but if you don't plan on throw any power hungry components in it, then a 450watt will work.
post #7 of 42
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maby a tad more gpu if the cost isn't to much
& why the phenom duel insted of a Athalon x4 ?
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post #8 of 42
Because if you aren't doing anything that needs a quad it is just a waste. Hold on.

here we go.
do this cpu.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103871

with this gpu.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161338

that would be a great gaming rig to start out with.
post #9 of 42
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I picked that psu because the "guru" said it was a good one & I like room to grow
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post #10 of 42
Not bad. The corsair builders series arent great PSU's though. I would recommend this Antec Neo Eco 520 for a significant savings after MIR and PROMO code. Recommended on (OCN's) PSU FAQ

The 400w neo eco would be fine for your build, but the 520 would give you room to grow very comfortably.
Edited by LuckySe7ens - 1/30/11 at 12:45am
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