Feb 14, 2011

Guide for a good computer (budget $586)

Ok, today we'll see what we'll be calling a "good" PC to buy with a budget of $586.
  • Motherboard; MSI 870A-G54 which costs $99 Or a MSI 890GXM-G65 for $130
  • CPU; Phenom II x4 955 BE for $145 or a Phenom II x4 965 BE for $160
  • PSU; SeaSonic S12II 520 520w  for $60 Or any 80+ 500w+ PSU.
  • Case; Centurion 5 II for $60 or CM690 II for $70
  • GPU; 5770 for $130 or a 460 (786MB) for $155
  • RAM; 4 GB DD3 $42
  • HDD; 500GB $50 or 1TB for $70
TOTAL: $ 586*


*prices taken from newegg.com

27 comments:

  1. You're making my budget increase... I keep seeing awesome posts and going 'want!!'

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  2. Oh man that's a great setup for so little.

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  3. Awesome, I'm going to be building a new machine during summer, and I'll have to check back here for this post.

    Follow me at guysimfreakingout.blogspot.com

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  4. Intresting build, want to see a higher budget one though.

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  5. ATI 5770 is a good idea, but beware for driver issues. ATI are pretty shocking on their drivers... Well they are for the 5970!

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  6. 4 GB DD3 RAM for only $42 wooow

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  7. Good tips, will come in handy. Following!

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  8. I have a 5770.....it's 128bit which is disappointing....but still great bang for buck!

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  9. i need a new motherboard for my old cisnet comp

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  10. Where's the graphics card? Or is it integrated into the motherboard?

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  11. Decent build... My girlfriend is asking for a new computer, this might be the ticket!

    Following/Supporting!!

    Garage Zoku

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  12. Nice set up, I need to build one myself.

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  13. Hard drives are so cheap now, it amazes me. That looks like a decent value build.

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  14. 1 terabute for 70 is not that bad..overall this would be a decent gaming pc for like cod4 mw2 blackops and other pc games

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  15. very nice! makes me want to rethink the build I have planned out

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  16. Thanks for all these computer tips man! I can't wait until I build my own soon.

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  17. nice set up, you're a genius lol.

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  18. This is great, thank you so much. I am officially following your blog!

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