Build a computer

  User-402BA281-1CFE-4FE3-9D45502C58B38958 15:14 10 Jul 2005
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Hi all i am looking to build a cheap powerfull machine hard drive graphics and ram fine just wondering about the best case chip mand main board to use thanks in advance for suggetions prob about 250-300 just for base

cheers

Stuart

  woodchip 15:44 10 Jul 2005

Cutting your cloth a bit close for that kind a money, and your expectations

  woodchip 15:45 10 Jul 2005

Do you mean just for Bare Bones system

Case

Mobo

CPU

  Diemmess 16:29 10 Jul 2005

Last week I replaced eldest son's 6 years old "budget buy" with Aluminium tower, Asrock K7S41, 2400 sempron,512Mb Kingston DDR RAM and 80 Gb HD from local (very competetive and competant) shop for £190 total.

No doubt someone will show me how I could have saved pounds, but I have a rapport with the shop and sensible tech support is free (but not needed).

I did appreciate the help with choosing the bits and the reasons for the choice.

On the law of diminishing returns, I realise anyone could pay twice this for the mobo and processor alone, but just now its a fiercely competitive market and very good gear can be obtained for a reasonable price. Don't be led into a speed-is-all trap.

Woodchip

Just as you stated thats all i am after at the moment

Case
MoBo
CPU

Cheers

  Belatucadrus 19:08 10 Jul 2005

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