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A build for my family

CrazyCroak05

54 months ago

Hello. I'm doing a PC for my family because they decided it was time for an upgrade (Current PC specs here: http://valid.x86.fr/cxvnq9 )

This is my list on a $400 budget. Thanks for the help

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Pentium G3258 3.2GHz Dual-Core Processor $59.99 @ Micro Center
Motherboard MSI H81M-P33 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $50.37 @ OutletPC
Memory A-Data XPG V1.0 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $34.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.85 @ OutletPC
Case Rosewill FBM-01 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $28.12 @ Amazon
Power Supply Rosewill 450W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $29.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $89.98 @ OutletPC
Keyboard Gigabyte KM5300 Wired Standard Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $8.99 @ NCIX US
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $354.28
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-15 00:04 EST-0500

Comments

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

That should work BUT I would highly recommend having a dedicated GPU and upgrading to an i3 or an AMD quad core.

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Would you mind explaining why I should have a dedicated GPU? Im not exactly an expert

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