Reduced Budget Computer

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Jul 17, 2008

Reduced Budget Computer by SavageWaffle at 7:31 PM (1,511 Views / 0 Likes) 9 replies

  1. SavageWaffle
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    Member SavageWaffle GBAtemp Maniac

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    So, the last topic i made, was around $550~$600ish. I need to lower it down alot more. Changed quite a few to reduce the price.

    So, here it is again:

    Computer Itself:

    Case:
    XION Solaris XON-403 Black with Green LED Light Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
    $39.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16811208009

    Hard Drive:
    EXCELSTOR Jupiter Series ESJ8160 160GB 7200 RPM IDE Ultra ATA133 Hard Drive - OEM
    $41.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16822210001

    Wireless Adapter/Receiver:(I haven't made my mind up yet! Can someone recommend me a good non-dropping signal wireless adapter?)
    Zonet ZEW2500P IEEE 802.11b/g MINI USB / USB 2.0 802.11g 54Mbps Wireless Adapter Up to 54Mbps Data Rates 64/128-Bit WEP, WPA - Retail
    $24.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16833130111

    Optical Drive:
    Sony NEC Optiarc Black 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM IDE DVD-ROM Drive Model DDU1615/B2s - OEM
    $17.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16827101131

    Power Supply:
    APEVIA ATX-CW500WP4 500W ATX Power Supply 115/ 230 V UL, CSA, TUV, CE - Retail
    $39.99($24.99 after $15.00 Mail-In Rebate)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16817148027

    Keyboard:
    Logitech 967738-0403 Black 104 Normal Keys USB Standard Deluxe 250 Keyboard - OEM
    $6.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16823126013

    Mouse:
    i-rocks IR-7521L-BK Black 5 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Laser 1600 dpi Mouse - Retail
    $9.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16826227009

    RAM/Memory:
    OCZ Value Series 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667 (PC2 5400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
    $38.99 ($13.99 after $25.00 Mail-In Rebate)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16820227060

    Motherboard:
    ZOTAC N73V-Value LGA 775 NVIDIA GeForce 7050 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail(With nVidia GeForce 7050 onboard video card)
    $44.99 ($34.99 after $10.00 Mail-In Rebate)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16813500005

    Processor/CPU:
    Intel Celeron 430 Conroe-L 1.8GHz 512KB L2 Cache LGA 775 35W Single-Core Processor - Retail
    $39.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16819116039


    Etc.:

    PCI Slot Fan: (Its like a Graphics card Fan)
    AOC FC-2000 PCI Slot Case Cooler - Retai
    $4.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16835888309

    Headset:
    Logitech Extreme 3.5mm Supra-aural PC Gaming Headset
    $12.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16826106931


    Before i changed some stuff(From comment on this topic):
    Sub-Total: $333.88
    Tax: $32.02
    Shipping: $48.65
    Grand Total: $414.55

    Now(Changed items)
    Sub-Total: $322.38 (Sub-total lowered, happy about that.)
    Tax: $31.09 (Tax also lowered, happy about that also.)
    Shipping: $49.13 (Shipping, for some reason rose)
    Grand Total: $402.60 (Saved $11.95, OK i guess.)

    -Since this is a birthday gift, i don't want to go overboard on spending to much

    Stuff on hold(Going to buy myself =P)


    Graphics Card:
    XFX PVT88PYDF4 GeForce 8800 GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
    $169.99 ($139.99 after $30.00 Mail-In Rebate)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814150252

    Edit:
    Changed some stuff
     
  2. MR_COW

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    Two things I recommend.

    Get a core 2 duo...even if its the cheapest you can...celerons are balls slow.
    Get a Zotac 7300GT. It's like 30 bucks for a graphics card that will get you by. I play Orange Box fine with it, good deal for the price.

    But if you have no other money that system is good for the price I suppose.
     
  3. SavageWaffle
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    As i said before, im not going to be heavy gaming, until i buy the 8800.
     
  4. xcalibur

    Member xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    You should seriously just stick to the one topic you made and just reply to there.

    Why did you buy such an expensive mouse?
    Also, I'm not sure an 8800GT will fit in a small case like that :/
     
  5. xJonny

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    An ATX case is reccomended, and don't skimp on getting a good PSU.
     
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    I'm not trying to troll or anything, but please stop making threads about this computer unless you are ready to buy. You've made tons of these.
     
  8. Westside

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    QFT.
    Savage, one is enough. We will help you on THAT particular thread. This way you also keep thing organized.
     
  9. stormwolf18

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    Seriously your pc suck, wth are you thinking ? Celeron processor ? do you even know what that means ? same thing for your IDE HD, come on, in 2008 we use SATA 2. I dunno where you are getting your stuff/info but you need to shop a little bit more.

    Dell.com has way better deal. Quick exemple
     
  10. gov78

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    you could actuly build something way better for about the price and a celeron aint very good if its gunna be used for gaming i mean sure u got a 8800 but with a celeron single core u might aswell but a P3 laptop lol
     

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