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Spec Me Cheap =]

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by vail3r, 12 Sep 2009.

  1. vail3r

    Hitman

    Joined: 28 Feb 2009

    Posts: 550

    I have offered to build a pc for a friend

    I already have a Case and PSU to use.

    Whats the best spec for sub £180, Onboard Graphics should be fine as he does not play many games.

    :)
     
  2. RJC

    Don

    Joined: 29 May 2005

    Posts: 28,777

    Location: Kent

    Any use:

    [​IMG]Asus M4A785TD-M Evo AMD 785G (Socket AM3) PCI-Express DDR3 Motherboard £67.99
    (£59.12) £67.99
    (£59.12) [​IMG]G.Skill Ripjaw 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel Kit (F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL) £66.99
    (£58.25) £66.99
    (£58.25) [​IMG]AMD Athlon II X2 Dual Core 240 2.8GHz (Socket AM3) - Retail £45.99
    (£39.99) £45.99
    (£39.99) Sub Total : £157.36 Shipping cost assumes delivery to UK Mainland with:
    DPD Next Day Parcel
    (This can be changed during checkout) Shipping : £9.00 VAT is being charged at 15% VAT : £24.95 Total : £191.31
     
  3. vail3r

    Hitman

    Joined: 28 Feb 2009

    Posts: 550

    is DDR3 worth it? Would DDR2 and a faster CPU be better?
     
  4. Kennysevenfold

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 9 Sep 2008

    Posts: 7,945

    Location: Glasgow

    And again :o:rolleyes:


    Product Name Qty Price Line Total [​IMG]Asus M4A785D-M Pro AMD 785G (Socket AM3) PCI-Express DDR2 Motherboard £57.99
    (£50.43) £57.99
    (£50.43) [​IMG]AMD Athlon II X2 Dual Core 240 2.8GHz (Socket AM3) - Retail £45.99
    (£39.99) £45.99
    (£39.99) [​IMG]Kingston HyperX 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2 8500C5 1066MHz Dual Channel (KHX8500D2K2/4G) £41.99
    (£36.51) £41.99
    (£36.51) [​IMG]Samsung SpinPoint F1 320GB SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM (HD322HJ) £34.99
    (£30.43) £34.99
    (£30.43) [​IMG]Samsung SH-S223B/BEBE 22x DVD±RW SATA Dual Layer ReWriter (Black) - OEM £16.99
    (£14.77) £16.99
    (£14.77) Sub Total : £172.13 Shipping cost assumes delivery to UK Mainland with:
    DPD Next Day Parcel
    (This can be changed during checkout) Shipping : £9.50 VAT is being charged at 15% VAT : £27.24 Total : £208.87