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Tennessee99 3 months ago

I have never once attempted to build a pc. This won't be for any type of gaming. It is for my parents back home. It only needs to be able to run things like: word, PowerPoint, chrome, YouTube, and other low requirement software. Doesn't need to be crazy fast but I'd rather it not be slow. I already have a monitor, speakers, keyboard and mouse. Hard drive @ 500 gb is fine. Under 250$ is the aim. Thanks.

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JCMsergox 4 Builds 4 points 3 months ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Athlon 200GE 3.2 GHz Dual-Core Processor $50.89 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock - AB350M Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $42.99 @ Newegg
Memory *G.Skill - Value 8 GB (1 x 8 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $46.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial - MX500 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $67.89 @ OutletPC
Case Rosewill - FBM-X1 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $26.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA - BT 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $29.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $290.64
Mail-in rebates -$25.00
Total $265.64
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-01-11 11:14 EST-0500

Went slightly over, but this should be the best bang for buck wise.

Nullarc77 4 Builds 1 point 3 months ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Athlon 200GE 3.2 GHz Dual-Core Processor $50.89 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock - A320M-HDV Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $53.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill - Value 8 GB (1 x 8 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $46.99 @ Newegg
Storage Inland - 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $49.99 @ Amazon
Case Rosewill - SRM-01 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $19.99 @ Newegg Business
Power Supply EVGA - BR 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $29.99 @ B&H
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $251.83
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-01-11 11:54 EST-0500

Over by about $2.

Cman625 0 points 3 months ago

that would be a good build, but I think CPUs should always have simultaneous multithreading. The AMD - FX-6300 3.5 GHz 6-Core Processor most likely has 12 threads. Simultaneous multithreading could make a huge difference.

medders_builds 1 point 3 months ago

yeah ok