Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetHardwareDesktops · 9 years ago

I'm Building a Computer For The First Time...?

I'm building a computer, i will be using it for both graphic design and for gaming. What specs/ parts should I have? I will be using to buy the parts.

I would like to spend somewhere between $500 to $800, but closer to $500 if possible ;)

2 Answers

  • PTRP
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    i have already used this to answer another question about building a PC, hope this also helps you out in any way possible.

    here you go my friend:

    motherboard : GIGABYTE GA-H61M-DS2 LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - $55

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    processor : Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I32100 - $125

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    RAM : G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL - $40

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    Video card : SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity - $145

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    HDD : HITACHI HDS721050CLA362 (0F10381) 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive - $80

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    OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM - $100

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    casing : Rosewill CHALLENGER-U3 Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ,comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, front mounted dual USB 3.0 - $50

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    power supply : CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - $70

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    wireless keyboard and mouse - Logitech Wireless Combo MK260 920-002950 Black 8 Function Keys USB RF Wireless Standard Keyboard and Mouse - $29

    DVD writer : SAMSUNG 22X DVD Burner 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 22X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 24X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model SH-222AL/BSBE LightScribe Support - OEM - $19

    monitor : Hanns·G HZ201DPB Black 20" 5ms WideScreen LCD Monitor w/Speakers 250 cd/m2 X-Contrast 15,000:1 (1,000:1) - $90

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    TOTAL : $803

    This build can let you play all games at high-max settings with good FPS since the monitor that comes with this build has a max of 1600x900 resolution. This build would do well so to speak.

    glad to help =P

  • 9 years ago

    For graphic work u need medium spec pc..

    For gamin u need high spec system..

    For 3D work u need higher specs.

    I recommand somin like i5 processor, 4 gb ram, 1 TB hdd, 1gb HD graphic card.. U can do the mats from here... These specs will be good for graphic work, 60 percent of games, and 40 percent of 3D softwares...

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