Computer Build Question. First time part picker looking to buy ASAP.?

Hey guys I'm looking to put together a budget build for just general office use and internet browsing. How does this look? I am looking to purchase the parts as soon as possible.


CPU: Intel Pentium G2120 3.1GHz Dual-Core Processor ($64.98 @ Outlet PC)

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)

Memory: Mushkin Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($72.89 @ NCIX US)

Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)

Case: Silverstone PS08B (Black) MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($34.90 @ Amazon)

Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)

Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ Outlet PC)

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($87.98 @ Outlet PC)

Other: Rosewill RCR-IC001 40-in-1 USB 2.0 3.5" Internal Card Reader ($14.99)

Total: $450.68

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  • 6 years ago
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    I would go with this CPU

    It's twice as fast as the Intel One, you would need to change the motherbaord if you did go with the Quad Core AMD. It's only like $10 extra.

    Use this site to get benchmark scores for CPUs


    don't listen to nevie82, most motherboards have a built in graphics card thats as good if not better then any CPU will offer, would you rather pay the same price for twice the much speed and performance. You don't need to buy a dedicated graphics card, just get a motherboard with one built in.

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