Tell me what you think about this setup

By jwpark05
Jul 12, 2009
  1. I just put together a cheap *** system, by finding parts on craigslist and buying a couple things at Frys.

    $120 -
    Hp Desktop - Pentium dual core 2.2 ghz
    2 gb pc3200 ram
    320 gb hard drive
    dvd-rw/cd-rw drive
    motherboard pci e 16x (1) , pci 1x(2)
    19" lcd sony screen
    came with a keyboard and mouse

    at Frys $190
    Ati 4850 Radeon 1gb
    600Watt power supply


    Everything cost me around 300 bones. What do you guys think...creation of gaming ring in an economical standpoint, successful or not?
  2. snowchick7669

    snowchick7669 TS Maniac Posts: 660

    What exactly are you looking at using this machine for?

    For example, what games do you have in mind
  3. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,219   +157

    Hi Jw,
    Welcome to techspot :)
    what snowchick said,depends on what games and what resolution are you shooting for. have you purchased yet? or just looked these up?
  4. KG363

    KG363 TS Guru Posts: 515   +9

    I would try to go for a better processor. And 600w is not necessary. Go 500w
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