posted on Oct, 17 2005 @ 01:06 PM
I am going to build a new budget PC, I have upto £200 to spend.
The computer is only going to be used as a general purpose PC, and for programming. I am not a gamer, so obviously don't need it super high spec. The
Operating System(s) it will run will be Windows XP Pro and Linux SuSE 10 and the types of applications I will be running include Visual Studio 2003,
Photoshop CS2, Office 2003, etc.
I am not new to building computers at all, have done so for 5 years... I just would like some advice / opinions. The parts I have in mind at the
* Motherboard - Asus K8N-E Deluxe (754 Socket)
* CPU - AMD Sempron 2600+
* RAM - Crucial 512MB DDR 400MHz
Plus a little case bundle Ebuyer (UK) sell, which includes 350W PSU, wireless keyboard + mouse. I do not need to purchase a hard drive as I have a
spare 120GB lying around, and also have an AGP Graphics Card (32MB) lying around too.
Also I do not need any drives (CD, DVD, etc) as I have lots of those. Basically all I need to buy is the barebones - Motherboard, CPU, RAM and a case.
The above specification will cost £180 including shipping. Is this a good system do you think? Can anyone recommend anything different?
Any advice or opinions would be great!