The computer at the house was an emachines that we have had for over 6 years, and it was very slow, and it was in need of an upgrade. It only had a single core, 1 gb of ddr2 ram, and all that outdated stuff, so my dad and I decided to build a $300 budget computer out of spare coins that had accumulated over time (around $300 worth of coins). I used the emachines case just so that I would fit around the budget and so that it would fit under the living room space that I normally put it in.
So far it runs great and much better than last time, and it is a needed improvement from the last computer that was over 6 years old!
|CPU||AMD A8-5600K 3.6GHz Quad-Core||$79.99||Amazon|
|Motherboard||MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 Micro ATX FM2||$62.78||Newegg|
|Memory||G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866||$69.30|
|Storage||Toshiba 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM||$59.99|
|Power Supply||Corsair 430W ATX12V||$29.99||Micro Center|
|Optical Drive||LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer||$6.99|
|AMD A8-5600K 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor|
|CPU Clock Rate||3.6GHz|
|CPU Temperature While Idle||-|
|CPU Temperature Under Load||-|