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Business/Surfer PC
by matsamilla
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Description

This was actually the second one of these I put together in 2 weeks. Built one for my girlfriends dad to do work/surfing on and then realized I should do the same for my dad. Nothing fancy, just something to get the old guys updated from Windows XP.

(16oz tall boy for size reference)

Details
Intel Core i3-4330 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor
CPU Clock Rate3.5GHz
CPU Temperature While Idle-
CPU Temperature Under Load-
Comments
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polarbehr [4 Builds] 2 points 9 months ago

Nice cable management for a case that doesnt offer any, of course the psu helps but still great job

 
 
matsamilla [Submitter] [3 Builds] 1 point 9 months ago

Thanks! I have been on r/buildapc way too much lately... Its ridiculous what some people do with their cable management.

 
 
onlinefreak [1 Build] 1 point 9 months ago

Nice build for the money and purpose. Only thing is you could have gotten a much smaller PSU, though I see at 37.99, that's hard to beat and gives you a lot of room for pretty much any consumer graphics card if you decide to get one.

 
 
matsamilla [Submitter] [3 Builds] 1 point 9 months ago

It was either $39.99 or $29.99 due to the rebate expiring after I bought one of them. I just really liked the idea of having a semi-modular PSU on such a low budget build for a great price. It was worth the extra $10 for the upgrade room for an after-market graphics card down the road like you said as well.

 
 
edman545 [10 Builds] 1 point 9 months ago

Perfect for what it is designed for. If it's making too much noise, you could probably get away with just one case fan.

 
 
matsamilla [Submitter] [3 Builds] 1 point 9 months ago

The case came with both of those so I figured why not plug them in. It doesn't seem to be noisy, but I'm also comparing it to my gaming PC with way too many fans in it as well.