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"Orange Box" $300 Orange and Black Themed Gaming PC (Used Parts)

by FuhneePC



Date Published

May 19, 2016

CPU Clock Rate

3.3 GHz

GPU Core Clock Rate

900 MHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

1.05 GHz


After the completion of my massive tank-of-a-machine computer, I shortly realized it is far too bulky to take anywhere. So I had the idea to create the most bang-for-my-buck computer almost entirely out of secondhand parts. Thus, the Orange Box was born.

Named it Orange Box because it can prettymuch only give a great gaming experience in games included in the "Orange Box" deal on Steam. This will be used as my mobile CSGO, Minecraft, Gmod, etc. computer. I use it in my room as a media PC and a house-wide FM radio station (More Below)

I'd say it turned out great and is really easy to pick up and take with me somewhere.

I use this to broadcast short range FM Radio signals through my house with a FM transmitter I bought. It works really well (not the best sound quality but that's expected) The clock radio underneath my monitor (custom painted btw) is tuned to the radio station the PC emits, and I use it as the PC speakers.

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bluewarden 4 points 35 months ago

Could ya explain your FM radio thing?

FuhneePC submitter 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Added to description!

OccamAsylum 15 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

More pics!

Sie sind das essen, und wir sind die jäger!

DaRealChrispy 1 Build 2 points 35 months ago

More pics nerd.

ThatGuyWithPie 1 point 35 months ago

What is your framerate in CSGO when you're gaming at 1080p? I'm only wondering as I want to make a very budget system like you have here.

Dre_Pro 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

I am also very interested, I was looking at doing a system like this, just with probably an i5 instead

ThatGuyWithPie 1 point 35 months ago

Hell, I kinda wanna buy this guys build!

JoshKuslock 2 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Nice and cheap. Its crazy what people can do for so cheap

gugu96 19 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

nice reuse of older tech pc parts!

gorkti200 3 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Love the Orange Box games. Also been wanting to do an orange build myself, so great job!

Stereotypical_Whale 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

more pics plz

FACUNDO 13 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Ooohhh those old hd radeon GPUs <3

dedwar4075 1 point 30 months ago


GameBoyGx 1 point 29 months ago

how did u get the psu to fit the case i have the same power supply and it wouldn't work for me help...

beldenhaha 1 point 9 months ago

Did you have to use a fan splitter?

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