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Need PC help for college

david131
  • 57 months ago

i've no idea how to build computers i was given an assignment and it says to reccommend a build for a computer used to surf the internet play minecraft and half life and use microsoft word please help

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  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

Eh no budget?

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

No the question is really badly set up it just says one recommended for those reasons I think under 1000 its supposed to be though so between 900 -1000

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

Any graphics capable of at least DX9 will run up to half life 2, the 5450 is capable up to DX11 and it's the cheapest video card. All parts are the cheapest reliable parts available. Storage is pretty lackluster, but it'll get it done at the lowest cost. The CPU is probably even overkill, but it'll be nice anyway:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-4150 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor $111.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $75.98 @ Newegg
Memory Patriot Signature 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $19.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital AV 160GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $21.00 @ Amazon
Video Card Zotac GeForce GT 610 1GB Video Card $35.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Apex SK-393-C ATX Mid Tower Case $26.21 @ NCIX US
Power Supply Antec Basiq 350W ATX Power Supply $25.98 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $317.14
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-09-16 10:46 EDT-0400

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