Cheap but powerful computer?
March 28, 2009 7:27am CST
I want to buy a cheap computer that will satisfy my computing needs. I mostly playing high graphic games and coding web pages. I have only a budget of 300$, Any suggestions are helpful.
30 Mar 09
The most important component for you is your graphics card.Your processor and RAM (no matter how high end) can never give u a good experience while playing games(Forget about even running today's games if u rely on integrated graphics).Even a cheap graphics card is far better than a high end Motherboard. No need to buy LCD monitor(buy CRT),UPS,etc.You can even compromise on a bit of RAM (u can add more RAM later).Use that money to buy a cheap gfx card.Here are some decent budget cards Geforce 8600,Geforce 9500,Ati Radoen HD 4670 (80$).
28 Mar 09
U.S.$300 means 15,500 Indian Rupees...See below [i]Motherboard having at-least 256MB graphics memory (if you don't wanna buy graphic card) (Rs.2500/2800) Intel Core 2 Duo @ 1.8GHz/2.2GHz (Rs. 1950/2200) 1GB/2GB RAM (Rs.750/1440) Hard Disk 80GB/160GB (Rs. 1700/1900) Optional: Graphic Card (256MB) (buy only if your motherboard doesn't have 256MB graphics memory) Optional : Monitor LCD View-sonic 17" (Rs.8400) UPS 750W/1200W (Rs. 900/1350) So, I think you can make a good PC in Rs 15,500(U.S.$300)...