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Carl B.

Carl B.

Joined on 08/28/08

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Rosewill - Black & Silver, 0.8mm SGCC Steel Slim Micro ATX Computer Case with ATX12V Flex 300W Power Supply - R379-M
Rosewill - Black & Silver, 0.8mm SGCC Steel Slim Micro ATX Computer Case with ATX12V Flex 300W Power Supply - R379-M

Pros: cheap, seems sturdy, I like how it's constructed

Cons: much bigger than I thought it would be and kind of awkwardly shaped

Overall Review: if you don't mind the size/shape it's a pretty good case

Intel Celeron G530 - Celeron Sandy Bridge Dual-Core 2.4 GHz LGA 1155 65W Intel HD Graphics Desktop Processor - BX80623G530
Intel Celeron G530 - Celeron Sandy Bridge Dual-Core 2.4 GHz LGA 1155 65W Intel HD Graphics Desktop Processor - BX80623G530

Pros: cheap and is fine for most uses perfect for a budget build

Cons: cheap fan/heat sink broke very easily

Crucial 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model CT2KIT12864BA1339
Crucial 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model CT2KIT12864BA1339

Pros: works as advertised, cheap

Cons: ......ugly? (who cares though)

Overall Review: perfect for a budget build

good for the money

BIOSTAR H61MGC LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
BIOSTAR H61MGC LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Pros: cheap, has everything I needed it to have

Cons: one RAM slot doesn't work I might have discharged on it so it might be my fault (was a little careless) but it still gets the job done

Overall Review: I would definitely recommend it as a cheap solution for an up to date budget build

new life

PQI POWER Series 512MB DDR 333 (PC 2700) Desktop Memory Model MD3412UOE
PQI POWER Series 512MB DDR 333 (PC 2700) Desktop Memory Model MD3412UOE

Pros: can't believe it's the same computer made a very drastic difference in the speed and ability of an otherwise almost useless machine

Cons: none

12/26/2008