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    Hi to all,
    I am trying to build a budget PC from salvaging a computer,I need your recommendation for parts that I should purchase to complete thissystem. Please note I will be running few applications at one time, mainly willbe used to be connected to 32” or bigger size screen for observing &analysing charts, graphs, browsing, software, Linux operational system will beinstalled.

    What would you recommended to use with for the parts ismissing
    The PC spec is as follow:

    Mobo: Asus-P5KPL-CM (USED PREVIOUSLY BY Intel Pentium dual core 1.8)

    Ram: 1X 2Gbddr2(Kingston) 1xGBddr2(ordinary type)

    Power supply: --------- (preferably quiet PSU)

    CPU: Intel E8400 Core 2 Duo Processor - 3.00 GHz, 6MB L2Cache, 1333MHz FSB, Socket LGA775, 45 nm
    Graphic card: ----------------------------------------------

    Hdd: " could I use only sata2 or could i be able touse sata 3 hard drives(500GB-1TB)

    Sound card: SPEEDLINK SL-8866-SRD-A Stage 5.1 PCI SoundCard, Manufacturer: Speed Link

    Heatsink fan : Ultra Quiet Arctic Cooling Socket 1156 775Heatsink Fan for i3 i5 i7 Alpine 11GT

    DVD.R/W: ----------------- (Option to use “Magic disksoftware”)

    I wait for your quick replies.

    Many thanks

  • #2
    Minus a case, that is a full system... Don't think there's anything missing.
    Originally posted by andyn
    Trick in most cases seems to be to get in early, and get out early. Pump and dump.
    PC: - i5-3570k, Mushkin 64gb SSD, 8GB Vengeance, MSI Twin Frozr III 7850.
    Laptop: - Asus N55SF, Core i7-2670QM, GT555M (2GB).


    • #3

      Thank you for mentioning the case , I do have a new ATX/micro case . but you should reflect your reply on the above list , "e.g" Power supply: --------- (preferably quiet PSU)???


      • #4
        You want a reliable brand so I'd suggest something such as this.

        That will be able to power your system without any issues whatsoever and it will be quiet too.
        ASUS Crosshair VI Hero | AMD Ryzen R7 1700 @ 3.95 GHz | be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 | G.SKILL TridentZ RGB 2x8GB @ 3333 MHz C14 | ASUS ROG STRIX GTX 1080 OC | Samsung SM951 256GB NVMe + 2x Samsung 850 EVO 250GB in RAID0 | EVGA SuperNOVA G3 850w | be quiet! Pure Base 600 Tempered Glass | CM Masterkeys Pro L | Logitech G502 | Logitech G920 | ASUS ZenBook UX305F