Building a budget PC for under $360

Building a budget PC for under $360

Summary: The parts you need to build a budget PC for under $360 built around AMD excellent A8 Llano APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

TOPICS: Processors, Hardware

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  • Gigabyte GA-A75M-D2H Motherboard

    GIGABYTE Super4 motherboards are the latest range of next-generation desktop motherboards based on the AMD A75 chipset, supporting a new generation socket FM1 of 32nm AMD A-series/E-series APUs with DirectX11 graphics integrated.

    • Socket: FM1
    • Chipset: AMD A75
    • Memory: 2 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 32 GB of system memory. Support for DDR3 2400(OC)/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules.
    • Audio: Realtek ALC889 codec
    • Storage: 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, and JBOD
    • USB: 6 USB 2.0/1.1 ports and 4 USB 3.0/2.0 ports

    Image credit: Gigabyte

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  • Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1333 RAM

    The Ballistix Sport Series was created for mainstream users and enthusiasts. These modules feature heat spreaders for thermal performance. These modules make use of standard timings and voltages, making this a reliable, quality RAM option that’s ideal for maximum stability and compatibility.

    • Speed: DDR3-1333
    • Latency: CL9 (9-9-9-24)
    • Voltage: 1.5V
    • Bandwidth: PC3-10600 (10.6GB/s)

    Image credit: Crucial

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  • Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX

    Performance and reliability for everyday computing.

    • Rotational Speed: 7,200 RPM
    • Buffer: 16MB
    • Capacity: 500GB
    • Interface: SATA 6Gb/s

    Image credit: Western Digital

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Topics: Processors, Hardware

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