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    Building a new budget rig next week with Windows 8 on.

    As title, building a new budget rig for the lounge next week, I have a few old parts laying around and will be buying some nice new shiny bits namely CPU, Mobo and memory so I thought I would check back in here and say hi to everyone.

    No doubt I will need a little help and will be searching the forums for useful info.

    Hope everyone is well.


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    Somewhere Over The Rainbow
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    Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64/Ubuntu 11.04

    Looking forward to some pics.
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    Hey Jaidyn,

    Yes for sure I will get some pics up, it's not going to be an amazing rig but it's just for general surfing, catch up tv and maybe some light gaming.

    Ordering parts next Tues.

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    Parts now being delivered tomorrow!

    AMD A6-3650 Quad core CPU
    8GB DDR3 1600 Ram
    Gigabyte GA-A55M-S2V Mobo
    AOC N941SW 19" Monitor

    Some old parts being used, main ones being -

    Corsair F60 SSD
    CIT 700Watt PSU

    Should be a fun evening.

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    Should be a fun evening
    For sure. Dont forget the pics
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    I had some major issues with the graphics driver so ended up putting windows 7 on it.

    I just posted some pics on sevenforums in the 'show us your rig' thread.

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    Somewhere Over The Rainbow
    Posts : 4,115
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64/Ubuntu 11.04

    Looks good, Paul!

    Not very 'budget' though.
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    Lol, depends what you class 'budget' as.

    My main rig owes me around 1300

    Seeing as I managed to use some old spare parts on the new build it cost me a total of 230 and that included a new monitor

    It's a fantastic PC for the money for sure.
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