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Upgrading from old computer.

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So, I'm looking for a pre-built computer that is under $500. I need advices to which pre-built computers are good and decent. I'm not a hardcore gamer, but I do play MMO's like Rumble Fighter. The computer I'm looking at right now is a Dell Inspiron 580 that costs $449.


Now, I'm fine with everything except the graphics card. I'm thinking about buying the Radeon HD 4670 512MB DDR3. Now for that to work, I'll be getting a new PSU also. I'm deciding on the Corsair 400W or the Antec Basiq 430W.


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One last thing, I'm upgrading from a build that was 4-5 years ago...

AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+ 2.21 Ghz
1.93 GB of Ram
Windows XP Pro.
ECS 6100 SM with integrated graphics
300+Watt PSU that is really bad..
16x DVD/CD

Edited by aznboi2o9, 02 February 2010 - 10:25 PM.

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Hi aznboi2o9, Welcome to Geekstogo! I apologize for your wait.

For your budget, The Corsair power supply looks good, the video card looks good, the Dell looks good. It's not a bad little setup for the money.

Sapphire is a great manufacturer of video cards, and Corsair makes the best Power Supplies. The PSU you have selected is 80 plus certified which is excellent and offers awesome power, efficiency, and a lot of amps on the +12v rail. In my opinion, there is not a better power supply for the money... I recommend it often.

I think you've done great putting it all together, everything looks fine.
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