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Which CPU AND MOTHERBOARD BEST FOR OFFICE USAGE

I need to build a pc under 400 USD so, I'm really confused on choosing motherboard and CPU (no external GPU I don't have enough to afford external GPU) and best RAM and how much I need

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4 minutes ago, B.Arun Prakash said:

I need to build a pc under 400 USD so, I'm really confused on choosing motherboard and CPU (no external GPU I don't have enough to afford external GPU) and best RAM and how much I need

I would look at eBay for off-lease office machines (Dell Optiplex, HP ProDesk, Lenovo ThinkCenter, etc.), which you can find in the $100-$200 range.

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1 minute ago, AbydosOne said:

I would look at eBay for off-lease office machines (Dell Optiplex, HP ProDesk, Lenovo ThinkCenter, etc.), which you can find in the $100-$200 range.

I live in India I don't know if I can get them if you suggest me something else then please tell which motherboard and CPU is good and future upgraded

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That's a seriously tight budget even for the U.S. market, probably more so for India. A basic build with integrated graphics is pretty much $500 minimum. You're going to definitely need to look for a used machine. Check around on any local marketplaces you have in your area.

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Maybe look for all in one pc

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6 minutes ago, Chris Pratt said:

That's a seriously tight budget even for the U.S. market, probably more so for India. A basic build with integrated graphics is pretty much $500 minimum. You're going to definitely need to look for a used machine. Check around on any local marketplaces you have in your area.

Bro I have a old pc with Pentium or celloron processor with windows 7 and like 3gb ram now days you know that pc not capable running multiple tab and multi-task so what would I do now can you recommend what next step I have to take.

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@B.Arun PrakashThat's plenty of a budget for a-no GPU PC. AMD ryzen 4300G/4300GE + A520 motherboard. Or a Intel 12100/G7400 + a H610 motherboard. 2x8GB of decent 3000/3200MHz memory. ~$40-50 PSU, and a 500GB nvme. 

 

If you keep the case and the monitor you have that should be just about $400. Or if u need a case, just any cheapest will do.

 

Now the real question is what of this is available in India and at what price, and that will dictate what combo you can buy.

 

Can you give us links to some shops you would use to buy stuff ?

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2 minutes ago, Dogzilla07 said:

@B.Arun PrakashThat's plenty of a budget for a-no GPU PC. AMD ryzen 4300G/4300GE + A520 motherboard. Or a Intel 12100/G7400 + a H610 motherboard. 2x8GB of decent 3000/3200MHz memory. ~$40-50 PSU, and a 500GB nvme. 

 

If you keep the case and the monitor you have that should be just about $400. Or if u need a case, just any cheapest will do.

 

Now the real question is what of this is available in India and at what price, and that will dictate what combo you can buy.

 

Can you give us links to some shops you would use to buy stuff ?

How much watts I need 

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Depends on the PSU, if u can find Cooler Master MWE White V2, or Aerocool Aero Bronze, Aero White or a Corsair CV, or FSP Hyper Pro, FSP Hydro Pro, FSP Hyper K Pro, FSP HV Pro, Xilence Performance A+ III. With any of those you can get away with you can get away with a 350W model or stronger.

 

If it's something else a no name, you need more watts. FSP SP500-A would work or in worst case scenario LC-Power LC600H-12 600W

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35 minutes ago, Dogzilla07 said:

@B.Arun PrakashThat's plenty of a budget for a-no GPU PC. AMD ryzen 4300G/4300GE + A520 motherboard. Or a Intel 12100/G7400 + a H610 motherboard. 2x8GB of decent 3000/3200MHz memory. ~$40-50 PSU, and a 500GB nvme. 

 

If you keep the case and the monitor you have that should be just about $400. Or if u need a case, just any cheapest will do.

 

Now the real question is what of this is available in India and at what price, and that will dictate what combo you can buy.

 

Can you give us links to some shops you would use to buy stuff ?

Bro you have given the names of processor but I'm unable to find them can you send Amazon link

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i3-12100 is out of stock on Amazon, it just came out, it will be a week or two probably until it's stock. (but possibly sooner), If we're talking US amazon.

 

For motherboard for this guy the best option are any of the Asus Prime H610M. but H610M-A is the best. Though others would work as well. Just be careful with the cheapest Asrock ones, they don't have M.2 slot for SSD.

 

The AMD version is not available on US amazon. is amazon.com the only place you'll be buying from ?

 

The cheapest good memory should be G Skill Aegis 2x8GB 3000MHz/3200MHz, or kingston maybe similar as well.

 

https://www.amazon.com/G-Skill-PC4-24000-3000MHz-Platform-F4-3000C16D-16GISB/dp/B01IW7Z66U

 

https://www.amazon.com/G-Skill-288-Pin-PC4-25600-CL16-18-18-38-F4-3200C16D-16GIS/dp/B08176M1KG

 

Either of the above memory.

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5 minutes ago, Dogzilla07 said:

i3-12100 is out of stock on Amazon, it just came out, it will be a week or two probably until it's stock. (but possibly sooner), If we're talking US amazon.

 

For motherboard for this guy the best option are any of the Asus Prime H610M. but H610M-A is the best. Though others would work as well. Just be careful with the cheapest Asrock ones, they don't have M.2 slot for SSD.

 

The AMD version is not available on US amazon. is amazon.com the only place you'll be buying from ?

 

The cheapest good memory should be G Skill Aegis 2x8GB 3000MHz/3200MHz, or kingston maybe similar as well.

I'll prefer to buy from offline market but to get what I have to say to seller I have asked to send me link so I can show him

 

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Here's everything that's viable:

 

https://geizhals.eu/?cat=mbp4_1700&xf=317_H610~544_ASUS~544_GIGABYTE~544_MSI

 

https://geizhals.eu/asrock-h610m-hdv-m-2-90-mxbh60-a0uayz-a2661044.html?hloc=at&hloc=de&hloc=eu&hloc=pl&hloc=uk

 

Motherboards above

 

https://geizhals.eu/?cat=ramddr3&xf=1454_8192~15475_3200~15903_DDR4~254_3000~255_16~256_2x~4277_18

 

All the RAM that's ok above

 

https://geizhals.eu/?cmp=2659497&cmp=2660249&cmp=2659498&cmp=2660250

 

The CPu options above

 

https://geizhals.eu/?cmp=2634303&cmp=2319687&cmp=2319706

 

The cooling if u end up needing it (the stock cooler is ok but loud).

 

https://geizhals.eu/?cmp=2450203&cmp=2178488&cmp=2237915&cmp=2197580&cmp=2237759&cmp=2228565&cmp=2371282&cmp=1209770

 

some of the power supplies I mentioned (or stronger 400W/450W/500W/550W). The last LC 600H power or FSP SP-500A are a last resort, if u can find any of the others cheap for $30-$40, that's best.

 

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12 minutes ago, Dogzilla07 said:

Hey Dogzilla07 here's the my current pc specifications shown in pictureIMG-20220126-WA0004.thumb.jpg.a6dd90904a5c46025b8b7860bc47275c.jpgIMG-20220126-WA0005.thumb.jpg.741f298330965de64ac9da778e10a4ca.jpg

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IMG-20220126-WA0007.thumb.jpg.75df8e0e96c61cae9034726e18d92404.jpg

1 minute ago, B.Arun Prakash said:

Hey Dogzilla07 here's the my current pc specifications shown in pictureIMG-20220126-WA0004.thumb.jpg.a6dd90904a5c46025b8b7860bc47275c.jpgIMG-20220126-WA0005.thumb.jpg.741f298330965de64ac9da778e10a4ca.jpg

Can you tell what I have to do now I have only 400 USD and you can see on top 🔝 we have only one port which is VGA

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