Custom PC for Home Use Archive

$800 / $1200 Hybrid Gaming HTPC Build

Couple months ago we built the $350 / $600 Custom Home Theater PC (HTPC) for family entertainment purposes. That little machine was a lovely media box with plenty of juice for HD playback and many modern 3D games. Some of us take advantage of the ...Read More

$400 Entertainment / Productivity PC

(Last Revised 8/22/2012)   It is not only a great custom computer for home and work assignments but it is also an ideal system for entry-level HD Entertainment purposes. The Gigabyte GA-H77M-D3H Motherboard provides plenty of modern features such as SATA III 6gbps ports, USB 3.0 ports, PCI ...Read More

$400 Home / Work PC

This custom computer is an upgrade from the original $330 system. It has better CPU performance (six-core processor), more memory (8GB DDR3) and faster wireless adapter (300Mbps). The extra $70 definitely brings a lot more than it takes. ...Read More

$300 Custom Home and Work Computer

This configuration is pretty good for basic home and work uses. Equipped with the unlocked AMD Phenom II 965 Black Edition processor, the system will be able to tackle basic multitasking requirements with ease. It also has a PCI Express x16 slot ready for ...Read More