Custom Celeron HTPC Build for Under $275

Welcome to another edition of a guide series that covers the components required to build a HTPC with a specific objective in mind.

This week, we present a Celeron HTPC Build for under $275

Objective: Our goal today is to build a custom Celeron HTPC build or under $275.00

Components required:

  • Case
  • Motherboard
  • Storage
  • Processor
  • Ram
  • Video Card
  • Power supply
  • Cooling
Assumptions:

  • No Operating System
  • No Optical Drives
  • No Cables, No thermal compound etc.

 

 

 

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Product

Price

Case: Silverstone ML03B Micro-ITX 

$57.21

Motherboard: ECS B75H2-M3 Micro-ITX Mboard

$44.99 ($15 Rebate)

Storage: Western Digital 500 GB 7200RPM WD 3.5

$59.99

Processor: Intel G530 2.40 Ghz

$43.99

Ram: G.Skill NS 4 GBDDR3 SDRAM DDR3

$19.99

Video Card:  Build in with motherboard

$0.00

PSU:  Antec VP450 – 450W

$38.99

Cooling:  2x 80 MM Fans

$5.18

 

 Total Price: $270.34

Points to make:

  • Perfect for anyone on a tight budget.
  • 500 GB is most likely not enough for those with a good amount of media.
  • Price subject to change with daily Newegg/Amazon price fluctuations.

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