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[Build Ready] Budget PC Build - $650 - First Time Builder

[Build Ready] Budget PC Build - $650 - First Time Builder

MisterTactful

1. No idea how long they are. You mostly read what other people have experienced in Newegg reviews assuming the manufacturer hasn't listed cable lengths. 2. Some cases are better than others for cable management. Since you're concerned about it, a modular or semi-modular power supply should be higher on your list of needs. The main thing I've found is how much room between the motherboard tray and the side of the case next to it, followed by holes through the motherboard tray that let you snake cables in and out as needed. It's a situational thing and there isn't one way to do it. Better cases (meaning cases geared more toward enthusiasts) tend to do better in this regard. [PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3NSJx) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3NSJx/by_merchant/) / [Benchmarks](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3NSJx/benchmarks/) Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- **CPU** | [Intel Core i3-4150 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80646i34150) | $129.99 @ Newegg **Motherboard** | [Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-gah97d3h) | $99.99 @ Amazon **Memory** | [A-Data XPG V1.0 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/a-data-memory-ax3u1600w8g9rb) | $64.99 @ Newegg **Storage** | [Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/seagate-internal-hard-drive-st1000dm003) | $49.99 @ Amazon **Video Card** | [XFX Radeon R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Video Card](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-video-card-r9280atdfd) | $199.99 @ Newegg **Case** | [Corsair SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-case-spec01redled) | $49.99 @ Amazon **Power Supply** | [Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx500m) | $34.99 @ Newegg | | **Total** | Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $629.93 | Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-20 19:28 EDT-0400 |