Looking for Budget Friendly Laptop or Desktop to Meet These Specs. I can build PC if needed.

In short my mom is in need of a new computer, nothing fancy just something decent and has to be at minimum within the following specs. Any pointers would be greatly appreciated.

• Intel Pentium® IV 2.4 GHz
• 1 GB RAM
• 3 GB available disk space
• DVD drive
• Standard CRT/LCD monitor and video card capable of displaying 32-bit color and a resolution of at least
1024 x 768
• 3D capable DirectX 9 compatible graphics card with 128 MB video memory (needed for advanced 3D modeling)
• USB Chipset with two or more powered USB 2.0 ports
• Additional PCI Express, AGP, PCI or USB 2.0 expansion slots may be required.
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  1. I'm sorry but it's been quite a number of years since there was a new laptop with a spec as low as that. Almost anything on the market today will do you proud.
  2. Best answer
    A small quiet budget friendly build, this should do that trick:

    CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 640 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($64.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($52.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Memory: G.Skill NS Series 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($28.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Video Card: Zotac GeForce GT 640 2GB Video Card ($72.57 @ Newegg)
    Case: Rosewill Line-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Antec Basiq 350W ATX12V Power Supply ($28.80 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $374.28
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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