Good system with graphics for $500 budget

I would like to build a solid system that can surf the net, do the kids school projects, photoshop and play Second Life...which needs good graphics. Any suggestions would be most welcome.
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  1. Any parts that you do not need like an OS or case? Please read the sticky threads at the top of the forum before posting.
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    PCPartPicker part list:
    Price breakdown by merchant:

    CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($80.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($42.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: A-Data XPG V1.0 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($32.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: A-Data XPG V1.0 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($32.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card ($149.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Rosewill RANGER-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($29.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($19.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $449.90

    Well if the above member's build has everything you need, then this is a better option.

    Mobo is a AM3+ socket, better upgrade down the road.

    750ti is much stronger.
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