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My folks could use a glorified web-cruiser / e-mail checker, and I'd like to build it for them. How does this look?

Going for integrated graphics so I don't have to buy a separate card, but would be nice to have the option to add later if wanted. Question: Is 430W for the PSU overkill? Thanks!

And sorry, what I meant to post, taking care of the integrated graphics issue was:

CPU: AMD A6-6400K 3.9GHz Dual-Core Processor ($62.73 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: MSI A55M-E35 Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($51.08 @ Mwave)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: A-Data Premier Pro SP900 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($69.99 @ TigerDirect)
Case: HEC Vigilance MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($30.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($19.99 @ Micro Center)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($97.98 @ OutletPC)
Wired Network Adapter: Rosewill RC-402 10/100 Mbps PCI Network Adapter ($9.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $392.71

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3sSb6
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3sSb6/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3sSb6/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD Athlon X4 740 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($74.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: MSI A55M-E35 Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($51.08 @ Mwave)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: A-Data Premier Pro SP900 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($69.99 @ TigerDirect)
Case: HEC Vigilance MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($30.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($43.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($97.98 @ OutletPC)
Wired Network Adapter: Rosewill RC-402 10/100 Mbps PCI Network Adapter ($9.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $438.95
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  1. You need a video card. That CPU does not have built in video. Just get an APU though. Then you do not need a GPU.

    Drop the network adapter. The motherboard has a better one built in.
  2. tiny voices said:
    You need a video card. That CPU does not have built in video. Just get an APU though. Then you do not need a GPU.

    Drop the network adapter. The motherboard has a better one built in.


    Sorry about that, I meant to post a slightly modified build, which I have now done. Graphics now integrated.
  3. Best answer
    I did roughly the same thing as you plan on doing with these components. I've heard it works great! :)

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3sSo1
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3sSo1/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3sSo1/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor ($118.97 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Asus B85M-G Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($79.69 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Patriot Viper 3 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 361 ATX Mid Tower Case ($38.26 @ Mwave)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($19.99 @ Micro Center)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $447.84
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-16 14:57 EDT-0400)

    Got a really good deal on the motherboard and case so I was able to get the entire build for just over 400 bucks a few months ago.
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