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September 23, 2009 12:01:49 AM

Im tring to build a computer for someone they have a 6 yr old dell 8300, its more for reading emails, internet and flash games (neopets) so heres what i have so far..

GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
combo with
CORSAIR XMS2 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X4096-6400C5C - Retail

AMD Phenom II X3 720 2.8GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Black Processor Model HDZ720WFGIBOX - Retail
combo with
Antec Three Hundred + BP430 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 430W Power Supply - Retail

PC Power & Cooling Silencer PPCS420X 420W ATX12V 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Retail
I dont skimp on psu's

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - OEM

SAMSUNG Black 22X DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-S223B - OEM

i think the on board video is good enough for now, i can add something like a 4670 later and i have a copy of xp for now.

comes to 490 with 25mir.

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September 23, 2009 12:09:15 AM

The BP 430 isnt too good, and there is no point in paying for a PSU twice. If you get the antec 300 without the BP 430 you can save an extra 27 even though its not combo'd
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
the corsair 400cx comes with 3 more amps on the 12 volt rail and is $10 less after mir
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

other than that it looks pretty good especially for 450, the 720 may be a bit overkill but will let you venture into more CPU intensive things in the future.
September 23, 2009 12:14:30 AM

your right i wasnt paying attention and dont want to pay for 2 power supplys
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September 23, 2009 9:15:24 PM

i found this combo with the loss be that great?

AMD Phenom II X3 705e Heka 2.5GHz Socket AM3 65W Triple-Core Processor Model HD705EOCGIBOX - Retail
with
Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail


$198.95
$155.95
September 23, 2009 9:42:45 PM

The 720 is only $3 more, I seriously recommend it over the 705e. If you really want a processor + case combo, then consider this one instead.

AMD Phenom II X3 720 2.8GHz Socket AM3
+
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UB Black
Combo Price: $155.98
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
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