My mom's looking for a fairly cheap new computer and tigerdirect just happens to have a sale today. One of their systems on sale fits the budget requirement although I'm not sure how good it is so I was wondering if you guys can provide some comments.
Main Uses for PC: internet browsing, chat, office documents, desktop publishing, light web develpoment, most resource intensive program will probably be dreamweaver or photoshop (or I can probably get her to use less resource hogging programs for these)
Mobo: ECS A740GM-M Motherboard
CPU: AMD Phenom X4 9750 Quad Core Processor
CPU Cooler: Thermaltake CL-P0503 70mm CPU Cooler
Optical: Lite-On Internal 24X DVD Writer
Ram: Centon 2048MB PC6400 DDR2
Case: Power Up Black ATX Mid-Tower Case
HDD: Western Digital 500GB Caviar Blue Hard Drive
PSU: Come's with case
GPU: Not in this build yet but I'm planning on grabbing something cheap that can handle dual monitors at 1080p
I was gonna go for it but I noticed that it's using DDR2. I'm guessing I could get more bang-for-buck for a DDR3 system. I'm also not familiar with the Mobo and Ram manufacturers so I'm kinda reluctant on buying this set. Specs looks good for a "mom pc" though
So, do you guys think I should go for it or should I just wait for a different sale?