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Dad's Pc Build

Approximate Purchase Date: June 29

Budget Range: $400-$650 Before Rebates/tax (including monitor and keyboard)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Surfing the internet, watching movies.

Parts Not Required: Mouse and OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Compusa only


Parts Preferences: Im going to use onboard video or suggest a cheap video card

Overclocking: NO

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1920*1080

Additional Comments: This is a Pc for my dad, so basically its a non-gaming machine.
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    MB: Gigabyte GA-880GA-UD3H $104.99 ( $15 rebate )
    CPU: Athlon x3 450 $79.99
    Memory: Kingston HyperX Blu 2x2GB $46.99 ( $10 rebate )
    Case: CoolerMaster Elite RC-430 $49.99 ( $10 rebate )
    PSU: Corsair CX430 $44.99
    HDD: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB $59.99
    DVD: Asus 24x DVD+/-RW $20.99
    GPU: XFX 5670 1GB DDR3 $74.99 ( $15 rebate )

    Display: Samsung BX2231 $149.99
    Keyboard: Keytronic 104 key usb $21.99

    Total: $653.90 ( $593.90 after rebates )

    If needed you can leave out the video card and use onboard video, but the build is much more balanced with the video card in place.
  2. Or just look at this $500 budget build with or without a discrete GPU http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/diy-gaming-pc,2970.html
  3. Best answer selected by CarlosGrosso.
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