Solved Dad's Pc Build Tags: New Build Monitors Systems Last response: July 3, 2011 2:11 AM in Systems Share CarlosGrosso June 26, 2011 1:58:42 AM 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. More about : dad build Best solution rvilkman a b C Monitor June 26, 2011 9:51:50 PM 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. Share rolli59 a c 104 C Monitor June 26, 2011 9:55:41 PM Or just look at this $500 budget build with or without a discrete GPU http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/diy-gaming-pc,2970.... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer CarlosGrosso July 3, 2011 2:11:19 AM Best answer selected by CarlosGrosso. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI would like to build a PC for my Mom and Dad. Forum SolvedHelp me build a pc for my dad! Forum SolvedDad trying to help his son build a gaming PC needs some help. Forum SolvedPC build for my dad Forum SolvedBuilding my first gaming pc with my dad. Forum SolvedIs this a good PC Build for my dad? Forum SolvedNew Build, Replacing 10+ year old system for my dad. need adviced on part list for budget PC Forum SolvedPC build for my Dad - All Opinions welcome Forum What do you think of this $500 Budget Video Editing PC I build for my Dad Forum Building PC for my Dad Forum Please Help Me Build My Dad a New PC Forum Building PC for dad. Barebones < $400 Forum Help On Building Pc for my Dad Forum SolvedNeed $300 PC for Dad's Work Forum SolvedBuild for my Dad Forum SolvedNice cheap build for dad Forum SolvedGetting new PC using old parts for an office computer for my dad! Forum SolvedGTX 660 vs R9 270X for dad's gaming build? Forum SolvedWill my newb build work OK? (1st time build with dad, 12 yrs old) Forum SolvedNice Build for my Dad - Not Gaming! (£300) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !