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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.

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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.

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July 3, 2011 2:11:19 AM

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