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 Share 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. rolli59 a c 94 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.... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer CarlosGrosso July 3, 2011 2:11:19 AM Best answer selected by CarlosGrosso. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumNew build for Dad . Need CPU & Mobo recs ForumPC build for my Dad - All Opinions welcome ForumNeed Help! Build an HTPC for my Dad ForumNew General Purpose PC for Dad ForumNew build for my dad ~$500 ForumNeed advice, £400 PC for my dad ForumBuilding a desktop for my dad ForumPlease Help Me Build My Dad a New PC ForumAdvice on i5 build for my Dad , I have parts picked ForumCheap Build For My Dad ForumWhat do you guys think about this PC for my dad ? ForumBuild or Buy? Dad 's computer. ForumDad 's PC wont Turn on Forum$860 build for my dad ForumBuilding PC for dad . Barebones ForumBuilding for my dad Forum~$3000+ build for my dad ForumNew Sub $700 build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !