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Budget Pc for $500 or $600

Hi. I am AGPC
any-ho i am trying to find a Pc for my Bro that is about $500 or $600
Prebulit or Homebulid.
he wont be playing any thing like Criys 2. the games he WILL be playing will be: Age of empires 3,Tropic 3,Empire Total war,Rome total war, and Medieval total war. Nothing too Huge on Gpu. and if you post a list of items to buy Put the price of windows 7 in it.

Thanks
AGPC :p
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  1. im assuming u want a monitor / keyboard / mouse with it too?
  2. well we have a old monitor that would work. so no about the monitor
  3. Man windows is not cheap!
  4. Here is my list of items (didnt bother to edit it)

    Project (try 33)


    Qty. Image Product Description Unit Price Savings Total Price


    Update

    Xigmatek ASGARD II B/S CPC-T45UD-U01 Black / Silver 0.8 mm SECC / Aluminum and Aluminum Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer ...
    Model #:CPC-T45UD-U01
    Item #:N82E16811815005
    Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
    In Stock
    Note (Add)
    $39.99 -$10.00 Instant $29.99


    Update

    ASRock H61M-VS LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
    Model #:H61M-VS
    Item #:N82E16813157241
    Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
    In Stock
    Note (Add)
    $59.99 $59.99


    Update

    XFX HD-687A-ZNFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
    Model #:HD-687A-ZNFC
    Item #:N82E16814150506
    Return Policy:VGA Standard Return Policy
    In Stock
    Mail in Rebate
    Note (Add)
    $199.99 -$5.00 Instant $194.99


    Update

    CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 V2 430W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
    Model #:CMPSU-430CXV2
    Item #:N82E16817139026
    Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
    In Stock
    Mail in Rebate Card
    Note (Add)
    $49.99 -$10.00 Instant $39.99


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    Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I32100
    Model #:BX80623I32100
    Item #:N82E16819115078
    Return Policy:CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
    In Stock
    Note (Add)
    $124.99 $124.99


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    Crucial 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model CT51264BA1339
    Model #:CT51264BA1339
    Item #:N82E16820148346
    Return Policy:Memory Standard Return Policy
    In Stock
    Note (Add)
    $38.99 $38.99


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    Seagate Barracuda ST3500413AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
    Model #:ST3500413AS
    Item #:N82E16822148701
    Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
    In Stock
    Note (Add)
    $39.99 $39.99


    Update

    ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
    Model #:DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS
    Item #:N82E16827135204
    Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
    In Stock
    Note (Add)
    $19.99 $19.99


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    Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 32-bit - OEM
    Model #:GFC-02021
    Item #:N82E16832116983
    Return Policy:Software Standard Return Policy
    In Stock
    Note (Add)
    $99.99 $99.99


    Update

    Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound - OEM
    Model #:AS5-3.5G
    Item #:N82E16835100007
    Return Policy:Consumable Item Refund Only Return Policy
    In Stock
    Note (Add)
    $11.98 $11.98

    Subtotal: $660.89
  5. What do you guys think about the Setup?
  6. AGPC said:
    What do you guys think about the Setup?

    Similar to this http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/diy-gaming-pc,2970.html good budget build.
  7. thats the secodn time u linked the same page rolli -.-
  8. the guy likes amd! let him have amd...
  9. wait hes not even choosing an amd on his own O.o
  10. Best answer
    You can get a 4 core AMD system for $433 w/o Windows 7, add W7 for $140, so total: $573

    CPU: AMD Phenom II x4 965 $130
    MoBo: MSI 760GM-P33 AM3 $55
    PSU: Antec Basiq BP430 $40
    CASE: NZXT Gamma GAMA-001BK $37
    HDD: Seagate Barracuda ST3500413AS $40
    RAM: Team Elite Model TED34096M10667DC $34
    Graphics: Radeon HD 5670 $80
    DVD-ROM: SONY Black 18X DDU1681S-0B $17
    Total: $433

    EDIT: To bigbang- USE EDIT AND NOT POSTING 3 TIMES!!!!
    EDIT2: Does anyone realize there is a edit button?
  11. lol, i cant edit my stuff, ive done it too much it has pissed moderators off or something.
    lol
    yee thats a descent build, now u can spend a bit more on a descenter graphics card :P
  12. bigbang said:
    lol, i cant edit my stuff, ive done it too much it has pissed moderators off or something.
    lol
    yee thats a descent build, now u can spend a bit more on a descenter graphics card :P

    I edit almost all my posts...
    EDIT:
    If you want a cheaper PC:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.660875
    A DIY kit
  13. bigbang said:
    thats the secodn time u linked the same page rolli -.-

    I know! Just commenting on the build above it this time!
  14. Best answer selected by AGPC.
  15. A good rig like that.... Then you get a gpu like that.....
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