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Computer For Mom

Approximate Purchase Date: Around Halloween


Budget Range: Cheapest As Possible. Maybe 200-300ish?


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Internet Surfing, Storing Pictures, nothing else really.


Parts Not Required: Mouse, Keyboard, Monitor, etc


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg


Country of Origin: USA


Parts Preferences: by brand or type: None


Overclocking: No


SLI or Crossfire: No


Monitor Resolution: 1024x768


Additional Comments: It's for my mom, for basic internet surfing and storing all of her pictures on. I would like it the cheapest as possible to suit these needs. I also need an operating system. I don't really have a budget I just want it as cheap as possible as she doesn't really require much to surf the internet. :)
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  1. It's called a laptop. You should definitely check it out at newegg. It's impossible to make a build with only $200 lol especially with hard drive prices right now.
  2. It's not impossible to make a 300 dollar build, I have heard seen many people do it. Hard drives I heard only went up about 10 bucks. There is a 7200 rpm 1tb on Newegg for 65. Used to be around 55 I believe. I know it is possible but I have no clue actually coming up with the build. :(
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    OS is $100 dollars. You can't make a setup with $200.

    Cheap athlon with motherboard $110
    RAM $25
    PSU : $50
    Hard drive: $65
    OS: $100
    Case : $30
    Op drive : $20

    $400

    A rough draft.

    It's really easy to make a set up with $300. if you only had an OS.

    Get a netbook.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100006746%204018%204802&IsNodeId=1&name=Top%20Sellers
  4. Ok then! Thanks for your help! I will look into some netbooks.
  5. Best answer selected by gamer128.
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