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December 24, 2011 5:00:52 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: within the month

Budget Range: $400

System Usage from Most to Least Important: general parental usage......up/downloading pics and vids, net usage, some photoshop....light gaming for the youngster

Parts Not Required: monitor and OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg

Country: u.s.

Parts Preferences: intel

Overclocking: no

SLI or Crossfire:no

Monitor Resolution:1920x1080

Additional Comments: nothing too special here, moms computer took a dirt nap and im putting together a budget build. looking for a last minute sanity check to make sure i didnt miss something with compatibility or leave something obvious out(it happens). if you can think of better parts to substitute in i thank you for looking at deals and prices. if you have an altogether better build feel free to post it im open to all suggestions. Merry Christmas.

case- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

mobo-
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

psu- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

cpu- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ram- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

hdd
- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total- $407.94

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December 24, 2011 8:54:04 PM

how about the video card?

depending on the video card the PSU might not be strong enough.
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December 26, 2011 1:27:53 AM

just going to use the on board graphics
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December 26, 2011 1:41:41 AM

WTFO said:
just going to use the on board graphics


That's going to be difficult since there is no onboard graphics. Now Graphics card are so cheap! Well in the UK they are you can pack up a one for around £29.99 and it will do the basic things. You better look into that since you will be stuffed as it stands.
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December 28, 2011 3:28:58 PM

by onboard graphics i meant the gpu she already has. thats completely my fault.
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December 28, 2011 4:00:25 PM

WTFO said:
by onboard graphics i meant the gpu she already has. thats completely my fault.


Thats perfect then, happy building ;0)
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December 28, 2011 4:06:09 PM

for under $400 for a basic PC, I'd suggest a Llano build:

Rosewill R102 case: $29.99
Corsair CX 430W: $39.99
AMD A6-3500 Triple core + 8 GB DDR3-1333: $111.99
AS ROCK A75 Motherboard: $69.99
Seagate 500 GB HDD: $99.99
Samsung DVD burner: $16.99

total: $368.94
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December 28, 2011 11:58:33 PM

Best answer selected by WTFO.
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