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~500 basic computer, no games, editing, etc.

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January 27, 2012 4:07:36 AM

Approximate Purchase Date:this week or next

Budget Range: ~500 or less

System Usage from Most to Least Important: quickbooks, web surfing, word, excel

Parts Not Required: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS)keyboard, mouse, speakers, monitor, os(i have win 7 pro)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg

Country: (e.g.: India) USA

Parts Preferences: intel preferebly for the chip, willing to use amd, just dont know much about amd

Overclocking: no

SLI or Crossfire: no

Monitor Resolution: (e.g.: 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x1200, 1680x1050, 1920x1080, 1920x1200) 1920x 1080

Additional Comments: just want something basic. 8 gigs of ram would be better. not doing anything hardcore with this computer.

any suggestions would be good
January 27, 2012 4:41:23 AM

did some research and found some parts

Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 44.99 after mir

Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) 24.99 after mir

CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 V2 (CMPSU-430CXV2) 430W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply 24.99 after mir

found an amd chip, not sure if its good or not or what mobo would go with it

AMD Phenom II X4 925 Deneb 2.8GHz Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor HDX925WFK4DGM - OEM 94.99

forgot to add that i dont need a seperate graphics card, an onboard dvi is all i need.
January 27, 2012 4:54:47 AM

i would build an i3 system using built in graphics in this case and use a SSD (you can change for 500+gb HDD if storage is needed)

i3-2100 -125$
Asus H61 -80$
G.Skill Value Ram 8GB - 37$
Antec ECO 400W -45$
Optical DVD -19$
Simple black case -50$
Intel 80GB SSD -150$

total is 506$ before shipping

SSD for super fast boots and enough for OS and ~50gb left for apps.
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