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

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

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

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

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


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

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


forgot to add that i dont need a seperate graphics card, an onboard dvi is all i need.
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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$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Asus H61 -80$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
G.Skill Value Ram 8GB - 37$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Antec ECO 400W -45$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Optical DVD -19$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...(RW%20Drives)-_-ASUS-_-27135204&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=
Simple black case -50$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...(Computer%20Cases%20-%20ATX%20Form)-_-NZXT-_-11146078&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=
Intel 80GB SSD -150$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

total is 506$ before shipping

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