Approximate Purchase Date: Within the next couple of weeks
Budget Range: $400 to $500
System Usage from Most to Least Important: internet, youtube, possibly a little gaming for me :}
Parts Not Required: does not need a mouse or keyboard or monitor
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: None, also able to go to microcenter this Wednesday to Saturday
Parts Preferences: None Bang for buck Overclocking: Maybe
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe
Monitor Resolution: can't remember believe to be 1600 Additional Comments: It's for my girlfriend's Dad. Wants something new and doesn't want to spend a ton of money. Or would it be better to buy computer for him from HP or something around that? or even a slickdeal ad?
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Overclocking/SLI and HTPC do not belong in the same sentence.
Your looking to build a SFF Gaming machine, not a HTPC.