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What is the cheapest computer yuo could build?

me and my friend want to build a computer just as a project. What are the cheapest components we could buy as we dont wont to spend much money on it?
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  1. Without some specifics, I would say a base of the Raspberry Pi would probably be about as cheap as you could get. Add in a SD card, USB cable, monitor, keyboard, and mouse... The whole thing would probably cost you under $300, and the vast majority of that would be for the monitor.
  2. The cheapest you can build is probably around 300 to 400 dollars depending on what you get.
  3. Depends if you need Windows and a monitor. If you're doing it for fun and trying to see how low you can go and you're willing to use used parts, you could build one for $200, but it's not going to be a beast rig, by any means, LOL.
  4. $80 - pc on a stick.
    http://www.engadget.com/2012/05/18/mk802-beats-cotton-candy-to-market/

    Now if you're taling about building a complete ibm compatible pc... you can learn on used stuff.
    Case - $20
    Mouse & keybd - $5
    Motherbd - $20
    Processor - $20
    ram - $20
    Hdd - $10
    PSU - $10
    GPU - varies, say $20

    if you wanted something newer that could, say, play Wow.
    Case & PSU - $50
    mouse & keybd - $20
    Motherbd - $50
    Processor - $50
    4gb ram - $20
    HDD - $50
    GPU - $110 (ati HD7770) you can save alot here but loose gaming performance.
    Windows 7 - $100+ (can u get a student discount?)

    total - $450 (less if you dont need win7)
  5. Raidmax Tornado case plus 450watt psu $50
    FM1 socket motherboard around $60
    AMD A8 3870k $110
    Radeon 6670 (hybrid crossfire similar to 6770) $60
    4gb ram $20

    basics to run with having hdd and windows.

    RAIDMAX Tornado ATX-238WRP Black SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with Raidmax RX-450K 450W Power Supply
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    $49.99


    Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 1TB 5900 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Bare Drive -Bare Drive
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    -$10.00 Instant

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    MSI A75A-G35 FM1 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
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    $20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card

    $79.99

    SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6670 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card (11192-22-20G)
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    $64.99


    AMD Free WinZip Pro 16 Coupon
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    -$4.99 Saving


    $4.99
    $0.00

    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) Desktop Memory Model F3-8500CL7D-8GBRL
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    Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy



    $34.99

    AMD A8-3870K Unlocked Llano 3.0GHz Socket FM1 100W Quad-Core Desktop APU (CPU + GPU) with DirectX 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD ...
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    Service Net Replacement Extended Warranty

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    $109.99

    Subtotal: $419.94

    Grand Total:* $419.94
  6. If you have a Microcenter, the Phenom II x3 is about $40, so you could build a pretty decent cheap rig.
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