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June 15, 2012 6:27:14 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Next 2 Weeks

Budget Range: 650 - 750 $

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Surfing the Net, Occasional Movies watching, Little Photo-Editing.

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Display, Speakers.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Parts Preferences: Intel CPU, Asus/GigaByte Mobo.

Overclocking: Maybe, if it's not too difficult!

SLI or Crossfire: No.

Monitor Resolution: Dell 1920x1080

Additional Comments:- Don't really want it to be expensive.
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June 15, 2012 11:59:16 PM

Intel Core i3-2120 Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz - $130
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CORSAIR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333mhz - $25
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6670 1GB - $65
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GIGABYTE GA-H61M-S2H LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI mATX Intel Motherboard - $70 (sale)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Rosewill REDBONE Black SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - $40 (sale)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
XFX ProSeries 450watt power supply - $63
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Seagate Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Drive 500gb - $90 (sale)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Sony DVD burner - $18
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Windows 7 - $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



= $620 + DiRT 3
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June 16, 2012 1:18:30 AM

He doesn't want to play games...
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June 16, 2012 1:23:37 AM

well then take out the graphics card. the intergrated stuff is more than enough for watching movies
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June 16, 2012 1:38:08 AM

Well I saw his res. can I was a little hesitant to tell him to use Intel HD 2000...
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June 16, 2012 1:45:29 AM

i5 3450 uses hd2500 which is equvalent to hd3000
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June 16, 2012 3:13:49 AM

It's weaker : |
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June 16, 2012 3:31:48 AM

i'd rather have a graphics card to be on a safer side.. i might play an occasional game
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June 16, 2012 3:32:32 AM

Best answer selected by anee1712.
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June 16, 2012 3:33:01 AM

the hd 6670 sounds just fine..
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