Help with new home build

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:

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

    = $620 + DiRT 3

    has more performance and will be able to play most games on high or ultra details
  3. He doesn't want to play games...
  4. well then take out the graphics card. the intergrated stuff is more than enough for watching movies
  5. Well I saw his res. can I was a little hesitant to tell him to use Intel HD 2000...
  6. i5 3450 uses hd2500 which is equvalent to hd3000
  7. It's weaker : |
  8. i'd rather have a graphics card to be on a safer side.. i might play an occasional game
  9. Best answer selected by anee1712.
  10. the hd 6670 sounds just fine..
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