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Designing a build for my little sis.

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July 12, 2012 1:49:33 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Next month

Budget Range: Max. $1200, $1000 ideal.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Microsoft Office, Web browsing, Gaming,

Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Parts Preferences: Intel Ivy Bridge processor

Overclocking: I'd like to keep the option open

SLI or Crossfire: No

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200

Additional Comments: Looking for a valuable rig that will be future proofed and fast. Possibly Micro-ATX.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: She has used a laptop up until now,

Thanks c:

More about : designing build sis

July 12, 2012 3:08:39 PM

Processor: Intel Core i3-2120 Processor 3.3 GHz 3MB Cache Socket LGA1155

Motherboard: ASUS P8H61-M LE/CSM <REV 3.0> Intel H61 Chipset DDR3 1333 Micro ATX Motherboard Intel H61 Chipset DDR3 1333 Micro ATX Motherboard

Graphics Card: XFX ATI Radeon HD6770 1 GB DDR5 VGA/DVI/HDMI PCI-Express Video Card HD677XZNLC

RAM: Corsair Dominator 4 GB PC3-10666 1333MHz 240-pin Dual Channel Core i3 i5 i7 DDR3 CAS 8 Memory Kit CMX4GX3M2A1333C8

Hard Drive: Western Digital 500 GB Caviar Blue SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 RPM 16 MB Cache Bulk/OEM Desktop Hard Drive

Power Supply: Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus Series 500W ATX12V V2.3 Power Supply (RS500-PCARD3-US)

Computer Case: Cooler Master Cooler Master Elite 430 Mid Tower ATX Case with Window (RC-430-KWN1)

Optical Drive: LG Electronics GH22NS50 22X SATA Super Multi DVD+/-RW Internal Drive – Bulk with Software (Black)

Monitor: Samsung S24A300B 24-Inch Class LED Monitor - Black

OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit + 64bit Installation Package

Total Price: US$958, AU$945

Note: Price will change without any noticement.

Edit: I didn't use because I'm not familar with it and I can't find the specs fast. Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

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July 12, 2012 3:45:21 PM

ASRock Z77 PRO3 Motherboard - $119

Intel Core i5 2320 - $195

G.Skill Ares F3-1600C9D-8GAO 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 - $58

MSI Radeon HD6850 Cyclone Power Edition OC 1GB - $159

Seagate Barracuda 1TB ST1000DM003 - $95

Corsair CX-500 V2 Power Supply - $69

Lite-On IHAS324 24x DVDRW - $21

CoolerMaster Elite 430 Black with window - $49

Dell S2330MX 23in Ultra-Slim LED Monitor - $159

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit with SP1 OEM - $99

Total: $1023
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July 14, 2012 7:41:17 AM

Best answer selected by MinecraftNinja.
July 14, 2012 11:04:57 AM

Glad to be of service. :) 
July 14, 2012 3:08:04 PM

ujaansona said:
Glad to be of service. :) 

Thanks for your help buddy c: The build is awesome.