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Need help with minamalist computer build!

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September 26, 2012 3:09:39 AM

So my dad want to put together a cheep and simple computer for my grandparents. All they would use it for is e-mail, the occasional googling and they never save anything to their computer. I am still quite new to the whole building a computer thing, and this would be my second build.

Please look it over and keep in mind that this is a very minimalist computer.


CPU: Intel Core i3-2120T 2.6GHz Dual-Core Processor $120.99

Motherboard: Intel DH61WWB3 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $59.81

Memory: G.Skill NS 2GB (1 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $9.99

Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 80GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $59.99

Case (Very retro): HEC 7106WW ATX Desktop Case $39.99

Power Supply: Apex 250W SFX12V Power Supply $19.49




Any feedback is welcome!

Live long and prosper!




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September 26, 2012 3:55:34 AM
September 26, 2012 4:32:28 AM

Intel G630T
http://www.directron.com/bx80623g630t.html
$72.99

Gigabyte GA-H61N-USB3 motherboard
http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-GA-H61N-USB3-Intel-Expre...
$79.99

Crucial m4 64GB SSD
http://www.amazon.com/Crucial%C2%A064-2-5-Inch-Solid-St...
$72.99

Crucial 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3-1333 RAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$22.99

Realan E-i5 mini-itx desktop computer case with 120W power supply/84W AC adapter
http://www.ecosmartpc.com/ei5.html
$114.98
Total: $363.94

or

Apex MI-008 w/ 250W PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$55.98
Total: $304.94

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