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A Super Amazing Gift

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January 29, 2013 9:07:05 PM

Hey guys. I'm trying to build a good enough gaming PC for a friend. I've been debating between Mini ITX or Micro ATX. Whichever is cheaper without sacrificing performance.

Please help me by suggesting some builds!

He won't need a Monitor, OS, Keyboard, or a mouse.

He won't need max graphics or anything. Just something in the med-high.

The budget is about 400$ which isn't a lot at all. But I'm young and I don't work enough to build him an awesome top of the line rig.

I know I am asking alot, but hopefully this great community will help me help my friend out, and hey maybe I'll learn a thing or two while getting reply's.

Thanks!
Nooby Beast :D  :bounce: 

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January 29, 2013 9:09:57 PM

country of origin, and u can get a basic gaming box for 400$.

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January 29, 2013 9:11:55 PM

iceclock said:
country of origin, and u can get a basic gaming box for 400$.



I live in U.S.A
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January 29, 2013 9:20:02 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AllV
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AllV/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AllV/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($88.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Asus M4N68T-M V2 Micro ATX AM3 Motherboard ($53.89 @ NCIX US)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($26.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 650 1GB Video Card ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($39.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Antec 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($30.95 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $402.76
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-29 18:19 EST-0500)

404$ total :D 

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January 29, 2013 9:21:23 PM

Thanks for the help!
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January 29, 2013 9:21:59 PM

no problem atleast with that he can game good :D 

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