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SUPER budget build Cheaper the better..

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February 21, 2013 1:38:01 PM

This is going to be a build for a co-worker that just needs something for home/internet use. Storage doesnt have to be high at all neither, as he is still one a 250gb drive.... that isn't filled :pt1cable: 


Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP


Budget Range: 300-500, but lower the better. Prefer all one place to help with shipping.


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Internet/document use.


Are you buying a monitor: no


Parts to Upgrade: None, needs the whole nine yards.


Do you need to buy OS: Yes, Win7


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any


Location: USA, Prefer internet stores


Parts Preferences: Doesnt matter.


Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No


Your Monitor Resolution: Null

Additional Comments: None


And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Time for a new PC.

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February 21, 2013 1:55:19 PM

i always love to see tight budget build :D 

pentium ivy bridge to go :) 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Pentium G2020 2.9GHz Dual-Core Processor ($65.36 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: MSI B75MA-P45 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($61.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($19.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Rosewill RANGER-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($79.20 @ Newegg)
Total: $345.52
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-21 10:54 EST-0500)

u can save more money by buying cpu from microcenter, cheap out on case, etc
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February 21, 2013 4:18:51 PM

Is there a way to keep it all at one retailer?

Is this PC going to be pretty snappy still?
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