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First Time Computer Build - Any Good? Basic Use

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May 26, 2013 11:28:25 PM

Looking to build a computer for basic home use. I don't play any video games, moderate multitasking with music and surfing the net. Enjoy watching movies on my computer but not primary use so I opted out of a video card. Will connect my current wireless router directly through lan port. About $420, parts from amazon, going to order today I want to stay in this price area. Used PCPartPicker for part brain storming

Let me know what you think. Any issues/suggestions, anything extra i should get (absolute necessary)?

CPU Intel Pentium G2020 2.9GHz Dual-Core
Motherboard ASRock B75M R2.0 Micro ATX LGA1155
Memory Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333
Storage Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM
Case Raidmax ATX-809B (Black) ATX Mid Tower
Power Supply Corsair 430W ATX12V
Optical Drive Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)

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May 27, 2013 2:08:56 AM

Complete build:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3225 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($132.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($75.66 @ Newegg)
Memory: Mushkin Silverline 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($28.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 300W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Acer G236HLBbd 60Hz 23.0" Monitor ($110.99 @ Amazon)
Keyboard: Logitech K270 Wireless Standard Keyboard ($26.56 @ NCIX US)
Mouse: V7 M30P10-7N Wired Optical Mouse ($4.29 @ Amazon)
Total: $592.42
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-27 05:08 EDT-0400)

It has Intel HD 4000 graphics so it'll probably suit well for what you need it for.

Subtract parts as you see fit.
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