I'm piecing together a general use computer for my parents. Right now, they have an HP Pavilion a1600n. It's slowly falling apart and I think the RAM might be going bad. It's also having trouble staying connected to the Internet.
All they use it for is light computing, Internet, and Netflix. It will get a lot of use, so I need parts that will be relatively long-lasting. I don't need anything amazing or top-of-the-line..my problem is that my knowledge is limited to higher-end parts, so I don't know what low-end parts are durable.
So far, I've only gotten as far as picking out a CPU, an
I'm considering a few mobos but haven't decided on anything yet. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for a good, cheap AM3 mobo. Here's what I'm looking at currently: ASUS M4A785T-M, ASUS M2N68-AM,
I'm leaning to the ones with GPUs (to cut cost and I don't think she needs much more than an onboard GPU).
Any other input would be greatly appreciated.
Edited by OverCaffeinated - 5/16/11 at 1:41pm