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I have never built a computer before and I am looking to get the best deal. I will mostly be using the computer for light gaming such as runescape and also internet browsing. I will be looking to spend about $600. I have no idea where to start though. Any help would be appreciated.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16856107076

that should be good enough for you to play runescape on
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16856107076

that should be good enough for you to play runescape on
Intel Atom PCs are normally poor deals. For the same price the OP can build a full AM3(+) PC that is just as small, has over 10x the CPU power, and similar or better graphics horsepower. Or if low power consumption is a real big concern, then a build based on the C-Series or E-Series APU would provide much better CPU capability and have lower power consumption compared to the Atom + dedicated ION GPU.
Using up the entire $600 budget (perhaps a good idea to complement the rest of the parts choice would be an SSD for ultra fast boot times?) the result could be way, way better.

What else are you concerned with, turtlesftw? Do you like a PC that is small form factor and out of the way (I love SFF PCs), or lower power consumption? Are you interested in solid state drives for fast boot or is a regular HDD just fine with you? Do you need PC only (i.e. use existing monitor, kb, mouse) or start anew and get new peripherals, monitor, OS, etc.?

My thinking is that the perfect PC for you would utilize the AMD socket FM1 platform and the new Llano AMD APUs, for $600 or under.
Edited by xd_1771 - 7/25/11 at 7:26pm
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Make an E-350 APU build. That would be absolutely perfect for your needs.
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I'm not sure if all of these parts are compatible but this is what I put together. It's a little more then I wanted but I could save for a little longer.
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I'm not sure if all of these parts are compatible but this is what I put together. It's a little more then I wanted but I could save for a little longer.
That processor isn't compatible with that board. These two are the only ones that are http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103942 and http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103943.
 
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That processor isn't compatible with that board. These two are the only ones that are http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103942 and http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103943.
Alright thanks. Everything else is good?
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Alright thanks. Everything else is good?
It looks good to me.
 
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Why you would have a 6 core and a 460 for Runescape and Web browsing, I could never guess.
I'd say a x4 Athlon, with a motherboard with an integrated gpu, just to future proof
    
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well it's not just for runescape. I will probably be playing other games sometimes. Just mostly runescape. I also might use it for recording and editing.
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