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A computer with the performance you are specifying can be bought used for less than $100.
    
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Originally Posted by Carniflex View Post
Now - does that 400$ include also a monitor, mouse, keyboard and other such stuff or only the box with processor in it ?
PC only.

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Originally Posted by Jagged_Steel View Post
A computer with the performance you are specifying can be bought used for less than $100.
Are you addressing me? If so, please point me in the direction of a $100 pc in Canada with Windows 7.
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For PC only you can get pretty decent stuff for up to 400$ + win 7.

For ~50 $ extra you could get an Phenom II 555 two core CPU that can unlock to 4 core one and add some 50 - 75$ discrete GFX card for approx 300 - 350$ altogehter which can take even some gaming, if so desired with some reduction of eyecandy or lower resolution screen.

4 Gb or RAM is enough ofc, but if you have 64 Bit op system then getting 8 Gb altogehter is practically the same price and gives a bit more breathing room. Especially when having multiple tabs open in the browser the RAM can go fast with all the flashy stuff in web.

Depending on what is available and at what prices in your location ofc.
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post #14 of 16
If this is just for surfing/office work, I'd almost recommend a laptop.
Edited by Mookster - 8/22/11 at 11:48pm
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post #15 of 16
$40 can get you a case AND PSU that will run that combination just fine. (APUs draw very low power - often less than older gen dual core processors + integrated graphics, and most especially with undervolting - APUs are very capable of that; honestly, you could run an A6 off of a 220W PSU).
See Apex DM-317 - $37.76 after price match
Edited by xd_1771 - 8/23/11 at 2:53am
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Well he was convinced that a minor gaming rig wasn't in his budget, but I showed him what Llano can do and he has decided to spring for an A8 3850 with the Asus F1A75M-Pro. Sound good along with most of the parts I initially asked about?
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