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so tried and do my best w/the Asus i just purchased but doesn't look like its gonna work out...really liked the Case since i wanna to upgrade it
http://www.overclock.net/new-members...stone-age.html

i just want something thats as good as the Asus since it played 720p & 450p files just fine and an XBox Gamer


budget is $500 or under total and would be a good learning experience to help my Bro-in-law w/his build

i bought him this Case and wanted to build it together:



p.s. is this a good deal?
http://www.overclock.net/full-system...lon-ii-x4.html


thanks for any help you can provide
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Have you thought about putting together your own computer since you are interested in building?

http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...ans-build.html

There is a similar thread in the Intel forums for super budget <$500 build.

You will for sure get more bang for your buck reading those guides than buying any premade.
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i5 2500k @ 3.33ghz Gigabyte Z68-UD3H-B3 EVGA 460 GTX SC EE MSI 460 GTX HAWK 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOS
8GB Mushkin Blackline 1.5v 996995 Samsuing Spinpoint F3 1TB Sony 18x Windows 7 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2412M Microsoft Media Keyboard Antec NeoPower HE 550w Antec 300 
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