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Building this for my parents, what do you guys think? Any suggestions or changes I should make? I was considering getting an AMD APU instead but since I already have a GT 520 decided to go Intel..

Intel Celeron G530 - $41.00
ASUS P8H61-M LX Plus Rev 3.0 - $60.18
G.SKILL Ripjaws X 2X2GB DDR3-1333 CL-8-8-8-24 - $23.25
Silverstone Milo ML03B - $55.55
Antec Basiq VP350 350W - $24.99
Gigabyte GT 520 - reusing
Seagate 7200 RPM 1TB HDD - reusing

Total - $204.97
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Intel i7 4770k Asus Sabertooth Z87 EVGA GTX 780 SC Corsair Vengeance LP 16GB 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorMonitor
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB Be Quiet Dark Rock Pro 2 Dell U2713HM Dell U2713HM 
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be quiet! Dark Power Pro 750W Fractal Design Define R4 
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Samsung 840 Pro 256GB Be Quiet Dark Rock Pro 2 Dell U2713HM Dell U2713HM 
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be quiet! Dark Power Pro 750W Fractal Design Define R4 
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Originally Posted by Ikthus View Post

Building this for my parents, what do you guys think? Any suggestions or changes I should make? I was considering getting an AMD APU instead but since I already have a GT 520 decided to go Intel..
Intel Celeron G530 - $41.00
ASUS P8H61-M LX Plus Rev 3.0 - $60.18
G.SKILL Ripjaws X 2X2GB DDR3-1333 CL-8-8-8-24 - $23.25
Silverstone Milo ML03B - $55.55
Antec Basiq VP350 350W - $24.99
Gigabyte GT 520 - reusing
Seagate 7200 RPM 1TB HDD - reusing
Total - $204.97

should be ok, but an APU will probably be more power efficient and therefore the build could be quieter and simpler
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