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didnt know where to post this question.

is it possible to do a $300 budget build where everything is needed. computer would be for music, web, word, excel. thats about it. i would like to have 4gb ram and windows 7. just not sure where to go from there. never really tried a budget build and keep ending up with a high price i dont like. maybe im looking to high in features to cost. any help is awesome.
    
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post #2 of 5
look into an amd apu would probably cut costs significantly
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At that price point, I'd look into AMD with onboard graphics. Should be find for what you want to do. But a custom build is probably not where you want to be. You can buy a decent pre-built system at that price (Dell, HP, etc). Those are very cost effective and do the basic computer stuff that most people need.

These systems use very generic parts and thats how they keep the cost down. Keep an eye on for sales.
 
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post #4 of 5
Very possible and even better with used parts through ebay

USED:
E8400 $25
Any Mobo with integrated gfx $50
500GB HDD $30
2x2GB DDR2 Memory $25

NEW:
Budget Case + Mobo Set $50
CD Drive $25

Comes to $205

But like mentioned before I think it'll be better to just find a cheap dell refurb prebuilt.
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