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its for my sister's bosses's friend's daugher...

im pretty sure i can get the LCD screen for $50 or so.

just need to know wats a good mobo to get. preferably with a built in GPU.

im planning on a case that comes with a keyboard/mouse/speakers?/PSU/case...
for $70 i think...

so it comes down to $180 for the stuff inside... lol any suggestions?
clueless on the lower end stuff.
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post #2 of 23
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Originally Posted by Coolwaters View Post
its for my sisters bosses friends daughter...
Just saying "It's for someone else" would've made my brain not explode
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post #3 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Grafixs View Post
Just saying "It's for someone else" would've made my brain not explode
X2 lol..

At that price, it's usually best to buy pre-built.
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post #4 of 23
Amd is the way to go on this budget. Look for barebone kits on TigerDirect, that's a great place to start.
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post #5 of 23
Look into your local Craigslist.

I just bought a rig on there tonight.

Opty 175 s939
2gb of HyperRam
s939 SLI mobo
2 7950gts in Sli

PSU HD CASE all included, even a copy of retail XP.

All for 200 bucks.

You can find good deals if you look hard enough.
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post #6 of 23
if you want to go for an AMD cpu, i would get the 780G motherboard. it comes onboard with a dx10 ati HD3000 graphic. around $80 i believe.

i'll bet you $100 dollars (not really) you can't find a motherboard and a gpu that outperforms it for that price.



EDIT: on newegg, range from around $70 - $100


CPU, $56

MB + graphic, $80

great RAM, $45

the cpu comes with a stock heatsink, so i think thats all you needed?
you have a PSU?

that comes to $181
a dollar over

Edited by smoke12291 - 6/14/08 at 10:02pm
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post #7 of 23
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...1295&CatId=332


EXCELSTOR Jupiter Series ESJ8080S 80GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822210003

Then just add a DVD drive
post #8 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by crazcookye View Post
Look into your local Craigslist.

I just bought a rig on there tonight.

Opty 175 s939
2gb of HyperRam
s939 SLI mobo
2 7950gts in Sli

PSU HD CASE all included, even a copy of retail XP.

All for 200 bucks.

You can find good deals if you look hard enough.
wow what a steal :O what did you type in to find it
    
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post #9 of 23
Only 300.....Well you could probably get something like this for that tight budget

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lol ^^
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