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post #1 of 5
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The budget is $400- no more, and that includes shipping. The customer already has a C2D E6300 and a couple of IDE DVD burners to start out with. It will be running XP Pro 32-bit.

This will be primarily a family computer used for internet, photo stuff, videos, light gaming, etc. He wants an internal card reader and he will need a backup solution later (thus the front E-sata port) I was thinking along these lines:

ASUS P5QL/EPU

G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 1066

WD Caviar Blue 500GB

ASUS 9600GSO

Antec Two Hundred

Antec Earthwatts EA430 430W

Rosewill internal card reader / front USBs / E-Sata port

MASSCOOL 8WA741 92mm Ball CPU Cooler

TOTAL: $404 with shipping
Edited by PhillyOverclocker - 8/13/09 at 3:45pm
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post #2 of 5
I would cut down the ram to 2gb since its running xp 32 bit.
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post #3 of 5
you should get this ram instead

G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800

it'll save you ~$10, and you could put that extra money into a arctic cooling freezer pro if you like.
    
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Thanks guys. I appreciate the input. I ordered it up so I can probably have everything by Monday/Tuesday.
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G-Skill Mushkin Callisto Deluxe WD Black LG Supermulti 
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Rasa Black CPU water block. Rasa X20 pump/res c... Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Deck Legend Fire mechanical with Cherry Black s... Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1200W modular PSU. 
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post #5 of 5
nice build hope the customer enjoys it
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