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How you gonna buy a 3700+ sd and not OC? I'm gonna bump it up a couple notches.
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rawr.

final is what i posted.. Thanks guys!
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post #33 of 37
Think basic, because her needs are basic. There's no point building her a moderate gaming machine if she's just going to run outlook, word and Internet Explorer...

If all she want's it for is DTP and Web surfing and that is really all she will use it for (no 3D stuff at all), why even bother with a graphics card? Just get a motherboard with onboard VGA, onboard LAN, onboard Sound with a graphics card slot if she wants to upgrade later on. Really, I don't see the need for a graphics card, it's going to be her machine and should be built to meet her needs and she doesn't need a graphics card...

I'm sure you're just trying to build the best you can with the budget you've been given, but all you have to do is meet her needs with the build, not exceed them. Also, whatever money you save her she'll be able to put towards software she might need; even Office XP is pretty expensive...

Whatever you choose to do, good luck .

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Yes, no Big Typoon necessary.
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Go for the Cooler Master Centurion 5 and a 450W FSP Group PSU. Quiet in combinaton.
post #36 of 37
Another motherboard to consider along with the Asus. Nothing wrong with that Asus other than the fact that it's UGLY

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130491
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Another motherboard to consider along with the Asus. Nothing wrong with that Asus other than the fact that it's UGLY

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130491
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