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post #11 of 19
how about you just buy her a pre built one?
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post #12 of 19
I don't think he's coming back guys...
    
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post #13 of 19
If he's not then I will
We're brothers ... Laptop was our first idea , but we want a bigger screen, and building a PC + a 23in monitor.

And we do have a Microcenter, we just need help getting our shopping list done by the "experts" before we do any spending.
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post #14 of 19
If your PC is not going to be for gaming, then I would highly suggest buying a basic pre-built one over the internet (shop around for the best deal). Usually it is a lot cheaper online, we it is at least here in the UK, the shops put too much service charge. If anything goes wrong you can use us as your tech support!

What is your budget?
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post #15 of 19
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Originally Posted by PolishNProud View Post
If he's not then I will
We're brothers ... Laptop was our first idea , but we want a bigger screen, and building a PC + a 23in monitor.

And we do have a Microcenter, we just need help getting our shopping list done by the "experts" before we do any spending.
Oh well, right on!

I don't live near a MC so I can't comment on deals; but throw out some ideas on a build and we can lead from there! I did see your brother mention a 400$ budget, is that including monitor and OS?

Otherwise a pre-built is a great suggestion. Or a package deal from Tigerdirect/Newegg etc.
    
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post #16 of 19
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Sorry guys been at work.... yeah 400$ without monitor and OS...
post #17 of 19
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I like this for 182.99: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.513523

just add hard drive and OS.
what u think bro?
post #18 of 19
Decided to got with a refurbished eMachines PC from circuit city.
Thanks guys

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post #19 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by PolishNProud View Post
If he's not then I will
We're brothers ... Laptop was our first idea , but we want a bigger screen, and building a PC + a 23in monitor.

And we do have a Microcenter, we just need help getting our shopping list done by the "experts" before we do any spending.
Quote:
Originally Posted by PolishNProud View Post
Decided to got with a refurbished eMachines PC from circuit city.
Thanks guys

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D'aww, and I was about to suggest the Microcenter deal for a AMD Athlon II X2 250 @ 3GHz and a 785GM-P45 for $86 total .
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