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Originally Posted by Badwrench View Post
Sticking with onboard for now, but will probably add a better GPU down the road. All depends on if she gets into any games. For now, the onboard will be fine for internet and such.
Yea, the 6150 is nothing special, but works for basic stuff.
Like I said, that is what my daughters has and it works fine for her. If I get a bigger monitor (she is on an old 15" HP lcd at 1024x768) then I will get her a card (or take the 4350 out of the wife's and upgrade the wifes).

You should be able to do the same thing.
BTW, what is she going to have as a monitor?
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AH! Can't wait! Must see pics!
 
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post #14 of 55
Not too bad.
At any rate, you can wait for a good deal to come up (I got a HD5450 a few weeks ago on Newegg for $11 after rebate and coupon code).
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post #15 of 55
Sounds to me like a Great build after a cheap gpu is added once she needs it.I have built a similar build as blupupher for my 12 year old and now has been upgraded more and more over the last year.Just be careful you will be upgrading at a alarming rate once she uses it for a while.I started with a BE2300.M2N4-SLI combo and now after 2 other AMD combos He gets a I7 920 for X-mas.
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What a nice father! Goodjob!
post #17 of 55
Daddy Santa Clause, I love it. Good job.
post #18 of 55
Wow..... You want your child to get into gaming? I wish my dad was like you
    
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post #19 of 55
Totally jealous of the 12 year old that is getting a 920 for christmas. I am getting a phantom and new PSU, plus an extra 4gb of ram.
post #20 of 55
I like the build but I can't say I like a logisys psu.
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