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Hey guys, the family computer needs to be replaced. It is just too slow for everyday tasks now. We have a budget of $500. I was thinking of getting a board with onboard since the most we would do on this system is watch HD videos. I need help in maxing out the $500 budget geared towards a non gaming build. We do not upgrade the family computer often so a strong back bone would be essential. Thanks for help guys and happy holidays.
AMD Rig
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE C3 3.8 GHz 1.4v Gigabyte MA790XT-UD4P Sapphire HD 5770 Vapor-X Overclock Edition 8 GB DDR3 1600 CL9 Kingston HyperX Genesis 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
4 GB DDR3 1600 CL9 G Skill Ripjaws 64 GB Crucial M4 2TB Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LG Lightscribe DVD burner Corsair H60 Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit Service Pack 1 Samsung SyncMaster 2494HM (1920x1080) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair TX750W CoolerMaster HAF 932 AMD Edition CM Storm Spawn 
Mouse PadAudio
Steelseries QcK Heavy Asus Xonar DG 
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AMD Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE C3 3.8 GHz 1.4v Gigabyte MA790XT-UD4P Sapphire HD 5770 Vapor-X Overclock Edition 8 GB DDR3 1600 CL9 Kingston HyperX Genesis 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
4 GB DDR3 1600 CL9 G Skill Ripjaws 64 GB Crucial M4 2TB Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LG Lightscribe DVD burner Corsair H60 Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit Service Pack 1 Samsung SyncMaster 2494HM (1920x1080) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair TX750W CoolerMaster HAF 932 AMD Edition CM Storm Spawn 
Mouse PadAudio
Steelseries QcK Heavy Asus Xonar DG 
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Combo Deal, $348:
AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE
GIGABYTE GA-880GMA-UD2H
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB


Case+PSU, $85 ($60 after $25 MIR):
Antec Three Hundred + BP430

TOTAL: $433

PSU's not so good but if you're only using integrated graphics, it should be fine.
Garnet
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Lucifiel
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Metatron
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CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i5-3450S Intel DQ77KB Corsair 16GB DDR3 1600 SO-DIMM Samsung 830 256GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Crucial m4 256 mSATA Samsung 840 500GB Intel BXHTS1155LP Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
KeyboardCaseMouse
Logitech K800 Lian Li PC-Q05B Logitech M570 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7-860 Gigabyte GA-H55N-USB3 EVGA GTX 460 1GB GDDR5 Kingston 2x4GB DDR3 1333 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
G.SKILL Phoenix Pro 120GB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Silverstone ST45SF 450W Silverstone Sugo SG05B 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7-860 Biostar TH55B HD MSI GT 240 1GB GDDR5 Kingston 2x2GB DDR3 1333 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Intel X25-M 120GB Windows 7 Ultimate x86 Samsung 22" Antec EA-380D 
Case
Rosewill R101-P-BK 
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Garnet
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Lucifiel
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Metatron
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CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i5-3450S Intel DQ77KB Corsair 16GB DDR3 1600 SO-DIMM Samsung 830 256GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Crucial m4 256 mSATA Samsung 840 500GB Intel BXHTS1155LP Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
KeyboardCaseMouse
Logitech K800 Lian Li PC-Q05B Logitech M570 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7-860 Gigabyte GA-H55N-USB3 EVGA GTX 460 1GB GDDR5 Kingston 2x4GB DDR3 1333 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
G.SKILL Phoenix Pro 120GB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Silverstone ST45SF 450W Silverstone Sugo SG05B 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7-860 Biostar TH55B HD MSI GT 240 1GB GDDR5 Kingston 2x2GB DDR3 1333 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Intel X25-M 120GB Windows 7 Ultimate x86 Samsung 22" Antec EA-380D 
Case
Rosewill R101-P-BK 
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That looks to be a good budget build!
My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 @4.01GHz ASUS P7P55D-E PRO MSI Cyclone GTX 460 1GB/OC 4GB Corsair XMS3 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSKeyboardPower
2x1TB Samsung F3 RAID0 & 60GB OCZ Vertex 2 Windows 7 Ulimate x64 Steelseries 7g Corsair TX650W 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
CM 690II Advanced Razer Mamba Steelseries SX 
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My System
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i5-750 @4.01GHz ASUS P7P55D-E PRO MSI Cyclone GTX 460 1GB/OC 4GB Corsair XMS3 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSKeyboardPower
2x1TB Samsung F3 RAID0 & 60GB OCZ Vertex 2 Windows 7 Ulimate x64 Steelseries 7g Corsair TX650W 
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CM 690II Advanced Razer Mamba Steelseries SX 
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