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Alright guys here's the story, My parents computer went out recently and I need a build to replace it. Absolutely no gaming will be done on this computer. I just want to build a computer that will be quick and responsive on a low low budget. Also It should be built to last.



I haven't decided on a case and psu yet. Nothing fancy please, they aren't the type that would appreciate LEDS and such. Oh, and I forgot the optical drive.

Well thanks for any help and remember, CHEAPER IS BETTER.
Edited by Larky_the_mauler - 2/7/11 at 9:05pm
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DVD DRIVE
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827106289

CPU *Edit* fixed
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103920

Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811815006

HDD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136098

MoBO
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128454

RAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146740

PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371034

Extra Fans
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103022


Comes to about $340 after taxes and shipping. This would be ideal for long lasting general use.
Edited by Vap0r87 - 2/7/11 at 9:22pm
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Good cheap GPU if you want to spoil them and stay under $400
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102843
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cpu is a subcategory.
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Originally Posted by Illusion Of Progress View Post
That's really good for $300, assuming the gpu is irrelevant its $300 for a dual core oc'd to 3.2 and ddr2 or $340 for a triple core which easily oc's to 3.2 and ddr3 ram.
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Ooooh sweet I'm at 370 with shipping and gpu.Now do you think a gpu would be at all necessary regular use?
I mean they wouldn't be doing anything more intensive than watching HD videos.
Hmm I'm not sure about buying used...
Edited by Larky_the_mauler - 2/7/11 at 9:31pm
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If its like Hd on youtube or streaming the integrated graphics on the mobo should be fine, That card would offer minimum potential to game or well... game haha. At best it reduces the load on the system by handling the graphics on a separate chip, far from required for daily internet surfing or general use.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
Replace RAM with this or this
Replace case with this
Twice fans, same price
fixed
I wanted to keep the case somewhat tame, it is for his parents. All good options !
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