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im a sad panda



the discount basically gives you one dimm for free, which is the still more than they should be
and a geforce 210 for $50?
Nice eyes dude, I didn't see that.

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If your into the build...
Get a max budget and you'll find some of the members are real crafty at getting the best for the least
Are you crafty?

But the max is about $400, trying not to push that number

rep+ so far for the help. Duke, I'll buy you a beer if you are ever in San Diego.
Edited by bucdan - 3/5/11 at 5:51pm
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I couldn't build anything much cheaper. Go for the second Newegg combo you linked.
     
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Nice one dude!

Is there an alternative to that mATX board? Maybe I should be looking at that too! Rep+
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You know, that newegg build posted from before doesn't seem all too bad. Yes there are some changes I would make, but it's solid for a budget, not to mention you can add a GPU like a 450/460 no problem.

I had to really skimp to get mine that cheap. I'll dig up the build I made for a friend, hold on.
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You know, that newegg build posted from before doesn't seem all too bad. Yes there are some changes I would make, but it's solid for a budget, not to mention you can add a GPU like a 450/460 no problem.

I had to really skimp to get mine that cheap.
That was what I figured also, I guess the mATX would have to do for now then.
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You know, that newegg build posted from before doesn't seem all too bad. Yes there are some changes I would make, but it's solid for a budget, not to mention you can add a GPU like a 450/460 no problem.

I had to really skimp to get mine that cheap. I'll dig up the build I made for a friend, hold on.
Well, if you want more input, you need to state what exactly it's gonna be used for. Is it gonna be used for gaming? Multi-threaded apps? Just web browsing and productivity?

EDIT:

Just looking at the specs of that machine from TigerDirect, I think something significantly better could be built for $400.
    
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Well, if you want more input, you need to state what exactly it's gonna be used for. Is it gonna be used for gaming? Multi-threaded apps? Just web browsing and productivity?
Let's say he is a fairly broke guy (just doesn't justify the $ to go higher for this build), so this is going to be a universal computer.

Nothing crazy in gaming such as CSS, TF2, and BC2 at low settings probably.

Basic productivity of typing on MS word, listening to music, surfing the net, movies etc. The basic mainstream person really. Multithreaded apps, not likely.

EDIT: Went through the the Newegg Combos, saw this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.611148 Not bad it seems.
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i've never seen any full combo that's worth the money than i build on my own. I also enjoy building computers maybe that's why...
You get a rep for that remark.. You are so right, Me either.
    
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Ok, this comes out to 382 shipped for me, and it has a full atx board. You can change the case to your liking to save some money as well.

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=19717967

Not to mention I built this for a friend and threw in a 450 with no issues, but you're more than welcome to swap the PSU to a beefier unit.
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