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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128468 CPU + GPU

I say go with AMD for this one, as Zacate is better than what Intel's offering is. That has USB3 and isn't that much more expensive.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811163171 PSU + Case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148196 RAM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136113 HDD

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827136236 DVD
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Wow, looks great. Only problem is that the case is really expensive

I will look into these parts for sure! +Rep
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Does this have to be mini itx or can it be micro atx?
    
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Does this have to be mini itx or can it be micro atx?
mITX fosho
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Here ya go. Just grab another PSU if you dont trust the one with the case.



Edited by 855211 - 4/24/11 at 6:24pm
    
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APU? Does that have a CPU already on it?

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Personally, I would wait for AMD's Llano to come out. The dual-core model with 160 shaders should be a very balanced system for web surfing, documents, videos, etc.
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APU? Does that have a CPU already on it?

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Yeah. it's AMD's marketing term for their CPUs w/ a GPU integrated into it. It's a very low power consumption chip. 18W IIRC.
80 shader units. Not the most powerful, but better than most integrated, and the CPU is a lot more powerful than an Atom.

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Personally, I would wait for AMD's Llano to come out. The dual-core model with 160 shaders should be a very balanced system for web surfing, documents, videos, etc.
The Llanos do look like they're going to be great, but I'm assuming his parents want a machine very soon.
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Personally, I would wait for AMD's Llano to come out. The dual-core model with 160 shaders should be a very balanced system for web surfing, documents, videos, etc.

Yeah, but the mITX will be more expensive... and out of his budget.
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