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Looking to build a new computer for my brother. He has $400 to spend on this entire rig. He won't be gaming yet (we will buy a gpu later down the road) so on-board video is fine, I just don't know which motherboards have the best on-board. Can you guys suggest one? Also he already has a windows 7, a monitor, keyboard, mouse and speakers. Just the tower is needed!
 

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Man $400 with windows 7 is tough, that alone is $100. That leaves $300 for the rest of it.....Your best bet will probably be an amd llano setup, but even then I really think the budget would require $500. Hard drives are still pricey, but at least llano will have really good built in graghics.
 

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.789234
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151233
This the best I could do. Everything you need, my only concern would be the quality of the PSU.
Comes to 376$ before shipping. Anybody else feel free to evaluate.
This but with this burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136236

Since this one has free shipping and will save you $5.
 

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835150031
I added another 90mm fan to mount in the front and along with the DVD burner recommended with no shipping..... With shipping to where I live(Central NC) this totals up to $394.08.
Man, I don't think your gonna get any better than that.
Thanks
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Also this build with the extra fan looks amazing, don't think you could get much better than that.
 

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This but with this burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136236
Since this one has free shipping and will save you $5.
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Originally Posted by matt1898 View Post

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835150031
I added another 90mm fan to mount in the front and along with the DVD burner recommended with no shipping..... With shipping to where I live(Central NC) this totals up to $394.08.
Man, I don't think your gonna get any better than that.
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Thanks
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Also this build with the extra fan looks amazing, don't think you could get much better than that.
Your welcome. I'll have to keep this bundle(or similar) in mind for the future. I've got an uncle that may want a budget pc, and something like this would be perfect.
 

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