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Hi everyone. I am looking to build a cheap computer just to use Linux on. I don't want something that is going to run like crap though.... But will run Linux with ease and any cool wallpapers and such that I want to use on it. But I do want to go as cheap as I can. If you could give me suggestions to a list of parts that I could buy to build this, it would be greatly appreciated. And this will be my first computer that I will have built. Thank you for your replies. =)




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Hi and welcome,

What sort of budget do you think you would be allocating toward this build? Where can you purchase parts from?

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I would like to stick around the $300.00 range. But will spend more if I have to... Like I said I want to be able to use any wallpapers I want and use all the programming software. Play music, videos, etc.... No problems browing online.. If I have to spend more I will but $300.00 is where I want to stay.


I was going to order from NewEgg.com but any other sites people recommend I will take into consideration! Thanks!
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Bump anyone going to give me some advice?
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Ok I just ran across Barebone kits from tigerdirect. Do these kits include all the components necessary to actually build a computer? Without the Monitor keyboard mouse etc... And are they good deals?
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Hi uplink.

Here is link for you. You could swap and change, especially video cards.

http://apcmag.com/ex...e-budget-pc.htm

For the amount you want to spend, I think you would be better off looking at a second hand computer.

Here, Australia, outlets sell ex government and refurbished computers for AU$300 and up, and you usually get one about 2 years old with a limited warranty.

Edited by iammykyl, 01 July 2010 - 04:13 AM.

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