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Alan1998

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Hello,

So I have some fairly knowledgable background on computer. However since I usually only build High-End cmputer meant for heavy duty gaming (CoD, Far Cry, BorderLands etc) I'm stuggling with a low-end build for my sister. What's she's looking to get is a computer with enough power to run minor Facebook games, surf the Web and stream online movies. We already have a monitor for the computer and if (For some stupid reason) the VGA won't work I can connect one of my DVI monitors into it

Kind of a Rough Spec list I'm looking for:

Intel Pentium (Dual-Core) @ 2Ghz+
4 Gigs of Ram
A Stadnard MobO (Not anything like ASrock)
A GT 610+
And a case with enough cooling to cool the Fans an the CPU.

Any lists? and or ideas?
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I can help you with that as I've built myself a budget system while I was building a better system part by part.

This is what I've built:

CPU - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819116408

MOBO - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813157315

RAM - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820231193

PSU - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817139026

CASE - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16811147167

VIDEO - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814102988

I recycled my hard drive, WD Green 500 gig but you can get same for this system. This is the cheapest I went without sacrificing some quality and it worked very well. In fact better than you think.
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Hi,

The GPU, PSU, and CPU are all out of stock.. Not readily open on the market
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WTH?? I guess everyone had the same idea for Xmas for their loved ones. Sorry mate. You can go for the Pentium CPU and MSI mobo. For the PSU maybe Antec or Rosewill will do.

Here's a list that should help you out:

http://www.logicalincrements.com/
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Gday.
Providing you are not set on using Intel, suggest a AMD build, I believe better performance and cheaper also has good upgrade later if needed. Have configured a complete build, you may have spare parts to use like Optical and HDD. You will need an OS unless you have a retail version available.
> http://pcpartpicker....parts/partlist/

> Video compare, > http://gfxbench.com/...e GT 610&cols=2
As the board only has 2 slots, gone for 8gb, cheaper that upgrading later.
7 years warranty on PSU.
MB, > http://www.msi.com/p...#/?div=Overview
CPU, http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819113281
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I will check that out. As for the OS, my dad works for the ITS department and let's use use their Win 7 HP SP 1 disc w/ a MAK ( multi access key). Thanks for the help!
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Also, pcpartpicker won't load any of the apecs
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Gday.
Sorry, don't know what happened to that link, new one, > http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2hAVY
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Thanks
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So I've taken a look at that build. It looks really good and cheaper then I expected. I'll certainly talk to my parents about that build.

Thanks for all of your help guys!
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Your welcome, Posted Image
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Hey!!

So, I have another request. My friend is looking for a computer around a grand USD. It'll be used to record, render and upload ftB and minecraft. Other then that it'll be we'd for other gaming like COD ghost. I know that difficult but I'm sure you guys can pull through on this build
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Gday Alan1998.
Please start a new Topic for this build otherwise things will get very muddled.
Thanks for understanding.
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