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Old 03-01-2009, 06:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 500$ build including monitor

my friend wants me to build him a comp with a ~500-550 dollar limit. he wants a monitor and keyboard as well.

mainly he will use it for storage (he has a laptop) and gaming. hes not hardcore or anything, he just wants to play like rome total war etc. what is the best i could do?

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Old 03-01-2009, 10:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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With a budget like that including a monitor, you'll have some slim pickings.

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Newegg.com - Logitech 967740-0403 Black 104 Normal Keys 8 Function Keys USB Standard Internet 350 USB Keyboard - Keyboards

Total is $572.06 with shipping, then $20 mail in rebate.


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How much storage does your friend really need? Just tell him to buy a spindle of DVDs and start burning. :laughing:
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