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Old 03-20-2007, 10:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My friend asked me to build a computer for her, and her son to use. All they will be using it for, is internet, word applications, and minor games. She's not sure of the budget, but she said it should be very cheap. So I came up with this list and, wanted to your opinions.

https://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion...Title=Budget+1

along with this case, because she wanted a small desktop:
https://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produ...uctCode=382315

If you could suggest other things that would make this build, a little cheaper, I'd appreciate it.
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Default Re: budget pc for general use...

a cheaper processor should do fine... i think the processor there is a bit overkill for word and internet
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That processor is fine , its only $75 . Part from that , its probably good for internet but even for minor games , dont you need more than a intergrated 6100?
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Oh I should of said games, like the ones on the internet, like nickelodeon. She can buy a graphic card later on.
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Optical drive...? I'm assuming she has KB, mouse,monitor?

The case is a little pricey. There are a lot of mATX desktops and mini-twoers on NewEgg that would work as a slimline case, and are cheaper to boot.
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