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Old 01-27-2007, 11:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Here's the situtation, my Sister, and her husband have a terrible computer right now. Celeron processor, 256mb ram, etc. And it's a Compaq /gag.

My brother-in-law's birthday is coming up not too long from now, and I'd like to build him a computer that will that will go fast for the things he does. Well, what does he do? Browses the internet, watches porn, and listens to music. But, I'd like this comp to run games, but not top of the line ones, just in case he decides to pop a disk in.

He has a monitor, speakers, mouse & keyboard. I need the case, and what to put in it.... for under $600.


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Old 01-27-2007, 11:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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AMD Athlon 64 3500+ - 90.00
MSI K9N4 Ultra-F Socket AM2 - 63.00
BFG GeForce 7600GT - 140.00 (50.00 mir)
G.SKILL Extreme (2 x 512MB) DDR2 533 - 80.00
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SAMSUNG Black 18X DVD+RW - 30.00
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 - 50.00

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Old 01-27-2007, 01:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The above sounds perfect for what you described
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