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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by 3870x2, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. 3870x2

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    Hello, TPU. This is a build contest, in which the winner will be paypal'd $15.

    I have been given $600 to build a computer, WITH a monitor, preferrably larger (19" +)
    This computer is mainly for media/web browsing, onboard video is not a problem. If you can fit any cooling solutions, video cards, etc.. in this money range, good. Make it as close to $600 as you can, if it goes over a lil bit (max $25) thats alright.
    This build is everything, monitor, mouse, keyboard, etc...
    (preferred keyboard Razor Lycosa, or equivelant)
    RULES:

    1. The build must be able to be shipped to TN.
    2. The build must be able to be bought and shipped below $600 on february 15(This would mean that deals have to last to this point)
    3. MIRs will not count towards a final price of the product.
    4. You may only post once on this thread, however you may edit your thread any amount of times you wish(although, you need to notify me if your build has updated it so I can reevaluate it.) If your post doesn't contain a build, I will ask you to delete it. If you don't, a mod will be contacted.
    5. Try to make all the hardware from a single retailer, preferrably newegg or tigerdirect. Must be able to be purchased with paypal.
    6. If you are selling any part of the build personally, it must be available for purchase on the 15th of february.
    If you need to contact me about any part of this thread, do it by PM, dont post here unless it is a build. Operating system is not required. but if you want to add, go ahead.
    7. End of contest is the last day of January.
    last but not least, HAVE FUN, and build me a computer! (computer is a gift for a loved one)

    Audibles:
    1. Farlex85 - If you can fit any peripherals of any type, IE speakers, feel free, anything at all so long as its under $600, use your imagination. The recipient is FEMALE, and this can be OCed, but must be 100% stable over long periods of time.
    2. Diddle - make sure you denot which link is which piece of hardware. Also, you can make this a public wishlist from the egg, make it easier for me n u.
    3. andrewsmc - this is perfect, this is the preferred way of doing things. there are some out of stock items, if they are out of stock by end of contest at the end of january, it will be obsolete. also, the $600 is with it SHIPPED, so watch it.
    4. easy_rhino - This must include every part to make it bootable and operable INC keyboard/mouse. EDIT: you know what your doing, ill shut my mouth.
    5. Aklass - Once again, this build, shipped, comes well over $700. I do like the addition of the 2180, but its not too futureproof. An amd chipset with a 7750 (barely priced higher) would be much more worth it for that price.
    6. CDAWALL - amazing, never built an ITX before. Most everything is Free Shipping, good stuff. That atom is going to be slower than dogshit tho.
    7. Steevo - looks pretty good, I think i could sacrifice the extra cash, get a 7750, and still be under $625. Digging the blu-ray capability, but remember that it doesn't have any cd writing capabilities.
    8. JRRacingfan - you have 2 of [[SpecResearch MKS-301(PS/2) Black PS/2 Standard 3-in-1 Multimedia combo - Retail]] do I need 2?

    ZIP for shipping is 37040, ALT is 42223 (if other doesnt work.)
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    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824254005 - 139.99 - 19" LCD Monitor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813186151 - 49.99 - Foxconn AM2/AM2+ 740G Micro ATX board
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103211 - 49.50 - AMD x2 5000+ @ 2.6 ghz (easily OC'd to 3ghz)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231122 - 39.99 - 2x2GIG GSKILL DDR2 - 800
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136218 - 69.99 - 640 Gig SATA hdd
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811156138 - 49.99 - RAIDMAX Case + PSU (What's her favorite color?)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823114004&Tpk=Razor Lycosa - 79.99 - Razor Lycosa Keyboard
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826100001 - 19.99 - OCZ Tech Gaming Mouse
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136153 - 25.99 - LG Black DVD Combo + Lightscribe
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836121128 - 17.99 - Logitech 2.1 speakers


    EDIT: this is actually gonna be really interesting to see what people can find.
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    lol i will give it a shot

    CASE - $49.99 - COOLER MASTER Centurion 541 RC-541-SKN1 Black Aluminum bezel, SECC chassis MicroATX Mini Tower Computer Case
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119088

    DVD BURNER - $22.99 - LG Black 22X (CAV) DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 22X (CAV) DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 22X DVD±R DVD Burner
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136152

    KEYBOARD - $79.99 - RAZER Lycosa RZ03-00180100-R3U1 Black 104 Normal Keys USB Wired Standard Gaming Keyboard
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823114004

    MOUSE - $19.99 - Logitech RX650 Black 3 Buttons Tilt Wheel USB Cordless Optical 1000 dpi Mouse
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104092

    PSU - $59.99 - CORSAIR CMPSU-400CX 400W ATX12V V2.2 80 PLUS Certified Power Supply
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139008

    HDD - $59.99 - HITACHI Deskstar P7K500 HDP725050GLA360 (0A35415) 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145215

    MOBO - $57.99 - ZOTAC GF8100-A-E AM2+/AM2 NVIDIA GeForce 8100 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813500014

    CPU - $49.50 - AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000 Brisbane 2.6GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 65W Dual-Core Processor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103211

    RAM - $44.99 - G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231226

    LCD - $169.99 - Acer X223Wbd Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 2500:1
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009145

    TOTAL - $615.41

    That is WITH the expensive RAZOR keyboard. So you could skimp a bit on the LCD and get a less reliable brand and shave off 10-15 bucks. I figured I would submit this better build!! I suggest opting for the cheaper 8.99 keyboard by logitech. I own it and it is amazing. Sure it lacks bells and whistles but that is why I prefer. Plus if I spill drinks on it it is cheap to replace. If you go for the 8.99 keyboard you can get the triple core phenom and your rig will fly and cost about $580 sans shipping.

    KEYBOARD - $8.99 - Logitech 967738-0403 Black 104 Normal Keys USB Standard Deluxe 250 Keyboard
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126013

    CPU - $92.99 - AMD Phenom 8450 Toliman 2.1GHz 3 x 512KB L2 Cache 2MB L3 Cache Socket AM2+ 95W Triple-Core Processor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103254

    NEW TOTAL - $587.90
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  6. Nick89

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    I build computers for people all the time:rolleyes:

    Updated*

    Case: $24.99 Rosewill R218-P-BK Black 0.5mm SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147073

    CPU: $79.99 AMD Athlon 64 X2 7750 2.7GHz 95W Dual-Core Black Edition Processor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103300

    Mobo: $64.99 BIOSTAR A780G M2+ SE AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G Micro ATX
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138134

    Memory: $29.99 mushkin 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820146764

    PSU: $39.99 Antec Basiq BP500UB 500W ATX12V Version 2.01 Active PFC Power Supply
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371019

    HDD: $59.99 Western Digital Caviar SE 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136178

    Speakers / Sub: $40.99 Logitech X-240 25 Watts 2.1
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836121010

    LCD Monitor: $159.99 Acer X203Wbd Black 20" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009126

    Wireless Keyboard and mouse: $29.99 Logitech EX 110 Black USB + PS/2 Standard Cordless Desktop Keyboard & Mouse
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126174

    DVD/CD combo Drive: $22.99 LG Black 22X CD/DVD Burner
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136152

    Video card: Optional

    Sound card: Optional

    Subtotal: $553.90

    With S&H: $613.32
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    QUAD BUILD

    Case: $19.99 Rosewill R223-P-BK 120mm Fan ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147109

    CPU: $119.99 AMD Phenom 9600 Agena 2.3GHz Socket AM2+ 95W Quad-Core Processor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103244

    Mobo: $64.99 BIOSTAR A780G M2+ SE AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G Micro ATX
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138134

    Memory: $19.99 A-DATA 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820211363

    PSU: $39.99 Antec Basiq BP500UB 500W ATX12V Version 2.01 Active PFC Power Supply
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371019

    HDD: $49.99 Western Digital Caviar SE 250GB 7200 RPM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136113

    Speakers / Sub: $19.99 Cyber Acoustics CA3001RB 14 Watts 2.1 Speaker
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836150040

    LCD Monitor: $159.99 Acer X203Wbd Black 20" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009126

    Wireless Keyboard and mouse: $29.99 Logitech EX 110 Black USB + PS/2 Standard Cordless Desktop Keyboard & Mouse
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126174

    DVD/CD combo Drive: $22.99 LG Black 22X CD/DVD Burner
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136152

    Subtotal: $547.90

    With S&H: $604.17
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    lucasweirs 600$ build

    CASE: SIGMA LAVIE $49.99 / $9.99 after 40$ mail in rebate

    PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-450VX 450W $79.99 / $69.99 after rebate

    MOBO: MSI K9A2 CF-F V2 AM2+ $89.99

    MEMORY: Corsair 2X2GB DDR2 800 $54.99 / $29.99 after rebate

    MOUSE: RAZER Salmosa Mouse $37.99

    KEYBOARD: RAZER Lycosa $79.99

    CPU: Athlon 64 X2 7750 $79.99

    CD-ROM: SATA 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with Light Scribe $29.99

    MONITOR: Hanns·G HB-175APB Black 17" 8ms $99.99


    TOTAL: $602 + Shipping (527.91 After Rebates)

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    ASUS V3-M3A3200 AMD Socket AM2+ / AM2 AMD 780G Black & Silver Barebone - Retail
    Item #: N82E16856110099
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856110099

    $154.99

    Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
    Item #: N82E16822148261
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148261

    $49.99

    Hanns·G Hi-221DPB Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor - Retail
    Item #: N82E16824254035
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824254035

    $159.99

    Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model BL2KIT12864AA106A - Retail
    Item #: N82E16820148206
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148206
    (For $39 you can have the Gskil 800Mhz 4Gb kit)
    $20.00 Mail-in Rebate (total 12.99)
    $32.99

    AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200 Brisbane 2.7GHz Socket AM2 65W Dual-Core Processor Model ADO5200DOBOX - Retail
    Item #: N82E16819103210
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103210

    $62.99

    LITE-ON Black 4X Blu-ray DVD-ROM SATA Model DH-4O1S-66 - OEM
    Item #: N82E16827106273
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106273

    $89.99


    Sorry, forgot the KB Mouse combo.

    Logitech Pro 2400 Cordless Desktop - OEM
    Item #: N82E16823126030
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126030

    $50.99
    ( I realise that this is a bit more than a cheap combo that will put it at the $620 mark, but I hate cheap keyboards, and since it is a internet/media PC the Blu-Ray and a wireless keybaord that you can use 75' away are great for a cheap player and internet box if you ahve a good TV for another monitor or use the 22" for the monitor.)

    Grand Total: $652.01 (Ground Freight Included)


    Minus a $20 mir for the RAM



    (I ahve the same barebones and stuff picked out for my parents new PC when they get the money, with my old Phenom of course and a ACC capable baord I can see what it will do, and selling them my 22" so I can upgrade)


    Why do people keep choosing the intel boards when the intel integrated video is horrible, the ATI solution has BR acceleration and can actually play a game!
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2009
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    UPDATE
    BIOSTAR TFORCE TA780G M2+ AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138105

    AMD Athlon 64 X2 7750 2.7GHz Socket AM2+ 95W G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.150532

    HITACHI Deskstar P7K500 HDP725050GLA360 (0A35415) 500GB 7200 RPM SATA
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145215

    ZALMAN CNPS7000B-ALCU 92mm 2 Ball Cooling Fan
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118112

    Acer X193W+BD Black 19" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009127

    Antec Basiq BP-350B 350W ATX12V Version
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371013

    LITE-ON 20X DVD±R DVD Burner Black IDE Model
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106228

    Logitech EX 110 Black USB + PS/2 Standard Cordless Desktop Keyboard & Mouse Kit
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126174

    Logitech S-220 17 Watts 2.1 Multimedia Speaker System
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836121014

    RAIDMAX O² ATX-302K Pink Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811156195

    APEVIA CF12SL-4C 120mm Multi-Color LED Case Fan
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811998128

    Grand Total: $620.02 (Shipped to 42223)

    I didn't use a blu ray becuase to really use blu-ray to it's full potential you need a 1080p monitor so I just didn't feel the need. There was also a pretty pink saitek mouse and keyboard set that was out of stock, so later I am going to add that when it is back in stock.
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    sounds good, these will be reviewed for the first time on the 15th of january, winner will be announced last day of january. Will be taking recipients until Jan 26th.
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    I never win anything, so i will just post a generally good build close to $600.

    Q6600/ or E8400(good for media builds and prepares for future)
    Asus P5Q Pro
    4830
    Corsair 4GB DDR2 800 (2x2)
    WD Caviar 160GB SATA
    Thermaltake Purepower 500w
    Hanns·G HW-191APB Black 19" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor
    Microsoft Comfort Curve Keyboard 2000
    OCZ Technology OCZMSEQRD Blue 7 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Laser 2500 dpi Gaming Mouse
    Good cheap DVD drive.

    You can game on it to i guess, it should add up to somewhere near $600, if it doesn't just forget it and i can delete.
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    i saw some nice builds in this list so i decided to just point out that the builds featuring the AMD 7750 and 780g based mobo are best bang /buck you can find instead of basicly copy pasting builds that are very simular.
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    E7200 easily oc to 4GHZ
    S1283 best bang for the buck cooler
    P5Q Pro best bang for the buck mobo
    OCZ SLI-Ready 2 x 2GB Heard they were only $10
    evga 9800GTX+ or HD4850 either way is fine the SLI-Ready ram won't have a significant impact
    WD Caviar 1TB Heard they were $110 or $110
    Corsair 520HX or TX550
    Acer 19" V193WB
    Onboard sound is fine unless u do music production get a Asus Xonar
    Windows Vista. If u have the disk already great saves u $100
    Any mouse. There's no such thing as a good mouse, just the way u get used to it. But don't take this as advice to buy a mouse that dies in 2 hours
    Any keyboard is fine. Look at mouse comment above.
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    Here you go, my build will cost $464.96 (shipping will vary depending on where it is shipped, right now i calculated shipping to my home).

    CPU X2 5600+ - http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=ADO5600IAA5DO
    Board - http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=A780G-M2-SE
    DVDRW - http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=BLK-DH-20A3L06C-DO
    Case + PSU + Card Reader (bonus for you) - http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=WN-26
    HDD - http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=ST3200822AS-R
    Ram - http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=KVR667D2N5-2G
    Keyboard + Mouse - http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=967973-0403-DT
    CPU Cooler - http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=CMDK8-7I52D-A3-WB
    19" LCD with Speakers - http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=G917W1

    I removed my second more expensive option. The above machine is perfectly capable of playing Blu-ray in 1080P, so later if you want to add there is one more space left in the case too.

    I think mine is cheap and decent.:D
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    suraswami: unfortunately you can only have 1 build at a time :p choose one, and ill review it. Also, for everyone else, if you make changes to your submittal, let me know, or it wont be reviewed!
    nick89: same as suraswami.
    also, to set everyones mind at ease, this build will be reviewed by 10 people, 5 i know in real life, 4 others in this or other forums, and myself.
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  19. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    i still vote low power save the enviroment!!!!
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    UPDATE 1-16-09
    Alright, here's my submission. I would consider this a rather bang for buck system. Everything you've asked for is included, ( monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers) although, I found that dropping the Razor keyboard helped improve in other areas. System has onboard graphics under the 790GX chipset, which is why I select 4GB of ram, and system is highly upgradable in the future for dedicated graphics, quad core, aftermarket HSF, and even OCing. Although, with these specs, you probably won't need to upgrade. :) Also boasts HDMI, DVI, and DSUB. Also, I find Rosewill cases to be highly modable, and easy to do at that. Here you are:

    SAMSUNG 22X DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-S223F - OEM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151171

    Rosewill TU-155 II 500 Black 0.8mm cold rolled steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 500W Power Supply - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147117

    Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250410AS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148262

    Hanns·G Hi-221DPB Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824254035

    Foxconn A7DA-S AM2+/AM2 AMD 790GX HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813186150

    Logitech EX 110 Black USB + PS/2 Standard Cordless Desktop Keyboard & Mouse Kit - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126174

    G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231122

    AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000 3.1GHz Socket AM2 89W Dual-Core Processor Model ADV60000DOBOX - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103272
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    Total: $586.93
    Total with shipping to 42223 ( 37040 has over $50 in tax :[ ): $611.31 ($2.50 cheaper than prior, and also now a 22" monitor rather than 19") :D
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2009
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    Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128373 --- GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3HP

    CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103255 --- AMD Athlon X2 4850e

    RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820134583 --- Kingston HyperX 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 800

    Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119115 --- COOLER MASTER Elite 330

    PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341020 --- OCZ StealthXStream OCZ400SXS 400W

    HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136098 --- Western Digital Caviar SE WD3200AAJS 320GB

    Monitor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824254034 --- Hanns·G JW-197DPB Black 19"

    DVD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106228 --- LITE-ON Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache IDE 20X DVD±R DVD Burner

    Keyboard + Mouse: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126007 --- Logitech MX 3200 + Logitech MX 600 combo

    Speakers: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836121019 --- Logitech LS21

    GFX: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150332 --- XFX PVT95GYDQ3 GeForce 9500 GT 512MB GDDR3



    Total: 622.15$

    After MIR: 597.15$





    :)
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    Logitech EX 110 Black USB + PS/2 Standard Cordless Desktop Keyboard & Mouse Kit
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    $29.99
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    Antec Basiq BP-350B 350W Power Supply
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    ASUS P5QL-EM Intel Motherboard
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    Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
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    $64.99
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    G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Memory
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    -$13.00 Instant
    $44.99
    $31.99
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    LITE-ON 20X DVD±R DVD Burner Black SATA Model iHAS120-04
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    Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 2.66GHz LGA 775 Dual-Core Processor
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    $119.99
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    -$5.00 Instant
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    Grand Total: $555.91

    It's a little over $600 shipped to your second zip (no tax on that one).
    The power supply is low, but if your Mrs. isn;t gaming then it's no problem. The cpu will overclock to at least 3.5Ghz with stock cooling no problem - if you want to push for over 4Ghz you just need to get a aftermarket cooler

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