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building a internet computer for a friend

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Cooling Pro Meg 79CF 120mm x2 fans, 200mm front intake fan, 200 mm top fan, 120mm rear fan, 140 mm PSU fan
Memory Adata DDR3 1600 case 9 1.5v Overclocked to DDR3 2400+ Case 11 1.65v
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#1
Wanted to get some ideas from you guys. I'm trying to keep it under 400 dollars it can be AMD or Intel based can have integrated video, needs a 100 gig hardrive, dvd burner,alteast a gig of ram,plain old decent case. He's not a gamer and it won't need to be overclocked. He stores some photo's is a realestate agent . He wants to burn DVD's, surf the web and maybe write a paper or two. He also needs a os. I use alot of newegg ordering so thats my preferred site but any will do. Thx guys.
 
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#2
ok ima get you a list ... no gaming? just typing and net?
 
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Processor Intel I7 3770K 4.3ghz 1.15v 24/7 (9) fans and totally silent ahhh!!!
Motherboard Asus Sabertooth P67 1155 TUF Motherboard with Armor Assist Fan
Cooling Pro Meg 79CF 120mm x2 fans, 200mm front intake fan, 200 mm top fan, 120mm rear fan, 140 mm PSU fan
Memory Adata DDR3 1600 case 9 1.5v Overclocked to DDR3 2400+ Case 11 1.65v
Video Card(s) PowerColors Radeon RX 470 Red Devil Core 1390 Memory 7000 (Overclocked Additon) 4gb
Storage Samsung SSD 750 EVO 500GB /2 x 64Gb Western Digital Black Drives 1TB each 10,000 rpm
Display(s) LG Ultra Wide 21.9 2560 x 1080 2k 29 inch Monitor similar to retina display
Case Corsair Obsidian Series 650D Black Brushed Aluminum and steel case
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster Live 24 bit 7.1
Power Supply Corsair 600 watt
Mouse Logitech M315
Keyboard Microsoft Contour
Software Windows 10 Ultimate 64
#3
Yes thats it. I'm so into high end suff I don't no crap about the budget end.
 

Wile E

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#4
Need a monitor, keyboard/mouse, etc., etc.?
 
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#6
whats your email adress so i can send you the wishlist i made,

its alil over 400 but its the best you can do concidering you have only 400 to spend remember the monitor is almost half the cost right there..
 
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#7
OS in the price too? better get him some linux!
 

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Video Card(s) Evga GTX 580
Storage Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB, 2xSeagate 320GB RAID0; 2xSeagate 3TB; 2xSamsung 2TB; Samsung 1.5TB
Display(s) HP LP2475w 24" 1920x1200 IPS
Case Technofront Bench Station
Audio Device(s) Auzentech X-Fi Forte into Onkyo SR606 and Polk TSi200's + RM6750
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System Name Ball Smacker
Processor Intel I7 3770K 4.3ghz 1.15v 24/7 (9) fans and totally silent ahhh!!!
Motherboard Asus Sabertooth P67 1155 TUF Motherboard with Armor Assist Fan
Cooling Pro Meg 79CF 120mm x2 fans, 200mm front intake fan, 200 mm top fan, 120mm rear fan, 140 mm PSU fan
Memory Adata DDR3 1600 case 9 1.5v Overclocked to DDR3 2400+ Case 11 1.65v
Video Card(s) PowerColors Radeon RX 470 Red Devil Core 1390 Memory 7000 (Overclocked Additon) 4gb
Storage Samsung SSD 750 EVO 500GB /2 x 64Gb Western Digital Black Drives 1TB each 10,000 rpm
Display(s) LG Ultra Wide 21.9 2560 x 1080 2k 29 inch Monitor similar to retina display
Case Corsair Obsidian Series 650D Black Brushed Aluminum and steel case
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster Live 24 bit 7.1
Power Supply Corsair 600 watt
Mouse Logitech M315
Keyboard Microsoft Contour
Software Windows 10 Ultimate 64
#9
No key board or monitor needed and he needs windows, linux would kill him lol. Thx guys keep the ideas coming. Those are both really good
 

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Memory 3x2GB Mushkin Redlines 1600Mhz 6-8-6-24 1T
Video Card(s) Evga GTX 580
Storage Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB, 2xSeagate 320GB RAID0; 2xSeagate 3TB; 2xSamsung 2TB; Samsung 1.5TB
Display(s) HP LP2475w 24" 1920x1200 IPS
Case Technofront Bench Station
Audio Device(s) Auzentech X-Fi Forte into Onkyo SR606 and Polk TSi200's + RM6750
Power Supply ENERMAX Galaxy EVO EGX1250EWT 1250W
Software Win7 Ultimate N x64, OSX 10.8.4
#10
You think XP Home is an acceptable OS for him? That would save a few bucks.

Actually, XP Home, MCE 2005, Vista Home Basic, and Vista Home Premium OEMs are all cheaper than the XP Pro I listed above.
 
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#11
Wanted to get some ideas from you guys. I'm trying to keep it under 400 dollars it can be AMD or Intel based can have integrated video, needs a 100 gig hardrive, dvd burner,alteast a gig of ram,plain old decent case. He's not a gamer and it won't need to be overclocked. He stores some photo's is a realestate agent . He wants to burn DVD's, surf the web and maybe write a paper or two. He also needs a os. I use alot of newegg ordering so thats my preferred site but any will do. Thx guys.
Where to ship?
 
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Memory 2GB G.Skill (2 x 1GB DDR-2 800 CL5-5-5-15) @ Stock
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#12


Got ya that, dunno where to ship it :D
 

HookeyStreet

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#13
Wanted to get some ideas from you guys. I'm trying to keep it under 400 dollars it can be AMD or Intel based can have integrated video, needs a 100 gig hardrive, dvd burner,alteast a gig of ram,plain old decent case. He's not a gamer and it won't need to be overclocked. He stores some photo's is a realestate agent . He wants to burn DVD's, surf the web and maybe write a paper or two. He also needs a os. I use alot of newegg ordering so thats my preferred site but any will do. Thx guys.
Well, I dont know anything about US prices, but I just put together a very basic internet only (+ a bit of DVD burning) PC for someone, and all it cost was £200 after VAT and shipping, all completely new parts (including a 15" TFT monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers etc) :roll:

PS: that was with a basic PCI-E graphics card aswell :)