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    I need a CHEAP motherboard, CPU, RAM, PSU, and possibly low end GPU for my moms PC. Her good old Pentium 4 570 setup finally kicked the bucket. I just need something cheap and reliable for her. Thanks guys!

    AMD or Intel, I could care less. Oh and I almost forgot, her case is MATX.

    The tread title will be changed shortly.
     
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    ygpm about RAM. :)
     
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    Thanks, I hadn't been on for a little while but I am no longer looking for RAM ATM.

    Looking for AM3 CPU's for cheap though!
     
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    Bump!!!!!

    EDIT: Now looking for a CHEAP motherboard, CPU, RAM, PSU, and possibly low end GPU for my moms PC. Her good old Pentium 4 570 setup finally kicked the bucket. I just need something cheap and reliable for her. Thanks guys!

    I've already got my backup HDD and just bought a DVD burner so I just need the main components.

    I PM'd a mod about changing the thread title as well.
     
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    I know about newtie1's but his board has 2 ram slots and I decided I don't need ram, I'm going to reuse an old set that I have. I am leaning more towards AMD since there's a bit better upgrade path compared to 775.
    • Looking for AMD or Intel DDR2 board with 4 ram slots.
    • AM2/AM2+/AM3 dual core and up, 775 core 2 and up, maybe 1156 CPU if I can get a deal.
    • decent PSU, no off brands hopefully, I don't want it to end up like her old system lol.
     
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    Replied good sir!
     
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    I also sent ya a PM regarding a complete AM3 MicroATX system Boom. :)
     
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    Replied, ah I need some more low end offers, my budget caps out at $100 for CPU, board, and PSU right now :(

    Edit: I can afford up to $180 now for some decent parts since I traded off my gpu.
     
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    Awesome post man!!! I was trying to find Broom a good system for his price range, and low and behold ya come along with this post bro!!!:rockout::rockout::rockout:
     
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    Did you think of something like this?
     
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    If you don't need power, you can build something like that for approximately $200 using an AMD E-350 Zacate chip.
     

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