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First build need help!!

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#1
hi , i need help with my first build ,for my mother .
i have some experience am an a+ technician in training , so am ok on that side . but i need help with wat to get.
i have a budget of about £250 to £300
 
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#2
What parts are you looking for, do you already have a case it can go into or DVD drives? also do you need a monitor?
 

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Are you gonna be gaming or just surfing the net? Can't really recommend much till I know.
 
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#4
sorry, i seen a case on ebay with a 480 watt psu for £15 so i mite get that. and if you can recomend a cheap lcd thated be great, also she will be mostly just surfing the net nothing to difficult, so really i need help with a cheap mb ,cpu ,cddrive,hdd and ram.

also would a 3600+ sempron completly suck ballsm as its single core
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/AMD-Athlon-42...14&_trkparms=72:1300|66:4|65:12|39:1|240:1318


i was thinking along the lines of this but hopefully use could recomend something cheaper/better

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/AMD-Athlon-42...14&_trkparms=72:1300|66:4|65:12|39:1|240:1318
 
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#5
If it is just for the Internet and she doesn't care that it will take a bit longer to load up when she first sticks it on, then a single core is fine.