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Computer Build for Old Father

17andrews
  • 55 months ago

My dad is currently using a windows XP that is about 8 years old.

He is a lawyer so he has very important documents that he needs to have on a computer, so he wants something cheap but reliable.

I am making it for him so as a student I want to do it cheap but well. (we can use linux on it)

I'm thinking $100 to $200. If possible.

He plays games like 8 ball pool on miniclip. and listens to jazz music on live 365. He uses outlook express and word but I can get him gmail and open office.

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  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Well, that was slightly difficult.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD 5350 2.05Ghz Quad-Core Processor $45.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI AM1I Mini ITX AM1 Motherboard $33.89 @ OutletPC
Memory Team Elite 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $17.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 160GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $19.69 @ Amazon
Case Fractal Design Core 1100 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $29.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Antec EarthWatts Green 380W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $38.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $186.44
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-07 15:52 EST-0500
  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

what made it difficult? If you have to go a bit more it's ok.

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

I hope you go with this one, the others included cpus with half the quality of the one I recommended and it seems to me the main thing he needs is a cpu because of the office programs. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Pentium G3258 3.2GHz Dual-Core Processor $64.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI H81M-P33 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $42.89 @ OutletPC
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $20.49 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Seagate Barracuda 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $24.99 @ Newegg
Case Rosewill FBM-01 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $29.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply SeaSonic 350W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $35.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $219.24
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-07 16:22 EST-0500
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