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Old December 24, 2009, 05:42 PM
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Originally Posted by AmuseMe View Post
I would say to just go to a local retailer to buy one. As much as I don't like them, FutureShop (Canadian) has a Compaq with an Intel Atom (1.6GHz), 1GB RAM, and 160GB HDD for $199 right now. I think that is all she needs for email.
Well I wouldn't buy that Atom system, but some pre-built will suffice.

I'd go with something that uses typical desktop stuff though, like a Core 2/Pentium Dual or AMD Athlon X2. Should be able to get a whole package with monitor for like $500.
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