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October 8, 2012, 03:03 PM
Join Date: Oct 2012
PC will be
. That means what types of
you'll be performing.
The PC is for my Aunt. It will be used for basic web browsing, e-mail and general MS office tasks.
is acceptable as long as it's not more than a 20% spread
Budget is $500.
will be buying
Ordering parts from Calgary AB.
This will be an Intel i3 build.
, and if so, what those parts are.
Currently have Windows XP, a monitor and peripherals.
or run the system at
do you plan to build it?
In the next few weeks.
do you use?
This is not a gaming machine, but would prefer 1080p res.
Here is a list of parts I have currently spec'd out:
Intel Core™ i3-3220T Processor, 2.8 GHz w/ 3MB Cache BX80637I33220T
MSI Z77A-G41 w/ DDR3 2800, 7.1 Audio, Gigabit Lan, 2 Way CrossFireX
G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 4GB PC3-10666 Dual Channel DDR3 Kit (2 x 2GB)
Seagate 1TB Barracuda SATA III w/ 64MB Cache
Samsung SH-222BB 22x DVD-Writer SATA, Black, OEM
Bitfenix Outlaw ATX Mid Tower Case
Corsair Builder Series CX430 V2 Power Supply
Canon PIXMA Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer (MX432)
How's this processor vs the i3 3240? Should I pay $20 more for the 3240?
Is this MB good? I found it to be one of the cheapest 1155 boards at Memory Express. I'm not buying a dedicated graphics card, will basic video playback be sluggish?
My System Specs
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