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Building a new computer

#1AlleRacingPosted 11/9/2012 10:32:38 AM
This one is going to be for my mom. She wants a smaller computer and liked the Bitfenix Prodigy, so I went with that. Mainly need help selecting a power supply for the case.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/n3Hy

What I've got so far. She probably doesn't need the i5 or the cooler for it, but she doesn't mind splurging a little bit.
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#2Itachi_12Posted 11/9/2012 1:10:54 PM
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/n4zU
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#3AlleRacing(Topic Creator)Posted 11/9/2012 5:23:04 PM
Doesn't need an optical drive and I'm probably going to get her WIndows 8. I'd like a slightly nicer power supply.
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#4LordSeiferPosted 11/9/2012 6:13:09 PM
Estimated Wattage: 136W
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^ this
#5CuteBeansPosted 11/9/2012 8:53:24 PM(edited)
What is the intended use of the PC?

i5 is too overkill for a mom.

I can't believe this. Liquid Cooling setup?? It feels like you are wasting your mom's money with **** like this.
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#6CuteBeansPosted 11/9/2012 9:06:21 PM
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/n7PO

A6-3670k on a Mini ATX.

$250 bucks
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#7BilliePilgrimPosted 11/9/2012 9:16:10 PM
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/n7Ur

Seriously all you need for a facebook machine.
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#8AlleRacing(Topic Creator)Posted 11/10/2012 3:01:11 AM
From: CuteBeans | #005
What is the intended use of the PC?

i5 is too overkill for a mom.

I can't believe this. Liquid Cooling setup?? It feels like you are wasting your mom's money with **** like this.

From: AlleRacing | #001
She probably doesn't need the i5 or the cooler for it, but she doesn't mind splurging a little bit.

It's like you didn't read my post at all. I was considering the i3 depending on how much she felt like spending on it.

From: CuteBeans | #006
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/n7PO

A6-3670k on a Mini ATX.

$250 bucks

How does that A6 compare to the i3 3220?

That's also the PSU I was looking at. Mainly want something decent without excess cables.
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