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ok so my mother has told me she enrolled herself into a digital media course at tafe, and not knowing what she will need ive told her 1st thing she will have to buy a computer.

 

so basic i just need a simple pc able to handle photoshop and all editing software.

money is pretty tight so cheap as possible.

 

thanks in advance.

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Dasa's parts guide is your friend.

 

the "Cheap" build from Dasa's thread

 

Cheap

CPU INTEL Celeron G530 2.40GHz 2MB $44 - OR - Pentium G630 2.70GHz 3MB $66

MB\GPU Asrock H61M-S $49 - OR - GA-H61MA-D2V $62

RAM DDR3 2g $11 4g $18 8g $36

HDD OCZ Agility 3 60G $63

DVD DVD rw sata $18

CASE\PSU Antec NSK3480 with EarthWatts 380W $110

TOTAL $295-355

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Dasa's parts guide is your friend.

 

the "Cheap" build from Dasa's thread

 

Cheap

CPU INTEL Celeron G530 2.40GHz 2MB $44 - OR - Pentium G630 2.70GHz 3MB $66

MB\GPU Asrock H61M-S $49 - OR - GA-H61MA-D2V $62

RAM DDR3 2g $11 4g $18 8g $36

HDD OCZ Agility 3 60G $63

DVD DVD rw sata $18

CASE\PSU Antec NSK3480 with EarthWatts 380W $110

TOTAL $295-355

 

thanks i know the parts quide is good, was just wondering about other options aswell. but will most likely end up with something like this.

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thanks i know the parts quide is good, was just wondering about other options aswell. but will most likely end up with something like this.

not unless you want something more specific that you dont think that suggestion meets or if you want to spend more cash

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thanks i know the parts quide is good, was just wondering about other options aswell. but will most likely end up with something like this.

not unless you want something more specific that you dont think that suggestion meets or if you want to spend more cash

 

 

not really looking for something specific just something to get her through the course, only thing i can think of is adding another hard drive for storage but i have spares.

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one thing to look out for is some of the really cheap mb dont have dvi output

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