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    First build for Step-Son

    He likes to play games, and surf the web. How low can we go ?

    I was thinking about £450-500 for some sort of Athlon X3 build with 4Gb Ram and a 5870 or similar. I'd really appreciate the help on a budget build. (He's saved about £250 so far, and his birthday is coming up so he's most of the way there)

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    Re: First build for Step-Son

    Ta - Reading up now.
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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