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Buying a basic computer, need advice quick.

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#1 AugustAPC


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Posted 30 August 2015 - 08:37 PM

The old, crappy CPU I'm using right now is basically on its last legs. I need to buy a new one quickly, but I'm on a tight budget of around $300.


This computer will only be for fairly basic use. I won't be doing any gaming outside of some occasional Warcraft III. I would mostly be doing office/eBay work, surfing the web, listening to music and watching/streaming videos. I just need something that works, really. My computer I'm on now can't even run Youtube on fullscreen.

I'm not very savy when it comes to computer tech, so I could really use some advice. I'm basically wondering if I could go into Best Buy and pick something up like this and be okay. Any suggestions would be very welcome, as well. 

Thank you!

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#2 Kilroy


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Posted 03 September 2015 - 03:49 PM

To get more machine for you money, if you're comfortable with going with a refurbished machine, I'd recommend checking out the refurbished machine from New Egg.  I'd recommend the HP or Dell machines, these are most likely off lease machines that came from businesses.

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