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Need help choosing parts for a low-mid range PC

I have just finished building my first high end gaming PC and my parents want me to build them a PC for general use. Problem is that I know next to nothing about low-mid spec parts and software.
Could anyone recommend hardware and software for a general use PC?
From the case to pretty much everything else. Preferably $600 Australian or less. They use it for web browsing and photo management and the occasional game of Solitaire.
They won't need OS Cd's as I have left over Windows 7 32 and 64 bit Cd's from my build.
Thanks in advance

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Will a refurb do?
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Hi

I think now a days pc is not used because we can't carry the pc.

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Carry?

Today I can still carry my desktop around. I hope I will be able to for many more years.

The sounds I hear when I set it down on some tablet/pad is good enough for most horror flicks,
Bob

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You said ...
"They won't need OS Cd's as I have left over Windows 7 32 and 64 bit Cd's from my build."

Unless you bought multiple OS LICENSES you will still need to buy an OS license for this computer as the 32 bit or 64 bit OS choice you got only allows ONE OF THE TWO to be installed on ONE COMPUTER using the key provided.

For a low to mid range PC a motherboard with integrated video is all you need and unless they are downloading lots of files a hard drive in the 320 GB to 500 GB range shoiuld allow plenty of free storage space.

RAM of 2 GB (for 32 bit OS) to 4 GB (for 64 bit OS) should be plenty and any cheap DVD reader/writer should suffice.

I would strongly suggest going for a good power supply in the 600 to 650 Watt range rather than the little 400 Watt many barebone kits include.

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