mathiasschnell

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My parents asked me to come up with a tower for them that would fit within $500 and this is what I've come up with.

Requirements
- General purpose machine.
- Play World of Warcraft on a 22" Monitor, 1680 x 1050.
- Not too big or too small.
- The less expensive the better.
- Least hassle possible.
- Everything is stock, no OCing or modding.

Processor-------INTEL-PENTIUM-E5200-------------------------$72.99---http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116072
Motherboard----GIGABYTE-GA-EP45-UD3L---------------------$98.99---http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128372
RAM------------G.SKILL-PI-Black-4GB-(2-x-2GB)-DDR2-800--$49.99---http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231098
Video-Card-----SAPPHIRE-Radeon-HD-4830-512MB------------$89.99---http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102822
Power-Supply---Antec-Earthwatts-430W-----------------------$54.99---http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371006
Case------------COOLER-MASTER-Centurion-5-----------------$49.99---http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119068
Hard-Drive------Western-Digital-Caviar-SE-320GB-------------$49.99---http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136098
CD/DVD---------Drive-LG-Black-DVD-Burner-------------------$21.99---http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136149

Total - $488.92

I tried to go for the best rated parts I could without going over $100 on any one thing. I also went with parts and brands that are reputable for being just plain awesome all around or good bang for buck. What do you think? Would anything conflict? (Like the FSB for the chip being 800 MHz, but the FSB on the Mobo being 1066 MHz)