Re: Cheap Computer Decisions, Need Help.
For around $400, I recommend buying a prebuilt system because it is obvious that he is on a budget. If he has money later on, then he can choose to upgrade as needed. If his budget is a lot higher, then a custom built PC may be a better choice.
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