Request$800 college desktop
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What is your budget and currency? - $800 USD

What will you use the PC for? - mainly programming and internet browsing (youtube, netflix, etc...)

Do you need a monitor? - Yes, two of them.

Do you need a keyboard, mouse, or other peripherals? - nope! i got those covered

Do you need an operating system? - no

Will you overclock? - no

Anything else we should know? - no, i dont need anything special for this build. having see through panel on the side would be cool but not necessary.
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PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i5-10400 2.9 GHz 6-Core Processor ($211.79 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus PRIME B560-PLUS ATX LGA1200 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Silicon Power Gaming 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 CL16 Memory ($68.97 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($104.99 @ Lenovo)
Case: Phanteks Eclipse P300A Mesh ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA B5 650 W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($44.99 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Samsung S22R350FHN 21.5" 1920x1080 75 Hz Monitor ($99.99 @ Samsung)
Monitor: Samsung S22R350FHN 21.5" 1920x1080 75 Hz Monitor ($99.99 @ Samsung)
Total: $810.70

i5-10400 since there's no 6C/12T Ryzen CPU you'll be able to buy with integrated graphics, unfortunately. $210 is a little high for the 10400, I'd expect to see it closer to $170/180, but it's still the best option in this situation so it'll have to do.
Could maybe save a little money on the motherboard, but I'd rather just spend the extra $15 or so for a decent Asus B560 mobo over the cheaper options, which can be a minefield.. some are alright, some are absolute trash.

Cheap 1080p monitors are all you're going to get with this budget since you require 2 of them. If it were me, I'd probably try to buy a 1440p60Hz or maybe even a cheap 4K monitor, and then add a 2nd monitor alongside it when I had more money. I'd probably only be happy to run a single monitor set-up for like a month though lol, maybe 2 months at a push.
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