Originally Posted by Discuss Thrower
What about cost, and what are the odds I'll have a Windows OS with at least word included..?
Cost is all variable depending on what components are important to you.
OS and Word depends on your morality. If you prefer to pay, you're looking at probably over $200 for both Windows and Office. Free if you yell YARRRR!
We could suggest some builds for you if you tell us what components you'd prefer.