Dell OptiPlex 360 Minitower for $499.00 shipped with the steps as listed. Note that this particular configuration comes with 3 years of on-site warranty service.
- Go through this link to get started.
- Select $20 CPU upgrade to a 2.8GHz Core 2 Duo processor
- Select $10 DVD Burner Upgrade to a 16x DVD Burner
- Select $30 LCD Monitor upgrade to the Dell E2209W 22″ Widescreen LCD Monitor
- The total comes to $499 shipped as shown in this screenshot.
Note that some DYI upgrades to the hard drive and memory may be desirable. The idea is to upgrade to $499 to get free shipping, which is otherwise $39.