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#1 lc128

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Posted 22 January 2011 - 07:07 PM

I am a beginer in computer, I want to buy a desk top for home use. Mainly for e-mails and download free movie to watch. I need a faster speed and one with copy dvd and a hdmi port. Any suggestion. Thanks
also with the wireless connection.

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Posted 22 January 2011 - 10:16 PM

Do you want build it or buy one that is pre built?

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Posted 22 January 2011 - 10:40 PM

I want to buy a desk top that is pre-built, my budget is $450. I don't need a monitor.

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 04:57 AM

HP. This model does not have a HDMI port and wifi card because of your budget but what you can do is add extras to it. Graphics card and wifi card.

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System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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Posted 04 March 2011 - 12:31 PM

Suggested system...deactivated/out of stock.

I suggest...reviewing the systems at http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Category/guidedSearch.asp?CatId=6&sel=Price;Price5 and seeing if you can find what it is you want, at a decent price.

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Posted 04 March 2011 - 04:19 PM

This one but it doesn't have a wireless card to it so gonna have buy this and add it on.

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Posted 05 March 2011 - 11:13 PM

I suggest the Dell Inspiron Zino HD from the Microsoft Store, it is a little above your budget, but comes with HDMI, Blu-Ray, and a wifi card built in. The form factor seems to be like the Mac Mini.

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 12:07 AM

I suggest the Dell Inspiron Zino HD from the Microsoft Store, it is a little above your budget, but comes with HDMI, Blu-Ray, and a wifi card built in. The form factor seems to be like the Mac Mini.

Pretty good and it looks compact.

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 04:42 AM

All that PC needs now is a TV tuner and you would have a low-cost HTPC.

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 06:44 AM

All that PC needs now is a TV tuner and you would have a low-cost HTPC.

I just use a Media Player to play movies, music and photos on the big screen.

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 10:17 PM

Yeah, besides, with some U.S. cable companies going digital, you need a cable box or CableCard to decode the non-local HDTV channels. You could also use TVersity to send stuff to the TV. I use it to send files to my PS3 over the home network.

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Posted 07 March 2011 - 12:00 AM

I thought the U.S was already using digital or HD like Australia.

>Michael 
System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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Posted 07 March 2011 - 11:52 PM

I thought the U.S was already using digital or HD like Australia.


Over-the-air broadcasts are digital, cable is not... yet. It really depends on the cable provider when the digital cable rolls out. My cable provider already has done so, giving away free basic digital television adapters to customers without televisions that have digital tuners built-in. Customers who have been gouged, err, purchased higher tiers, already have digital cable boxes that have descramblers to get subscribed content. The cable company switched off their analog services earlier last month.

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Posted 08 March 2011 - 01:29 AM

In Australia, they are turning of analog tv in each region at different time of years.

>Michael 
System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Games: APB: Reloaded, Hours played: 3100+  System2: Late 2011 Macbook Pro 15inch   OFw63FY.png





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