Posted 19 October 2011 - 11:47 AM
My desktop died. It won't send a signal to the monitor and I can't get it to even boot in Safe Mode. I am going to replace it and was reading some of this forum site's info. I'd like some comments on what I have come up with.
I probably only need a $300-400 machine since the most complicaed thing I do is design a website with FrontPage every once in awhile (yeah, I know FP is outdated). I doubt that I need anything faster than an i3 chip, if even that. I've looked at the specs on the following machines and they seem to provide what I need.
Acer AG 3610, Acer Inspirion AM 3970, Acer Veriton, Dell 560 887NBK. I am not a fan of HP.
One problem with getting a new machine is I don't think many have a 9 pin connector on the back panel. My wife needs that to connect her sewing machine to in order to download embrodiery patterns to it.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.