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Purchase template: New desktop tower

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#1 greenmachine24


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Posted 14 October 2014 - 07:26 PM

My budget for the new computer is: 
What are the primary uses for this computer (IE: mail, web browsing, programming, games, etc)? 
Mainly web browsing, watching videos, doing school work. I basically use my computer as a TV.
What software do you intend on using on the computer? 
Chrome, skype, dropbox, spotify, Microsoft office,
Do you play games? If so, what type of games? 
Minecraft occasionally but thats it. 
Do you tend to have a lot of programs running at the same time, or do you close every program when you are done using it? 
I usually have at least a couple programs running, sometimes more. I close a program when I am completely done. 
Do you store a lot of pictures or music on the computer?

Yes. I have every season of Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead and a couple of other shows plus a couple of movies. 
Will you be overclocking?

Location for online shopping/shipment/prices?
Doesn't really matter. Amazon, bestbuy, official websites.
How many monitors are you planning to use?
1, maybe 2.
Do you need peripherals? OS? 

No. Windows 8,7

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#2 jaykowalski


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 04:01 PM

Asus 24x DVD-RW Serial-ATA Internal OEM Optical Drive DRW-24B1ST (Black)

Samsung Electronics 840 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Single Unit Version Internal Solid State Drive MZ-7TE120BW

ASUS 2GB Graphics Cards R7260X-DC2OC-2GD5

BitFenix ATX Mid Tower Case Without Power Supply, Black BFC-SNB-150-KKN1-RP

Western Digital 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Bulk/OEM Desktop Hard Drive, Black, WD1003FZEX

Kingston HyperX FURY 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL10 DIMM - Black (HX316C10FB/4)

Intel Core i3-4130 3.4 3 FCLGA 1150 Processor BX80646I34130

Corsair Builder Series CX 430 Watt ATX/EPS 80 PLUS certified Power Suppy

Gigabyte LGA 1150 Intel B85 HDMI SATA 6Gbps USB 3.0 Micro ATX DDR3 1600 Intel Motherboards GA-B85M-D3H


$652,70 (prices from Amazon)

Edited by jaykowalski, 16 October 2014 - 04:01 PM.

#3 greenmachine24

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Posted 16 October 2014 - 09:28 PM

I would rather buy it pre-built if I can. Thanks for the reply though. 

#4 syrius01


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Posted 21 October 2014 - 12:34 PM

Hi greenmachine24,


Take a look at this one :


HP ProDesk 400 Desktop PC - Intel Core i5-4670 3.40GHz, 8GB Memory, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, Windows 7/8.1 Pro 64-bit




Reviews seems legit, rated almost 5 stars.


#5 greenmachine24

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Posted 24 October 2014 - 08:11 PM

Thanks. Looks great. Just what I wanted. 

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