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  Reply # 1852891 26-Aug-2017 09:11
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Thanks again for the replies. I do miss the old PC style box as my husband was able to replace things (add more memory). We still have the monitor from our old one too.  I'll get him to open up this one and have a look. We have managed to clear up quite a bit of room so far. We had a huge number of large duplicate photos (some even 5 times!). 


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  Reply # 1852922 26-Aug-2017 11:46
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If you are looking at getting a new system, id suggest the following. I would not recommend an AIO if anyone is considering using it for any gaming.

 

If you arent locked into getting an AIO unit contact a shop like computer lounge with your requirements. They are very helpful and will point you in the right direction. 

 

Normally id suggest playtech but since they upgraded their website navigating a pre-built system by them is near impossible. 

 

Based on your info here is something i looked at for a new system. Includes a new Monitor. Doesn't include Keyboard and Mouse and also you didnt say if you need to use Wifi or cabled ethernet so that could be another consideration. 

 

http://www.computerlounge.co.nz

 

Gen-X Lite Origin $1,499.95 Gen-X Lite Origin 
Change to: ASUS PRIME B350M-A, AMD B350, AM4 Ryzen, M.2, Motherboard 
Change to: AMD Ryzen 5 1400, 4 Cores, 8 Threads, 3.2Ghz/3.4Ghz, 10MB Cache, Socket AM4, Wraith Stealth Cooler 65W 
Change to: Remove Noctua NH-U12S SI version CPU Cooler with NF-F12 iPPC-2000 PWM 

 

Item: Corsair CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 Vengeance LPX 8GB (2x4GB) DDR4-2400 CL14

 

Change to: Western Digital Blue 250GB 2.5" SATA3 SSD (WDS250G1B0A) 
Change to: Seagate Barracuda ST4000DM005 4TB 64MB 6Gb/s SATA3 
Change to: ASUS EX-RX570-O4G Radeon RX570 OC 4GB Video Card 
Item: NZXT S340 Mid Tower Case w/ Window - Black Item: EVGA 500B 500W 80Plus Bronze MEPS Ready Power Supply

 

Change to: ViewSonic VX2757-MHD 27" 1ms FreeSync Full HD LED Monitor 
Item: Microsoft Windows 10 Home USB Flash Drive 32Bit/64-Bit - Retail (KW9-00017) Item: Standard Hardware Installation + 2yr RTB Warranty + OS Configuration Item: CableMod Basic Cable Extension Kit - 8+6 Pin Series - Black/Red (CM-CAB-BKIT-8KKR-R) (promo)

 

I havent included the prices but you can see that on the website.

 

Im sure there may be some other options that people will suggest but for the budget this seems to fit the bill reasonably well.


 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1853093 26-Aug-2017 20:51
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Thanks Ratsun. Very useful information that my husband can look into. 


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