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Topic # 64397 14-Jul-2010 21:14
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hay what out of these options do you think would be best.


option 1

|-CPU-| AMD ATHLON II X4 Quad Core 635, 2.90 GHz, 2 MB cache, Sockets AM3

|-Motherboard-| AAsus M4A785TD-V EVO Motherboard, Support AMD Socket AM3, 4 X DDR3 RAM slots, 8-channel audio, 6 rear USB

|-Graphic Card-| Integrated ATI Radeon HD4200 Graphic Chipset, Max. shared memory 512 MB, DVI/VGA/HDMI, Full HD, DirectX 10.1, OpenGL 2.0, Shader Model 4.1

|-Memory-| High Performance 2GB DDR3-1333 RAM X 2 (Dual Channel)

|-Hard Drive-| Western Digital 500GB 7200RPM SATA2 Hard Drive

|-DVD-| BENQ High Speed 24X SATA DVD Rewriter Dual Layer

|-Chassis-| Aywun Case, 4 x USB, Audio Set, 420W Power Supply


option 2

CPU: Intel Dual Core E6500 2.93Ghz x 2, 45nm LGA775 2MB Cache 65W (Fast and reliable from Intel. Much faster than AMD equivalents)

Motherboard: ASUS P5G41T-M Intel G41 Chipset DDR3 Motherboard (Ultra high quality) 4 Back USBs, 5.1 Channel Audio.

RAM: Superior 4GB DDR3-1333 Dual Channel Memory. (Lifetime warranty)

HDD: 500GB SATA II 7200RPM HDD

Graphics: Intel GMA X4500 (Up to 1GB Shared memory, Win 7) Supports DX10.

DVD: Fastest 24X Dual Layer DVD-RW

Case: Quality Foxconn TLM141 mATX Case w/ Silent 350W Power Supply

Monitor: Highly rated LG E2040T-PN 20" LED Monitor 5m:1 contrast ratio with 3 years warranty.

Network/Audio: Broadband ready gigabit network, 5.1 Channel HD Audio.

option 3

CPU: AMD Athlon II 245 Dual Core(x2) 2.9Ghz, One of the latest AMD dual core processors
Motherboard: Asus M4N68T-M
----Support latest AMD CPU
----Support DDR3 Memory
----PCI-E 2.0 support
----4 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports
----Support up to 10 usb 2.0s
Graphic: NVIDIA Geforce 7025 Onboard Graphics
----Purevideo HD support
HD: Seagate/Western Digital/Hitachi 500GB SATA2 3Gb/s
RAM: 4GB DDR3-1333 Dual Channel High Performance
Sound: 6-channel High Definition
Optical Drive: Liteon 24x SATA Dual Layer DVD Writer -Fastest Speed available
USB: 4 at back, 2 in front
Network: Gigabit Ethernet, Broadband ready
Monitor: LG 22" (21.5" viewable) wide-screen, FullHD 1920 x 1080 glossy piano-black
----Excellent Visual Performance
----Display 16:9 Contents Perfectly on Widescreen
----Complete LG After-Sale Service (3-year monitor system warranty, 3-year panel warranty)
Case: Supercase MATX Tower Case, Black

option 4

AMD Phenom X4 Quad Core Computer System

AMD Phenom Quad Core 2.5Ghz CPU
Asus M4A785D-M-PRO Motherboard
8 x USB V2 Ports
Gigabit Ethernet/Network card
2GB DDR2 800Mhz RAM (Max 16GB)
500GB 7200RPM Serial ATA hard drive
Liteon 24x DVD Writer

Video card:
Integrated ATI Radeon HD4200 up to 512 MB
Supports DVI-D with HDCP compliant with max. resolution 2560x1600 (@ 60Hz dual-link)
Supports HDMI Technology with max. resolution up to 1920 x 1200 (1080P)@60Hz
Supports RGB with max. resolution 2560 x 1440 (@75Hz)
Hybrid CrossFireX Support (For Windows Vista or Windows 7)
Supports Microsoft DirectX 10.1, OpenGL 2.0, Shader Model 4.1
Hardware Decode Acceleration for H.264,VC-1, and MPEG-2

Audio:
VT1708S High Definition Audio 8-Channel CODEC
- Optical S/PDIF out port at back I/O
- Support Jack Detection,Multi-streaming,Single SPDIF Out,Anti-pop Function and Front Panel Retasking(HD only)


Free Expantion Slots:
1 x PCIe x16
1 x PCIe x1
2 x PCI


Thank you anyones help will be appreceated.

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  Reply # 351580 14-Jul-2010 21:20
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sorry but it would help in knowing what you want to use it for




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  Reply # 351582 14-Jul-2010 21:25
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just word prosessing internet, watching movies and i would like to play some games like oblivion ect. would also like something that doesent crash when running more than 3 aplications.

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  Reply # 351594 14-Jul-2010 21:41
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none of those are much good for playing games , you want to stay away from pc's that share Memory with graphic cards and the same with integrated graphic cards , what is your budget because this site has some really good pc's for around $1000 to $1500

http://www.playtech.co.nz/




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  Reply # 351601 14-Jul-2010 21:49
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yeah i can do without the gaming. and in the future i could get a new graphics card.

but is the rest of these systems ok?

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  Reply # 351606 14-Jul-2010 21:52
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I am not 100% sure but most likely the motherboards won't support discrete video cards.



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  Reply # 351608 14-Jul-2010 21:55
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can anyone conferm this?



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  Reply # 351617 14-Jul-2010 21:58
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ok so what about

 AMD Athlon II X4 630 4x2.8Ghz 2MB AM3 CPU
= AMD AM3 Motherboard
= 4 GB DDR3 1333MHz RAM
= ATI HD4350 512Mb Gaming graphics card
= On-board 8-Channel 7.1 HD Audio
= On-board 10/100Mbits/sec LAN
= 1000GB SATAII Hard Drive
= 24X DVD/CD Re-Writer
= Mid Tower Case with 400W PSU

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  Reply # 351619 14-Jul-2010 21:59
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the last thing you want to do is to get a pc that wont play games because you will regret it in the future, its best to get a pc that will play most games on medium settings even if you think you wont be using it for games, so at least it will be fast for everything else you use it for and then if you change your mind you dont need to buy a new pc 




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  Reply # 351621 14-Jul-2010 22:04
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ok so what about

 AMD Athlon II X4 630 4x2.8Ghz 2MB AM3 CPU
= AMD AM3 Motherboard
= 4 GB DDR3 1333MHz RAM
= ATI HD4350 512Mb Gaming graphics card
= On-board 8-Channel 7.1 HD Audio
= On-board 10/100Mbits/sec LAN
= 1000GB SATAII Hard Drive
= 24X DVD/CD Re-Writer
= Mid Tower Case with 400W PSU



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  Reply # 351630 14-Jul-2010 22:14
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or just say i dont want to game. and also can anyone comment on if any of those motherboards could take a video card.

my budget is around $1000

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  Reply # 351644 14-Jul-2010 22:39
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mrmivec69: ok so what about

 AMD Athlon II X4 630 4x2.8Ghz 2MB AM3 CPU
= AMD AM3 Motherboard
= 4 GB DDR3 1333MHz RAM
= ATI HD4350 512Mb Gaming graphics card
= On-board 8-Channel 7.1 HD Audio
= On-board 10/100Mbits/sec LAN
= 1000GB SATAII Hard Drive
= 24X DVD/CD Re-Writer
= Mid Tower Case with 400W PSU


if you can get this for $1000 then its not bad , you will be able to do most things you want, even games, and it looks like it can be upgraded




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  Reply # 351700 15-Jul-2010 08:39
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thanks for that. now im just wanting to know if those other computers can take a separate video card and are they going to be good fro updates e.g cpu, ram because no matter what i want more than 4 GB of ram and i can do this cheeper my self.

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  Reply # 351770 15-Jul-2010 10:38
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HI there, id go option 1 or option 4.
Anything with a free Pcie x 16 expansion slot will take a graphicas card.
Chances are all the boards you listed have at least one pcie x 16 slot, which would obviously be free as none of the builds you listed come with a graphics cards already.

If your going to buy a graphics card id reccomend going higher then a 4350, as 4350 isnt much better then the 4200 integrated graphics some of the boards you listed come with.

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  Reply # 351776 15-Jul-2010 10:49
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Go for a 5xxxx series card if you can afford it. However you may need to look at upping your psu power supply if you go with a more power-hungry card.



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  Reply # 351905 15-Jul-2010 14:24
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ok i am going for a

 
CPU --- AMD Phenom 2 X6 1055T 'Thuban' @ 2.8GHz x 6 cores, 9MB cache
Memory --- Transcend or Kingston 4GB DDR3-1333 Memory
500GB HDD

this system has onboard so might add:  Gigabyte GT 240 1GB GDDR3 PCIE2.0

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