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    Suggestions For Buying a New PC


    So i was looking up online for a new PC and this one interests me.It has the following specs:
    • Intel Core I7 4790k (4th Generation) Turbo Boost Edition of 4.4 Ghz 8 Logical Cores Per Core 4.4 Ghz. 8 Mb Massive Cache.(The Highest processor as of Today for Gaming/Rendering Handles Everything at Max Details)

    • Gigabyte (3 fans) Overclocked Edition GTX 760 2GB GDDR5, with Ultra Boost Gpu Clock to 1150 MHz and with Composite Heat-Pipes.

    • 650 WATT Corsair Highest Quality 87 PLUS EXTREME CERTIFIED POWER SUPPLY WITH FAN.

    • Gigabyte Advanced Capabilities Motherboard P85-D3 (4th Generation) (4 Ram Slots) (with Multi GPU Support) (Insist on Ultra Durable Edition)
    with Pci 3.0.
    • ThermalTake Highest Quality Casing with Thermaltake Air Filters & Blue Led Fans installed (Excellent Ventilation System) with front Usb 3.0 .

    • 8 GB HYPERX Gaming Ram Modules 1600 MHz

    • Seagate Barracuda 7200 rpm 1 TB Hard disk With Fast 16 Mb Cache Size SATA.

    • Built-in Wifi

    • Windows 8.1 Professional 64-Bit or Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

    • Microsoft Office Professional 2013
    Was Too lazy to write it down so copy-pasted it.Well it costs for about 1307$(dollars) to be exact,so is it worth the money?(If so,i might get it)

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    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


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    It looks great if you need all that ,then its worth it ,my ever so humble opinion
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    How much $$$ (add more RAM if possible)
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  4. #4


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Sounds good.

    Probably want to max out the RAM if you can afford it.

    Pay cash for it.{JMO}

    Get a big monitor too.
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    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Many will say an SSD to put the OS on if nothing else. Sure looks like a sweet system though.

    Christmas present to yourself?
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    Thanks for the suggestions guys,might upgrade the ram to 16GB then..
    And Popeye yes it is a present for myself .
    Have a good Christmas guys..
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  7. #7


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by ibulletproof View Post
    Thanks for the suggestions guys,might upgrade the ram to 16GB then..
    And Popeye yes it is a present for myself .
    Have a good Christmas guys..
    I upgraded to 8 GBs of RAM from 4.
    I figured it was better to have it than not have it & need it.
    Merry Xmas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by ibulletproof View Post
    Thanks for the suggestions guys,might upgrade the ram to 16GB then..
    And Popeye yes it is a present for myself .
    Have a good Christmas guys..
    I upgraded to 8 GBs of RAM from 4.
    I figured it was better to have it than not have it & need it.
    Merry Xmas.
    True.
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  9. #9


    Posts : 209
    Windows 8.1 (HOME not Pro) 64bit


    just throwing this out there..

    if you plan on just games with this system don't waste more money on ram.. i can tell you right now i have 16 gigs of ram windows 8.1 and you can't even get games or anything to use the extra ram.. windows is currently using 3 gigs right now.. and when i game i have "never" seen it go any higher or use my ram anywhere near more than 8 gigs.. so really think about it..

    unless you just have money and you don't care.. of course just waste it.. but know that "regular" windows users and games and applications aren't even written/coded to use such ammounts of ram.. so it's literally pointless... let me tell you..

    truth be told, - lately i have used my extra ram for "ramdisks" .. and install a game or something to that but it's only temporary till you restart.. cause its your ram.. so thats all i can think to do with extra ram.. its pointless...
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