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#1 +ChuckFinley

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 10:10

Looking for a new Build. Going to get this with a nice LG IPS Monitor.

 

Do you think this build is worth it for the price. Personally I think its an Excellent Price.

 

http://www.amazon.co...d=A8RKQID9I1V2B

 

 




#2 Krome

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 10:33

pfff...

- 8GB 1600mhz DDR3 RAM

- 1000GB

 

Coulda just put 1.6GHz and 1TB.. instead of putting the long number to make it look amazing lol



#3 +PeterUK

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 10:38

Don't expect to fit a GPU in it.

If your not wanting to build your own its not deal.



#4 OP +ChuckFinley

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 10:42

I have been out of the Desktop market for a few years now! Shame On me I know!! I thought it was a good price for the spec. I am not going to be a heavy gamer so...



#5 The Dingus Diddler

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 10:51

As Peter said, it will be pretty cramped in that case but if you ever do want to add a GFX card or want better cooling you can easily move it into another case. As far as budget PC's go it looks pretty good, normally the RAM in them is 1333Mhz, or from what I've seen at least, so looks pretty good and the reviews seem pretty favorable! I'm sure that you'll know this but it doesn't come with an OS so you'll have to make your own arrangements for it.



#6 Praetor

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 10:56

that mainboard has only a PCI-Express slot, so no Crossfire / SLI. Also the onboard gfx is very weak to play newer games (only directx 10). You can insert a newer card but it depends if the box supports it (i couldn't see it's back so i dunno).



#7 OP +ChuckFinley

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 11:09

I am guessing that the Onboard GFX would be able to output any 1080p Video though I'm sure  :laugh:



#8 AStaley

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 11:24

As others have said, spec's and price look okay.  Personally I would be a little nervous buying from an indie.  If building your own is out of the question take a look at this; http://www.overclock...2476&subid=2563 might take a little longer to get the PC and perhaps cost a little more, but you won't have any issues with support if there is a problem.



#9 Jarrichvdv

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 11:38

pfff...

- 8GB 1600mhz DDR3 RAM

- 1000GB

 

Coulda just put 1.6GHz and 1TB.. instead of putting the long number to make it look amazing lol

RAM clock are always written in mhz.



#10 AnotherITguy

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 11:51

So, I have a question, as per build if I read this correctly, WINDOWS 9 will be free to device makers. Does that mean us enthusiasts too?



#11 Praetor

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 12:43

So, I have a question, as per build if I read this correctly, WINDOWS 9 will be free to device makers. Does that mean us enthusiasts too?

 

it's windows 8 and WP8 for OEM that produce devices under 9".



#12 OP +ChuckFinley

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 12:59

So, I have a question, as per build if I read this correctly, WINDOWS 9 will be free to device makers. Does that mean us enthusiasts too?

Nope Sorry. 



#13 Hum

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 23:19

I have been out of the Desktop market for a few years now! Shame On me I know!! I thought it was a good price for the spec. I am not going to be a heavy gamer so...

Trust in yourself. ;)



#14 T3X4S

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 03:53

Here is a tip I think might help.  I know this isnt for gaming, but 1 way to tell if a generic prebuilt machine is of any quality is the type of PSU.

If they care about their quality/reputation they wont put in some chinese-mase generic POS PSU.

Thats my theory.



#15 Mindovermaster

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 04:04

Here is a tip I think might help.  I know this isnt for gaming, but 1 way to tell if a generic prebuilt machine is of any quality is the type of PSU.

If they care about their quality/reputation they wont put in some chinese-mase generic POS PSU.

Thats my theory.

 

Or if the say only a "500W PSU", you know it's going to be crap.