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Windows 7: hardware

27 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1
 
 
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I was just looking in one magazine and here was (new) PC in sale for ~500euro, spec's are:
- Intel Pentium E5800 (2 MB L3 cache, 3.20 GHz, DDR3 800 MHz, 65 W)
- 6Gb Memory
- 1000Gb HDD
- nvidia GT420 20484 MB of dedicated DDR3 VRAM total available memory 4859 MB

..I have atm;
- AMD Phenom(tm) 8450 Triple-Core Processor, 2100Mhz
- (3x) 3V ADATA DDR2 800 2Gb ((6Gb Total)) Memory
- Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 Green, 512MB
.. well HDD I have ~2Tera in total...

I dont really know if I should buy... r thoise spec's good?
or should I search something alse... I wanna use PC for games and for some software...


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27 May 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Will it be faster than what you have, probably a bit due to the CPU. The video card in it is slower than what you currently have. It is definitely not €500.00 faster. At best that Intel system might be worth about half that much.

If you're willing to spend that much you can find much better. Or if you want to build your own post up some links of sites available to you and we can make some recommendations on a system far better than the one you mentioned.
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27 May 2011   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

Stormy is right, you can do much better. Although you cant buy from here, take a look at this rig for less. Or look at some of these just to get some ideas.
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28 May 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

k. thx for info.. im gonna look into it, later when I have time..
I think ill build it, if it comes better.

I was just looking what kind PC's and other things r in sale atm, and I runned into it..
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28 May 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I'll second the idea of building your own. The knowledge on these forums is phenomenal and will save you a lot of money.
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