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Windows 7: Need help choosing new Destktop PC parts for building it!

13 Sep 2012   #11
vaidas3

Windows 7 pro 64bit. (SP1)
 
 

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I don't want SSD because I put so much data in the desktop, so I need so much space in desktop, and everytime I install a program or game it comes to the C:\Program Files (if C:\ is the installed directory of the OS) which it has the SSD, so is there anyway to make Desktop data to the HDD instead of SSD, and Install programs automatically to the HDD also?
Sorry for this question, but I am a beginner

you can move desktop folder in windows 7 quite easy. open your user folder. (named same as your user name). there you will see contacts, desktop downloads, my documents, my music etc. click properities and choose loccation tab then move it to HDD,
default program files location is harder to change but most programs lets you choose another folder during setup so its not a problem.


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13 Sep 2012   #12
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

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My mobo only support some RAMs of 8 GB
If you want 16 GB of RAM, what's wrong with 4 sticks of 4 GB each?

Those memory support lists are NEVER complete. Your motherboard will run fine on some RAM that is not on that list.

Look here:

http://www.crucial.com/store/listpar...treme9&Cat=RAM

Those Crucial RAM modules are guaranteed to work on your motherboard.
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13 Sep 2012   #13
addas

Windows 8 Pro with WMC 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by addas View Post
My mobo only support some RAMs of 8 GB
If you want 16 GB of RAM, what's wrong with 4 sticks of 4 GB each?

Those memory support lists are NEVER complete. Your motherboard will run fine on some RAM that is not on that list.

Look here:

Computer memory upgrades for ASRock Z77 Extreme9 Motherboard from Crucial.com

Those Crucial RAM modules are guaranteed to work on your motherboard.
THANKS! I finally found RAMs! but which one you recommend me from the 16GB kit
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13 Sep 2012   #14
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by addas View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by addas View Post
My mobo only support some RAMs of 8 GB
If you want 16 GB of RAM, what's wrong with 4 sticks of 4 GB each?

Those memory support lists are NEVER complete. Your motherboard will run fine on some RAM that is not on that list.

Look here:

Computer memory upgrades for ASRock Z77 Extreme9 Motherboard from Crucial.com

Those Crucial RAM modules are guaranteed to work on your motherboard.
THANKS! I finally found RAMs! but which one you recommend me from the 16GB kit
If I were getting Crucial, from that list, and wanted 16 GB, I'd get one of the following:

16GB kit (8GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR3 PC3-12800 upgrades for ASRock Z77 Extreme9 Motherboard, CT3329255 from Crucial.com

above is 8 GB per stick.

Or

8GB Kit (4GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR3 PC3-12800 upgrades for ASRock Z77 Extreme9 Motherboard, CT3273958 from Crucial.com

Above is 4 GB per stick; so get 2 sets of these if you want 4 GB sticks.

The Crucial search tool is highly reliable, so I wouldn't worry about getting any of those listed.

You will see very little if any improvement by moving up to the expensive stuff on that list. PC3-12800 is a good choice.
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13 Sep 2012   #15
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by addas View Post
I don't want SSD because I put so much data in the desktop, so I need so much space in desktop, and everytime I install a program or game it comes to the C:\Program Files (if C:\ is the installed directory of the OS) which it has the SSD, so is there anyway to make Desktop data to the HDD instead of SSD, and Install programs automatically to the HDD also?
Sorry for this question, but I am a beginner
Instead of giving up all that speed of an SSD, why not just move your data to a data drive like most of us? The Desktop is not meant as a storage area. Nothing screams "noob" like tons of icons and folders on the desktop.

That being said, another reason is to keep your data files and the OS/programs separate. It's easier to recover, and keeps you organized. For best results, make your C drive an SSD for your OS and installed programs. Store all of your data on a larger HDD as D.
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13 Sep 2012   #16
addas

Windows 8 Pro with WMC 64-bit
 
 

Now it is time for the video card! who can recommend me a good video card, my budget is $500 MAXIMUM! My mobo support 4-way SLi and 4-way Crossfire!
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13 Sep 2012   #17
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Take a look here:

Best PCIe Card: $375 And Up : Best Graphics Cards For The Money: September 2012

What card you need has to do with your monitor and resolution. A $500 card might be gross overkill, depending on those issues.

The various brands might differ in warranty, noise level, support, etc.
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13 Sep 2012   #18
addas

Windows 8 Pro with WMC 64-bit
 
 

Well, I want it for playing Battlefield 3, Call of Duty, watching 1080p HD Movies, and watching 3D!
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13 Sep 2012   #19
addas

Windows 8 Pro with WMC 64-bit
 
 

I chose MSI N670GTX-PM2D2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 670
Is it a good video card?
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