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Windows 7: Choosing the parts for a Desktop PC

12 Apr 2010   #11
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Excellent post Mr Lord! Great idea Mr. Fabe!

I just wanted to add in regards to Motherboard and CPU: I like to make a decision as to what performance level of CPU I'm building for first (cutting edge, price/perf ratio, or budget), then start the motherboard shopping with that class of CPU in mind, proceeding just as mentioned above.

I find that this approach quickly narrows the search field from hundreds of choices to dozens immediately, which is a big help, especially when I am building for someone else.


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12 Apr 2010   #12
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I will begin building my first PC this summer. I appreciate this thread and I thank you all.
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16 Apr 2010   #13
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

And to think I almost didn't post this thread I'm happy to see such great additional insights and the possibilities that it will help. Fabe
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