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Windows 7: Advice For My First PC Build?

25 May 2017   #11
benben

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I want some advices on my very first build, too, If OP and you guys don't mind

I'm following this guide for my first build: https://thegreatsetup.com/how-to-build-a-gaming-pc/ and select "Lucky Seventh" is my beast. I think the guide is straightfoward and easy to follow for a newbie like me, but not sure if it worth my money.

Any advices for my first time?


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26 May 2017   #12
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
You skipped process #1 Budget :)
Actually step one is to make a new thread :)
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27 May 2017   #13
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

A new thread is a good idea and your budget may be suggested by your choice of the under $700 option.

I'd say $700 is a bit light on. Now days I think an SSD is almost essential (even just a 120GB) plus a HDD. I would go for 16GB Ram over 8GB for the extra ~$50. In terms of overall cost unless you already have them you need to factor in - OS, Monitor, Keyboard/mouse, speakers.
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06 Jul 2017   #14
benben

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hi,
You skipped process #1 Budget :)
Actually step one is to make a new thread :)
what a relief I did start a new thread :)
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
A new thread is a good idea and your budget may be suggested by your choice of the under $700 option.

I'd say $700 is a bit light on. Now days I think an SSD is almost essential (even just a 120GB) plus a HDD. I would go for 16GB Ram over 8GB for the extra ~$50. In terms of overall cost unless you already have them you need to factor in - OS, Monitor, Keyboard/mouse, speakers.
I actually went for the seven beast. You're right. I later realized that I don't need much of a HDD so I removed the part, replace with a 1TB HDD and a 128GB SSD. The system runs on a SSD better than any previous owned PC I had.

Many thanks guys
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