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05 May 2018   #11
Alexey2912

W7 Pro 32bit
 
 

@AddRAM,

1. Would W7 Pro 32 bit OEM DVD key work on W10 Pro 64 bit.........I don't think...your views?

2. Which version of MS Off 2016, would you recommend, since I mostly use MS Word?

3. As to UPS, am using APC 650, is good, gives me a 1 hour of backup on my old PC, would upgrading to 750 be fine, since requires 3 hrs for a full recharge vs. 8 hrs for 650?

4. My PC tech pro recommended me to get a Dell Optilpex 3050, since am not into gaming with a few mods, like changing the drives, increasing RAM to 16, etc. His views are am wasting money since am not into gaming....his thoughts are this is a great machine but for gamers mainly?

Hoping to hear from you...

Thanks again!







EDIT:

I might plan getting a 2 desktops, the one you recommended and a Optiplex till that gets built...


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05 May 2018   #12
AddRAM

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Yes a key can work for 32 or 64 bit, that doesn`t matter.

I don`t bother with Microsoft Office, just get what you need.

And as far as the parts you listed, hey, if you can afford them then build it.

I would never ever recommend a Dell to anyone.
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06 May 2018   #13
RoasterMen

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-BIT
 
 

Dells are not bad, but it's better if it's custom built.
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06 May 2018   #14
AddRAM

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

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06 May 2019   #15
Alexey2912

W7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Hi there,

I have a few questions, since my requirements are a reliable desktop that would last for some time and as posted am not a gamer, would the posted specs still stand or you would edit......OR should I go for a branded one?

Its for office work W10 64 bit, MS Off etc....

Thanks.


Do I need these??........I don't require RGB DDR4 Rams or any coloring around the tower.

1. ROG SWIFT PG279Q | Monitors | ASUS USA


2. ROG MAXIMUS X FORMULA | Motherboards | ASUS USA


3. Intel Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake 6-Core 3.7 GHz 95W BX80684I78700K Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Newegg.com ...........Is core i5 9th generation better than core i7.......Intel core series name, generations confuse me....

4. VENGEANCE RGB 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3200MHz C16 Memory Kit

5. EVGA - Products - EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 GAMING, 11G-P4-6696-KR, 11GB GDDR5X, iCX Technology - 9 Thermal Sensors & RGB LED G/P/M - 11G-P4-6696-KR


OR

6. EVGA - Products - EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 SC2 GAMING, 08G-P4-6585-KR, 8GB 11GHz GDDR5X, iCX - 9 Thermal Sensors & LED G/P/M - 08G-P4-6585-KR


7. EVGA - Products - EVGA SuperNOVA 850 P2, 80+ PLATINUM 850W, Fully Modular , EVGA ECO Mode, 10 Year Warranty , Includes FREE Power On Self Tester Power Supply 220-P2-0850-X1 - 220-P2-0850-X1


8. Hydro Series H115i 280mm Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler

OR

9. Thermaltake - U.S.A. - Floe Riing RGB 280 TT Premium Edition - CL-W167-PL14SW-A


10. Samsung Solid State Drives - Memory Storage | Samsung US

11. Seagate BarraCuda ST4000DM004 4TB 256MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb Hard Drives - Newegg.com
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06 May 2019   #16
Alexey2912

W7 Pro 32bit
 
 

A friend who btw is a gamer suggested but knowing me said this still is overkill for me.....

1. CPU....... Intel core i5 8th/9th generation. 9400F.

2. 16 GB DDR4 RGB corsair.

3. Mainboard : Z390 Asus Prime.

4. PSU: 650.

5. Planar 28" 2K display.

What specs brand of graphic card should I get?

Thanks again, hoping to hear from you geniuses...

@AddRAM
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06 May 2019   #17
Alexey2912

W7 Pro 32bit
 
 

is this an over kill too??

1. CPU....... Intel core i5 8th generation. 9400F.

2. 16 GB DDR4 RGB crucial ballistic.

3. Mainboard : Z390 Asus Prime.

4. PSU: 650.

5. Samsung Evo 250 GB SSD.

6. Evga 1060 3 GB Graphic card.
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06 May 2019   #18
AddRAM

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

If it`s just for office work than just get what you can afford and want to spend.

For example, you don`t need to get a dedicated video card if the CPU graphics will be good enough for what you need it to do.

You could also get a cheaper Power Supply, and just 8GB of memory.

The monitor you picked out will be expensive too, if you can get by with a 1920 x 1080 monitor than just get one of them.

It`s all about how much you want to spend
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06 May 2019   #19
Alexey2912

W7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Thanks AddRAM for posting your expert suggestions.

1. Fine. I'll leave the video card for now, if I ever feel the need would have the option on the board.

2. Care to post a link for a PSU?

3. Is crucial ballistic better than corsair vengeance? OR what would be your pick?

4. Regarding monitor, I'd want a crispy display.....is FHD enough......I was thinking of getting a QWD/2K. Occasionally I do watch a movie or add my Android device to it. Care to post some links.

Money isn't a issue want a custom built that would last a while.......

Thanks again
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07 May 2019   #20
Alexey2912

W7 Pro 32bit
 
 

For the next custom build I'd transfer you the funds and ship it to HI..

Another question is core i5 9400F 8/9th gen good enough or should get i7 8/9th?

Thanks again.
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