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post #11 of 41
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40GB SSD, what about storage?
I can use HDDS from my current PC.

I do like HyperThreading and 8GB ram because this system needs to be future-proof.
It needs to last me at least 4 years
    
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post #12 of 41
What will you be doing? There isn't really anything a 2500k and 4Gb of RAM will do short of hardcore rendering and PS, HT won't really help in games either. You don't "need" HT or 8Gb RAM, even a few years down the line. IMO.
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post #13 of 41
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What will you be doing? There isn't really anything a 2500k and 4Gb of RAM will do short of hardcore rendering and PS, HT won't really help in games either. You don't "need" HT or 8Gb RAM, even a few years down the line. IMO.
Optimally this PC should last me 6 years.
HT, maybe not.
SSD, I willl get one when they are cheaper (ridiculously expensive ATM)
RAM: If games are starting to ask for 1-2GB of ram, then I think that to be future-proof 8GB are necessary.
    
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post #14 of 41
Then a 2500k and 8Gb would suffice, I personally would choose a 6950 2Gb/GTX 480, just for the extra VRAM. Storage drives are cheap, and 40Gb is sufficient for Win 7 and a few programs. Even without HT, I can see a quad lasting 6 years, as long as you don't shove too much voltage through the poor little thing
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post #15 of 41
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Mmmmmm
I just like the 2600k... when buying parts I developed an "instinct" over time...
I feel the same for the 2500k as when I bought my current craptastic PC.
My plan initially was to upgrade my storage to SSD over time, along with a new monitor and preipherals...
I personally do not like the 40GB ssd + 2500k combo. The SSD and GFX cards I can upgrade easily. The cpu... not really that easily.
So then I guess it boils down to motherboard and video card in the differences between those budgets.
    
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post #16 of 41
Get 8gb of ram for sure. HT is a nice addition for me, since I record guitar.

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post #17 of 41
You could always skip the SSD for now (WD Black/Samsung F3's are fairly fast for platter drives, and 1Tb is easy to find), grab the 2600k, and do a fresh install once SSD prices come down, and pile all of your data to an qually cheap HDD. Possible?
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post #18 of 41
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Then it is down to Budgets 1, 2, and 3 again
    
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post #19 of 41
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You could always skip the SSD for now (WD Black/Samsung F3's are fairly fast for platter drives, and 1Tb is easy to find), grab the 2600k, and do a fresh install once SSD prices come down, and pile all of your data to an qually cheap HDD. Possible?
xactly my plan.
    
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post #20 of 41
I would get a z68 motherboard if you are thinking of getting an SSD later on.

Also, i think you can get something cheaper than the H70, but it depends on how much you are planning to OC...

I would go for Budget 2, but i would change the motherboard as i said and the cooler to something cheaper.

Also, why would you pay 38 euros for someone to build the computer when you can do it yourself...?, maybe lazy ...?

Just my opinion, do as you wish .
    
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