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I want to build a computer using a 450 or even a 350 watt psu,
I will only use it for downloading and i need some suggested items.
as of now i hav'nt look for anything but i would like everything to be intel
related items because they have low power comsumption.

Also i would prefer a dual core
Cheap 500gb fast hdd
Not sure if i should even get a gfx card?
Any cheap wireless mobos?

thanks,

EDIT: this will be a PC and built on a box.
Edited by Tronic707x - 10/31/11 at 5:46am
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If all you're using it for is downloading, you could literally get the cheapest of everything. As long as it can run some operating system, not even necessarily windows. It is unlikely that any added hardware would increase or decrease the speed of downloading.

I'll put together a basic system in a moment.
 
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If all you're using it for is downloading, you could literally get the cheapest of everything. As long as it can run some operating system, not even necessarily windows. It is unlikely that any added hardware would increase or decrease the speed of downloading.

I'll put together a basic system in a moment.
Thanks,

I will be using windows xp so i dont think i need over 2GB.
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Does it have to be a PC? You could get a NAS, it would take up less space and power. My Synology DS110j has support for torrents and direct download urls.
 
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Does it have to be a PC? You could get a NAS, it would take up less space and power. My Synology DS110j has support for torrents and direct download urls.
PC!!!

I forgot to mention that it will be built on a box.
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I use my old netbook just I put in a 500gb hard drive. Its super quiet and uses very little power.
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I use my old netbook just I put in a 500gb hard drive. Its super quiet and uses very little power.
I cant take a hard drive out of a netbook everday...
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Quote:
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You earned yourself a rep btw at tigerdirect i found a dual core celeron 3Ghz for 35 bucks.
thanx and btw the go for that 35 bucks CPU faster than the one i posted thats cheap
     
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