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Hi Guys,

I'm not sure this is the right place to post this, so if it isn't, i'm sorry.

I have been busy writing something about what parts you should choose as some asked me to make it. I'm not really sure this is as it should be. Could you please read it and give me some feedback? thanks in advance! the more feedback, the better!

I want to build a computer mainly for:
• Surfing and office use (Home-PC)
• Gaming
• Rendering and CAD use (Workstation)

Advice for surfing and office use:
Processor: Intel Pentium, Intel i3, AMD A4 or AMD A6. You can cool your processor fine with stock cooler, which comes with the processor.
Memory: 4 GB is plenty for every-day tasks. Nowadays almost every motherboard and processor works with DDR3 memory(link).
Storage: If you want to store a lot of data like movies on your computer you should have 2 or 3 terrabyte of storage capabilty on you hard drives. SSDs are getting more popular everyday. SSDs are 10 to 20 times faster than harddrives, but they are a lot more expensive per GB.
Graphics card: Most of today’s modern processors have a build-in graphics card. If you are not planning on gaming this build-in one is fine for you, especially with the AMD A-series and the Intel i3.
Case: It is important the case you are using for building your next computer is solid. It also comes in very handy if it has some of the latest features such as cable-routing. most important of al, only buy a case if you like the interior and exterior, because you will have to look at it everyday.
Powersupply: It is important to buy computer parts from a descent brand, and the powersupply is no exception. Some good brands are: Seasonic, Corsair, XFX, Antec, Enermax, PC&C. Nzxt, Silverstone, OCZ and Kingwin are decent. Coolermaster, topower, FSP, BFG, Xion, Zalman, Abs, Xclio, Xigmatek are brands with great and horrible products. so look them up before buying one of them. For an advice for the wattage fil in the form below.

Advice for Gaming:
Processor: Intel i5, AMD A8. You can cool your processor with stock cooler, which comes with the processor. If you are planning on overclocking (link) you should buy an aftermarket processor cooler (link).
Memory: 8 GB is enough. The more isn’t alsways the better. 16gb is a waste of money if you only use your computer for gaming. Nowadays almost every motherboard and processor works with DDR3 memory(link).
Storage: Normally 1 terrabyte is plenty, but if you want to store a lot of data like movies or games on your computer you should have 2 or 3 terrabyte of storage capabilty on you hard drives. SSDs are getting more popular everyday. SSDs are 10 to 20 times faster than harddrives, but they are a lot more expensive per GB.
Graphics card: Most of today’s modern processors have a build-in graphics card. The built-in graphics card is not powerfull enough for most games. For high FPSs you should buy a Graphic Cards. Not the easiest thing on the world to choose one. There is a lot of choice. The two biggest brands are AMD and Nvidia. Probably your budget will help you to make a choice. Overall AMD cards are best bang for the buck. But Nvidia has some other advantages. For example, they are better at CAD software compared to AMD. Also some people just prefer a brand. Wether it is because of the looks of the graphic cards or experiences they’ve had with previous cards.
Case: It is important the case you are using for building your next computer is solid. It also comes in very handy if it has some of the latest features such as cable-routing. most important of al, only buy a case if you like the interior and exterior, because you will have to look at it everyday. The more high-end your system will be, the more you have to be sure your case is made for the pc you want to build in it. On average the more expensive a case is, the more features is has.
Powersupply: It is important to buy computer parts from a descent brand, and the powersupply is no exception. Some good brands are: Seasonic, Corsair, XFX, Antec, Enermax, PC&C. Nzxt, Silverstone, OCZ and Kingwin are decent. Coolermaster, topower, FSP, BFG, Xion, Zalman, Abs, Xclio, Xigmatek are brands with great and horrible products. so look them up before buying one of them. For an advice for the wattage fil in the form below.


Advice for Rendering and CAD use.
Processor: Intel i7 or Intel i7 extreme. AMD processors are for the low- and middle-end computers. They can’t keep up to Intel. AMDs A10 has the best prestations in the AMD A-series but doesn’t come even close to the power of Intel. You can cool an i7 processor with the stock cooler, which comes with the processor. Though I wouldn’t recommend that for high-end computers. Usualy you build these desktops for demanding tasks where your processor will get very warm. If you are planning on overclocking (link) you should defenitly buy an aftermarket processor cooler (link).
Memory: 16 GB is enough for most CAD work, but 32 GB isn’t exeptional. The more isn’t alsways the better with memory. 16gb probably is enough for most CAD work. Nowadays almost every motherboard and processor works with DDR3 memory(link).
Storage: Normally 1 terrabyte is plenty, but if you want to store a lot of data like movies on your computer you should have 2 or 3 terrabyte of storage capabilty on you hard drives. SSDs are getting more popular everyday. SSDs are 10 to 20 times faster than harddrives, but they are a lot more expensive per GB.
Graphics card: Most of today’s modern processors have a build-in graphics card. The built-in graphics card is not powerfull enough for rendering and CAD usage. For CAD and render work there are special series. There is Nvidias Quadro and AMDs FirePro series. Your budget will probably the most important factor for your choice of graphics card. Render and CAD graphiccards are overall for professional work and even the start-models are expensive. Yes, an expensive hobby it is.
Case: It is important the case you are using for building your next computer is solid. It also comes in very handy if it has some of the latest features such as cable-routing. most important of al, only buy a case if you like the interior and exterior, because you will have to look at it everyday. The more high-end your system will be, the more you have to be sure your case is made for the pc you want to build in it. On average the more expensive a case is, the more features is has.
Powersupply: It is important to buy computer parts from a descent brand, and the powersupply is no exception. Some good brands are: Seasonic, Corsair, XFX, Antec, Enermax, PC&C. Nzxt, Silverstone, OCZ and Kingwin are decent. Coolermaster, topower, FSP, BFG, Xion, Zalman, Abs, Xclio, Xigmatek are brands with great and horrible products. so look them up before buying one of them. For an advice for the wattage fil in the form below.


thank you very much!
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I'm not sure what you're asking since it looks like you're giving yourself advice. Some of which, is not correct.

What is your question again?
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I'm not sure what you're asking since it looks like you're giving yourself advice. Some of which, is not correct.

What is your question again?

this is an article for someone, who wants to post this somewhere, so I have would like to have some feedback, what is correct, and what is wrong of the advice.

thanks!
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this is an article for someone, who wants to post this somewhere, so I have would like to have some feedback, what is correct, and what is wrong of the advice.

thanks!

Oh so you're making an article for something. Sure, I'll rework it in a moment.
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I have been busy writing something about what parts you should choose as some asked me to make it. I'm not really sure this is as it should be. Could you please read it and give me some feedback? thanks in advance! the more feedback, the better!

I want to build a computer mainly for:
• Surfing and office use (Home-PC)
• Gaming
• Rendering and CAD use (Workstation)

Advice for surfing and office use:
Processor: Intel Pentium, Intel i3, AMD A4 or AMD A6. You can cool your processor fine with the stock cooler, which comes with the processor.
Memory: 4 GB is plenty for every day tasks. Nowadays, almost every motherboard and processor works with DDR3 memory(link).
Storage: If you want to store a lot of data like movies on your computer you should have 2 or 3 terrabytes of storage capabiltty on you hard drives. SSDs are getting more popular everyday. SSDs are 5-20 times faster than harddrives, as well as extremely fast access times, but they are a lot more expensive per GB.
Graphics card: Most of today’s modern processors have a built-in graphics card. If you are not planning on gaming, this built-in one is fine for you, especially with the AMD A-series and the Intel i3.
Case: It is important that the case you are using for building your next computer is solid. It also comes in very handy if it has some of the latest features such as cable-routing. most important of all, only buy a case if you like the interior and exterior, because you will have to look at it everyday.
Powersupply: It is important to buy computer parts from a decent brand, and the power supply is no exception. Some good brands are: Seasonic, Silverstone, Corsair, XFX, Anteq and Enermax. Nzxt, OCZ and Kingwin are decent. Coolermaster, FSP, BFG, Xion, Zalman, Abs, Xclio, Xigmatek are brands with great and horrible products,so look them up before buying one of them. For an advice for the wattage fill in the form below.

Advice for Gaming:
Processor: Intel i5, AMD FX-83xx or FX-63xx. For mid-range budgets, and Intel i3 or FX-63xx is also reccomendable. For low budgets, the best option is an AMD A10. You can cool your processor with the stock cooler, which comes with the processor. If you are planning on overclocking (link) you should buy an aftermarket processor cooler (link).
Memory: 8 GB is enough. The more isn’t always the better. 16gb is a waste of money if you only use your computer for gaming. Nowadays almost every motherboard and processor works with DDR3 memory(link).
Storage: Normally 1 terrabyte is plenty, but if you want to store a lot of data like movies or games on your computer you should have 2 or 3 terrabytes of storage capability on you hard drives. SSDs are getting more popular everyday. SSDs are 5-20 times faster than hard drives, with extremely fast access times, but they are a lot more expensive per GB.
Graphics card: Most of today’s modern processors have a built-in graphics card. The built-in graphics card is not powerful enough for most games. For high FPS, you should buy a graphics card. There are a lot of choices, the two biggest brands are AMD and Nvidia. Your budget will probably help you to make a choice. Overall AMD cards are best bang for the buck, but Nvidia has some other advantages. For example, they are better at CAD software compared to AMD. Also some people just prefer a brand. Whether it is because of the looks of the graphic cards or experiences they’ve had with previous cards.
Case: It is important the case you are using for building your next computer is solid. It also comes in very handy if it has some of the latest features such as cable-routing. most important of all, only buy a case if you like the interior and exterior, because you will have to look at it everyday. The more high-end your system will be, the more you have to be sure your case is made for the pc you want to build in it. On average the more expensive a case is, the more features is has.
Powersupply: It is important to buy computer parts from a decent brand, and the power supply is no exception. Some good brands are: Seasonic, Silverstone, Corsair, XFX, Anteq and Enermax. Nzxt, OCZ and Kingwin are decent. Coolermaster, FSP, BFG, Xion, Zalman, Abs, Xclio, Xigmatek are brands with great and horrible products,so look them up before buying one of them. For an advice for the wattage fill in the form below.


Advice for Rendering and CAD use.
Processor: Intel i7, i7 Extreme, or AMD FX-83xx. You can cool an i7 processor with the stock cooler, which comes with the processor. Though I wouldn’t recommend that for high-end computers. Usually you build these desktops for demanding tasks where your processor will get very warm. If you are planning on overclocking (link) you should defenitily buy an aftermarket processor cooler (link).
Memory: 16 GB is enough for most CAD work, but 32 GB is reccomended. The more isn’t alwaybetter with memory. 16gb probably is enough for most CAD work. Nowadays almost every motherboard and processor works with DDR3 memory(link).
Storage: Normally 1 terrabyte is plenty, but if you want to store a lot of data like movies on your computer you should have 2 or 3 terrabytes of storage capability on your hard drives. SSDs are getting more popular everyday. SSDs are 5-20 times faster than harddrives, with extremely fast access times, but they are a lot more expensive per GB.
Graphics card: Most of today’s modern processors have a built-in graphics card. The built-in graphics card is not powerful enough for rendering and CAD usage. For CAD and render work there are special series. There are the Nvidias Quadro and AMDs FirePro series. NVidia consumer cards can also work well if your CAD software can take advantage of CUDA, but it is not as good at this as Quadro's or Firepro's. Your budget will probably the most important factor for your choice of graphics card. Render and CAD graphic cards are overall for professional work and even the start-models are expensive. Yes, an expensive hobby it is.
Case: It is important the case you are using for building your next computer is solid. It also comes in very handy if it has some of the latest features such as cable-routing. most important of all, only buy a case if you like the interior and exterior, because you will have to look at it everyday. The more high-end your system will be, the more you have to be sure your case is made for the pc you want to build in it. On average the more expensive a case is, the more features is has.
Powersupply: It is important to buy computer parts from a decent brand, and the power supply is no exception. Some good brands are: Seasonic, Silverstone, Corsair, XFX, Anteq and Enermax. Nzxt, OCZ and Kingwin are decent. Coolermaster, FSP, BFG, Xion, Zalman, Abs, Xclio, Xigmatek are brands with great and horrible products,so look them up before buying one of them. For an advice for the wattage fill in the form below.

My edit's in bold. A LOT of copy and pasting I see, as well as grammatical and spelling errors. Fixed most of em for you.
Edited by elemein - 5/22/13 at 3:50pm
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