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What is the difference between the two? is it worth another $50 to get professional?
    
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What are you using the PC for?
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Childrens Rig
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HTPC
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i5 4690k MSI Z97 MPOWER EVGA Gtx 970 SC Kingston Hyper X 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel SSD 120Gb WD 750Gb 2.5" 380A, 2x D5's + Phobya 240mm rad Win 8.1 Pro 
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BenQ 24" GL2460 G19 Silerstone Gold 850W Bitfenix Shinobi XL 
MouseAudio
G700 Asus Xonar STX 
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Phenom II x4 955 Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 Asus GTS 450 G.Skill 1600Mhz 
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Western Digital 2 Tb green Western Digital 2 Tb Green Seagate 1Tb Western Digital 1Tb Green 
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Only if you want to install more than 16GB of RAM.
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256 GB Samsung 850 PRO WD 2TB Caviar Black Noctua NH U12S Win8.1 
MonitorPowerCase
NEC MultiSynch P221W SeaSonic G 650 Fractal Design Define R5 
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Intel i3-3225 Gigabyte H77N-WiFi 4GB Crucial Ballistix Tactical DDR3 1600 120 GB Samsung EVO 840 
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500GB WD Blue LG Blue Ray DVD Reader Noctua NH-L9i Win7 
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post #4 of 5
Here's a chart showing the different features in each version

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/products/compare#T1=tab01
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I will use my pc for mostly gaming with a little work thrown in cause it will be better to type on than my current work laptop. oh and TUDJ thanks for the chart i'll just get home premium then.
Edited by bullethose - 6/18/13 at 6:20am
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3470 asrock extreme 4m dual 650ti boosts  G.Skill Ares F3-1600C9D-8GAO 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
windows 7 home premium  Samsung S22B300B 21.5in Widescreen LED Monitor Ducky DK2108 Zero Mechanical Keyboard (cherry b... Antec VP550P 650W Power Supply 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
corsair 200r  SteelSeries Sensei Raw Glossy Black Gaming Mouse Steelseries qck mass gaming Mousepad SteelSeries Siberia V2 Full Size Headset Black 
Other
SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB SSD and TP-Link TL-WN8... 
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i5 3470 asrock extreme 4m dual 650ti boosts  G.Skill Ares F3-1600C9D-8GAO 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
windows 7 home premium  Samsung S22B300B 21.5in Widescreen LED Monitor Ducky DK2108 Zero Mechanical Keyboard (cherry b... Antec VP550P 650W Power Supply 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
corsair 200r  SteelSeries Sensei Raw Glossy Black Gaming Mouse Steelseries qck mass gaming Mousepad SteelSeries Siberia V2 Full Size Headset Black 
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SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB SSD and TP-Link TL-WN8... 
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