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ok time has come to build a new pc! I've been using a laptop for the past 3 years want to come back to a Beast of a desktop

I will be using for watching HD tv shows and movies...want to connect hdmi to plama TV, surfing, downloading and for everyday use...no gaming just multi tasking need a lot of HDD space.....it will probably be on 24/7.....I don't know much about hardware on PC's so don't know what would work with what etc etc...would like to use the PC wireless too

my budget is $2000

thanks all!
post #2 of 11
Then you dont need to spend 2k. If you want im sure we can make use of it, but I wouldnt recommend it. I think you should spend 1k on the computer and 1k on a super nice internet connection (50mbps+)

Amd 1055t - 200$
Biostar 890fx - 140$
4gb RAM - 100$
Generic case w/ 400w or more PSU - 50-100$
4x Samsung f3 1tb - 360$
2x intel 40gb ssd - 220$

1070-1120$ + whatever else you need.

If you wanted you could get some more hard drive space or whatever you feel would be nice
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If you want multitasking you could go the eyefinity way but you want to use a plasma tv and if you include what progams you want to use people could have a better idea for things to suggest you .
    
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don't use any hardcore programs...just use torrent programs, nero, IDM, VLC, MPC....stuff like that
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don't use any hardcore programs...just use torrent programs, nero, IDM, VLC, MPC....stuff like that
How much hard drive space do you need? and do you need the computer to seem wicked fast or not?
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You really should invest into a super high speed internet. You don't need the strongest of a system.

Well anyways, I included 4x1TB F3's for storage and a 60GB SSD for OS and software.

Also threw in a little video card that you could use for eyefinity.

Depending on how much storage you really need, a case that can hold a lot more HDD's may be better suited for you.

Edited by Confessed - 7/26/10 at 9:41am
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You really should invest into a super high speed internet. You don't need the strongest of a system.
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Hehe. You were right though.
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How much hard drive space do you need? and do you need the computer to seem wicked fast or not?
I was thinking 2 tb would love wicked fast!
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I was thinking 2 tb would love wicked fast!
Hows 4 tb check out my specs.

The combo of the SSD, the 6 core CPU, and 4gb of RAM should make your computer seem like lightning.

May I also recommend this?:http://www.logicbuy.com/deals/dell-s...tor/15848.aspx
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