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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-22-2018, 12:05 AM - Thread Starter
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A solid used desktop? (requesting a make and model)

First let me say no AMD. We've all got our preferences and I'm not an AMD fan. Intel only please. I am wanting to browse ebay or craigslist for a solid, off the shelf Desktop computer. And I'm hoping someone here can give me a model number or two, that I can look around for. I'd like it to be able to fit a modern graphics card, and have the power supply to be able to run it safely. And that graphics card would probably be a GTX 1050 Ti, possibly a 1060. So I imagine that this computer would have been be in the age range of 2-5 years old.

I am wanting to build a linux rig, and I've already got the SSD for it. Now I just need the computer itself. Then I will see how much room it has for a video card, and buy the appropriate card. But it does need to have a power supply with a little bit of room to be able to power a card. And maybe a sound card at some point. And it does need to be used cause I am looking to save a buck lol

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CPU
3570k @ 4.6Ghz @1.35v
Motherboard
Gigabyte Z77x UD3H
GPU
evga GTX 970 SSC
RAM
16Gb Gskill Ripjaws 2133Mhz @ 9-11-10-28
Hard Drive
Samsung Evo 850
Power Supply
Silverstone 900 watt
Cooling
Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme
Case
Silverstone Raven (1st edition)
Operating System
Windows 10 Spy Delux
Monitor
Xstar 27" PLS 1440p
Keyboard
Wireless ergonomic
Mouse
Logisys Wireless trackball
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-27-2018, 04:43 AM
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Look around for people selling 4th or 5th generation intel cpu pcs second hand - people seem to be getting rid of them at the moment and they are still good. Might find one without a gpu (onboard only) or with a much older gpu that you can discard. Look for i5's and i7's.
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