1. What is the purpose of the computer? What all applications and games are you going to run? (Stupid answers like 'gaming' or 'office work' will not work. Be exact. Which games? Which applications? Avoid the word 'et cetera.') Ans: Programming like Fortran, c,c++, VB & MS OFFICE. Some movie watching and surfing. 2. What is your overall budget? If you can extend a bit for a more balanced configuration, then mention this too. Ans:MIN 30K MAX 34K 3. Planning to overclock? Ans:NOPE 4. Which Operating System are you planning to use? Ans:WIN10 64Bit 5. How much hard drive space is needed? Ans:1 TB 6. Do you want to buy a monitor? If yes, please mention which screen size and resolution do you want. If you already have a monitor and want to reuse it, again mention the size and resolution of monitor you have. Ans: Yes. 21", 1920x1080. 7. Which components you DON'T want to buy or which components you already have and plan on reusing? Ans: GPU not needed. 8. When are you planning to buy the system? Ans: 1st week of March 9. Have you ever built a desktop before or will this be done by an assembler? Ans: Yes around 10 to 12 systems including mine. 10. Where do you live? Are you buying locally? Are you open to buying stuff from online shops if you don't get locally? Ans:kolkata. buying locally from MD COMPUTERS or VEDANT. 11. Anything else which you would like to say? Ans: Should at least run smoothly for 4 years as the course is of 3 yrs. It will be used in a rural area where voltage drops and loadshedding. i like to see configs with i5 if possible.