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Building up a Windows 8 PC

satswid

Broken In
Hi guys,
Please help me to build a windows 8 PC.

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:The PC would be for programming purpose with mid-level gaming.

2. What is your overall budget? If you can extend a bit for a more balanced configuration, then mention this too.
Ans:Need the cheapest and capable. Around 15-20k

3. Planning to overclock?
Ans: No

4. Which Operating System are you planning to use?
Ans: Windows 8 Pro

5. How much hard drive space is needed?
Ans: Min 500GB

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: No. I have 17" Monitor

7. Which components you DON'T want to buy or which components you already have and plan on reusing?
Ans: Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse

8. When are you planning to buy the system?
Ans: This month

9. Have you ever built a desktop before or will this be done by an assembler?
Ans: Assembler

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: Mumbai- Open to buy online if cheaper

11. Anything else which you would like to say?
Ans: I would use Visual Studio 2012
 
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Sainatarajan

Wise Old Owl
@ OP you have to specify the budget then only we can give an exact config for the price.
Also How come a 17" monitor have more than 1080P resolution.......
 

shreymittal

Being Human
LOL
Same question here
How come a 17" monitor have more than 1080P resolution.
and specify your minimum maximum budget.
 

draco21

Dragon...Dragon...Dragon.
Cheapest and most capable......

a10 @ 8k
fm2 mobo @ 4k
ripjawsx 4gb @ 1.7-2k
cx 430 @ 2.5k
wd blue 500gb @ 3.7k
big large generic cabinet @ .7-1k
opd asus @ 1k

Cheapest and most capable......

a10 @ 8k
fm2 mobo @ 4k
ripjawsx 4gb @ 1.7-2k
cx 430 @ 2.5k
wd blue 500gb @ 3.7k
big large generic cabinet @ .7-1k
opd asus @ 1k
 

NoasArcAngel

Wise Old Owl
Cheapest and most capable......

a10 @ 8k
fm2 mobo @ 4k
ripjawsx 4gb @ 1.7-2k
cx 430 @ 2.5k
wd blue 500gb @ 3.7k
big large generic cabinet @ .7-1k
opd asus @ 1k

Cheapest and most capable......

a10 @ 8k
fm2 mobo @ 4k
ripjawsx 4gb @ 1.7-2k
cx 430 @ 2.5k
wd blue 500gb @ 3.7k
big large generic cabinet @ .7-1k
opd asus @ 1k

+1, the amd apu scales with ram speed, so id suggest a higher clock like 1600mhz or so..
 

draco21

Dragon...Dragon...Dragon.
@ Noas (if i can call u) gskill ripjawsx are already 1600mhz

anyways you did one excellent work abt the gaming mice thing....... maybe you could link up to it in your sigg (just like sam)... ppl who would not have visited that section may visit it if they saw it.... this way u can help more ppl.... :) just a suggesation

again good work
 
OP
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satswid

Broken In
Cheapest and most capable......

a10 @ 8k
fm2 mobo @ 4k
ripjawsx 4gb @ 1.7-2k
cx 430 @ 2.5k
wd blue 500gb @ 3.7k
big large generic cabinet @ .7-1k
opd asus @ 1k

Cheapest and most capable......

a10 @ 8k
fm2 mobo @ 4k
ripjawsx 4gb @ 1.7-2k
cx 430 @ 2.5k
wd blue 500gb @ 3.7k
big large generic cabinet @ .7-1k
opd asus @ 1k

I am not that well-versed in technology.
Please help me by using full names instead of abbreviations to avoid confusion.
 
@ Noas (if i can call u) gskill ripjawsx are already 1600mhz

anyways you did one excellent work abt the gaming mice thing....... maybe you could link up to it in your sigg (just like sam)... ppl who would not have visited that section may visit it if they saw it.... this way u can help more ppl.... :) just a suggesation

again good work
Prices of ripjaws have increased to ~2000, get G.Skill sniper 1600 MHz 4 GB for 1700
 
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