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Config for 25k

aaronbrako

Broken In
A friend of mine needs a new pc for daily use including some graphic designing (photoshop / corelDraw).

1. What is the purpose of the computer? What all applications and games are you going to run? (Generic answers will not work. Be exact and avoid the word 'et cetera.')
Ans: Photoshop, CorelDraw apart from the usual.

2. What is your overall budget? If you can extend a bit for a more balanced configuration, then mention this too.
Ans: 20 -25k max

3. Planning to overclock?
Ans: No

4. Which Operating System are you planning to use?
Ans: Windows 7 home premium

5. How much hard drive space is needed?
Ans: Would like to keep existing drives if possible because of the price rise.

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, 1080p if possible with balanced config

7. Which components you DON'T want to buy or which components you already have and plan on reusing?
Ans: kb + mouse

8. When are you planning to buy the system?
Ans: In 2 days

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: Lamington rd

11. Anything else which you would like to say?
Ans: Would like a decent printer within the same budget if possible.

Current config here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6219370/TRIVEDI.speccy
 

d.indrockstar

Broken In
AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE - 6400
Gigabyte 880GM-usb3 - 5000
Sapphire ATI Radeon HD5450 1GB DDR3 - HD 5450- 2365
VIEWSONIC VA1931WMA(with speakers) - 5900
Corsair Vengance 4GB DDR3 - 1500

Total - 21165


FSP SAGA II 500W - 2475
Coolermaster 301 - 2000
Total - 25640

OR

Cheaper alternative for Cabby+PSU for you needs is
Cooler Master Chasis Elite 33X w/ 400W eXtreme PSU - 4000

Total - 25165
 

Cilus

laborare est orare
Here is my suggestion:

AMD Phenom II X4 965BE (3.4 GHz, 2 MB L2, 6 MB L3, unlocked Multiplier) @ 6.4K
BIOSTAR A880GZ AM3+ motherboard (125W CPU support, SATA III) @ 3.6K
G-skill RipjawX 4GB X 1 1600 MHz CL9 DDR3 @ 1.5K
Seagate 250GB SATA 7200.12 @ 3.4K
FSP SAGA II 500W PSU @ 2.2K
Cooler Master Elite 331 @ 1.6K
Sapphire HD 5670 512 MB GDDR5 @ 3.9K
Acer 205H 20" LCD 1600X900 @ 5.3K
Intex 600VA @ 1.5K

Total 27.4K. Price can be reduced by getting a Phenom II X4 840 @ 5K.
 

Cilus

laborare est orare
Then you have to increase your budget a little.
Intel Core i3 2100 @ 6.8K
Intel DH67BL-B3 @ 5K
Corsair 1333 MHz 4GB DDR3 Value @ 1.1K

Rest of the config will be same.
 

Tarun

In the zone
Here is my suggestion:

AMD Phenom II X4 965BE (3.4 GHz, 2 MB L2, 6 MB L3, unlocked Multiplier) @ 6.4K
BIOSTAR A880GZ AM3+ motherboard (125W CPU support, SATA III) @ 3.6K
G-skill RipjawX 4GB X 1 1600 MHz CL9 DDR3 @ 1.5K
Seagate 250GB SATA 7200.12 @ 3.4K
FSP SAGA II 500W PSU @ 2.2K
Cooler Master Elite 331 @ 1.6K
Sapphire HD 5670 512 MB GDDR5 @ 3.9K
Acer 205H 20" LCD 1600X900 @ 5.3K
Intex 600VA @ 1.5K

Total 27.4K. Price can be reduced by getting a Phenom II X4 840 @ 5K.
i would not dare to put a 125 TDP processor on that mobo its a 3+1 phases motherboard though whatever it provides i would go for 78LMT-S2P or a M4A78LT-M (AM3)
 
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